T206 Walter Johnson PSA 8, 1957 Topps Ted Williams PSA 9 among high-grade singles offered by Greg Bussineau. Plus a great set break of 1938′s Horrors of War.
Topps staged a great attack on the Bowman baseball card reign in 1952, so Bowman bounced back in 1953 with original color photography, star appeal, multi-player cards and for the first time statistics on the back of Bowman cards.
We’ve recently introduced the concept of a Super-Senior All-Star Game featuring the oldest living major leaguers, showcasing the National League. Now here come the American Leaguers, with Bobby Doerr, Al Rosen and Connie Marrero leading the pack.
In this fantasy world, we look at the oldest living former major leaguers and compile a National League All-Star squad. Some of the names you’ll definitely know, and others you might want to further check on. Oh, and the players must have appeared on a baseball card to be included.
Greg Bussineau wrapped up 2012 with a $1.1 million sale that featured high prices for rare singles, complete sets and key cards needed for those PSA Set Registry sets.
The investment history of baseball cards is examined in this meaty article, involving vintage baseball card price guides, the stock market and the Vrechek Vintage Card Index. As you might guess, banking on 1950s Topps and tobacco cards has been a pretty good trend to follow.
A fantasy baseball game that rewards you with autograph card and more? Count me in. Topps reveals the Bowman Prospect Challenge, where collectors enter codes, pick the prospects they think will excel and win prizes.
In year one, 1951, the evolution of the game and exploding TV markets helped set the stage for Bowman, Topps battle. Warren Bowman knew when to get out.
The National Sports Collectors Convention is about six weeks away, but news is starting to trickle out on special promotions taking place. Topps has revealed it will produce two sets that will be exclusive to National attendees.
You’d think we know about all cards produced in the 1950s. Perhaps not. Mystery baseball and football cards appeared at a flea market. They have ties to Bowman and Topps from the 1950s, but their origin is unclear. Join the investigation and come up with your own conclusions.