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.