In 1981 the landscape for the baseball card hobby was changed forever with the release of the 1981 Topps Traded Baseball card set.
Topps World Series cards from the 1970s added sharper images, but celebrating baseball’s championship soon fell by the wayside. Here’s a look at the Fall Classic through cardboard in the 1970s.
Grey Flannel Auctions’ current sale, ending Dec. 11, offers another amazing selection of game-used material, from Michael Jordan’s shoes form the “flu” game in the 1997 Finals to game-used jerseys from every sport and seemingly every star.
In a great marketing and community relations move, Dean’s Cards has supplied cards for display and purchase at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, including a Joe Morgan exhibit, that will go a long way toward sales and baseball card awareness.