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.
Topps has narrowed the list to five players for the No. 1 spot in 2016 Topps Baseball after online voting.
The most coveted spot in Topps’ annual baseball card set is the first spot, No. 1. For 2016, Topps is allowing fans to vote which player will slide into that slot. Every team will be represented and voting pared down from there.
Early 1970s Topps Candy Lids present condition challenges, yet the confection curiosities are popular with player, team collectors. Hall of Famers abound, but good luck finding them well centered in any of the three years of issue.
In a first for the company, Topps announced an exclusive autographed memorabilia deal with Houston Astros rookie sensation Carlos Correa.
Mickey Mantle cards from the 1950s and other high-grade vintage material climbed to new heights as Memory Lane closed out its latest catalog auction with more than $2.1 million in sales.
A match made in heaven: books about baseball cards. Here are the 13 best baseball card books published to date, ranging from card histories to the companies that produced them.
Butch Jacobs explains how Topps got photos of the players, who picked the photos for the cards, why some cards appear to be slanted and what the company did when featuring players who were traded in mid-season.
Topps has planned special activities around the All-Star festivities where baseball fans won’t want to miss a day. Topps will offer exclusive baseball cards, giveaways and a special day for baseball fans to rediscover cards.
The 1955 Topps Double Header set produced a fun twist for its time, complete with stars, “twin” Bills and hidden imagery. Here is an overview of the set, including who grades what from this set, values and other quirks.