Sports Collectors Digest takes a look at the top rookie cards of the modern era that have been influential in the trading card hobby.
The 1964 Topps Giants offering features a unique size, great photography and plenty of stars to chase.
The 1965 Old London baseball coins still bring some crunch, with Hall of Fame players available by the handful. A reasonably priced offering for those who enjoy a little coin in their pockets.
The fun challenge in getting your hands on the bouncy, foggy 1970 Chemtoy Major League Baseball rubber balls. Here is a rundown of the quirky release.
Muhammad Ali’s “The Rumble In The Jungle” trunks, Michael Jordan’s 1992 Men’s Olympic Basketball “Dream Team” jersey, Willie Mays N.Y. Giants flannel and the ultimate Kobe Bryant game-used collection all appearing at Grey Flannel’s Summer Games auction.
Even with hatless wonders, 1966 Topps Baseball turns 50 with a short prints chase that never gets old. Come along for a review of the set, along with some positives and negatives of the set.
The latest Fanatics Authentics Sports Spectacular Show was held Mar. 18-20, bringing a healthy autograph lineup and items to the show floor that aren’t seen at most shows. Come along for a tour.
Heritage Auctions is offering the No. 5-rated Master Set of the coveted 1952 Topps Baseball issue, broken down with some amazing high-graded examples of the most popular postwar cards, including Mantle, Mays and Pafko.
They come in different denominations, features Hall of Famers and other stars, but are often centered poorly, have folds and printing quirks. Welcome to the 1962 Topps Bucks, issued in baseball and football versions.
The online selling world was abuzz over Yogi Berra’s death, but selling prices are still affordable. Plus news on Willie Mays and Jim “Catfish” Hunter.