1981 TCMA Hockey Card Set and Checklist

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Year: 1981

Title: TCMA

Size: 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″

Number in Set: 13


The 13-card 1981-82 set is the only hockey set The Card Memorabilia Associates (TCMA) made over their 15-year history (120+ sets). The front’s show a color posed photo on white stock. The backs are numbered and have some biographical information with career highlights (better details than Topps/OPC printed) between two hockey sticks framing the text.

TCMA sold the cards be the set in their Collector’s Quarterly magazine, and it’s believed they produced ~3000 sets.


1981 TCMA #8 Andy Bathgate – Front
1981 TCMA #8 Andy Bathgate – Reverse

Key Cards

11 of 13 cards are Hall of Famers, but TCMA printed them all in equal quantities.


1 Norm Ullman

2 Gump Worsley

3 J.C. Tremblay

4 Lou Fontinato

5 Johnny Bucyk

6 Harry Howell

7 Henri Richard

8 Andy Bathgate

9 Bobby Orr

10 Frank Mahovlich

11 Jean Beliveau

12 Jacques Plante

13 Stan Mikita