Ranking the Top 5 Topps Baseball Card Set Designs of All Time

A few weeks ago on Twitter, a collector asked me, disregarding value completely and going strictly by design, what years were my top 5 standard Topps sets. The first two sets that came to mind were the colorful 1969 Topps football cards, which I recently highlighted in one of my newsletters, and the 1954 Topps … Read more

7 League Leader Cards That Kicked Off Vintage Topps Baseball Sets

In 1963, Topps started using “leaders” cards to kick off their sets on a strong note. These cards featured players who had led the league in some statistical category the previous season. It’s worth noting that these cards, in graded form, can be in slightly poorer condition than other cards in the set due to … Read more

The Baseball Cards of One of the Worst Teams of All Time – The 1962 Mets

The 1962 Mets are infamous for being one of the worst teams in baseball history. That year, they were baseball’s worst batters (average), worst pitchers (ERA), and worst fielders (percentage), leading to the league’s worst record of 40-120. They had the most losses in baseball since the 1899 Cleveland Spiders went 20-134. In this article, … Read more