From Fleer to Hoops to SkyBox: The Rise Of Basketball Cards And Their Marketing In The Early 90s

Recently, I wrote an article discussing Topps’ rivals Donruss and Fleer’s entry into the baseball card market in 1981. Well, a similar thing occurred in the basketball industry during the late 80s and early 90s with the arrival of Hoops and SkyBox to challenge Fleer. This article will look at the marketing clash that came … Read more

Pulling the Bill Ripken FF Error from 1989 Fleer Wax Boxes

I previously discussed the 1989 Fleer Bill Ripken #616 FF Error card in the article 4 Expensive Baseball Card Printing Errors – Modern Edition. Basically, Fleer began printing the 660-card set in late 1988. The card with the profanity made it through quality control and was released in packs to the public. Once Fleer realized … Read more

4 Expensive Baseball Card Printing Errors – Modern Edition

I previously wrote an article on 6 Expensive Baseball Card Printing Errors with a focus on vintage cards. This article will focus on the same concept, baseball card printing errors, but with more modern cards. Here are four cards where both an error and corrected version exist in the post-war card market. 1990 Topps #414 … Read more