10 Incredible Post War Babe Ruth Baseball Cards

Babe Ruth had a legendary baseball career, and his larger-than-life character created a fascination for him. He was, and remains, bigger than the sport of baseball, continuing to have a contemporary cultural impact today. Unfortunately for most hobbyists, many of his earlier sports cards are beyond their financial reach. The last M101-4 Sporting News Bath … Read more

1976 Topps The Sporting News All-Time All-Stars

The great thing about Card Twitter is the constant flow of surprisingly awesome cards it presents. Recently, a collector shared a photo of the 10 1976 Topps Sporting News All-Time All-Stars with a question “Does it hold up, or who you dropping and who takes the spot?” In this article, I’ll mainly discuss the cards … Read more

The 1952 Topps Look ’N See Set

The 135-card 1952 Topps Look ‘N See set is often described as the ideal non-sports set in the post-war hobby and is incredibly popular. Its popularity probably stems from the year of release and the diversity of subjects (political figures, musicians, explorers, pirates, etc.) appealing to a wide swath of collectors. Forty-two collectors are sharing … Read more

Collectibles Related to Hank Aaron’s 715th Home Run Game

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about collecting Bobby Thomson items related to his Shot Heard ‘Round the World Game. And it’s encouraged me to continue looking at other historically significant baseball events and how they relate to the sports collecting hobby. Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record with his 715th … Read more

11 Post War Cards of Pre War Baseball Players

There’s a group of iconic pre-war baseball players who transcend their era. Players like Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Walter Johnson, Joe Jackson, Lou Gehrig, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson are celebrated today. However, cards from their playing days are often expensive and out of reach for most collectors. Luckily, sports card manufacturers in … Read more

5 Reasons To Consider Adding Pre-War Sports Cards to Your Collection

In my post, What’s a Post-War Card, I defined pre-war cards too as any card created in 1939 or earlier. And while the focus of my attention in the hobby is in the post-war era, I do occasionally dabble in pre-war collecting as well. Below you will find five reasons you might consider doing the … Read more