Burger Chef’s 1977 Triple Play Funmeal and The Era’s Largest Disc Set

In 1977 Burger Chef reigned as a leading fast-food chain, and among their standout promotions was the Triple Play Funmeal – a combination of food and play. The Funmeal was served on a cardboard tray that doubled as a playing board. What really separates the Triple Play Funmeal apart, and warrants an article instead of … Read more

The Chase Continues: Exploring Upper Deck’s 1991 Autograph Heroes Series

Today, in the world of sports card collecting, few things generate as much excitement as the chase for rare cards from packs. Upper Deck, one of the industry’s most influential and innovative companies, knew this better than anyone. In 1990, they launched the “Find The Reggie” promotion, which featured an autographed card of baseball legend … Read more

The Four Cards Needed for a Nolan Ryan Rookie Card Master Set

Nolan Ryan is one of the most popular pitchers in baseball history, playing 27 seasons for four teams (Mets, Angles, Astros, and Rangers). He was a hard-throwing righty who consistently threw his fastball over 100 MPH. He still owns dozens of Major League records and finished his career with 324 wins, 5714 strikeouts, and a … Read more

The 10 Items from the Topps Vault VIP Exclusive Auction Held at the 2011 National in Chicago

Back in 2011, at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago, IL, Topps held an auction exclusively for VIP ticket holders on Wednesday, August 3, at 2:30 PM. It featured “10 magnificent TOPPS items direct from the Vault!” In this article, I’ll share the paragraphs describing the lots exactly as Topps advertised them on the … Read more

10 Cards of the Greatest Post-War Pitchers in MLB History

Generally speaking, pitchers don’t get as much hobby love as position players, which is more evident with modern cards. The reason for this is probably because fans only see a pitcher play every four or five days. But in case you are a fan of pitchers, or looking to expand the depth of your collection, … Read more