The Rookie Cards of Joe Posnanski’s Most Underrated Baseball Players Ever

Joe Posnanski is a “write of sports and other nonsense.” His book, The Baseball 100, is a New York Times Bestseller, and his newsletter “JoeBlogs” on Substack has a huge following. Well, back in the beginning of the year, he published his list of “Baseball’s Most Underrated Players Ever,” so I thought I would look … Read more

18 Rookie Cards from the Key Players on the 1998 New York Yankees Team

Baseball historians consider the 1998 World Series Champion New York Yankees team to be one of the greatest in MLB history. Bernie Williams, Tino Martinez, Derek Jeter, and Paul O’Neill had tremendous seasons at the plate. David Cone and David Wells provided strong and consistent starting pitching. And Mariano Rivera and Ramiro Mendoza teamed up … Read more

Ending the Debate – The 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle Card is his True Rookie Card

Collectors often confuse the iconic 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle card as his rookie. Mantle’s official, and true rookie card, is his 1951 Bowman release, #253. Indeed, both cards are premium collectibles, and with high grade 1952s commanding 7-figure prices, it’s forgivable that news outlets, when reporting on sales, misinterpret the facts. The nuances of … Read more

10 Key Baseball Rookie Cards of Players Not in the Hall of Fame

Hall of Famers like Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, and Roberto Clemente drive the post-war baseball card industry. But, there are many extraordinarily collectible and worthy rookie cards of players who are not in the Hall of Fame, that you should consider adding to your collection. Some of these cards are also essential pieces to iconic … Read more

Five Underrated Baseball Rookie Cards

There are so many criteria one could use to call a baseball card underrated. A baseball card’s merit has a lot to do with the player’s popularity. But, a teammate could have overshadowed the player on the card. Some play in small markets and don’t get national attention. The card might not be as popular … Read more