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March 24, 2016 Baseball Is Boring For A Reason

Vintage Baseball card Blog Archive 2015

January 19, 2015 Time of Game - Too Long?

February 11, 2015 The Defensive Shift Is Good For the Game

February 16, 2015 Another Black Sox Scandal?

March 31, 2015 Topps 1973 Baseball Card Set - The Beginning of Where We Are Today

April 28, 2015 Will the NL Move to the DL?

July 31, 2015 Topps 1974 Baseball Card Set - The Way We Were

Vintage Baseball Card Archive 2014

January 16, 2014 The Men of the Game

February 28, 2014 The Birth of the Golden Age of Baseball Cards

March 31, 2014 Imagination and Baseball

April28, 2014 Oligarchy - It's in the Cards

May 31, 2014 Tommy John and His Surgery

June 25, 2014 The 1972 Topps Baseball Card Set - The Beginning of the End

July 29, 2014 If Baseball Cards Could Talk

November 13, 2014 A New Commish

December 17, 2014 Buying Back Dad's Cards

Vintage Baseball Card Archive 2013

January 25, 2013 Topps 1968 Baseball Card Set - A Time of Love Turns to Hate and Violence 

February 15, 2013 Topps Direction Is Not So Rosey

March 27, 2013 The Great Baseball Card Checklist Project

1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974

April 10, 2013 Jackie Robinson Through Baseball Cards

May 28, 2013 1969 Topps Baseball Card Set - Houston, The Eagle has Landed

June 10, 2012 Why Nostalgic About Baseball Card Numbers?

July 25, 2013 1970 Topps Baseball Card Set - A New Way of Life

August 1, 2013 Topps Goes to WAR

September 25, 2013 1971 Topps Baseball Card Set - We Are #1

October 30, 2013 What is the Average Age of the Card Collector.

November 1, 2013 Playing with Baseball Cards

December 3, 2013 Christmas Baseball Card Season

Vintage Baseball Card Blog Archive 2012

January 31, 2012 Topps 1966 Baseball Card Set - The World Turns from Black and White to Color

February 17, 2012 The Best Baseball Team Ever

March 23, 2012 LPGA International Rankings

April 3, 2012 Topps 1956 Gives Look at Extra Stars

May 1, 2012 Where Do Old Baseball Cards Go When They Die?

June 11, 2012 Topps 1967 Baseball Card Set - All You Need Is Love

July 16, 2012 The Crack of the Bat

August 20, 2012 The First Social Network - Baseball Cards

September 30, 2012 Digital Topps - Topps Pennant Baseball

October 26, 2012 Checklist Cards - Necessary But Not Appreciated

November 21, 2012 The Golden Age of Baseball Cards - Why Write About It?

December 21, 2012 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Vintage Baseball Card Blog Archive 2011

January 24, 2011 The LPGA Can Teach Baseball a Lesson

February 15, 2011 Topps 1962 Baseball Card Set - A Time To Dream

March 4, 2011 Pitchers and Catchers Report

April 7, 2011 Do Autographs Increase the Value of Baseball Cards?

May 26, 2011 Topps 1963 Baseball card Set - Dreams Alive and Dreams Dashed

June 27, 2011 The Pace of the Game - 1960 to Present

July 6, 2011 Made in America - Baseball Cards, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and Chevrolet

August 9, 2011 Topps 1964 Baseball card Set - The Times They Are A-Changin'

September 23, 2011 Which Came First - the Baseball Card or the Football Card?

October 31, 2011 Topps 1965 Baseball Card Set - The Great Society in the New Frontier.

November 17, 2011 What If Baseball Were Played Like Politics?

December 12, 2011 Will Baseball Cards Continue to Exist?

Vintage Baseball Card Blog Archive 2010

January 13, 2010 Topps 1956 Baseball Card Set - Topps After the War

March 9, 2010 The back of the Cards - Does Anyone Still read Them?

April 8, 2010 Topps 1957 Baseball Card Set - The Beginning of the Modern Age of Baseball Cards

May 19, 2010 Will Baseball Cards Be Produced in China?

June 15, 2010 Topps 1958 Baseball Card Set - Change Is Not Always Good.

July 29, 2010 Topps 1959 Baseball Card Set - Mistakes of the Past Are Corrected

August 11, 2010 Baseball Cards for Cheerleaders

September 8, 2010 Topps 1960 Baseball Card Set - Baseball Cards in Camelot

October 19, 2010 The Golden Age of Baseball Cards - How Did It Really Begin?

November 4, 2010 The Baseball Card Bubble - When Will It Burst?

December 3, 2010 Topps 1961 Baseball Card Set - To the Moon, Alice!

Vintage Baseball Card Blog Archive 2009

January 8, 2009 Oops!... I Did It Again.  I Bought a Beckett Baseball Price Guide

February 4, 2009 Education Reform - What Role Will Baseball Cards Play?

March 7, 2009 How to Increase the Value of Baseball Cards.

April 9, 2009 Topps 1953 Baseball Card Set - Where Have All the Heroes Gone?

May 1, 2009 The Last Good Season: Brooklyn, the Dodgers and Their Final Pennant Race Together

June 4, 2009 Baseball Card Time Warps ― and Other Marvels of the Mind

July 28, 2009, The 1954 Topps Baseball Card Picture Set - Peace and Prosperity

August 6, 2009 Topps' Exclusive Deal with Major League Baseball

August 22, 2009 Baseball Boss Revisited - What a Difference a Day Makes

September 30, 2009 Topps 1955 Baseball Card Set - Peace Continues as Topps Wins Baseball Card War

October 21, 2009 What is a Baseball Card? - Is It Art or a Commodity?

November 11, 2009 Baseball Veterans at War

December 10, 2009 Baseball Cards and the Fight Against Terrorism

Vintage Baseball Card Blog Archive 2008

January 9, 2008 Baseball Cards on Steroids

February 7, 2008 The Worst Year for Baseball Cards – Topps 1958

March 7, 2008 Baseball Cards of Team Managers – Do Nice Guys Finish Last?

April 1, 2008 1959 Fleer Ted Williams: The Teddy Ballgame Baseball Card Set

May 1, 2008 Old Baseball Cards vs. Vintage Baseball Cards

June 1, 2008 Old Baseball Cards of Old-looking Players

July 4, 2008 The Golden Age of Baseball and the Golden Age of Baseball Cards 

July 20, 2008 New Rule Suggestions for the All Star Baseball Game

August 1, 2008 Baseball Cards Save the Game of Baseball Itself  

August 19, 2008 Beckett Media – A Good Value to Those Who Value Baseball Cards  

September 22, 2008 The History of the Golden Age of Baseball Cards - Topps 1952

October 23, 2008 Baseball Boss - Virtual Baseball Cards

November 24, 2008 The Day Baseball Cads Lost Their Luster

December 9, 2008 Topps 1959 Baseball Thrills

Vintage Baseball Card Blog Archive 2007

July 1, 2007 The Future of Baseball Cards

August 15, 2007 Why Are Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards More Valuable Than Others?

September 1, 2007 Why Are Rookie Baseball Cards Worth More Than Other Cards?

October 1, 2007 Why Should Kids Today Collect Baseball Cards?

November 1, 2007 Best Topps Series of the Golden Age – 1956 or 1957?

December 1, 2007 A Tribute to Ron Santo   

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Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps #311

Ted Williams 1954 Topps #001

Ernie Banks 1954 Topps #094

Willie Mays 1952 Topps #261

Yogi Berra 1952 Topps #191

Sandy Koufax 1955 Topps #123

Roy Campanella 1952 Topps #314

Hank Aaron 1954 Topps #128

Al Kaline 1954 Topps #201

Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps #164

Gil Hodges 1952 Topps #036

Nolan Ryan 1969 Topps #533

Duke Snider 1952 Topps #037

Stan Musial 1959 Topps #150

Reggie Jackson 1969 Topps #260

Frank Robinson 1957 Topps #035

Roger Maris 1961 Topps #002

Brooks Robinson 1958 Topps #307

Ed Mathews 1952 Topps #407

Tom Seaver 1969 Topps #480

Phil Rizzuto 1952 Topps #011

Harmon Killebrew 1955 Topps #124

Bob Feller 1952 Topps #088

Whitey Ford 1956 Topps #240

Warren Spahn 1952 Topps #033

Carl Yastrzemski 1963 Topps #115

Rod Carew 1968 Topps #080

Jim Palmer 1966 Topps #126

Mike Schmidt 1974 Topps #283

Bob Gibson 1966 Topps #320

Joe Morgan 1969 Topps #035

Don Drysdale 1958 Topps #025

Johnny Bench 1974 Topps #010

Lou Brock 1966 Topps #125

Dave Winfield 1974 Topps #456

Willie McCovey 1963 Topps #490

Billy Martin 1952 Topps #175

Steve Carlton 1969 Topps #255

Johnny Mize 1952 Topps #129

Enos Slaughter 1952 Topps #065

Carlton Fisk 1974 Topps #105

Robin Roberts 1952 Topps #059

Richie Ashburn 1952 Topps #216

Billy Williams 1961 Topps #141

Tony Oliva 1966 Topps #450

Jim Hunter 1966 Topps #036

Red Schoendienst 1952 Topps #091

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