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The BC Sports Hall of Fame offered plenty of insight into a rare setRead more
What are the rarest advertisements found on Dixie Lids cards?Read more
The majority of pre-war baseball cards were typically included inside of some kind of packaging along with another product. Some of those products were boxes of cigarettes (i.e. tobacco cards) and others were gum (gum cards). Others, still, were inside of bread and bakery products. Or other types of food and beverage products. And others were found inside of publicationsRead more
The 1932 Sanella set is known by collectors largely for the Babe Ruth card in it. But the release has a lot more – 111 other cards, to be exact, including a card of a mysterious Japanese catcher that could be a Hall of Famer, an ice hockey card, and all sorts of other athletes. Sanella cards are really moreRead more
Babe Ruth dominated the baseball landscape in the 1920s. He routinely led the league in home runs, RBI, and walks, as well a slew of other categories. But by the early 1930s, it was clear he had seen his better days. Ruth would continue to dominate for a few more seasons but by 1934, he was hitting under .300 andRead more
As I wrote recently, the 1936 Goudey set is the perfect set introduction for new pre-war collectors. It’s short, affordable, and doesn’t have any expensive cards if you can handle low-grade. But what about for those that don’t collect sets? Well, I recently wrote an article for Sports Collectors Daily, highlighting some cards featuring pre-war Hall of Famers that youRead more