Tag Archives: Rookie Cards

Is the Babe Ruth Rookie Card Undervalued?

The Bambino’s rookie card is pricey, but should it be even more valuable? Most collectors consider Babe Ruth’s cards in the M101-4/5 Sporting News/Mendelsohn series to be his rookie issues. Printed in 1916, these cards were near the start of Ruth’s career. And while his 1914 Baltimore News card came first (as well as a few other non-traditional trading cards),

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The Great Debate: What is a Rookie Card?

Rookie cards are among the most sought after cards by collectors. When the rookie craze began exactly, I couldn’t tell you. But I know but the time I was collecting, it had already started. I jumped into collecting during the late 1980s and that time, folks were spending their hard-earned money on guys named Gregg Jefferies and Ben McDonald. Didn’t

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