Let’s sift through the garbage and remember the best baseball cards from the Junk Wax Era. We’ve picked 30 readily available hobby gems that still hold some value today.
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Jim Palmer was certainly the greatest Baltimore Orioles pitcher ever and arguably the best overall pitcher of his day. This top 10 list of his best baseball cards features some of the most valuable cards of the late 1960s.
2016 Topps Pro Debut Baseball keeps things simple with ten base variations. Know how to spot these short prints using our helpful guide and gallery.
Ichiro is one of the greatest hitters in the history of baseball and his illustrious career covers two continents and over 20 seasons. While Ichiro’s baseball cards are very popular, his rare cards from Japan tend to float under the radar. Take a look at ten of the top Japanese Ichiro cards available to collectors.
David Ortiz is the all-time leader in every important offensive category for designated hitters and he’s earned the love of Red Sox fans everywhere by helping to bring three World Series titles to Boston. View the very best of his early baseball cards in our detailed guide.
Topps Finest Baseball is one of the modern hobby’s oldest brands. Look back on over 20 years of history, including a breakdown of how it has evolved and a detailed visual history of the base design.
Despite being one of the top rookies in the NL, Jung Ho Kang has not enjoyed the same recognition as some of the other first-year players. Injury ended his season early, but the hobby has taken notice of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ new star.
Squarely among the top rookie names of 2015, Francisco Lindor has quickly boosted his collecting profile as a member of the Cleveland Indians. Check out a detailed guide to all his rookie cards and a look at his key prospect cards.
One of the top catchers in MLB history, Johnny Bench put forth a Hall of Fame career with the Cincinnati Reds and remains popular with fans and collectors. Check out ten of his best baseball cards in our detailed guide.
Mike Schmidt was the best power hitter of the 1980s which combined with his amazing skills in the field to make him a legend for the Philadelphia Phillies and one of the best third basemen ever. This top list of his key cards includes his famous rookie card and many other entries from the 1970s.
Truly a legend who transcended the game, Yogi Berra was a giant on and off the field. Best remembered for his time with the New York Yankees, we look back at ten of the top card options for Yogi Berra.
Like a shot out of a cannon, Trevor Story burst onto the hobby scene and set the sporting world on fire. View all the key rookie and prospect cards for the Colorado Rockies’ new star in our detailed guide.
Look back on the cardboard career of Willie Mays with our list of ten amazing cards that have left a lasting impact on the hobby.
The Yankees enjoyed a modern dynasty near the end of the the 1990s. Steiner Sports Yankees Dynasty Collection celebrates that team with several limited pieces signed by key names, including Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.
Lou Brock spent his 19-year career rewriting the MLB stolen base records, as well as leading the St. Louis Cardinals to two World Series titles. Among the many choices available, we highlight the top Lou Brock cards from his Hall of Fame career.
Roberto Clemente set the standard for how players should conduct themselves on and off the field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. This top list includes some of the best and most valuable baseball cards from his Hall of Fame playing days.
Sandy Koufax, the best pitcher of the 1960s, helped the Dodgers win four World Series titles and re-wrote the record books in the process. This top list highlights his best baseball card appearances, including some of the most iconic cards from the 1950s.
Jake Arrieta enjoyed a terrific 2015 season with the Chicago Cubs and was the NL Cy Young winner. Check out a detailed guide to all his 2010 rookie cards and key prospects.