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1988 Donruss Baseball Cards

1988 Donruss Baseball Cards

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1988 Donruss Baseball is far from the prettiest set of cards ever made. It's far from the rarest as well. In a lot of ways, it's something of a mess when you look back at it. But as far as checklists go, it's one of the best that 1988 had to offer.

Clocking in at 660 cards, 1988 Donruss Baseball is big. But so were most sets from the era. Highlights include rookie cards of Tom Glavine, Roberto Alomar and Mark Grace. At one point, the Gregg Jefferies was one of the hottest cards in the hobby but it's not 1989 anymore. Today, it populates most common boxes.

As far as subsets go, Diamond Kings once again kick off the set. There's one painted card for each of the 26 teams plus a checklist. Rated Rookies are the other notable subset in the release. A total of 20 young players got the iconic logo.

The 1988 Donruss Baseball design is definitely on the drab side. The dark blue outer borders don't do much to liven things up. The black and red stripes definitely don't do anything to help either.

1988 Donruss Tom Glavine RC 1988 Donruss Tom Glavine reverse

Twenty-six cards towards the end of the checklist are short prints. Although there might be fewer of these cards, we are talking about 1988 Donruss Baseball here. There are still more than enough of them out there so there's not really any premium for them.

The reason for the short prints was to make room for 26 MVP inserts. These were randomly inserted. They carry the same basic design only with the addition of a special logo.

Stan Musial is the subject of the 1988 Donruss Baseball Puzzle. The completed puzzle has 63 pieces, three of which came on a card-sized insert.

Collectors could also send away for an over-sized set of Super Diamond Kings. These measure 5x7" and are essentially jumbo versions of the regular Diamond Kings cards. The set also came with a card of the Musial puzzle.

Because of its massive supply, 1988 Donruss Baseball sets likely won't ever be worth more than a few dollars. Like almost every major release from the era, the presses ran freely as the popularity of sports cards soared. Things didn't quite pan out like most expected and, as a result, there's still plenty to go around and there are no signs of that ever ending.

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1988 Donruss Baseball Checklist

Base Set Checklist

1988 Donruss Mark Grace RC

1 Mark McGwire - Diamond Kings
2 Tim Raines - Diamond Kings
3 Benito Santiago - Diamond Kings
4 Alan Trammell - Diamond Kings
5 Danny Tartabull - Diamond Kings
6 Ron Darling - Diamond Kings
7 Paul Molitor - Diamond Kings
8 Devon White - Diamond Kings
9 Andre Dawson - Diamond Kings
10 Julio Franco - Diamond Kings
11 Scott Fletcher - Diamond Kings
12 Tony Fernandez - Diamond Kings
13 Shane Rawley - Diamond Kings
14 Kal Daniels - Diamond Kings
15 Jack Clark - Diamond Kings
16 Dwight Evans - Diamond Kings
17 Tommy John - Diamond Kings
18 Andy Van Slyke - Diamond Kings
19 Gary Gaetti - Diamond Kings
20 Mark Langston - Diamond Kings
21 Will Clark - Diamond Kings
22 Glenn Hubbard - Diamond Kings
23 Billy Hatcher - Diamond Kings
24 Bob Welch - Diamond Kings
25 Ivan Calderon - Diamond Kings
26 Cal Ripken Jr. - Diamond Kings
27 Diamond Kings Checklist
28 Mackey Sasser - Rated Rookie RC
29 Jeff Treadway - Rated Rookie RC
30 Mike Campbell - Rated Rookie RC
31 Lance Johnson - Rated Rookie RC
32 Nelson Liriano - Rated Rookie RC
33 Shawn Abner - Rated Rookie
34 Roberto Alomar - Rated Rookie RC
35 Shawn Hillegas - Rated Rookie RC
36 Joey Meyer - Rated Rookie
37 Kevin Elster - Rated Rookie
38 Jose Lind - Rated Rookie RC
39 Kirt Manwaring - Rated Rookie RC
40 Mark Grace - Rated Rookie RC
41 Jody Reed - Rated Rookie RC
42 John Farrell - Rated Rookie RC
43 Al Leiter - Rated Rookie RC
44 Gary Thurman - Rated Rookie RC
45 Vicente Palacios - Rated Rookie RC
46 Eddie Williams - Rated Rookie RC
47 Jack McDowell - Rated Rookie RC
48 Ken Dixon
49 Mike Birkbeck
50 Eric King
51 Roger Clemens
52 Pat Clements
53 Fernando Valenzuela
54 Mark Gubicza
55 Jay Howell
56 Floyd Youmans
57 Ed Correa
58 DeWayne Buice
59 Jose DeLeon
60 Danny Cox
61 Nolan Ryan
62 Steve Bedrosian
63 Tom Browning
64 Mark Davis
65 R.J. Reynolds
66 Kevin Mitchell
67 Ken Oberkfell
68 Rick Sutcliffe
69 Dwight Gooden
70 Scott Bankhead
71 Bert Blyleven
72 Jimmy Key
73 Les Straker
74 Jim Clancy
75 Mike Moore
76 Ron Darling
77 Ed Lynch
78 Dale Murphy
79 Doug Drabek
80 Scott Garrelts
81 Ed Whitson
82 Rob Murphy
83 Shane Rawley
84 Greg Mathews
85 Jim Deshaies
86 Mike Witt
87 Donnie Hill
88 Jeff Reed
89 Mike Boddicker
90 Teddy Higuera
91 Walt Terrell
92 Bob Stanley
93 Dave Righetti
94 Orel Hershiser
95 Chris Bando
96 Bret Saberhagen
97 Curt Young
98 Tim Burke
99 Charlie Hough
100 Checklist
101 Bobby Witt
102 George Brett
103 Mickey Tettleton
104 Scott Bailes
105 Mike Pagliarulo
106 Mike Scioscia
107 Tom Brookens
108 Ray Knight
109 Dan Plesac
110 Wally Joyner
111 Bob Forsch
112 Mike Scott
113 Kevin Gross
114 Benito Santiago
115 Bob Kipper
116 Mike Krukow
117 Chris Bosio
118 Sid Fernandez
119 Jody Davis
120 Mike Morgan
121 Mark Eichhorn
122 Jeff Reardon
123 John Franco
124 Richard Dotson
125 Eric Bell
126 Juan Nieves
127 Jack Morris
128 Rick Rhoden
129 Rich Gedman
130 Ken Howell
131 Brook Jacoby
132 Danny Jackson
133 Gene Nelson
134 Neal Heaton
135 Willie Fraser
136 Jose Guzman
137 Ozzie Guillen
138 Bob Knepper
139 Mike Jackson
140 Joe Magrane
141 Jimmy Jones
142 Ted Power
143 Ozzie Virgil
144 Felix Fermin RC
145 Kelly Downs
146 Shawon Dunston
147 Scott Bradley
148 Dave Stieb
149 Frank Viola
150 Terry Kennedy
151 Bill Wegman
152 Matt Nokes
153 Wade Boggs
154 Wayne Tolleson
155 Mariano Duncan
156 Julio Franco
157 Charlie Leibrandt
158 Terry Steinbach
159 Mike Fitzgerald
160 Jack Lazorko
161 Mitch Williams
162 Greg Walker
163 Alan Ashby
164 Tony Gwynn
165 Bruce Ruffin
166 Ron Robinson
167 Zane Smith
168 Junior Ortiz
169 Jamie Moyer
170 Tony Pena
171 Cal Ripken Jr.
172 B.J. Surhoff
173 Lou Whitaker
174 Ellis Burks
175 Ron Guidry
176 Steve Sax
177 Danny Tartabull
178 Carney Lansford
179 Casey Candaele
180 Scott Fletcher
181 Mark McLemore
182 Ivan Calderon
183 Jack Clark
184 Glenn Davis
185 Luis Aguayo
186 Bo Diaz
187 Stan Jefferson
188 Sid Bream
189 Bob Brenly
190 Dion James
191 Leon Durham
192 Jesse Orosco
193 Alvin Davis
194 Gary Gaetti
195 Fred McGriff
196 Steve Lombardozzi
197 Rance Mulliniks
198 Rey Quinones
199 Gary Carter
200 Checklist
201 Keith Moreland
202 Ken Griffey Sr.
203 Tommy Gregg RC
204 Will Clark
205 John Kruk
206 Buddy Bell
207 Von Hayes
208 Tommy Herr
209 Craig Reynolds
210 Gary Pettis
211 Harold Baines
212 Vance Law
213 Ken Gerhart
214 Jim Gantner
215 Chet Lemon
216 Dwight Evans
217 Don Mattingly
218 Franklin Stubbs
219 Pat Tabler
220 Bo Jackson
221 Tony Phillips
222 Tim Wallach
223 Ruben Sierra
224 Steve Buechele
225 Frank White
226 Alfredo Griffin
227 Greg Swindell
228 Willie Randolph
229 Mike A. Marshall
230 Alan Trammell
231 Eddie Murray
232 Dale Sveum
233 Dick Schofield
234 Jose Oquendo
235 Bill Doran
236 Milt Thompson
237 Marvell Wynne
238 Bobby Bonilla
239 Chris Speier
240 Glenn Braggs
241 Wally Backman
242 Ryne Sandberg
243 Phil Bradley
244 Kelly Gruber
245 Tom Brunansky
246 Ron Oester
247 Bobby Thigpen
248 Fred Lynn
249 Paul Molitor
250 Darrell Evans
251 Gary Ward
252 Bruce Hurst
253 Bob Welch
254 Joe Carter
255 Willie Wilson
256 Mark McGwire
257 Mitch Webster
258 Brian Downing
259 Mike Stanley
260 Carlton Fisk
261 Billy Hatcher
262 Glenn Wilson
263 Ozzie Smith
264 Randy Ready
265 Kurt Stillwell
266 David Palmer
267 Mike Diaz
268 Robby Thompson
269 Andre Dawson
270 Lee Guetterman
271 Willie Upshaw
272 Randy Bush
273 Larry Sheets
274 Rob Deer
275 Kirk Gibson
276 Marty Barrett
277 Rickey Henderson
278 Pedro Guerrero
279 Brett Butler
280 Kevin Seitzer
281 Mike Davis
282 Andres Galarraga
283 Devon White
284 Pete O'Brien
285 Jerry Hairston
286 Kevin Bass
287 Carmelo Martinez
288 Juan Samuel
289 Kal Daniels
290 Albert Hall
291 Andy Van Slyke
292 Lee Smith
293 Vince Coleman
294 Tom Niedenfuer
295 Robin Yount
296 Jeff Robinson
297 Todd Benzinger
298 Dave Winfield
299 Mickey Hatcher
300 Checklist
301 Bud Black
302 Jose Canseco
303 Tom Foley
304 Pete Incaviglia
305 Bob Boone
306 Bill Long RC
307 Willie McGee
308 Ken Caminiti RC
309 Darren Daulton
310 Tracy Jones
311 Greg Booker
312 Mike Lavalliere
313 Chili Davis
314 Glenn Hubbard
315 Paul Noce
316 Keith Hernandez
317 Mark Langston
318 Keith Atherton
319 Tony Fernandez
320 Kent Hrbek
321 John Cerutti
322 Mike Kingery
323 Dave Magadan
324 Rafael Palmeiro
325 Jeff Dedmon
326 Barry Bonds
327 Jeffrey Leonard
328 Tim Flannery
329 Dave Concepcion
330 Mike Schmidt
331 Bill Dawley
332 Larry Andersen
333 Jack Howell
334 Kenny Williams RC
335 Bryn Smith
336 Billy Ripken
337 Greg Brock
338 Mike Heath
339 Mike Greenwell
340 Claudell Washington
341 Jose Gonzalez
342 Mel Hall
343 Jim Eisenreich
344 Tony Bernazard
345 Tim Raines
346 Bob Brower
347 Larry Parrish
348 Thad Bosley
349 Dennis Eckersley
350 Cory Snyder
351 Rick Cerone
352 John Shelby
353 Larry Herndon
354 John Habyan
355 Chuck Crim
356 Gus Polidor
357 Ken Dayley
358 Danny Darwin
359 Lance Parrish
360 James Steels
361 Al Pedrique
362 Mike Aldrete
363 Juan Castillo
364 Lenny Dykstra
365 Luis Quinones
366 Jim Presley
367 Lloyd Moseby
368 Kirby Puckett
369 Eric Davis
370 Gary Redus
371 Dave Schmidt
372 Mark Clear
373 Dave Bergman
374 Charles Hudson
375 Calvin Schiraldi
376 Alex Trevino
377 Tom Candiotti
378 Steve Farr
379 Mike Gallego
380 Andy McGaffigan
381 Kirk McCaskill
382 Oddibe McDowell
383 Floyd Bannister
384 Denny Walling
385 Don Carman
386 Todd Worrell
387 Eric Show
388 Dave Parker
389 Rick Mahler
390 Mike Dunne
391 Candy Maldonado
392 Bob Dernier
393 Dave Valle
394 Ernie Whitt
395 Juan Berenguer
396 Mike Young
397 Mike Felder
398 Willie Hernandez
399 Jim Rice
400 Checklist
401 Tommy John
402 Brian Holton
403 Carmen Castillo
404 Jamie Quirk
405 Dwayne Murphy
406 Jeff Parrett
407 Don Sutton
408 Jerry Browne
409 Jim Winn
410 Dave Smith
411 Shane Mack
412 Greg Gross
413 Nick Esasky
414 Damaso Garcia
415 Brian Fisher
416 Brian Dayett
417 Curt Ford
418 Mark Williamson
419 Bill Schroeder
420 Mike Henneman
421 John Marzano
422 Ron Kittle
423 Matt Young
424 Steve Balboni
425 Luis Polonia
426 Randy St. Claire
427 Greg Harris
428 Johnny Ray
429 Ray Searage
430 Ricky Horton
431 Gerald Young RC
432 Rick Schu
433 Paul O'Neill
434 Rich Gossage
435 John Cangelosi
436 Mike LaCoss
437 Gerald Perry
438 Dave Martinez
439 Darryl Strawberry
440 John Moses
441 Greg Gagne
442 Jesse Barfield
443 George Frazier
444 Garth Iorg
445 Ed Nunez
446 Rick Aguilera
447 Jerry Mumphrey
448 Rafael Ramirez
449 John Smiley
450 Atlee Hammaker
451 Lance McCullers
452 Guy Hoffman
453 Chris James
454 Terry Pendleton
455 Dave Meads
456 Bill Buckner
457 John Pawlowski
458 Bob Sebra
459 Jim Dwyer
460 Jay Aldrich RC
461 Frank Tanana
462 Oil Can Boyd
463 Dan Pasqua
464 Tim Crews RC
465 Andy Allanson
466 Bill Pecota
467 Steve Ontiveros
468 Hubie Brooks
469 Paul Kilgus RC
470 Dale Mohorcic
471 Dan Quisenberry
472 Dave Stewart
473 Dave Clark
474 Joel Skinner
475 Dave Anderson
476 Dan Petry
477 Carl Nichols RC
478 Ernest Riles
479 George Hendrick
480 John Morris
481 Manny Hernandez RC
482 Jeff Stone
483 Chris Brown
484 Mike Bielecki
485 Dave Dravecky
486 Rick Manning
487 Bill Almon
488 Jim Sundberg
489 Ken Phelps
490 Tom Henke
491 Dan Gladden
492 Barry Larkin
493 Fred Manrique
494 Mike Griffin
495 Mark Knudson RC
496 Bill Madlock
497 Tim Stoddard
498 Sam Horn RC
499 Tracy Woodson RC
500 Checklist
501 Ken Schrom
502 Angel Salazar
503 Eric Plunk
504 Joe Hesketh
505 Greg Minton
506 Geno Petralli
507 Bob James
508 Robbie Wine RC
509 Jeff Calhoun
510 Steve Lake
511 Mark Grant
512 Frank Williams
513 Jeff Blauser RC
514 Bob Walk
515 Craig Lefferts
516 Manny Trillo
517 Jerry Reed
518 Rick Leach
519 Mark Davidson
520 Jeff Ballard RC
521 Dave Stapleton
522 Pat Sheridan
523 Al Nipper
524 Steve Trout
525 Jeff Hamilton
526 Tommy Hinzo RC
527 Lonnie Smith
528 Greg Cadaret RC
529 Bob McClure
530 Chuck Finley
531 Jeff Russell
532 Steve Lyons
533 Terry Puhl
534 Eric Nolte RC
535 Kent Tekulve
536 Pat Pacillo
537 Charlie Puleo
538 Tom Prince RC
539 Greg Maddux
540 Jim Lindeman
541 Pete Stanicek RC
542 Steve Kiefer
543 Jim Morrison
544 Spike Owen
545 Jay Buhner RC
546 Mike Devereaux RC
547 Jerry Don Gleaton
548 Jose Rijo
549 Dennis Martinez
550 Mike Loynd
551 Darrell Miller
552 Dave LaPoint
553 John Tudor
554 Rocky Childress RC
555 Wally Ritchie RC
556 Terry McGriff
557 Dave Leiper
558 Jeff Robinson
559 Jose Uribe
560 Ted Simmons
561 Les Lancaster RC
562 Keith Miller RC
563 Harold Reynolds
564 Gene Larkin RC
565 Cecil Fielder
566 Roy Smalley
567 Duane Ward
568 Bill Wilkinson
569 Howard Johnson
570 Frank DiPino
571 Pete Smith RC
572 Darnell Coles
573 Don Robinson
574 Rob Nelson
575 Dennis Rasmussen
576 Steve Jeltz
577 Tom Pagnozzi RC
578 Ty Gainey
579 Gary Lucas
580 Ron Hassey
581 Herm Winningham
582 Rene Gonzales RC
583 Brad Komminsk
584 Doyle Alexander
585 Jeff Sellers
586 Bill Gullickson
587 Tim Belcher
588 Doug Jones RC
589 Melido Perez RC
590 Rick Honeycutt
591 Pascual Perez
592 Curtis Wilkerson
593 Steve Howe
594 John Davis RC
595 Storm Davis
596 Sammy Stewart
597 Neil Allen
598 Alejandro Pena
599 Mark Thurmond
600 Checklist
601 Jose Mesa RC
602 Don August
603 Terry Leach SP
604 Tom Newell RC
605 Randall Byers RC SP
606 Jim Gott
607 Harry Spilman
608 John Candelaria
609 Mike Brumley RC
610 Mickey Brantley
611 Jose Nunez RC SP
612 Tom Nieto
613 Rick Reuschel
614 Lee Mazzilli SP
615 Scott Lusader RC
616 Bobby Meacham
617 Kevin McReynolds SP
618 Gene Garber
619 Barry Lyons RC SP
620 Randy Myers
621 Donnie Moore
622 Domingo Ramos
623 Ed Romero
624 Greg Myers RC
625 The Ripken Family
626 Pat Perry
627 Andres Thomas SP
628 Matt Williams RC SP
629 Dave Hengel RC
630 Jeff Musselman SP
631 Tim Laudner
632 Bob Ojeda SP
633 Rafael Santana
634 Wes Gardner RC
635 Roberto Kelly RC SP
636 Mike Flanagan SP
637 Jay Bell RC
638 Bob Melvin
639 Damon Berryhill RC
640 David Wells RC SP
641 Stan Musial - Puzzle
642 Doug Sisk
643 Keith Hughes RC
644 Tom Glavine RC
645 Al Newman
646 Scott Sanderson
647 Scott Terry
648 Tim Teufel SP
649 Garry Templeton SP
650 Manuel Lee SP
651 Roger McDowell SP
652 Mookie Wilson SP
653 David Cone SP
654 Ron Gant RC SP
655 Joe Price SP
656 George Bell SP
657 Gregg Jefferies RC SP
658 Todd Stottlemyre RC SP
659 Geronimo Berroa RC SP
660 Jerry Royster SP

MVP Checklist

26 cards.
1988 Donruss MVP Darryl Strawberry

C-1 Cal Ripken Jr.
BC-2 Eric Davis
BC-3 Paul Molitor
BC-4 Mike Schmidt
BC-5 Ivan Calderon
BC-6 Tony Gwynn
BC-7 Wade Boggs
BC-8 Andy Van Slyke
BC-9 Joe Carter
BC-10 Andre Dawson
BC-11 Alan Trammell
BC-12 Mike Scott
BC-13 Wally Joyner
BC-14 Dale Murphy
BC-15 Kirby Puckett
BC-16 Pedro Guerrero
BC-17 Kevin Seitzer
BC-18 Tim Raines
BC-19 George Bell
BC-20 Darryl Strawberry
BC-21 Don Mattingly
BC-22 Ozzie Smith
BC-23 Mark McGwire
BC-24 Will Clark
BC-25 Alvin Davis
BC-26 Ruben Sierra

Stan Musial Puzzle Checklist

21 cards. Each has three puzzle pieces.

1-3
4-6
7-9
10-12
13-15
16-18
19-21
22-24
25-27
28-30
31-33
34-36
37-39
40-42
43-45
46-48
49-51
52-54
55-57
58-60
61-63

Super Diamond Kings Checklist

28 cards. Measure 5x7. Available through mail-away offer.
1988 Donruss Super Diamond Kings Mickey Hatcher

1 Mark McGwire
2 Tim Raines
3 Benito Santiago
4 Alan Trammell
5 Danny Tartabull
6 Ron Darling
7 Paul Molitor
8 Devon White
9 Andre Dawson
10 Julio Franco
11 Scott Fletcher
12 Tony Fernandez
13 Shane Rawley
14 Kal Daniels
15 Jack Clark
16 Dwight Evans
17 Tommy John
18 Andy Van Slyke
19 Gary Gaetti
20 Mark Langston
21 Will Clark
22 Glenn Hubbard
23 Billy Hatcher
24 Bob Welch
25 Ivan Calderon
26 Cal Ripken Jr.
27 Checklist
Stan Musial Puzzle

Blister Back Checklist

Came attached to 75-card blister packs much like a traditional box bottom card.
1988 Donruss Kirby Puckett Blister

Kirby Puckett


Ryan Cracknell  |  E-Mail Author
Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

User Reviews

  1. Despite my second favorite player, Tom Glavine, having a rookie card in this set, I can’t give it more than 1 star rating. I’m not sure which year it was where it started, but one thing that irritates me about this era, other than the incredibly ugly designs, was the lack of an interesting bio on the back. Just, career highlights, most states, written in words. It was dull, and totally uninteresting. Thankfully, the “ugly era” only lasted another two years, when Upper Deck finally brought in the clean, glossy, modern look with the classical white borders.

  2. 1988 Donruss is maybe the worst set ever produced in the history of sports cards. Ugly design, insanely overprinted and even poor quality control. The ONLY card worth owning would be the Glavine rookie if you can find one you can get graded 8-9 forget a 10 if you find one that would be worth big bucks. MOST of the photos are generic guys standing there with a bat very few in action shots. When this set was released there was supposedly and I suppose it is true that some cards where “Short Printed” meaning in reality 10 billion not 15 billion included among them was Gregg Jefferies rookie who was suppose to be the next Mickey Mantle and the card was selling for about 10 bucks a piece now it is worth in theory a shiny nickle but the sheer volume of them you could not sell this card for anything but kindling for fires. When almost 30 years later entire cases sell for about 80 bucks something went really wrong. The people at Donruss who produced this set should have been fired.

  3. The ugliest set of 1988 by far. Terrible color and design scheme combined with dull and drab pictures. Hall of Fame Glavine and Alomar rookie cards are about the only cards you would want out of this set and sadly they will most likely never be worth more than a few bucks each.

  4. I fine this set interesting. From what I had noticed, many players have 2 card variations. For example, card #280 Kevin Seitzer has this 2 variation card. The common variation has the black upper corner to the right. I have also found a variation of the black corner to the left. The second variation may not be classified as rare as I estimated the variation to be about 1 in 20 cards. I have not been able to put together an entire alternate set, so I do not know if this curiosity effects every card. I would imagine that if an entire alternate corner set can be put together, this set would probably carry a higher value. ( although I doubt is would much over $50.)

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