Tag Archives: 1989 Upper Deck

Totally Fake Rookie Cards: 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. (Old-Kid version)

That’s where our Totally Fake Rookie Cards crew comes in. Right here, right now, you can see what a new version of that card might look like.

Yep, that’s a 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. homage in Macklemore’s music video

Yep, that’s a 45-year-old Ken Griffey Jr. dressed as seen in his iconic 1989 Upper Deck Rookie Card in the video for “Downtown” by Macklemore.

Fab 4: Early cards of a new Hall of Fame class

Three pitchers and a member of baseball’s 3,ooo-hit club were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday and each of them has readily attainable and affordable early cardboard that collectors can chase.

Your Turn: What’s your favorite sports card error or variation?

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we want to know which mistakes on past sports cards strike you as the most interesting or memorable. Tell us in the comments.

NSCC Ripping Retail: 1980 Topps & 1989 Upper Deck baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a pack of 1980 Topps and a pack of 1989 Upper Deck bought on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention.

AT THE NATIONAL: Ripping 1989 Upper Deck

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and contributing writer Ben Aguirre as they rip a box of 1989 Upper Deck baseball cards behind the scenes at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1989 Upper Deck

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he hosts Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange (bbcexchange.com) for a retro pack break of 1989 Upper Deck in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.