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Secrets of the 1989 Upper Deck Baseball Checklist and the Most Famous Ken Griffey Jr. Rookie Card

A lot of thought went into making Ken Griffey Jr. the first card in 1989 Upper Deck Baseball. Find out why he made it and other secrets of the landmark set’s checklist.

Turning back the clock: 1989 Topps baseball cards commercial

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Ah, the Gregg Jefferies days … I was recently watching a TV broadcast from 1989 when I came across a gem – a commercial for Topps team sets. Only $12.95 plus tax! Sure seems like a good investment.