Top 10 Game-Changing Baseball Cards of the Last 50 Years


Of the more than 3.7 million (!) baseball cards produced over the last 50 years, 10 of them have had – and continue to have – a huge impact on how we collect. Here they are ranked No. 1 to No. 10. Top 10 Baseball Cards That Influenced the Way We Collect, 1969-2019 1. 2011 Topps Update Mike Trout RC #US175 We’ve written about this card and how it has surpassed all other early Trout cards in appeal. No autograph, no shiny colors, no serial numbering. Just a paper card pulled from packs. This card has shown no signs of…

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