Trying to learn more about pre-war cards can be a tedious process. But every now and then, breakthroughs occur in the hobby to give us more insight on particular issues. 3,697 more words
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Babe Ruth has plenty of popular baseball cards, primarily from the late 1910s through the 1930s. The height of his popularity hit in the 1920s but even with his career winding down in the 1930s, Ruth still was featured on plenty of cards. 1,031 more words
Most baseball card collectors break into the hobby by collecting issues of current players and teams. That’s only natural. I started collecting cards back in 1986 and my focus quickly shifted to cards of New York Mets players as that was my favorite childhood team. 732 more words
In 1913, the Tom Barker Game was released. This game included a deck of cards that were used to simulate real baseball.
The cards were popular because, unlike some other sets, they featured pictures of actual players on them, in addition to printed actions in the border areas to dictate the game play. 1,367 more words
A while back, I wrote about some of the more inexpensive cards from Babe Ruth’s playing days. Ty Cobb is another common player I’m often asked about. 1,303 more words