Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|This product was commonly included with baseball cards until the mid-eighties. What is it?||Baseball Cards
|This player is featured on a pre-WWI baseball card that has fetched more than $1,000,000 at auction. Who is he?||Baseball Cards
Honus Wagner. Wagner's tobacco card (T-206) was discontinued because Wagner did not wish to be associated with tobacco use, and the resulting short production run has put his card at the top of the heap for collectors. A graded PSA 8 version sold this past summer on eBay for 1.265 million dollars.
|Though this card company died in the early to mid fifties, it was resurrected in 1989 and has become the 'king of the rookie' cards. Which is it?||Baseball Cards
Bowman. Rookie collectors are apt to gather a good supply of Bowman, Bowman Chrome, and Bowman's Best rookie cards each year.
double print. Double Print cards are produced in higher quantities than other cards in a particular set or print run.
|Who appears alongside Nolan Ryan on a Topps Mets Rookie Stars baseball card from 1968?||Baseball Cards
Jerry Koosman. Now how's that for a couple of tough rookie pitchers together on one team?
|If you were looking at a 3-D Superstar card in 1976, what will you most likely find on a cereal box panel in your cupboard?||Baseball Cards
Tony the Tiger. Though you could hardly beat Count Chocula for sheer sugary chocolate delight, it was Kelloggs Frosted Flakes with Tony the Tiger that carried 3d Superstar baseball cards throughout the 70's and into the 80's--except for 1973 when the cards were the standard '2D.'
|In the mid to late '70s, my mom bought box after box of this product so I could cut the 3-panel baseball cards off the back. Which product was it?||Baseball Cards
Twinkies. Hostess Twinkies, Suzy Q's, and Cupcakes carried the three-paneled baseball cards on the back.
|Of several rookie cards, his Upper Deck issue from 1989 is the most popular. Who is he?||Baseball Cards
Ken Griffey Jr.. Bonds features rookies in 1986 and 1987. Pedro doesn't come until the 90's. The Big Unit has earned the collectors' respect yet.
|His 1985 Team USA rookie card carries a nice book value in the proper condition. Who is he?||Baseball Cards
Mark McGwire. Though Clemens had a 1985 rookie card, only Mac played for the USA olympic team.
|Undeniably the king of baseball card companies, this company celebrates its golden anniversay in 2001. What is its name?||Baseball Cards
Topps. Topps monopolized the market in the 60's and 70's and still goes strong after 50 years.
|In 1989, Score noticed halfway through production that in the background of one player's card there is a person 'copping a feel'. In other words, he had serious jock itch. Who is in the foreground of this card?||Baseball Error Cards
Paul Gibson . In a mad rush to correct this obscene oversight Score release a variation with this villain's arm airbrushed over.
|Known to many as the father of error cards, in 1982, Fleer produced a variation of Johnny Littlefield. What was wrong with the card?||Baseball Error Cards
Reverse-Negative. Was bringing a a solid $100 in the late 1990s.
|In 1989, Fleer had to have put out the most controversial error card ever. When this player was getting his picture taken for this card someone -- playing a joke -- wrote an obscene guesture on the knob of his bat. Who is the proud owner of this crazy error card?||Baseball Error Cards
Billy Ripken. In a craze to correct this card, Fleer put out several variations including censors such as a black box, a blur, a scribble, and even a couple had the word punched out!
|In 1988, Score debuted with a few flaws. One of the flaws included a card that was erroneously numbered '98 of 66' and a corrected version that read: '93 of 660'. Who is the namesake of card number '93' in the 1988 Score set?||Baseball Error Cards
Greg Walker. Reports in 1988 showed that some of the Walker error cards where fetching a whopping $35! -- in 1988, that was alot of money for a new card. Today, it is only worth a couple of bucks.
|In 1990 Topps, an error with Frank Thomas surfaced and gained almost instant popularity in 1995. What was wrong with the card?||Baseball Error Cards
It lacked his name on the front. Topps missed a step in printing on just a few on Thomas' rookie card. It wasn't the only card in the set to have this variation, but it is the only one sought after by collectors.
Nestle. This was a mail away, tough-to-find set.
|Which pitcher did not throw a no-hitter in 1983, and was not featured on Topps and Fleer cards listing the year's no-hitters?||1980s Baseball Cards
1982. Topps sets from 1978 to 1981 had 726 cards.
|Which two players featured in the 1984 Traded sets would be named AL Rookie of the Year, and AL Rookie Pitcher of the Year in 1984?||1980s Baseball Cards
Alvin Davis and Mark Langston.
Jiffy Pop. Jiffy Pop was one of several food makers to issue sets during the '80s.
|Gaylord Perry, Joe Morgan, Rollie Fingers, and Dave Winfield were all a part of the 1981 Topps Traded set?||1980s Baseball Cards
t. Perry was #812, Morgan #807, Fingers #761, and Winfield #855.
1988. Score was the fourth major player in the card market in 1988. Upper Deck joined one year later, with a substantially nicer product.
1984. Several players were named Rated Rookies on the back of the 1983 set. The designation got moved to the front of the card, and the front of the set, in 1985.
Quebec. Eric Gagne is from Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
6'4". Kevin Brown is 6'4". In 2003 he was a Dodger.