The Controversial 1989 Fleer Billy Ripken Baseball Card: A Story of Mistakes and Redemption

1989 Fleer Billy Ripken "Face" Card

In the world of baseball card collecting, certain cards have achieved legendary status due to their rarity, unique features, or errors. One such card is the 1989 Fleer Billy Ripken baseball card, which became infamous for an unexpected expletive printed on its bat. This curious variation sparked a whirlwind of controversy, captivating the sports memorabilia […]

What Are the Top 20 Baseball Cards of the 1980s?

1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. Baseball Card #1

The value and popularity of baseball cards can vary over time, so it’s important to note that rankings and opinions on the top cards may vary. However, here is a list of 20 notable baseball cards from the 1980s that are often considered valuable or significant: 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. Rookie Card (#1) […]

A Brief Modern History of Baseball Cards and Wax Packs

Collectible sports card wax packs have a long and fascinating history that spans several decades. Here is a brief overview of some of the key moments and trends in the history of collectible sports card wax packs. 1950s-1960s: The early days The first baseball cards were printed in the late 1800s, but the modern era […]

How were baseball card wax packs made?

Baseball card wax packs were typically made using a process that involved several steps. Here is a general overview of how they were made: Printing the cards: The baseball cards were printed on large sheets of paper using a printing press. The sheets would contain several copies of each card, which would later be cut […]

Are any 1980s or 1990s baseball cards worth money?

Vintage Baseball Cards in Wax Wrappers

There are many baseball cards from the 1980s and 1990s that are worth money. However, the value of a baseball card depends on several factors, including the player, the card’s condition, the year of the card, and the rarity of the card. Some of the most valuable baseball cards from the 1980s and 1990s include: […]

What baseball cards are worth money now?

Vintage Baseball Cards in Wax Wrappers

The value of baseball cards can vary greatly depending on a number of factors, including the player, the condition of the card, the year it was produced, and other factors. Some baseball cards that are currently considered to be valuable include: 1909-1911 T206 Honus Wagner – considered by many to be the “holy grail” of […]

Vintage Baseball Cards and How Repacked Wax Began, Part 1

Vintage Baseball Cards in Wax Wrappers

“I can do it better than that.” That’s what I said to myself the first time I picked up a re-packed trading card product at the local grocery store. I’d been out of the baseball card collecting hobby for more than 20 years. I hadn’t sold cards online in more than a decade. But something […]