When I think of pre-War baseball cards I instantly think of Ty Cobb baseball cards.
To me, he represents that segment of the hobby better than any other player.
Sure, the T206 Honus Wagner may be the most expensive pre-War card.
And Babe Ruth cards may be the most sought-after pre-War cards.
But Ty Cobb cards are consistently atop the list of key cards of all the key pre-War sets.
And they themselves aren’t cheap either. Just look at our list of most valuable baseball cards and you’ll see his cards all over it.
So, in honor of the legendary Detroit Tiger, I’ve developed this list of the most important Ty Cobb cards you can collect. Let’s jump right in…