29 Best Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards: The Ultimate Collectors Guide

Mickey Mantle Swinging A Baseball Bat In Yankees UniformIf you collect Mickey Mantle baseball cards then you know one thing is for certain:

they aren’t cheap.

He was one of the most popular players of his era and an icon for one of the game’s all-time great franchises.

Mantle put up absolutely incredible numbers over his career…

And we’ll always wonder just how much better he might have been had he not suffered that fateful knee injury in the 1951 World Series.

Regardless, the Yankees icon and won the hearts of many fans. And that puts his baseball cards in very high demand.

And in this guide we’ll look at all his mainstream cards and some of my favorite oddball issues.

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8 Best Card Sleeves and Holders For Your Collection

Old Baseball Cards Displayed in Sleeves and Holders

The quickest way to hurt the value of your cards is for them to become damaged...and that's why card sleeves and holders are essential.

We've all heard horror stories of old collections that were handled and played with to the point that their surfaces, edges and corners became worn.

You'd be surprised at just how much a ding here or there can change a card from being one of the most valuable to just run-of-the-mill.

So, it's crucial that you become knowledgeable about the different options to secure them.

And in this guide we go over the best options for protecting your collection.

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Brett Favre Rookie Cards: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

Brett Favre Throwing The Football

With so many Brett Favre rookie cards to choose from, it should come as no surprise that there is a wide range of design styles and price ranges to collect.

Some of the designs are rather boring but some are just as flashy as the legendary Favre himself was…

If you ever watched Favre play, you know exactly what I’m talking about…

If there’s anything Favre wasn’t afraid of doing, it was taking a chance against tight coverage when many other quarterbacks would have hesitated.

That style of play could lead to frustration for fans when it didn’t work but luckily for them, it paid off more often than not.

Favre’s legendary status in Green Bay and throughout the NFL have earned him a place as one of the game’s greatest.

And in this guide we’ll cover everything you need to know about his different rookie cards.

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13 Most Valuable Kobe Bryant Rookie Cards

Kobe Bryant Playing Basketball

With so many great ones to choose from, how can you pick just one favorite Kobe Bryant rookie card?

There are so many great designs on this list...

Many of them are just as exciting in eye appeal as was Kobe's play on the court.

After making the jump from high school to the NBA, Bryant was one of the most hyped young stars of the day.

And, boy, did he live up to it.

His dominance on the court left a legacy as one of the greatest players of all-time.

Not to mention the comparisons with Michael Jordan...

There are so many Kobe Bryant rookies but the ones on this list are his most valuable.

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