10 Most Valuable 1988 Score Baseball Cards

Unopened Full Box of 1988 Score Baseball Cards

Many are quick to dismiss 1988 Score baseball cards as just another mass-produced set from the junk era.

But, this set packs a ton of nostalgic value…

First, I’ve always loved the design and thought Score’s idea of including six different border color options was quite creative.

Second, the action shots are fantastic and perfectly capture some of the great stars and Hall of Famers of the era.

Third, there are even a few Hall of Fame rookie cards, which is always a bonus.

But, while the nostalgic value is high, the monetary value is pretty low.

However, you might be surprised that some can still be worth a respectable amount.

And in this guide, I’ll run through the ten most valuable.

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1968 Topps Mickey Mantle: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

1968 Topps #280 Mickey Mantle Baseball Card

Like all of his cards, the 1968 Topps Mickey Mantle continues to be one of the most sought after vintage cards in the hobby.

While it may not be his most valuable, there certainly isn’t another card quite like it from a design standpoint.

After all, those burlap-colored borders of the 1968 Topps set are instantly recognizable…

The 1968 season was Mantle’s last as a Major League ballplayer, which gives this card some added importance.

In this guide, we’ll take a look at what makes it so unique, how much it’s worth, and how to best go about buying and selling one.

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10 Most Valuable 1979 Topps Baseball Cards

Most Valuable 1979 Topps Baseball Cards

To wrap up the decade, the 1979 Topps baseball card set offered a great design, colorful imagery and plenty of star power.

And the Ozzie Smith rookie card would eventually become one of the most iconic of the era.

I love the old Topps logo that sits in the bottom-left corner of the front of the cards and the photography was pretty good for the time.

While several players on this list were All-Stars in 1978, only those who were starters received the "All-Star" designation on the front of their cards.

Many would consider this a somewhat overlooked set, but its popularity has continued to grow over time.

And in this guide, I'll run through the ten most valuable.

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1986 Fleer Karl Malone Rookie Card: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

Karl Malone Rookie Card Collectors Guide

One of the most recognizable basketball cards in the hobby, the 1986 Fleer Karl Malone rookie card continues to be in high demand.

But, would you expect anything less from the game's second all-time leading scorer?

Known for his incredible consistency, Malone rightfully earned the nickname "The Mailman" on his way to becoming one of the game's greatest scorers and rebounders in history.

Together with teammate, John Stockton, he was all but unstoppable and quickly became one of the game's premier superstars of his era.

That said, here is a comprehensive guide that covers the key things you should know before you buy or sell his rookie card.

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