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1972 Topps Roger Staubach Rookie Card: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

1972 Topps Roger Staubach Rookie Card Collectors Guide

When I was a kid, I never really got a chance to see a 1972 Topps Roger Staubach rookie card let alone own one.

It just wasn't on my radar as a collector.

I was more into baseball cards and the few football cards that I did collect were those of my heroes like Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Jerry Rice.

As I've gotten older, though, my appreciation for vintage football cards has really soared.

And Staubach's rookie card is one that I hold in high esteem. He is nothing short of a football legend and knew how to win.

These days, his rookie card is extremely popular and has grown to be one of the most valuable football cards in the hobby.

And in this guide, I go over the key things you should know before you buy.

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52 Most Valuable Basketball Cards: The All-Time Dream List

Most Valuable Basketball CardsThe most valuable basketball cards in the hobby can easily fetch upper five and six figure price levels.

Collectors simply go crazy over some of these cards…

Scarcity and fierce auction bidding competition can keep hobbyists searching for some of them for years.

If you’re lucky enough to own one or more cards on this list then you’ve got something special.

To build this list, we relied on PSA’s Sports Market Report online price guide to include any basketball card estimated to fetch more than $3,000 on the open market.

Another key point is we only featured cards dating prior to 1990.​

So you won’t see any Lebron James, Kobe Bryant or Steph Curry cards on here even though those can be extremely valuable, too.

Let’s jump right in!

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1975 Topps George Brett Rookie Card: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

1975 Topps #228 George Brett Rookie CardThe 1975 Topps George Brett rookie card is one of the most sought after cards in the hobby.

The green and purple split borders are instantly recognizable…

So is the nice pose of a young Brett wearing his Kansas City Royals cap standing ready at the bat.

As a mid-70’s card, it’s on the latter side of the vintage baseball card spectrum.

And while many cards from that decade may not fetch huge prices, Brett’s rookie card is an exception.

The exact reasons why, we’ll get into shortly.

It’s a card I’ve always wanted to own and someday hope to cross it off my want list in the near future.

For now, I’ll go over everything you need to know about collecting Brett’s rookie cards.

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6 Most Valuable Mark McGwire Rookie Cards

Most Valuable Mark McGwire Rookie Cards

Growing up in the late 1980's, I remember my friends and I all dreaming of owning a 1985 Topps Mark McGwire rookie card.

It was one of the hottest cards at the time...

Not quite as big as some of the vintage baseball cards.

But in terms of modern cards it was way up there alongside the 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card.

McGwire was one of the most popular players playing for one of the most powerful teams in baseball.

They aren't worth as much as they used to be, but in top condition they can still go for hundreds of dollars.

And in this guide I go over everything you need to know about collecting the 1985 Topps Mark McGwire rookie card.

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