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15 Most Valuable Lebron James Rookie Cards

Lebron James Playing Basketball

Owning any Lebron James rookie card is likely a smart move but if you're able to land one on this list then consider yourself wise.

There are so many well-designed cards on this list and they are quite expensive...

The eye appeal of these cards is top-notch and they all do a great job of capturing King James during his youthful debut into the NBA.

After making the jump from high school to the Cleveland Cavaliers, James was arguably the most hyped young stars to ever transition to the NBA.

Will he ever overtake Michael Jordan as the game's greatest of all-time?

That remains to be seen.

But, what can't be argued, however, is how his rookie cards have definitely risen far above Jordan's rookie card in value.

In this guide we take a look at his most valuable cards.

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10 Most Valuable 1988 Topps Baseball Cards

Unopened Box of 1988 Topps Baseball CardsI always loved the look and feel of 1988 Topps baseball cards…

They had a classic and straightforward design while featuring a lot of great action photography.

Team name across the top. Player name in the banner on the bottom right.

These cards got straight to the point.

The set contained 792 cards in total so trying to build an entire set could be quite a challenge and required ripping pack after pack.

You can find all the stars of the day as well as rookie cards of Hall of Famers Tom Glavine and Roberto Alomar.

And in this guide, I will cover the 10 most valuable 1989 Topps baseball cards that are still worth a decent amount.

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1957 Topps Bill Russell Rookie Card: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

Bill Russell Playing Basketball

The 1957 Topps Bill Russell rookie card is easily one of the most iconic basketball cards ever made.

And it's one of my personal favorites...

The design is pretty straightforward but classy enough to pay tribute to one of the game's best defenders and overall players.

One thing I'll always remember about Russell was how he said that when he would block a shot, he'd always try to do it in a way in which he or a teammate could take possession.

He didn't launch the ball into the stands as you commonly see today...

I always thought that was so smart...

Who knows how many of his blocks turned into offensive possessions and then points for his team rather than just a ball sailing into the crowd?

That style of defense and his uncanny ability to rebound helped lead the Celtics to a dynasty and made him a legend at the same time.

And because of that, these days his rookie card is extremely popular and has grown to be one of the most valuable basketball cards in the hobby.

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

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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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