Ernie Banks Baseball Cards: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

Most Valuable Ernie Banks Baseball Cards

For Cubs fans and collectors, it doesn't get much better than owning Ernie Banks baseball cards.

He was the greatest baseball player to ever wear a Cubs uniform.

His was the first number the Cubs ever retired.

He was "Mr. Cub".

Because of his popularity with Cubs fans and his legendary status as one of the game's true greats, Ernie Banks cards are some of the most popular in the hobby.

Below you'll find a list of the key Banks cards that you'll want to add to your collection. Enjoy!

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Best Baseball Blogs For Every Team In The Big Leagues

Best Baseball BlogsIf you’re a serious baseball fan then this guide to the best baseball blogs is for you.

Staying up-to-date on your favorite team is crucial to enjoying the season. 

And sure, you can read about your team on any number of major sports sites but I’m telling you there’s a better option:

Try following blogs written by the fans and local writers themselves!

Nowhere else will you get to witness the same passion that you have for your team than directly from other fans and writers. And these blogs give you exactly that: perspective, opinions and open discussion from fans just like you. 

This is a comprehensive list of the best blogs for each team in the Major Leagues.

To get started, simply click on your team’s name in the menu below to be taken directly to that team’s blog section. Have fun!

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40 Most Valuable Football Cards: The All-Time Dream List

Most Valuable Football Cards From The 1930's to the 1990'sThe most valuable football 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.

While not as valuable in general as baseball cards, there’s no question that collectors are willing to pay big bucks to get their hands on the cards on this list.

To build this list, we relied on PSA‘s Sports Market Report online price guide to include any football card they estimate to be worth more than $15,000 on the open market.

Let’s jump right in!

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1984 Topps John Elway Rookie Card: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

1984 Topps John Elway Rookie Card Collectors Guide

Growing up as a kid in Indiana in the late 80's, I remember the 1984 Topps John Elway rookie card wasn't too popular in the area.

Fans were still ticked off that he'd dodged Indy to play for the Denver Broncos.

But Elway went on to an amazing career in Denver anyway.

And nowadays his rookie card is extremely popular with collectors everywhere. Nine Pro Bowls and two Super Bowls goes a long way in boosting your popularity.

Elway's rookie is not one of the most valuable football cards but it is a key to the 1984 Topps set and one of the most popular football cards in the hobby.

That said, here is a comprehensive guide that covers the key things you should know before you buy.

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