100 Most Valuable Baseball Cards: The All-Time Dream List

Most Valuable Baseball Cards

The most valuable baseball cards in the hobby can easily fetch six and seven figure price levels these days.

Think about that for a second:

People are spending as much on old pieces of cardboard as most people spend on a house.

And very nice houses at that.

So, whoever says that baseball cards are no longer valuable simply doesn't know what he or she is talking about...

Sure, the massive print runs during the late 80's and early 90's killed the value of most post-1980's cards.

But what most usually don't realize is that many pre-War and even high grade post-War vintage baseball card values can be astronomical.

So, if you're looking to sell baseball cards then you might want to check this list to see if you're sitting on something special.

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22 Al Kaline Baseball Cards You Need To Own

Most Valuable Al Kaline Baseball Cards

Al Kaline baseball cards are some of the most sought after vintage cards in the hobby.

Few players have defined their teams well enough to earn the title "Mr." followed by their team name...

Ernie Banks was "Mr. Cub". Tony Gwynn was "Mr. Padre".

And Al Kaline was "Mr. Tiger".

Which is quite a title given that Ty Cobb and Hank Greenberg were both Tigers as well.

There were few players who could hit, field, run and throw as well and as consistently as Al Kaline. For just over two decades, Kaline gave Tigers fans someone to depend on.

Al Kaline baseball cards are coveted not just by Detroit Tigers fans but by baseball card collectors far and wide.

Here is a list of 22 of Kaline's most important baseball cards in the hobby.

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5 Satchel Paige Baseball Cards To Celebrate His Legacy

Most Valuable Satchel Paige Baseball Cards

Unfortunately for collectors, there aren't too many Satchel Paige baseball cards to go around...

You see, Paige spent most of his career as a superstar in the Negro Leagues, making his debut in 1926 with the Chattanooga Black Lookouts.

And since he didn't make his Major League debut until 1948 when he was 42 years old, few Satchel Paige cards would be printed before he would retire.

His charisma made for stories as legendary as Babe Ruth's called shot. Like those of him making his teammates sit down in the grass behind him as he struck out the opposing side. Or taunting the legendary Josh Gibson by intentionally walking the bases loaded just so he could strike him out.

Satchel Paige baseball cards remain rare and coveted by many vintage baseball card collectors to this day.

Here is a list of 5 of Paige's most important baseball cards in the hobby.

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11 Stan Musial Baseball Cards You Need To Own

Most Valuable Stan Musial Baseball Cards

Stan Musial baseball cards continue to be very popular among collectors.

Widely considered the greatest baseball player ever to wear a St. Louis Cardinals uniform, Stan “The Man” Musial was also one of the greatest and most feared hitters of all time.

Although his career spanned 22 seasons, he has relatively fewer baseball cards to collect than say, Willie Mays, who also played 22 seasons. Musial was under contract with Bowman through 1953 so you won’t find him on either of the legendary 1952 or 1953 Topps sets.

And from 1954 to 1957, Musial did not appear on Bowman or Topps baseball cards at all stating that he “just didn’t want to sign (a contract) for cards.” according to Topps executive Sy Berger in a 2001 USA Today interview.

Nonetheless, Stan Musial baseball cards remain some of the most collectible in the hobby.

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