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This Blog will be about the decade of 1980 and the hobby of collecting baseball cards, mainly Chicago Cubs. Most of the modern day cards are inexpensive unlike vintage baseball it will be much easier to collect the different sets. So we will start off with 80 Topps and end with 89 Upper Deck with thousands of cards in-between. Highlight of this era is 83 Sandberg Rookie

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

1984 Topps

Number of Cards

1984 Topps has 792 cards, the largest set to date

Size of Cards

The size of the cards are 2 ½ x 3 ½

Basic Features

The cards feature an action photo along with a small portrait of the player on the front. The team is located in big letters along the left hand border the players name and position are located under the action photo. The backs of these cards have the team logo, players statistics and a few highlights. The backs are printed in 'hard to read' purple and red ink.

Subsets include
Past Season Highlights (HL)
Team Leaders (TL)
Statistical Leaders (LLAll Stars (AS)
Active Career Leaders (CL).

Cubs Team Set

Number Player
23  Keith Moreland
51  Jim Frey MG
73  Jody Davis
99  Craig Lefferts RC
117  Tom Veryzer
151  Steve Trout
176  Lee Smith
231  Gary Woods
249  Jay Johnstone
267  Carmelo Martinez
304  Warren Brusstar
334  Chuck Rainey
357  Ron Cey
437  Mike Proly
456  Cubs TL/F.Jenkins
483  Fergie Jenkins
508  Mel Hall
545  Bill Buckner
565  Leon Durham
596  Ryne Sandberg
618  Dickie Noles
657  Thad Bosley
691  Steve Lake
736  Dick Ruthven
757  Larry Bowa
787  Bill Campbell

Topps Traded Cubs Checklist

Number Player
31T  Bob Dernier
34T  Dennis Eckersley
39T  George Frazier
49T  Ron Hassey
50T  Rich Hebner
77T  Gary Matthews
106T  Scott Sanderson
112T  Tim Stoddard
115T  Rick Sutcliffe

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