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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

Sunday, July 31, 2011

1983 O-Pee-Chee

1983 O-Pee-Chee had 396 standard-size cards and contains virtually the same pictures for the players as the 1983 Topps issue. The fronts feature white-bordered color player action photos framed by a colored line. A circular color player head shot also appears on the front at the lower right. The player's name, team and bilingual position appear at the lower left. The pink and white horizontal backs carry the player's name and biography at the top. The player's major league statistics and bilingual career highlights follow below. The asterisked cards have an extra line on the front inside the picture area indicating team change. The O-Pee-Chee logo appears on the front of every card. Super Veteran (SV) and All-Star (AS) cards are indicated in the checklist below; these are included in the set in addition to the player's regular card.  The set features Rookie Card of Ryne Sandberg.

Number Player
15  Ron Cey
47  Wayne Nordhagen
58  Keith Moreland
83  Ryne Sandberg
99  Dickie Noles
125  Leon Durham
152  Jay Johnstone
230  Fergie Jenkins
231  Fergie Jenkins SV
250  Bill Buckner
305  Larry Bowa

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