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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, August 24, 2011

1988 Score Inaugural Baseball Set

Score joined the list of baseball card manufacturers in 1988. This set consists of 660 standard-size cards. The fronts featured six distinctive border colors which were equalled divided with 110 cards per color. The color photograph on the front had a thin white border, players name were located along the bottom with his position just under his name. The score logo was found at the bottom right. Along with being full color, the backs contained the team logo, a player portrait along with a brief biography, player data and statistics. Score was produced by Major League Marketing the same company that produced Sportflics cards. Subsets include Reggie Jackson Tribute (500-504), Highlights (652-660) and Rookie Prospects (623-647).

Cubs Team Set

Number Player
4 Andre Dawson
26 Ryne Sandberg
31 Lee Smith
50 Rick Sutcliffe
71 Keith Moreland
186 Rafael Palmeiro
205 Brian Dayett
223 Dave Martinez
244 Jim Sundberg
329 Paul Noce
378 Leon Durham
413 Frank DiPino
451 Bob Dernier
467 Jerry Mumphrey
506 Ed Lynch
524 Manny Trillo
529 Shawon Dunston
544 Scott Sanderson
551 Jody Davis
573 Jamie Moyer
602 Les Lancaster


Number Player
14T Goose Gossage
16T Vance Law
39T Calvin Schiraldi
80T Mark Grace
82T Damon Berryhill
94T Jeff Pico
109T Darrin Jackson

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