Number of Cards1989 Upper Deck has 800 cards
Size of CardsThe size of the cards are 2 ½ x 3 ½
Basic FeaturesThis attractive 800-card standard-size set used printing technology never before used on sports cards. The car fronts feature a player photograph framed by a white border. A vertical brown and green drawing of the runners lane from home plate to first base is located along the right margin. Backs carry full color action poses that fill the card back except for a compact, yet complete, statistics chart. The back also contains a holograph diamond near the bottom center used to help prevent counterfeiting.
The first 26 cards feature Star Rookies. The set also contains 26 special portrait cards with the team checklist on the back know as Collector's Choice art cards (CC), Major 1988 Award Winners (AW), MVPs from each League (MVP) and World Series (WS), Playoff MVPs (PL) The last 100 cards or high series (701-800) feature rookies and traded players and was released midway through the season.
Short PrintsHigh Series (701-800)
Errors And Variations321 Gary Varsho A back photo of Mike Bielecki batting right
321 Gary Varsho B Correct photo in road uniform batting left
Cubs Team Set
|14||Mike Harkey RC|
|321||A Gary VarshoERR|
|321||B Gary Varsho COR|
|675||Ryne Sandberg TC|
|765||Jerome Walton RC|
|776||Joe Girardi RC|
|780||Dwight Smith RC|