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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

Friday, April 22, 2011

1987 Topps

Number of Cards

1987 Topps has 797 cards

Size of Cards

The size of the cards are 2 ½ x 3 ½

Basic Features

Card fronts feature wood grain borders encasing a color photo (reminiscent of Topps' classic 1962 baseball set). Subsets include Record Breakers (1-7), Turn Back the Clock (311-315), All-Star selections (595-616) and Team Leaders (scattered throughout the set). The manager cards contain a team checklist on back.

Cubs Team Set

Number Player
23 Lee Smith
43 Gene Michael MG
58 Thad Bosley
142 Rick Sutcliffe
177 Keith Moreland
227 Jamie Moyer RC
270 Jody Davis
290 Leon Durham
346 Shawon Dunston
369 Brian Dayett
372 Jerry Mumphrey
383 Ron Davis
390 Gary Matthews
424 Chris Speier
459 Dennis Eckersley
487 Dave Gumpert
534 Scott Sanderson
581 Cubs Team Cey/Trout
634 Rafael Palmeiro RC
662 Frank DiPino
680 Ryne Sandberg
695 Chico Walker
697 Ed Lynch
715 Bob Dernier
732 Manny Trillo
750 Steve Trout
767 Ron Cey
785 Terry Francona

Topps Traded Cubs Checklist

Number Player
27T Andre Dawson
70T Greg Maddux *XRC
73T Dave Martinez *XRC
92T Dickie Noles
119T Jim Sundberg
*Key extended Rookie Cards