Welcome Cubs Fans!

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, May 18, 2011

1988 Topps

Number of Cards

1988 Topps has 792 cards

Size of Cards

The size of the cards are 2 ½ x 3 ½

Basic Features

Topps features a real clean, simple design. The card fronts have an actino photo with the Team Name located at the top in Large Letters. The players name is along the botton right corner in a diagonal corner strip. The Topps logo is located at the bottom left and the players position is omitted again this year. The card backs contain the typical player stats, highlights and biographical information. The card backs have black ink printed on grey and orange cardboard. Many of the card backs contain a new feature titled "This way to the Clubhouse", which explains how the player joined his current team. 


1988 Pricelist

Cubs Team Set

Printable Topps Regular Issue Cubs Team smart checklist click here

Compliments of Summer Breeze
10 Ryne Sandberg
36 Jamie Moyer
65 Leon Durham
87 Mike Mason
112 Les Lancaster
136 Brian Dayett
171 Cubs TL Dunston /Trillo
186 Rafael Palmeiro
211 Frank DiPino
240 Lee Smith
262 Drew Hall
287 Manny Trillo
311 Scott Sanderson
336 Ed Lynch
361 Greg Maddux
401 Andre Dawson AS
416 Keith Moreland
439 Dave Martinez
466 Jerry Mumphrey
500 Andre Dawson
516 Jim Sundberg
542 Paul Noce
564 Frank Lucchesi MG
593 Bob Tewksbury
615 Jody Davis
642 Bob Dernier
667 Luis Quinones
695 Shawon Dunston
717 Jay Baller
740 Rick Sutcliffe
768 Dickie Noles

Topps Traded Cubs Checklist

Compliments of Summer Breeze

15T Damon Berryhill
41T Rich Gossage
42T Mark Grace
56T Darrin Jackson
60T Vance Law
75T Al Nipper
87T Jeff Pico
104T Calvin Schiraldi
131T Don Zimmer MG


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