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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, June 26, 2011

1989 Topps

Number of Cards

1989 Topps has 792 cards

Size of Cards

The size of the cards are 2 ½ x 3 ½

Basic Features

Subsets in the set include Record Breakers (1-7), Turn Back the Clock (661-665), All-Star selections (386-407) and First Draft Picks, Future Stars and Team Leaders (all scattered throughout the set). The manager cards contain a team checklist on back. Player cards had a thin colored line separating the white border and action photo, and the upper-left corner of the action photo is rounded off. The team name appears in a cursive font in the lower-right corner, with the player name appearing below it within a ribbon-like area. For the third year in a row, the player's position does not appear on the front of the card

Traded Set

The Traded set totals 132 cards and was issued as a factory set. The cards are identical in appearance to the base set except for the lighter colored back. This set featured traded players and managers, and rookie cards. Size: 2.5 × 3.5 in.

Cubs Team Set

Number Player
4 Andre Dawson
10 Andre Dawson
36 Mitch Webster
66 Manny Trillo
86 Al Nipper
115 Jody Davis
134 Don Zimmer MG
140 Shawon Dunston
149 Doug Dascenzo
186 Pat Perry
212 Scott Sanderson
240 Greg Maddux
262 Jeff Pico
286 Darrin Jackson
310 Rafael Palmeiro
337 Calvin Schiraldi
360 Ryne Sandberg
387 Ryne Sandberg AS
391 Andre Dawson AS
415 Rich Gossage
439 Frank DiPino
465 Mark Grace
501 Vance Law
520 Rick Sutcliffe
543 Damon Berryhill
549 Cubs TL - Moyer
593 Drew Hall
613 Gary Varsho
642 Argenis Salazar
668 Mike Bielecki
694 Les Lancaster
713 Ty Griffin FDP
717 Jamie Moyer
742 Mike Harkey RC
767 Mike Capel

Topps Traded Cubs Checklist

Number Player
60T Paul Kilgus
76T Lloyd McClendon
113T Dwight Smith RC
123T Jerome Walton
126T Curt Wilkerson
130T Mitch Williams
131T Steve Wilson