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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, September 28, 2011

1989 Score

1989 Score contains 660 standard-size cards. The action photos on front are framed by a thin brightly colored border using 6 different colors. At the bottom of the card, the colored border forms a baseball diamond that has the players name and position inside. The players team is located in an arc above the baseball diamond. Full color player close up photos are featured on the pastel colored backs as well as stats, biographical information, team logos and career highlights. Subsets include Highlights (652-660) and Rookie Prospects (621-651).

Click below to see other Score sets from 1989


Traded
Hottest 100 Rookies
Hottest Stars
Young Superstars

More on the 1989 Score with pricelist

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Cubs Team Set

Compliments of Summer Breeze


2 -Andre Dawson
13 -Jeff Pico
35 -Ryne Sandberg
60 -Les Lancaster
71 -Mitch Webster
77 -Dave Martinez
102 -Vance Law
119 -Greg Maddux
146 -Frank DiPino
173 -Jody Davis
199 -Rafael Palmeiro
223 -Rich Gossage
235 -Shawon Dunston
263 -Jamie Moyer
288- Jerry Mumphrey
321 -Calvin Schiraldi
336 -Damon Berryhill
360 -Darrin Jackson
362 -Mark Grace
364 -Pat Perry
407 -Rick Sutcliffe
446 -Manny Trillo
527 -Angel Salazar
532 -Al Nipper
604 -Gary Varsho
621 -Doug Dascenzo
624 -Mike Harkey
642 -Dwight Smith
652 -Wrigley Field HL

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32T -Mitch Williams
84T -Joe Girardi
85T -Jerome Walton


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Hottest 100 Rookies

The cards measure the standard size and show full color on both sides of the card. The cards were produced by Score as indicated on the card backs. The set is subtitled "Rising Star" on the reverse. The first six cards (1-6) of a 12-card set of Score's trivia cards, subtitled "Rookies to Remember" is included along with each set. This set is distinguished by the sharp blue borders and the player's first initial inside a yellow triangle in the lower left corner of the obverse

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Hottest Stars
The cards measure the standard size and show full color on both sides of the card. The cards were produced by Score as indicated on the card backs. The set is subtitled "Superstar" on the reverse. The last six cards (7-12) of a 12-card set of Score's trivia cards, subtitled "Rookies to Remember" is included along with each set. This set is distinguished by the sharp red borders and the player's first initial inside a yellow triangle in the upper left corner of the obverse.
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Young Superstars
The 1989 Score Young Superstars set contains 42 standard-size cards. The fronts are pink, white and blue. The vertically oriented backs have color facial shots, 1988 and career stats, and biographical information
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Friday, September 2, 2011

1989 Donruss

This set consists of 660 standard-size cards.. The front of these cards contain a player photo with the Donruss logo and year located at bottom top. The players name and position are located along the top border. The team logo is also found on the front of the card just below the players name along the top border. The border of these cards is multi-colored that fades from dark to light. The backs contain the typical player bio and stats and printed in black on orange.

The first 26 cards of the set are part of the Diamond Kings (DK) subset. Card number 27 is the Diamond King checklist card. Cards (28-47) are part of the Rated Rookie (RR) subset. These cards were issued in packs that contained puzzle pieces that make up a Warren Spahn puzzle and team logo sticker cards. Each regular player card can be found in 2 variations. The variation is the word Denotes or De-notes can be found on the back above the stats in the header line. Neither variation carries a premium.

Donruss apparently chose to double print 106 cards. These double prints are listed below by DP. A special card was issued on blister packs, and features the card number as "Bonus Card".

More on the 1989 Donruss with pricelist

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Cubs Team Set

Compliments of Summer Breeze

17 Mark Grace DK
43 Mike Harkey RC
49 Rafael Palmeiro
105 Ryne Sandberg
137 Shawon Dunston
157 Jamie Moyer
158 Rich Gossage
167 Andre Dawson
223 Rick Sutcliffe
255 Mark Grace
275 Damon Berryhill
276 Vance Law
285 Calvin Schiraldi
341 Les Lancaster
373 Greg Maddux
393 Frank DiPino
394 Al Nipper
404 Pat Perry
459 Mitch Webster
491 Doug Dascenzo
512 Mike Bielecki
513 Jeff Pico
522 Drew Hall
577 Rolando Roomes
608 Manny Trillo
629 Scott Sanderson
658 Kevin Blankenship


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