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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


Thursday, March 8, 2012

1985 Leaf Chicago Cubs



This standard-size set of cards was produced in an effort to establish a Canadian baseball card market much as Topps' affiliate O-Pee-Chee had done. The Donruss Company in conjunction with its new parent Leaf Company issued this set to the Canadian market. Aside from card number differences the cards are essentially the same as the Donruss U.S. regular issue of the cards of the same players; however the backs are in both French and English. As in most Canadian sets, the players featured are heavily biased towards Canadian teams and those American teams closest to the Canadian border

Those players selected for and included as Diamond Kings do not have a regular card in the set. The player cards are numbered on the back

Checklist

1 Ryne Sandberg DK
49 Gary Woods
57 Bob Dernier
84 Ron Cey
128 Lee Smith
139 Rick Sutcliffe
180 Jody Davis
194 Scott Sanderson
197 Keith Moreland
220 Gary Matthews
238 Leon Durham
243 Steve Trout

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