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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, January 16, 2013

1988 Donruss

This set consists of 660 standard-size cards. Card fronts feature a distinctive black and blue border on the front. The card front border design pattern of the factory set card fronts is oriented differently from that of the regular wax pack cards. No premium or discount exists for either version. Subsets include Diamond Kings (1-27) and Rated Rookies (28-47). Cards marked as SP (short printed) from 648-660 are more difficult to find than the other 13 SP's in the lower 600s. These 26 cards listed as SP were apparently pulled from the printing sheet to make room for the 26 Bonus MVP cards. Six of the checklist cards were done two different ways to reflect the inclusion or exclusion of the Bonus MVP cards in the wax packs.

Chicago Cubs Checklist

Number Player
9 Andre Dawson DK
40 Mark Grace RC
68 Rick Sutcliffe
77 Ed Lynch
119 Jody Davis
146 Shawon Dunston
169 Jamie Moyer
191 Leon Durham
201 Keith Moreland
242 Ryne Sandberg
269 Andre Dawson
292 Lee Smith
315 Paul Noce
324 Rafael Palmeiro
365 Luis Quinones
392 Bob Dernier
416 Brian Dayett
438 Dave Martinez
447 Jerry Mumphrey
488 Jim Sundberg
516 Manny Trillo
539 Greg Maddux
561 Les Lancaster
570 Frank DiPino
609 Mike Brumley
639 Damon Berryhill RC
646 Scott Sanderson


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