How To Tell What Year A Baseball Card Is

Is this a rookie card.

How to tell what year a baseball card is. Heres how to tell if a baseball card is a reprint. A refractor is a baseball card manufactured by the topps trading card company. And the card is in a 1989 edition. A 1986 topps card sells for close to 3000 dollars in mint condition as of 2014.

Add one year to the last year of statistics listed on the card in order to determine the year that the baseball card was manufactured. Once you know the baseball cards age and manufacturer you will be better able to determine the value of the card. Baseball card collecting is a hobby that many often adopt an early age only to continue well into their adult years. I am sorting through my baseball cards.

The 1980 topps rickey henderson rookie card the 1989 upper deck ken griffey jr. Find the year of the last season of statistics that is listed on the baseball card. I am having a tough time figuring out when the players rookie season is. For example if a card has statistics through the 1971 season it is a 1972 topps.

I am trying to separate all the valuable cards also. The value of a bo jackson baseball card varies by the year the card was issued and its condition. So that means rookie cards. It is a hard to find special card randomly inserted into packs of toppss various trading card products.

When you know what to look for reprints usually have a number of tell tale signs. Vintage baseball cards are often released after the players season so adding a year is necessary in order to determine the date accurately. As children young collectors learn the value of baseball cards based on the year they were produced the player featured on the card and the number in the set. If your baseball cards are worthless your cards dont have to be valuable to still be enjoyed.

When you know what to look for reprints usually have a number of tell tale signs. On many of these sets the year of the statistics is included in this information and you can figure out the year of the card by adding 1 year to the years of statistics listed on the back.

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