Top Baseball Cards Collectors Of The 90s Always Wanted

CBS Pittsburgh

Matthew Higgins, CBS Local

Baseball card collecting has changed dramatically from the late 1980s and early 1990s. The time of leaving middle school to go to the local store to get a pack of cards with the stick of gum for a buck are long-gone. Nowadays packs can run up to $5 with all the specialty cards that are included.

Growing up in the 90s, there were certain cards every collector wanted. In no particular order, are the 13 of the most sought-after cards collectors of the 1990s always wanted.

1985 Mark McGwire Topps

This was the card du-jour that collectors wanted while McGwire was going on his home run tear during. The 1985 Topps Olympic card sold — at some points — for hundreds of dollars. But after he was found to have taken performance enhancing drugs after breaking Roger Maris’ single-season home run record in 1998, the value…

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