History of topps baseball cards

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Topps Baseball Cards: The Complete Picture Collection, a 40 Year History, 1951-1990 by Frank Slocum

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The History of Baseball Cards

In the beginning, there was Andy Pafko. The first cards in the flagship Topps baseball set bring a lot of history. Some might even call it an honor to be the first card in the biggest set of the year.
Frank Slocum

The single coolest Topps baseball card from every year: 1951-2018

Back to Beginner's Guide. In the period before and just after the American Civil War, baseball became an increasingly popular sport in the United States. In these early days before modern printing techniques, a type of baseball-theme picture card was made. This picture card was called a 'cabinet card' or 'carte de viste. A large version of this card is a cabinet card, because it was meant to be displayed in a cabinet. A miniature version is a carte de viste. These cards sometimes depicted famous players and teams.

The Topps Company, Inc. is an American company that manufactures chewing gum, candy, When Topps next introduced baseball cards as a product, the cards .. As a byproduct of this history, Topps continues to use individual player.
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The Topps Company, Inc. Based in New York City , [3] Topps is best known as a leading producer of American football , baseball , basketball , ice hockey , soccer , and other sports and non-sports themed trading cards. Topps itself was founded in , [5] but the company can trace its roots back to an earlier firm, American Leaf Tobacco. American Leaf Tobacco encountered difficulties during World War I, as it was cut off from Turkish supplies of tobacco, and later as a result of the Great Depression. Shorin's sons, Abram, Ira, Philip, and Joseph, decided to focus on a new product but take advantage of the company's existing distribution channels. To do this, they relaunched the company as Topps, with the name meant to indicate that it would be "tops" in its field. The chosen field was the manufacture of chewing gum , selected after going into the produce business was considered and rejected.


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    Topps Baseball Card Designs Through the Years: 1951-2020

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    Not only do the players change over time, but so do the designs.

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