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1984 Donruss Don Mattingly RC #131
1984 Fleer Update Roger Clemens RC #27
1984 Fleer Update Kirby Puckett RC #93
1985 Topps Mark McGwire RC #401
1986 Donruss Jose Canseco
1986 Topps Traded Barry Bonds RC #11T
1987 Donruss Greg Maddux RC Card#36
1988 Score Rookie/Traded Craig Biggio RC #103T
1988 Score Rookie/Traded Roberto Alomar RC #105T
1989 Fleer Randy Johnson RC (Marlboro background) #381
1989 Fleer Bill Ripken "Fk Face" #616
1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. RC #1
1990 Leaf Sammy Sosa RC #220
1990 Leaf Frank Thomas RC #300
1990 Topps Frank Thomas "No Name on Front" #414
1991 Stadium Club Jeff Bagwell RC #388
1992 Bowman Carlos Delgado RCĀ #127
1992 Bowman Mariano Rivera RC #302
1992 Bowman Mike Piazza RC #461
1992 Bowman Manny Ramirez #532
1992 Bowman Chipper Jones #28
1992 Fleer Update Mike Piazza RC #92
1992 Topps Traded Nomar Garciaparra RC #39T
1992 Topps Traded Jason Varitek RC #123T
1993 Bowman Derek Jeter RC #511
1993 Pinnacle Derek Jeter RC #457
1993 Select Derek Jeter RC #360
1993 SP Johnny Damon RC#273
1993 SP Derek Jeter RC #279
1993 Topps Traded Todd Helton RC #19T


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2/14/2012
dodgerblue38501
Interesting list. Some of them are solid choices. Others, I wouldn't really call "great" cards wink.gif I consider the junk wax era to go all the way to 1997 and the introduction of Bowman Chrome into the baseball card world. Then rookie cards started to take on a whole new life. Soon there were autographed relic versions etc. It's about time for a new hobby innovation to spice things up again.
finestkind
I don't see that happening any time soon. sad.gif
beanschat
hmm..I guess to me the junk wax era here is a little early...my list would start in 1987...i think it would have been cool for them in an order other than chronological
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QUOTE(dodgerblue38501 @ Feb 24 2012, 06:54 PM)
It's about time for a new hobby innovation to spice things up again.
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Agreed, how about a 1957 Topps flashback?

Large photos, simple graphics and very
interesting, informative backs . . .

Collect Hard!,
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