The Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Collector's Guide

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Color images, descriptions, and auction results for every Mantle card produced during his career. 8 1/2 x 11" 256pp, full color.
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ISBN 978-1-938545-81-8
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The Complete Collector’s Guide to All 166 Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards produced from 1951 to 1969, featuring

  • Actual-size images of each card, front and back
  • 2016 book value of every card
  • Extensive auction and private sale results—current through September 2016—for both top-quality and lower grade cards
  • More than 420 illustrations, all full color except for black and white items
  • The story behind the cards and the series in which they appear, for both commercially-issued Topps and Bowman, and also premium and specialty cards
  • A primer on baseball card collecting, with information about the best sites and publications to kick off your participation in the lucrative hobby or to take it to the next level
  • An 80-page appendix of other Mantle memorabilia, including board games, posters, coins, pins, record albums, and more

Never before has so much about Mickey Mantle cards and the collector’s market for them been assembled into one resourceLearn which cards are the hottest sellers, what might be next to trend up, the value of error and short-run issues.  The up-to-the-minute market activity for every card will make you an instant expert.

The Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Collector’s Guide is much more than a catalog of card ratings and values. The book includes design details, historical background, and insider information about both the most renowned Mantle cards and lesser-known items even avid fans of Mantle memorabilia may not be aware of. 

Whether you are an expert collector, just taking up the hobby, a big fan of Mickey Mantle, or are nostalgic for the days of powdery pink bubble gum, this book is a great research tool, a great read, and great fun.  

Forewords by David and Danny Mantle.....viii

Author Introduction: The Mick and Me.....xi

Collecting Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards.....3

Book Value and Condition of Baseball Cards.....7

Classic Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards--1951-1969: A Complete Listing.....9

Select Mickey Mantle Print Memorabilia.....163

 

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