May 24, 2016 | Vol. 17 Issue 11
In this issue:
  Collecting Baseball Cards & Autographs of Joe DiMaggio
  The 1958 Topps Zorro Trading Card Set
  Collecting the 1978 OPC Hockey Card Set

Collecting Baseball Cards & Autographs of Joe DiMaggio
This year marks the 75th anniversary for Joe DiMaggio’s remarkable 56-game hitting streak in 1941.  While this was just one of many “Yankee Clipper” feats, it is perhaps the most memorable of them all.  In honor of his streak, we take a look at DiMaggio’s most prized cards. READ MORE

The 1958 Topps Zorro Trading Card Set
The 1958 Topps Zorro set is one that might not get the same kind of attention as other classic non-sports issues do, such as 1959 Fleer Three Stooges or 1962 Topps Mars Attacks, but it centers on an iconic character: Disney’s memorable hero, Zorro. In the next piece, we talk to the collectors who pursue this set and find out just how difficult the #1 card in the set is. 

Collecting the 1978 OPC Hockey Card Set
The 1978 O-Pee-Chee hockey card set is one that sometimes gets overlooked since it was issued right before “The Great One” – Wayne Gretzky – made his debut just one year later.  Some collectors forget that this was the final O-Pee-Chee issue to feature Bobby Orr as a player and the first to include one of the league’s most prolific scorers in Mike Bossy. In the article that follows, we explore the appeal of a set that witnesses the end of an era and the beginning of a star’s career. READ MORE

10 Tips for Building a
Better Collection

Which of the following Joe DiMaggio cards is the most undervalued in today’s market?

  1. 1938 Goudey #250 or #274
  2. 1939 Play Ball #26
  3. 1941 Play Ball #72
  4. 1948 Leaf #1
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Set Registry Spotlight
2016 PSA Set Registry Awards
The 2016 PSA Set Registry award deadline is Tuesday, May 31, 5pm EST (2pm PST). Cards requested by April 30, if approved, were added to the set composites. Requests made after 4/30 are being added to the composites as optional and will be required after the awards deadline.
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