January 17, 2017 | Vol. 18 Issue 2
In this issue:
  Collecting "Sid the Kid’s" Best Rookie Cards
  Collecting the 1948 Leaf Pirate Trading Card Set
  Collecting the 1954 Bowman Baseball Card Set
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  Collectors Club Monthly Specials
Which of the following Bowman baseball card sets from the 1950s do you feel is the most underrated?
  1. 1950 Bowman
  2. 1952 Bowman
  3. 1954 Bowman
  4. 1955 Bowman

Sidney Crosby – Collecting "Sid the Kid’s" Best Rookie Cards
Sidney Crosby has become a superstar in a league of star players during the past decade or so. Every generation looks to a new name to carry the torch from the previous period. After Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, there have been a slew of stars to make their mark in the NHL, but have any risen to their level? Some say it’s Crosby. In the following piece, we take a look at some of Crosby’s most desirable cards.

Collecting the 1948 Leaf Pirate Trading Card Set – For Those Seeking Cardboard "Treasure"
The 1948 Leaf Pirate set is one that stands out amongst many classic non-sports issues of the era. Like its baseball, boxing, and football siblings, the Pirate issue contains a similar, bright appearance that is sure to catch the eye of collectors. Led by the most desirable card in the set, #58 Blackbeard, this release offers terrific visuals along with some historical information. In the article to follow, we talk to the collectors who pursue this cardboard treasure.

The 1954 Bowman baseball set has what appears to be all the ingredients for a top-notch set. It is visually appealing. It contains some terrific stars, including Mickey Mantle, a name that was absent in the Topps issue from the same year. It contains some notable semi-rarities such as the Ted Williams card, which was allegedly pulled from production at some point. So, why has this set been overlooked by so many collectors? In the next article, we take an in-depth look at a set that may warrant your attention.

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