Like all collectibles, the sports memorabilia market has its own terms and slang. The following is a brief definition and explanation of the most frequently used sports collecting terms.
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- 3-D card
- A card that appears to be three-dimensional as it is moved. Usually used to describe Kellog's and Sportflics issues made by this process.
- 500 Home Run Club
- A group of baseball players who have hit 500 career home runs. 500 home runs is a magic number, of sorts, that not only separates the great home run hitters, but also more or less ensures induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.