Synopses & Reviews
Whether you want to appraise a 1987 Fleer Barry Bonds rookie card, are curious about the value of a 1997 Topps complete hobby set, or have recently bought a 2002 Bowman’s Best Joe Mauer card, Beckett’s Official® Price Guide to Baseball Cards 2003
provides all the professional advice and information you need to determine the most accurate values and the proper care for your baseball cards.
COMPREHENSIVE. This outstanding resource features the most current prices for baseball cards and provides easy-to-use, alphabetical set listings from all baseball card manufacturers from 1948 to the present, including Bowman, Donruss/Playoff, Fleer, Topps, Upper Deck, and many more.
AUTHORITATIVE. Dr. James Beckett is the leading authority on baseball card values in the United States and possesses one of the finest collections of baseball cards and autographs in the world. He is the author of numerous books on baseball cards and is the founder, publisher, and editor of many baseball card magazines.
SPECIAL FEATURES. An up-to-date market review provides you with the latest trends and information of baseball card collecting. Unique check boxes help to mark off cards as you collect. A glossary defines all the terms used in this book and in baseball card collecting. Dr. Beckett’s tips on buying, selling, caring for, and storing your cards provides a lifetime of expert advice.
Fully illustrated, this important book is a must-have for all baseball card collectors.
Packed with vital information for collectors, this edition lists more than 290,000 prices for individual cards and complete sets in three different grading categories issued from 1948 to the present, and each card is identified by manufacturer, year, size, team, and player. 850 illustrations.