Thursday, July 21, 2011

The 70th Anniversary of "The Streak"

Joltin' Joe.  
The Yankee Clipper.  
Joseph Paul DiMaggio.  

Whatever name you choose to use, this is the hero of a whole generation of baseball fans.  This past weekend, on July 16, commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of a hitting streak likely never to be seen again.

# 274 Joe DiMaggio XRC - 1938 Goudey Heads Up

In 1941, Joltin' Joe DiMaggio reeled off a string of hitting in 56 straight games. Amazingly enough, after "The Streak" ended, DiMaggio would start another 16-game hitting streak his next appearance.  This means that the Yankee Clipper would have a hit in an astonishing 72 out of 73 games!

# 1 Joe DiMaggio - 1940 Play Ball Autographed Card

Our most prized piece of Yankee Clipper memorabilia would have to be this 1940 Play Ball Baseball card, signed by DiMaggio himself. Not to say that this is the only beautiful and nostalgic DiMaggio item for sale.  Dean's Cards also has Joe DiMaggio Goudey cards, Joe DiMaggio Topps Cards, and Joe DiMaggio Upper Deck Cards for sale.  We also have an extensive offering of Joe DiMaggio old Sporting News, Who's Who, Baseball Digest, Street & Smith's Baseball Yearbook, and Sports Illustrated magazines.

For more information on Joe DiMaggio Baseball Cards and to buy or sell Joltin' Joe DiMaggio Baseball Cards, Publications or Memorabilia, please check out our vintage baseball also has a large selection of reprint and retro cards bearing the likeness of the Yankee Clipper.

In 2007, Topps produced a set commemorating "The Streak."

Friday, July 15, 2011

Inventory In-Depth: Our Plethora of 1961 Topps Baseball Cards

Q: Where can you choose to buy from over 18,000 different 1961 Topps Baseball Cards? 
A: Only at

We have the most comprehensive listing anywhere on the worldwide web, and we’ve just added 5,000 more cards to our extensive inventory! Sorry for boasting, but we even have more than eBay, who currently has less 15,000 listings from that year.

# 300 Mickey Mantle - 1961 Topps Baseball

The 1961 Topps offering celebrates its golden anniversary in 2011 with 50 years since production!  Amazingly enough, we still have over 7,000 cards in Excellent/Mint condition or better.  You just don’t see these cards in this great condition every day.

When you add it up, nobody has the quality or quantity that has to offer when it comes to vintage cards.  If you’re looking to start collecting the set, pick up one of our starter sets and get some major discounts on top of everyday discounts.  Or shop for your favorite big league team or player.  Either way, Dean’s Cards has all the 1961 Topps Baseball to make your collection complete.

(Left) # 2 Roger Maris - 1961 Topps Baseball

(Right) # 388 Roberto Clemente - 1961 Topps Baseball

Click here to check out our inventory of 1961 Topps Baseball Complete Sets, Starter Sets, Stars, Commons, and More!