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Classic Card Set Series Lineup

Throughout 2009 and beyond, Sports Collectors Digest is running a Classic Card Set series that looks at the popular, colorful and quirky sets from baseball, basketball and football. Here, you will find the articles that have run thus far.
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In a time when cards sets are produced at a rapid and feverish pace, many collectors look back to the simpler time of vintage card sets for nostalgia and a glimpse at some of the greatest players of all time. Sports Collectors Digest is celebrating those sets with a Vintage Card Set Series that will run throughout 2009 and beyond, looking at classic baseball, football and basketball sets. We'll discuss the players of the era, the styles of the time and how the card reflected those styles.

To read the articles that have run thus far, click on the links below to download:

Baseball
1933 Goudey
1951 Bowman
1954 Topps
1955 Topps
1956 Topps
1957 Topps
1959 Fleer Ted Williams
1961 Topps
1962 Topps
1965 Topps
1972 Topps
1975 Topps

Football
1959 Topps
1961 Topps
1969-70 Topps

Basketball
1957-58 Topps
1961-62 Fleer

For the current Classic Card Sets featured in SCD, CLICK HERE.

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