The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1989

It seems like just yesterday. I was a 17 year old going to high school in Sherman, Texas. One day, I look in the local newspaper, the Sherman Democrat, and an advertisement caught my eye:

Sportscard Connection
Grand Opening Today

At that time, the only places I got my baseball cards from were grocery stores and trading with friends. I had never even heard of baseball card stores before. I went to this store on opening day and I was amazed! The store had stacks of 1989 Topps wax boxes for $15 each. I had never seen so many boxes at once! I bought a box and remember the store owner telling me that the most popular card to be on the lookout for was a Future Star card of Gregg Jeffries. I got one in my box. The owner just moved to Sherman from Tennessee and ended up being a great friend of mine. A lot of my time (and money) was spent at his card store and if it wasn't for the Sportscard Connection, my collection wouldn't be what it is today.

I finished my 1989 Topps set after buying several wax boxes. Unfortunately, I do not have a 1989 Topps sell sheet. How could i not have a sell sheet one of the most overproduced sets? It's a mystery. If you have one, please let me know! In the binder of my complete set, I have a copy of a 1989 Topps wrapper and wax box to remind me of what the wrappers and wax boxes looked like that year. Here are those:
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Stay tuned to my blog as I'll continue to update you on my Topps set quest as well as other interesting posts about Topps cards!



1989 Topps Kay Bee Superstars of Baseball Alan Trammell #30 HOF! Baseball Card
1989 Topps Kay Bee Superstars of Baseball Alan Trammell #30 HOF! Baseball Card
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1989 Topps Baseball, #47 Carney Lansford, Athletics, PSA 10 Gem
1989 Topps Baseball, #47 Carney Lansford, Athletics, PSA 10 Gem
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1989 Topps Baseball, #60 Tom Brunansky, Cardinals, PSA 10 Gem
1989 Topps Baseball, #60 Tom Brunansky, Cardinals, PSA 10 Gem
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1989 Topps Bazooka Shining Star Gregg Jeffries #13 Baseball Card
1989 Topps Bazooka Shining Star Gregg Jeffries #13 Baseball Card
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1989 TOPPS TRADED BASEBALL #41T KEN GRIFFEY JR ROOKIE MARINERS / REDS PSA 9 MINT
1989 TOPPS TRADED BASEBALL #41T KEN GRIFFEY JR ROOKIE MARINERS / REDS PSA 9 MINT
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1989 Topps #573 Jim Abbott Los Angeles Angels Baseball Card
1989 Topps #573 Jim Abbott Los Angeles Angels Baseball Card
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