Archive for 1951 Bowman

In Memoriam: Edward Charles “Whitey” Ford (Oct. 21, 1928 – Oct. 8, 2020)

Posted in In Memoriam with tags , , , , on October 9, 2020 by Cardboard Icons

Cardboard Porn: 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle Rookie

Posted in Cardboard Porn with tags , , , , on July 11, 2010 by Cardboard Icons

Cardboard Porn: Because sometimes words just get in the way.

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle Rookie

This is the first in an on-going series of card images titled “Cardboard Porn.”

Card of the Day: 1951 Bowman Phil Rizzuto

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , on July 3, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

There are certain cards that immediately stand out to people. Some people identify with the T-206 Honus Wagner card, easily recognizable as the most expensive baseball card in the hobby. Others chose the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle because it is arguably the most important “modern” card. For me, It’s this 1951 Bowman Phil Rizzuto. Why? Because this was the card I remember from Beckett Baseball Monthly when I was growing up. Continue reading