How to Sell Your Baseball Cards

Dean's Cards buys hundreds of vintage baseball card, and other various sports card, collections each year.  We will be glad to help you "part the fog" and better understand your options when addressing the daunting task of selling a your old baseball cards.

A few Quick Facts on where and how to sell baseball cards:

·          We buy hundreds of vintage baseball card collections each year. Click to read testimonials from people who sold their baseball cards to Dean's Cards. Dean's Cards buys and sells more baseball cards than anyone else in the world. The reason is very simple -we pay more. 

·          The first step in selling us your baseball card collection is to complete our simple form. 

·          All inquiries are answered within one business day.  Please give us a general idea of how many baseball cards you have and from what years. We check our e-mails throughout the day and will answer you back within a few hours.  We will then send you all kinds of information on how we buy baseball cards and what we pay.

·          Once we trade basic information, we can send you some good information on how the process works and what we pay.  Even when you call our office to sell your baseball cards, please fill out the form as the first step.  Dean or Elana will be glad to speak to you on the phone, and answer any questions that you may have concerning our buying process.

·          Most people who are trying to sell their baseball cards are shocked to learn that most cards issued after 1980 have no real resale value.

You can count on Dean's Cards to offer you our best price upfront when we bid on your sports card collection.  We will do everything that we can to eliminate the hassles, confusion and stress of selling a baseball card collection.

By Dean Hanley

Baseball Cards that Dean's Cards can buy:

·         Pre-1978 Sports Cards & Non-Sport Cards
         Pre-1985 Complete Sets
         Pre-1975 Graded Cards (PSA, Beckett, SGC)

The reason that we ask people to fill out the form is to get an idea of what cards they have and try to verify that the collection has enough value to send.  The last thing that we want to do is to waste your time and postage!  Unfortunately most cards issued after 1980 do not have enough value to send.  There were just way too many made.

·         Meet Our Buying Team

·         Click to Read Seller Testimonials

·         How to Sell Your Baseball Cards: Getting Started

·         See the Sports Cards that we just bought

·         See our Current Baseball Card Inventory


The Four Eras of Baseball Cards:

Baseball cards have different values, depending on who is on the card, the cards condition and when the card was issued.  Here is some useful information on:

·         How to Sell Baseball Cards printed before World War II?

·         How to Sell Baseball Cards issued between 1948 to 1969?

·         The best way to sell Baseball Cards from the 1970s?

·         Find out if you can Sell Baseball Cards issued after 1980?

How do I Sell My Baseball Cards FAQs:   

·         How much money should I expect if I sell my baseball cards?

·         Does the value of baseball cards increase if they are professionally graded by PSA?

·         How to grade vintage sports cards

·         Reasons to sell your old baseball cards to Dean

·         When NOT to sell your baseball card collection

·         What if I just wait to sell my collection, will it go up in value?

·         Should I sell my baseball cards to the Neighborhood Card Store?

·         Why wouldn't I sell my baseball cards myself on eBay?

·         Is it safe to mail my Vintage Sports Card Collection?

We buy just about any pre-1970 sports or non-sports cards.  Click below for more information if you want to:

·         Sell Your Football Cards

·         Sell Your Basketball Cards

·         Sell Your Hockey Cards


Dean's Cards Most Wanted

If you have any of the following baseball cards hiding in the closet, or tucked away in the attic, you can sell them for top dollar for your cards.  Here are a few examples what we are looking to buy:

1952 Topps Baseball Card High Numbers (311-407)

Pre-War Baseball Cards - especially T-Cards or R-Cards

1963 Topps Baseball Card singles - especially #'s 284-576

Miscellaneous national or regional baseball card sets from the 1950's:  Johnston Cookies, Red Man, Red Heart, Dan-Dee Potato Chips, Wilson Franks, Mother's Cookies, Berk Ross, Hire's Root Beer.

Any Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Honus Wagner or Ty Cobb Baseball Cards

We look forward to receiving your inquiry and greatly appreciate the opportunity to bid on your vintage sports card collection!


By Dean Hanley

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Pre-War(1869 - 1947)
Vintage (1948 to 1969)
Semi-Vintage (1970 to 1979)
Modern (1980 to Now)

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