The Topps baseball card complete sets from the 1980s are great for the collector on a budget. The cards are affordable and most are still in near perfect condition.
While Topps remained the leading seller of baseball cards, they now had fierce competition from other card manufacturers, which forced Topps to raise the quality and creativity of the baseball cards that they produced. Each year, the competing companies would introduce fresh ideas and designs into their sets, in an effort to capture a greater share of the rapidly expanding market. These factors resulted in an explosion in the popularity of collecting baseball cards.
By Dean Hanley