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The 1987 Donruss Baseball Card Set

Derek’s (Re)collections Hands down, the ‘87 Donruss cards are one of my favorites from the Eighties. I’m a fan of the company’s regular season issues from 1984 to 1987 but this particular set delivered rookies by the dozens and the…

The 1986 Donruss Baseball Card Set

Derek’s (Re)collections Impressed with both the standard and subsets of Donruss products from the two previous years, I anxiously awaited the release of the 1986 cards. They did not disappoint! I rushed to my local card shop and other vendors…

The 1985 Donruss Baseball Card Set

Derek’s (Re)collections The calendar turned to 1985 and I was knee-deep in my baseball card collection. I subscribed to the Beckett Baseball Monthly Price Guide and purchased several binders with sleeves to display nine cards per page along with hard…

1984 Donruss Don Mattingly RC

The 1984 Donruss Baseball Card Set

Derek’s (Re)collections As a young baseball card collector in 1984, I didn’t have a clue about the potential value of my purchases. I simply bought wax packs from the local shops and jumped head-first into my new hobby. I soon…