Topps introduces Topps #TBT baseball cards — new stars on old designs every Thursday

Topps-TBT-HarperThe best players of today — released every week — on the best designs of yesteryear.

That’s the basic idea for 2016 Topps #TBT, a new ongoing baseball card set from Topps that will be released online each Thursday.

This first week features the 1955 Bowman design and includes the reigning National League MVP Bryce Harper on the first card in the series.

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Mickey Mantle cards sell for more than $750,000 via Memory Lane Inc.

item_37205_1Demand for The Mick continues to be an all-time high.

A run of high-grade Mickey Mantle Topps and Bowman baseball cards from 1951 to 1969 sold for more than $750,000 this weekend in a Memory Lane Inc. auction.

“The Empire State Collection” consisted of 21 PSA-graded cards and, according to the company, 14 of them set new record-highs for their condition.

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