George Brett 1983 Topps A.L. All-Star
I have to believe that my biggest conundrum around baseball cards issued during the 1980’s is the treatment of the All-Star cards that littered our sets – specifically from Topps.
While I was a huge Topps collector and supporter as a kid, and am again today, I always felt that their All-Star cards were a let-down.
For me, the All-Star card is a chance to show off, to let the player stand out and shine, after all, the player had been chosen as one of the best players from their league.
Instead, we get a lot of cards that look like this:
How this card got past the editor’s desk is beyond me…