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This post provides visitors with a glance of the great football running back, Barry Sanders and information about Barry Sanders Rookie Cards.  No other athlete that I have had the delight to watch has made me unconsciously dangle my jaw like Barry Sanders.  Barry Sanders’ greatest season came in 1997.  Barry Sanders became Oklahoma State’s 1st Heisman winner and also became the 1st winner to be advised of his selection while in Japan although playing in a limited NCAA game in Tokyo.  The Detroit Lions selected Barry Sanders 3rd overall with their 1st-round pick in the 1989 draft.  It’s absolutely amazing when you look at Barry Sanders’ numbers and take into account his deficiency of a adequate quarterback and accomplished offensive line.  Barry Sanders is perhaps the most detonating running back in the history of football.  Barry barry-sanders-rookie-cardSanders is still esteemed one of the most productive running backs in the chronicle of the NFL.

Buying Barry Sanders Rookie Cards

Barry Sanders rookie cards are great investments.  The question is what are the best and most affordable Barry Sanders Rookie Cards on the market and were are the best places to find them.  Below you will find results of some of Barry Sanders best Lions cards to date and auctions that are currently on ebay at affordable prices.  You can use these auctions as a guide to also help you determine what the current value of these cards are.  The list is divided into Rookie Cards, Game Used Jersey Memorabilia and professionally graded Barry Sanders Lions cards.

1989 Score Barry Sanders Rookie

Score released one of the greatest football card sets of all-time in 1989.  These cards were not easy to find and was loaded with future Hall of Famers like Barry Sanders, Deion Sanders, Troy Aikman, and Michael Irvin.  Most collectors believe that these are the best Barry Sanders rookie cards to buy.  They are scarce and condition sensitive which normally makes Gem MT 10 versions very hard to find.

1989 Pro Set Barry Sanders

Pro Set included Barry Sanders rookie cards in the second series of cards they produced in 1989.  These football cards show Sanders in his Oklahoma State uniform.  Most of these cards were cut poorly and in turn are very hard to find well centered.  Buyers of  these rookie cards must also pay close attention to corner issues that may exist as these football cards are not as thick as the Score version.

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Alan Karpuch

Owner of GMA Grading Inc. Over 20 years experience in the sports card industry.

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