When I was growing up as a collector in the 80’s, the 1981 Topps Joe Montana Rookie card was one of my prized possesions.
Montana was my favorite player, and since the Patriots weren’t all that great, I gravitated to the 49ers.
That Joe Montana to Jerry Rice connection was a thing of beauty and Montana was my idol.
Montana’s rookie card was hot in the 80’s, but back then we didn’t know about production runs or have access to daily updated pricing.
Armed with what we know now, let’s take a closer look at Montana’s 1981 Topps rookie card, one of the hobby’s most valuable football cards.Read More...