It was the first baseball card produced by Upper Deck and has been long sought-after ever since. Ken Griffey Jr., the No. 1 overall draft pick in the 1987 MLB Draft, was featured on the No. 1 card in Upper Deck’s 1989 baseball set. Check out today’s edition of 24 Stories, The Rookie Card, to learn the history behind the card.
#21 – The Rookie Card
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