What Are Score Baseball Cards?

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Score was a brand of baseball cards made by Pinnacle Brands from 1988 to 1992. They were notable in that they had full-color backs with a color mugshot of the player and extensive biographies.

During each year of issue, Score published at least two different sets of baseball cards: a standard Score set that featured most of the players in Major League Baseball, and a "Traded" set of 100 to 110 cards that featured rookies and players who switched teams that year. Score also issued several other smaller sets such as Box Panels, Glossy and Hot Rookies. In 1992, it did not issue a regular set, only a Hot Rookies and Impact Players set.