1991 Stadium Club Charter Member

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As part of the launch of the new Stadium Club brand, Topps created a collector's club of the same name. This 50-card multi-sport set was sent to "Charter Members" in the Topps Stadium Club. 32 of the 50 cards in the set are of baseball players, with the remaining 18 cards evenly divided among football and hockey -- the two other sports Topps had a license for at the time.

The cards have the same design as the 1991 Stadium Club Baseball base set, but with the words "Charter Member" printed in gold foil lettering immediately below the stripes. The back design features a newspaper-like masthead complete with a headline announcing a major event in the player's season with copy below providing more information about the event. The cards are unnumbered and arranged below alphabetically within sports.

Topps apparently made two printings of this set, which are most easily identifiable by the small asterisks on the bottom left of the card backs. The first printing cards have one asterisk, the second printing cards have two.

In addition to the 50-card set, Charter Member sets also included a baseball card-sized Nolan Ryan bronze ingot, a key chain, and a personalized membership card. Some of the early ignots were produced in a size slightly larger than 2 1/2" X 3 1/2". It is believed that very early members of the Stadium Club received this over-sized Ryan Ingot. A third version of the Ryan ingot is known to exist: this one has a 24K logo on it. It is believed that the 24K version may have been sold exclusively on the Home Shopping Network.


Factory set exclusive.



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NOTE: This set is not sequentially-numbered.

  • Sandy Alomar, Jr.
  • George Brett
  • Barry Bonds
  • Ellis Burks
  • Eric Davis
  • Delino DeShields
  • Doug Drabek
  • Cecil Fielder
  • Carlton Fisk
  • Ken Griffey, Jr. / Ken Griffey, Sr.
  • Billy Hatcher
  • Andy Hawkins
  • Rickey Henderson AL MVP
  • Rickey Henderson "AL's Leading Thief"
  • Randy Johnson
  • David Justice
  • Mark Langston / Mike Witt
  • Kevin Maas
  • Ramon Martinez
  • Willie McGee
  • Terry Mulholland
  • Jose Offerman
  • Melido Perez
  • Nolan Ryan 7th No-Hitter
  • Nolan Ryan 300th Win
  • Ryne Sandberg
  • Dave Stewart
  • Dave Steib
  • Bobby Thigpen
  • Fernando Valenzuela
  • Frank Viola
  • Bob Welch
  • Ottis Anderson Super Bowl MVP
  • Ottis Anderson 10,000 Yards Career Rushing
  • Randall Cunningham
  • Warren Moon
  • Barry Sanders
  • Pete Sotyanovich
  • Lawrence Taylor
  • Derrick Thomas
  • Richmond Webb
  • Ed Belfour Vezina Trophy
  • Ed Belfour Top Goaltender
  • Ray Bourque
  • Paul Coffey
  • Wayne Gretzky 2000 Points
  • Wayne Gretzky The 700 Club
  • Brett Hull Hart Trophy
  • Brett Hull 50-50 Club
  • Mario Lemieux
  • Nolan Ryan Bronze Ingot
  • Nolan Ryan Large Bronze Ingot
  • Nolan Ryan 24K Bronze Ingot
  • Membership Card
  • Keychain