Exclusive cards, hobby networking, giveaways and deals were among the many highlights of the 2011 National.
Featured Articles, Interviews, and Top Stories.
Is card collecting a form of gambling? Brad Campbell tackles the touchy subject using his own observations and experiences.
One man’s tale of a $3 pack of cards that yielded, possibly, the biggest hit of his collecting life.
Potential upcoming quarterback moves and what they mean to football card collectors.
The Cleveland Indians field a really young team, after just calling up Lonnie Chisenhall on June 27 to play third, and Jason Kipnis on July 21 to play second. And one mustn’t forget their future pitching ace, Drew Pomeranz. Although Chisenhall is batting .259 in the majors, he’s young (22) and will improve. Also, while [...]
Headed to the National? You’d better have a game plan. Here’s our survival guide to the biggest sports card and memorabilia show of the year.
We count down the five biggest sports personalities of all-time and tell you why they’re fun to collect.
Looking at the hottest prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals system and their key cards.
Looking beyond Bryce Harper and Mike Trout, here’s a handful of baseball’s overlooked prospects and their key baseball cards.
Santa Claus is headed to the National courtesy of Cardboard Connection Radio. Catch the man in red August 7 from 1-3 PM where he’ll be signing autographs and posing for pictures.
With the baseball season at its mid-point, Jimmy Graham lists his picks for the top 10 positional prospects still in the minors. Includes key baseball cards and buying guide for each of the featured players.
Football, basketball and hockey are all done for the season. It seems like baseball is everywhere. It’s the summer sports doldrums. Brad Campbell discusses how some of the void can be filled by going through your collection and looking for “the moment.”
We count down the hottest baseball cards in the hobby.
Jimmy Graham looks through the hype and breaks down the top 10 pitching prospects in baseball. Includes key baseball card listing and buying guide for each of the featured future stars.
The Baseball Rookie Card Report profiles recent call-ups Mike Trout, Mike Moustakas, Greg Halman, Carlos Peguero, Lonnie Chisenhall and Blake Beavan.
Topps and Panini are among the 12 companies being accused of infringing on a patent for electronic trading cards.
Guessing new trading card sets and products can be fun. But there’s information available to the public that can make the search more reliable. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko describes how to use trademarks and patents to get hints at new products.
Finding value in a sports card collection is more complicated than ever. Brad Campbell discusses the importance of perceived value in today’s market rather than the dated notion of relative values reflected in price guides.