While there’s no shortage of autographed baseball cards, some players are very tough for collectors to find. Here are 10 modern players we’d love to see more autographs from.
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With Ferris Bueller, the Soup Nazi and musical dogs threatening to take some of the spotlight from the big game, we look at some of the 2012 Super Bowl commercials with trading card connections.
Tired of wasting time digging through piles of cards, only to find you’ve misplaced what your looking for? Find out how sports card software can make your collection organized and more enjoyable.
It’s more name-calling and personal allegations in the Upper Deck v. Upper Deck International lawsuit. Paul Lesko provides the latest updates and analysis as UDI’s Nico Blauw tries to keep himself out of the suit.
We’ve got the complete 2012 Topps Series 1 Baseball Short Prints checklist, details and images.
Want to know the truth behind the Pacific Manny Ramirez corked bat card? A former Pacific Trading Cards employee confirms the story behind the notorious card on Cardboard Connection Radio.
Learn to bust cases like a pro and have fun doing it with our comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide. Includes insider tips and practical suggestions to ensure your next case break goes as smoothly as possible.
Trace 60 years of Topps Baseball wrapper history with our comprehensive visual guide. Includes a wrapper sample from every year from 1951 to 2011.
For years, brentandbecca has specialized in breaking cases, lots of cases. He’s developed a reputation for offering good prices, fair selection and excellent service. Learn about how he got started in the hobby as a child and grew into being one of the hobby’s movers.
Topps hasn’t always been about traditional baseball cards. In the final installment of our look at oddball baseball cards, we delve deep into Topps’ baseball past to uncover their first inserts, premiums and test issues.
Some of the hottest basketball cards on the market have nothing to do with Michael Jordan. 2010-11 Panini Totally Certified Green parallels are going for huge sums in recent weeks. We look at the top sales as well as the affect they’ve had on box prices.
In the second part of our extensive look at oddball baseball cards, Rob Bertrand breaks down some of the retail oddities found at stores like K-Mart, Denny’s, Toy “R” Us and more.
Looking for a new collecting challenge? Check out our guide on food-issue oddball cards. We look at the history and highlights from several companies, such as Kellogg’s, Post, Hostess and Burger King.
With every dramatic win, Tebowmania grows some more. So do the strange eBay offerings. We’ve put together a list of the 10 stangest Tim Tebow shirts available.
Collect free autographs from your favorite players and teams through the mail with our handy guide. Includes detailed instructions, tips and links to mailing addresses for all teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL.
2011 has been a wild year in the hobby. The Cardboard Connection staff make their picks for their favorite to come out in the last 12 months.
The hobby is filled with excellent books about collecting. We highlight 10 favorites that should be considered essential for every collector’s bookshelf, iPad or Kindle.
Handmade by Amelie Mancini in a church basement, Bizarre Injuries is the most unique baseball card release of 2011. Find out about the cards and the artist who created them.