Before Jared Allen, another larger than life personality wearing the number 69 lined up at Defensive End for the Minnesota Vikings. In 2004, following Wrestlemania XX, current UFC Heavy Weight Champion Brock Lesnar gave pro football a shot. Ever since his wrestling days at the University of Minnesota in the late 90’s, Lesnar had dreamed […]
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Stephen Strasburg and Jason Heyward dominate early Topps Tribute sales on eBay. The crazy part is that Tribute is a product centered around retired greats! Not even Mickey Mantle or Babe Ruth can slow down the two rookie phenoms in the world of Baseball Cards at the moment.
Whether you’re a rookie, a star, or somewhere in between, you can still be underrated. We look at 5 of baseball’s most underrated players and the baseball cards that accompany them.
eBay sales since the “South Beach Signings” suggest that 2/3 of the Heat’s new trio saw their hobby stock soar. Perhaps the biggest benefactor of the signings is a card soon to be known as “The Matrix Trilogy”.
Fantasy Football Contenders is 1/2 Fantasy Football Preview Magazine, 1/2 Draft Edition, 100% Football Card. FF Contenders if the first product in our weekly “Dream Product” series in which we invent fictional previews for products we wish existed.
We commemorate “The Kid” with 22 baseball cards spanning 22 years.
Paranoia (par-a-noia), noun; a tendency on the part of an individual or group toward excessive or irrational suspiciousness and distrustfulness of others. Example: You just opened a pack of cards and your worst nightmare is realized, you’ve pulled an insanely awesome card! You become filled with anxiety as your eyes scan the front of the card, […]
My dream Joe Mauer card, a 1/1 Jason Heyward Printing Plate Auto, a Ruth Rookie, and other cards I can only afford in imagination land.
The Top 100 MLB Prospects Wieghed Heavily on Upside and Hobby Potential. This should help make more sense of last years 09′ Bowman Chrome, 09′ Donruss Elite, 10′ Topps Pro Debut, and the upcoming 10′ Bowman.
LaDainian Tomlinson is the reason I got back into collecting sports cards and memorabilia after a lengthy absence. To prove that’s no hyperbole, allow me to back up a step and explain. I grew up in the 1980s collecting cards from all four of the major sports, with the biggest chunk of my collection devoted […]
1960 was a great year for football cards as it ushered in a decade where collectors could buy two different football card sets. Two football leagues were now vying for fans across America as the fledging American Football League brought their wide open play to the Gridiron that fall. And two different card manufactures, Topps […]
On December 23rd, 2012 the world “could” come to an end. Scientifically, the planets are actually supposed to align, just not for collectors. If the world ended a month later, we could get one last round of SP Authentic and Contenders in! The following is a list of things I want to see happen in […]
The Milwaukee Bucks have a long and not entirely unsuccessful history. Since joining the NBA in 1968, the franchise has won 13 division crowns and two conference titles and even managed to snag one NBA championship back in 1971. Eight Hall of Famers, including the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Oscar Robertson, have suited up […]
Browse our comprehensive list of the best Michael Jordan Autographed Cards of all-time.
There’s nothing quite like going to a Single A baseball game. The price is right, the food is cheap, and the players use the same restrooms as you do. Throw in your pooches, your seven year old daughter, a couple cheap doggie treats from Wally World, and PRESTO – you got one hell of a […]
If the last part of this decade in sports cards can be defined by a single trend, it’s sports leagues signing exclusive deals with trading card manufacturers. The NHL was first, deciding to go solely with Upper Deck coming out of its 2004-05 lockout season. A more surprising announcement came this January when the NBA followed suit. […]
The Cardboard Connection’s Jay Ghazaleh sat down with legendary Comic Book and Sketch Card artist Joe Rubenstein to talk about life, art, and the pursuit of Triple D’s.
The Cardboard Connection’s own Susan Lulgjuraj caught up with talented Phillies Outfielder to talk Cards, Autographs, and Collecting.