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 [...]
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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.
Friday afternoon officials from Donruss sent shockwaves through the collecting community by announcing the sale of the company to the Panini Group.
With the Philadelphia Phillies headed to their first World Series appearance in 15 years, Phillies cards are Red Hot with collectors. Jeremy Porter takes a close look at key Phillies Rookie Cards.