With its iconic wood-grain design, 1987 Topps Baseball is a hobby classic. Loathed by some, loved by many, key cards include Barry Bonds, Barry Larkin and Mark McGwire.
2012-13 In the Game Forever Rivals Hockey traces the deep-rooted rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs. The autograph checklist includes more than 120 players, including many who rarely sign.
1987-88 O-Pee-Chee Hockey boasts one of the deepest rookie lineups in the sport’s history. Luc Robitaille, Adam Oates, Ron Hextall, Vincent Damphousse and Mike Vernon are among the first-year highlights.
Upper Deck has responded to a lawsuit brought against it by distributor J&T Hobby. Paul Lesko breaks it down and has copies of the court documents.
Get the full list of 2012 Bowman Chrome Baseball Prospect Autographs. Autographs fall one per hobby box, with every third box having a second.
2012 5finity Lady Death Sketch Card Series 2 gives collectors a color sketch card in every pack. Chase elements include autographs from Lady Death creator, Brian Pulido and hot packs with two or three sketch cards.
Combining one of the modern hobby’s longest running brands and the loaded rookie class, 2012 Certified Football looks to both its history and the future. Autographs, memorabilia, multiple levels of parallels and a challenging set structure give 2012 Certified Football broad collector appeal. Hobby boxes include a total of four hits.
1988 Topps Traded Baseball might not make anybody rich, but the set has an excellent cast of rookies. Roberto Alomar, Mark Grace, Jay Buhner and Tino Martinez lead a large crop of fan-favorites.
What are the best rookie cards in the history of Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball? We count down the 10 best.
2011-12 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball marks the return of one of the most popular high-end hardcourt brands in hobby history. Every box promises a total of five autographs.
2012-13 Panini Titanium Hockey returns as a hit-per-pack product. Hobby exclusive rookie cards numbered to the player’s jersey number are also back.
A largely overlooked set thanks to its seemingly endless supply, 1988 Topps Baseball could be considered an overlooked release by set-building purists. Rookies include Tom Glavine and Ken Caminiti.
1964 Topps Beatles Color offers a much brighter look at the iconic band than the company’s three black and white sets. Card backs also offer insightful details from John, Paul, George and Ringo.
Details on 2012 Bowman Chrome Baseball redemptions for game-worn Futures Game hats. Includes a full checklist of all 39 players.
Catering to a wide mix of collectors, 2012 Topps Platinum Football really pushes the rookie content with two on-card autographs and one autographed patch card per hobby box.
Andew Luck is the first football player to join the Panini Authentic stable. Get full details on the deal that gives Panini exclusive rights to Andrew Luck autographed memorabilia.
1989 Topps Traded Baseball may be dominated by the Ken Griffey Jr. rookie, but that doesn’t make it a bad set. A nice design and several second-tier rookies like Omar Vizquel and Deion Sanders also help it stand out.
With so many great Sidney Crosby rookie cards to choose from, we count down the 10 best. Includes images, card details, buying guide and more.