1990 Leaf Baseball reintroduced the brand as a premium release. With a strong rookie crop that includes Frank Thomas, Sammy Sosa and Larry Walker, 1990 Leaf Baseball is one of the decade’s most popular sets.
Back for its seventh year, 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball promises to bring another eclectic mix of baseball stars, quirky champions and other surprises. This year, collectors can look forward to legends, sea monkeys, Biblical heroes and one of the strongest autograph checklists in years.
Fresh off his MLB debut with the Baltimore Orioles, we look at 5 of the best Manny Machado baseball cards currently on the market.
We’ve compiled a comprehensive gallery of all the 2011-12 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey rookie cards complete with images, details and a handy buying guide for those looking for specific cards.
Ever wondered how many lawsuits there have been in the hobby? Here a list of cases involving sports card manufacturers from 2005 to 2012. Includes break downs and analysis.
A landmark release, 1993 Topps Finest Baseball laid the groundwork for Topps Chrome, Bowman Chrome and all the other chromium releases in the hobby. It is also the first set to have Refractor parallels.
Led by on-card autographs from Bryce Harper and Yu Darvish, the 2012 Topps Finest Baseball Rookie Autographs checklist is a strong one. Check out the set and get full details and a buying guide.
The Rally Squirrel will forever have a place in baseball folklore. Paul Lesko looks at why a trademark application for the rodent might fail if the St. Louis Cardinals step in.
1984-85 O-Pee-Chee Hockey has one of the most impressive rookie card lineups of the decade. Led by Steve Yzerman, other key cards include rookies of Chris Chelios, Tom Barrasso, Cam Neely, Pat LaFontaine and Doug Gilmour.
Paul Lesko has an update on a potentially important lawsuit between Wildcat and 4Kids Entertainment, which includes several high-profile hobby defendants like Topps and Panini. He also discusses why the complex case could take years to resolve.
Expanding even further, 1977 Topps Star Wars Series 4 takes the entire set past the 250-card mark. The green-bordered set is home to the infamous C-3P0 “obscene” card.
Led by the iconic Mark McGwire USA rookie and some of the first readily available cards of Roger Clemens and Kirby Puckett, 1985 Topps Baseball remains one of the decades best sets.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2011-12 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey autograph short prints. Includes detailed info, groupings and checklists for both the 1997 Legends Signatures and Ultimate Signatures inserts.
One of the last hockey card sets distributed via tobacco products, 1924-25 C144 Champ’s Cigarettes is a relatively tough set to find today. Notable players include Georges Vezina ad Howie Morenz.
1984 Topps Traded Baseball was one of the most coveted releases of the 1980s thanks to the company’s first card of Dwight Gooden. While the pitcher’s career faded fast, the set still boasts other rookies like Bret Saberhagen and Mark Langston.
2012 Topps Football arrives with lots of short prints and variations for collectors to chase. We’ve got full details, a complete checklist and images for both the rookie and veteran photo variations.
2012 Rittenhouse Falling Skies Season 1 is a premium pack set that promises an autograph and two costume cards per pack. Autograph highlights include Noah Wylie and Moon Bloodgood.
A 2012 Topps Football Andrew Luck short print variation should surprise no veteran collector. However, a closer look at the card may lead to some juvenile chuckles.