Guide to collecting Willie Mays’ baseball cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
With Zenith Hockey, Panini will attempt to reinvent one of the more interesting brands from the era of sports card excess. In addition to receiving Zenith cards, each box will receive a jolt of life via the “Dare to Tear” box topper, which features Legendary rookie cards, Epix inserts as well as never before seen rookie cards from National Treasures and Elite. 2010-11 Zenith Hockey is set to release on May 11th, with each box delivering 3 hits.
Upper Deck has confirmed base card variations for 2011 Goodwin Champions. They also released insertion rates for the rare Sports Royalty autographs.
Guide to collecting Ted Williams baseball cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
A foul ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit at-bat is headed for the auction block. This comes after the actual 3,000 hit ball was given to Jeter without any expectations for anything in return.
Headed to the National? You’d better have a game plan. Here’s our survival guide to the biggest sports card and memorabilia show of the year.
Donruss Elite returns for another season of numbered rookies, die-cuts and autographs. The most notable new additions to the tried and true Elite formula is intriguing to say the least, those being the first ever book cards in Panini history. 2011 Donruss Elite snaps on June 15th, with each 20 pack hobby box delivering 4 hits.
PSA will have a couple of pieces of legendary Babe Ruth memorabilia on display at the National. These include a mint autographed official American League ball and a 1927 payroll check from the Yankees.
Topps has announced details on their wrapper redemption program for the National, which includes five different 2011 Topps Heritage rookie cards. Also, TriStar has announced more of their plans for the show.
National Sports Collectors Convention Executive Director John Broggi will be the guest on Cardboard Connection Radio on Friday, July 15.
A pair of love letters written by Michael Jordan are being returned to their original owner after she claimed they were stolen.
The lawsuit accusing Topps of marking Ring Pops with expired patents is resolved as quickly as it began. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko speculates over the lack of drama.
Panini’s Luxury Suite promises to cut straight to the high-end hits when the product hits the hobby scene this June. The freshman hockey card offering features an intriguing patch and autograph driven parallel system, a wide array of rookies and plenty of on-card autographs. Each hobby box of 2010-11 Panini Luxury Suite will deliver 4 packs, 8 hits and 4 numbered rookie cards.
Looking at the hottest prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals system and their key cards.
Back for a third-straight year, the 2011 edition of TriStar Obak Baseball once again mixes retired and future stars. Each box promises four total cards, including one cut signature.
Headlining 2011 Ace Authentic Hidden Signature Series IV Tennis is the promise of one autographed tennis ball per box. Collectors can also look for dual-signed and celebrity-signed balls.
Upper Deck’s plans for the 2011 National include several exclusive card sets, giveaways, prizes and card displays. They will also give you incentive to embrace their controversial Certified Diamond Dealer program.