Weekly sports card column that exposes shady and unsavory characters from the world of eBay! This week’s idiot tries to get 5-6 times the going rate on a “mint” condition Demaryius Thomas redemption.
The well-traveled and popular Donruss Rated Rookie returns to the world of football cards this January in the form a 100-card box set. From Bryant to Tebow, the checklist is chalked with 2010′s top rookies. Each Rated Rookie Box Set delivers 1 auto and a complete 100 card set for $19.99.
LeBron James’ first game-worn Miami Heat jersey sold for $14,600 on Tuesday night. In coming weeks, NBA Auctions in collaboration with the MeiGray Group will be offering tip-off jerseys from all 30 NBA team’s opening night starters.
Card from 2009 Upper Deck perfectly captures the rebirth of Michael Vick’s career on cardboard. Like the Brett Favre #112B and #112C, Michael Vick’s #0 short print was seeded in packs of 2009 SPx Football due to timing issues.
Several months back, it was believed that Braves phenom Jason Heyward and Tigers speedster Austin Jackson would be a lock to win the awards. Fast forward to November and the story is very different as Giants catcher Buster Posey and Rangers closer Neftali Feliz win the NL & AL Rookie of the Year Awards for 2010.
In a Superfractor world, the Pristine card flies under the radar of many collectors. Unlike a Superfractor, a Pristine 10 could be hiding in your collection or in a common box at a hobby shop.
Tim Tebow tops NFLShop.com’s latest list of Top 25 selling NFL Jerseys. If Tebow can retain his front-runner status for the remainder of the season, he will be the first rookie to do so since the NFL started keeping jersey sales data.
Kirk Gibson’s 1988 Dodgers memorabilia hits a walk-off home run in auction, selling for a grand total of nearly 1.2 million dollars.
2010-11 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey is arguably the best installment of UD Hockey yet. The base set photography perfectly captures the essence of the sport, the Young Guns shine as usual and the addition of the 20th Anniversary Parallels take Series 1 to a whole new level. 2010-11 Upper Deck Series 1 is the type of product that reminds you why you started collecting in the first place.
Maximilian Kepler-Roztcki’s 2010 Bowman Chrome birth date error serves as a perfect example of how age is everything when it comes to prospect cards. The difference between 17 and 27 is as big as it gets.
Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, Dez Bryant, Jahvid Best, Dan Marino, John Elway, White Whales, Book Cards highlight 2010 Topps Triple Threads Football’s first day on eBay.
A pair of 17-year old Latin prospects take 2010 Bowman Chrome by storm, Steve Johnson is not a made up player, Bobrovsky and Skinner usher in Young Guns season in style, apparently Paul Millsap has an Exquisite Collection rookie auto that books at $25, and Seyi teaches us a thing or two about piecing together crappy rookie lots on eBay.
Collectors will receive an exclusive 5-card pack for every 18 hobby wrappers of 2010 Bowman Chrome Baseball they send in. Highlights of the wrapper redemption program include autographed cards featuring Buster Posey, Mike Stanton, Mike Moustakas, Miguel Sano and Dustin Ackley.
2010-11 Limited is a decent product if you enjoy boom or bust boxes. Each 7-card box delivers 3-hits on average and carries a price point of around $100. If you enjoy cutting straight to the hits and numbered cards, Limited is definately worth a look, I just highly recommend that you put a great deal of thought into that look before jumping for a box.
J-Hey’s 2007 Bowman Sterling Auto, Buster Posey’s 2008 Bowman Chrome Auto and a pair of 2010 Bowman Chrome Autos from Strasburg and Starlin highlight our first and second All-Rookie Card Teams from the 2010 baseball season!
2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches represents the evolution of Panini’s most prestigious brand. For the first time in the product’s storied history, Rookie Ticket Autographs will feature a piece of memorabilia. Contenders Patches delivers 4-hits per box on average and is set to hit the hobby scene this upcoming February.
Trio of college football teams to auction off game-worn camouflage uniforms with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Wounded Warriors Project. Texas Tech and Utah’s will hit the auction block this upcoming Monday, while Maryland’s will be made available the Monday following their November 20th match-up against Florida State.
2010-11 Score Hockey is a solid product for beginner collectors and kids. In terms of $1 per pack hockey products, Score is a far superior product to Upper Deck’s currently available Victory hockey. The great thing about Score is that it gives kids a chance to collect players like Taylor Hall, P.K. Subban, Jordan Eberle and other big name 2010-11 NHL Rookies.