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Ryan Zimmerman to Host Event to Fight MS

Jun 30, 2011 |

Thus far, Ryan Zimmerman has been the standout player on a losing team for his entire MLB career. However, the lack of team success has not dampened his spirits and he has continued to be a strong presence for the Nationals, both on the field and off. Thursday, June 30 marks the second annual “A […]

Lego Dirk Nowitzki Statue Unveiled at Legoland in Texas

Jun 30, 2011 |

The tributes for the newly crowned World Champion Dallas Mavericks continue to pour in. Legoland Discovery Center in Grapevine, Texas recently unveiled a seven-foot addition to the center that pays homage to Finals MVP, Dirk Nowitzki. The replica is made of more than 25,000 Lego blocks and took nearly 3,000 hours to build. A replica […]

Undervalued Sports Card Sets: 1995 Action Packed Hall of Fame Basketball Autographs

Jun 30, 2011 |

With a lot of cards selling at less than ten percent of their book value, it’s nice to come across a set that has held its value and even exceeds published values regularly. My undervalued set of the month is 1995 Action Packed Hall of Fame Basketball Autographs. Originally available through redemption, this set consists […]

Massachusetts Senator Offers Autographed Baseball Card in Campaign Drive

Jun 29, 2011 |

Scott Brown, the US Senator from Massachusetts, has incorporated a baseball card of himself into his campaign to boost exposure and raise money in preparation of the 2012 elections. Brown’s card shows him in a batting stance while wearing a white button up shirt to go along with his Boston Red Sox hat. The card’s […]

2011 MLB All-Star Fan Fest Promotions and Hall of Fame Display Details

Jun 29, 2011 |

More details are emerging about the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Fan Fest at the Phoenix Convention Center as the dates come closer. The Baseball Hall of Fame will have an exhibit on-site with plans to bring over 100 artifacts from the museum in Cooperstown. Interesting items that highlight the exhibit include a Dodgers baseball […]

Old College World Series Stadium Seats Being Sold

Jun 29, 2011 |

Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska saw its run as host of 60-consecutive College World Series come to an end in 2010. Collectors will now have a chance to hold on to those memories by purchasing the seats from the baseball stadium. S&S Seating was contracted by the Omaha Zoo Foundation to remove and distribute […]

2011 Leaf Cut Signature Edition

Jun 29, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details For the past couple of years, Leaf (and Razor before it) has offered several cut signature products that get right to the chase. The format continues with 2011 Leaf Cut Signature Edition, a set Leaf hopes has the deepest lineup of high-end autographs yet. Each box has one encapsulated cut signature […]

Possible Legal Ramifications of Upper Deck’s New Distribution Policy

Jun 28, 2011 |

In March, Upper Deck announced a new distribution program. Sounds boring, right? Once you look beyond the legalese, you’ll see that Upper Deck might have just declared war against the Internet. Stick with me for a bit. It’s important because it could affect prices of Upper Deck cards. And I’ll translate the legalese, so don’t […]

Solid Gold Champagne Bottle from Bruins’ Celebration to Be Raffled

Jun 27, 2011 |

Some collectors are content with traditional pieces of sports memorabilia. Signed pucks, jerseys or sticks are often the most common choices amongst hockey fans because they’re directly related to the sport and are in steady supply. It takes a true hockey connoisseur to appreciate an item born out of a night celebrating the Bruins’ 2011 […]

Panini Signs Kyrie Irving to Exclusive Deal

Jun 27, 2011 |

Kyrie Irving signs deal with Panini that gives the basketball card manufacturer exclusive trading cards rights to Irving’s autograph and memorabilia.

Fuzzy Thurston Forced to Sell Super Bowl II Ring

Jun 27, 2011 |

Fuzzy Thurston must auction his Super Bowl II ring, along with other memorabilia, to pay taxes owed to the government.

Book Review: Mint Condition by Dave Jamieson

Jun 27, 2011 |

A full review of the recently published book Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession by Dave Jamieson.

Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford Highlight the New York Yankees 65th-Annual Old Timers Day June 26th

Jun 27, 2011 |

Details on the 65th-Annual New York Yankees Old Timers’ Day on June 26. More than 50 former Yankees will appear at a ceremony and game including Hall of Famers Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford.

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Highlights Latest From Heritage Auctions

Jun 24, 2011 |

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle and a slew of Yankees memorabilia highlights the latest Heritage Auctions event.

SCP Auctions Announces Monthly Sports Auction Division

Jun 23, 2011 |

SCP Auctions launches a division for monthly auctions that focus on mid-range sports cards and collectibles. The first auction includes items from the Red Auerbach.

The Cardboard Connection Acquires Card Corner Club

Jun 23, 2011 |

Two of the most popular online sources for trading card and memorabilia information, The Cardboard Connection and Card Corner Club, finalized an agreement that will have the Card Corner Club merge into The Cardboard Connection.

2011 Rittenhouse Archives WNBA Basketball

Jun 23, 2011 |

Product Details Set Checklist Product Details Rittenhouse Archives is best known in the hobby for their non-sport offerings. Recently they’ve been focusing on several niche products through premium packs that offer a box worth of hits in one go. Similar formats have been done in mainstream sports cards for years, but now Rittenhouse is bringing […]

2011 Topps WWE

Jun 23, 2011 |

2011 Topps WWE details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The set brings this year’s flagship design to the WWE ring.. Each box promises one event-used shirt card and either an autograph or a second relic card.

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