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Top 10 2011 NBA Rookies

Jul 05, 2011 |

We rank the top 10 rookies for the 2011 season based on their hobby potential.

10 Best 2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Autograph Cards

Jul 04, 2011 |

2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions is filled with interesting and unique cards. We count down the 10 most memorable autograph cards in the set based on appearance.

2011 Absolute Memorabilia Football

Jul 04, 2011 |

2011 Absolute Memorabilia Football promises an autograph or memorabilia card in every pack. Signatures will be numbered to 299 or less while memorabilia hits will be numbered to 100 or less. New to the brand are on-card rookie autographs.

2011 Topps Gridiron Legends Football

Jul 03, 2011 |

2011 Topps Gridiron Legends Football cards combine the past, present and future stars of the NFL, promising one autograph and three additional hits per 18-pack box. Check out our detailed breakdown of what to expect as well as a preview card gallery that highlights the set’s clean design.

2010-11 Score Rookie and Traded Hockey Short Printed Rookie Card Revealed

Jul 01, 2011 |

After a nearly 40-year wait, Taro Tsujimoto finally has a rookie card to call his own. The fictitious player came into being during the 1974 NHL Draft as an actual 11th-round pick of the Buffalo Sabres. The team’s GM at the time was Punch Imlach and he had become annoyed by the arduous process of […]

How To Move and Set Up Your Man Cave

Jul 01, 2011 |

As a collector, one of the most daunting undertakings you can face is relocating your precious accumulation of cardboard and memorabilia treasures to a new address. While some of what is detailed below might seem rudimentary, it’s often the simple and obvious details that make the difference between a successful move and a painful headache. […]

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Cards Promote Fire Safety

Jul 01, 2011 |

The Toronto Blue Jays have teamed up with the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council in Ontario to produce a set of baseball cards that promote fire safety. More than 200 fire departments throughout the province will be handing out the cards to local youth as a part of the Swing into Summer Safety awareness […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

Derrick Williams Signs with Panini

Jun 22, 2011 |

Fans of Derrick Williams now have two things to celebrate. He was already expected to go in the top three in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Now he has signed an exclusive deal with Panini, joining other exclusive NBA players like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and John Wall. Griffin and Wall were […]

2011 National Convention Autograph Lineup

Jun 22, 2011 |

As the start of the National gets closer, more players have been added to the lineup already full of great players. Big-name additions include Joe Montana, Mike Tyson, Frank Robinson and Earl Weaver. The entire lineup is listed below with their scheduled times and new additions are in italics. Wednesday, August 3rd Carlos May 5:30 […]

2011 Topps Chrome Football

Jun 21, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details As seems to be the case with a lot of 2011 football card releases announced thus far, 2011 Topps Chrome Football puts a huge focus on the rookie class. From 110 base set rookies to several levels of first-year autographs, there’s lots of youngsters to chase. Topps is also bringing in […]

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