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Steven Stamkos Rookie Card Checklist

May 04, 2011 |

Printable Steven Stamkos RC checklist complete with statistical breakdown of total rookies, rookie auto’s, numbered rookies, and more! From The Cup to Ultimate Collection, we cover every true 2008-09 Stamkos Rookie Card in existence.

Former Phoenix Suns Trainer Trades Memorabilia Collection for 1950 Mercury

May 04, 2011 |

Joe Proski, the original athletic trainer for the Phoenix Suns, has a love for sports memorabilia that is only rivaled by his love of collector cars. Joe grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and like most residents of Green Bay he is a life long Packers fan. His father worked for the Packers and was […]

Top 10 Best Selling Baseball Players on eBay

May 03, 2011 |

Ever wondered who the hottest players in the baseball card and memorabilia hobby are? Chances are you have. Look around in any large hobby related forum or website (including this one) and chances are you will see at least one player hot list. But as fun as these lists are to read they rely on […]

Washington Capitals Announce Home Game Memorabilia Auction

May 02, 2011 |

Now that the Washington Capitals have advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they are giving their fans more opportunities to take home rare NHL and Capital memorabilia. At every home game a silent auction will take place in the concourse of section 119. Bidding for the items begins when the doors […]

Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 Rookie Card Sets New Record

May 02, 2011 |

UPDATE 5/2/11 Wayne Gretzky’s PSA 10 O-Pee-Chee rookie card sold for $94,163 on Sunday. SCP Auctions claims that this is the most a hockey card single has ever sold for. The Laguna Niguel Auction house and SCP Auctions Inc. are hosting a sports memorabilia silent auction with exceptional, high-ticket items including the late coach Red […]

Ohio State University Football Memorabilia Seized During Local Tattoo Parlor Investigation

May 02, 2011 |

An investigative team from WBNS-10 TV acquired a letter from the U.S. Attorney’s office addressed to Ohio State’s Associative Vice President, Sandra Anderson. The letter lists all Ohio State Memorabilia seized from Edward Rife, the tattoo parlor owner who allegedly gave discounted tattoos to Ohio State football players in exchange for tickets and memorabilia. Some […]

Sports Card Box Breaking Dictionary

Apr 29, 2011 |

From blaster boxes to rack packs, we explain some of the terminology used in the world of trading cards. In order to assist in the explanation, we enlisted the services of Cardboard Connection’s favorite rip-aholic Cornelius, who recently ripped his seventh case of 2010 Topps Unrivaled Football.

Bowman AFLAC Baseball Card Buying Guide

Apr 29, 2011 |

The AFLAC auto is among the most confusing purchases a collector will ever encounter, especially if the AFLAC auto was seeded in a pre-2009 Bowman product. I’ts important to do your homework before purchasing any AFLAC autograph, we give you some of the keys to making a safe purchase.

Illegal Retail Sports Card Scheme Unraveled By Florida Authorities

Apr 25, 2011 |

Jesus Gil and Vivian Galarraga of Hunter’s Creek, Florida were arrested last Tuesday as the result of a several month-long investigation in which authorities say they defrauded Target and Wal-Mart of thousands of dollars worth of retail sports cards. The fraudulently obtained cards were then sold through their eBay account for a staggering profit. The […]

2010-11 Panini Classics Basketball Review

Apr 22, 2011 |

2010-11 Classics is the basketball card equivalent of an above-average NBA 6th man. While it lacks the finishing touches and all-around game to crack the starting lineup, it does bring enough to the table to warrant plenty of playing time.

2011 Topps Tribute Baseball Review

Apr 21, 2011 |

Like previous versions of Tribute, it will appeal to those with a big time collecting budget more so than the everyday collector. 2011 Tribute is nearly identical to last season’s with a slightly increased emphasis on legends and slightly revamped card design. The product as a whole is solid, delivering some legendary autographs, relics and autographed relics.

Top 25 First Week eBay Sales: 2010-11 Classics Basketball

Apr 21, 2011 |

Bill Russell, John Wall, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Significant Signatures highlight our look at the top 25 first week eBay basketball card sales from Panini’s 2010-11 Classics. Bill Russell’s Significant Signatures on-card autograph tops the list with a sale price of $275.

Sleeper Football Cards: 2011 Upper Deck Football Stripe Redemptions

Apr 20, 2011 |

Seeded in 2011 Upper Deck Football are 15 stripe, 25 stripe and 100 stripe redemptions. The amount of number of the stripe is the amount of cards of that player you are entitled to. 1991 Wild Card featured the one of the most famous cards of this kind of all-time – the Brett Favre 1000 stripe.

Charlie Sheen Signs Roughly $400,000 Worth of Replica Sports Memorabilia

Apr 20, 2011 |

On Sunday, Charlie Sheen singed an estimated $400,000 worth of replica sports memorabilia from Major League I and II, Eight Men Out. For good measure the Twitter sensation also signed some Wall Street and Two and a Half Men memorabilia.

2011 TriStar Signa Cuts Football

Apr 20, 2011 |

TriStar Signa-Cuts Football offers football fans a chance to collect rare cut signatures from past and present legends of the gridiron. Each box delivers one encased cut signature numbered to 25 or less. Highlights of the checklist include Jerry Rice, Jim Thorpe and Bart Starr. 2011 TriStar Signa-Cuts is scheduled to hit hobby shop shelves on May 18th, 2011.

2011 Upper Deck Football Review

Apr 19, 2011 |

2011 Upper Deck Football marks the beginning of a new era in pre-draft football card offerings. It also marks the first base Upper Deck Football product since the 2009. The product’s rookie autographs also have a chance at doing something once thought impossible for a pre-draft product – retain value.

Top 10 eBay Baseball Card Sales: Troy Tulowitzki

Apr 19, 2011 |

2005 Bowman Chrome 1/1 Superfractor tops the list of recent Troy Tulowitzki sales on eBay. The BGS slabbed 1/1 sold for an impressive $3,600. Tulowitzki’s two most hottest cards are his 2005 Bowman Chrome RC and his 2005 Topps Rookie Cup auto, each of which are available in a variety of parallels.

Lenny Dykstra Accused of Looting Own Bankruptcy Estates to Pay Off Creditors

Apr 19, 2011 |

Former Mets and Phillies outfielder accused of looting his own bankruptcy homes to pay off the $30 million dollar debt he owed creditors.

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