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The T-206 Collection: The Players and Their Stories Book Review

Jul 07, 2011 |

Much more than simply a detailed chronicle of one of The Hobby’s most desirable and recognizable sets, The T206 Collection provides a never before seen backdrop and insight into the legendary, and not so legendary, players that helped pave the way for baseball to become America’s pastime in the 20th Century. A highly collaborative effort, […]

Collecting Sports Legends Book Review

Jul 07, 2011 |

It seems that quality books featuring our precious Hobby as the primary subject are as rare as a 1933 Goudey Napoleon Lajoie. Thankfully books like Collecting Sports Legends exist.

2011 MLB Home Run Derby to Use Baseball Infused with 24K Gold

Jul 07, 2011 |

Bringing together science and sport, the 2011 Home Run Derby will include baseballs infused with 24K gold. The special balls are already available for collectors.

Got ‘Em Got ‘Em Need ‘Em Book Review

Jul 07, 2011 |

A review of the book Got ‘Em Got ‘Em Need ‘Em.

2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Non-Baseball Autographs Checklist

Jul 07, 2011 |

Just like year’s past, 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball offers a checklist of non-baseball autographs that ranges from intriguing to downright strange. Get the detailed list of 2011 signers here.

How to Predict Future Trading Card Sets Using Public Information

Jul 07, 2011 |

Guessing new trading card sets and products can be fun. But there’s information available to the public that can make the search more reliable. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko describes how to use trademarks and patents to get hints at new products.

2010-11 In the Game Heroes & Prospects Update Hockey

Jul 06, 2011 |

2010-11 In the Game Heroes & Prospects Update Hockey caps the hockey year with a 50-card box set that includes two additional hits.

2011 Timeless Treasures Football

Jul 06, 2011 |

2011 Timeless Treasures Football details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The set mixes old and new in a high-end product that promises three autographs and memorabilia cards in every pack.

Dirk Nowitzki Autographs Cards and Photos for Panini

Jul 06, 2011 |

Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki completes a pair of signings with Panini to autograph cards and limited edition photos.

2011 Score Football Rookie Card Variations

Jul 06, 2011 |

Details on the many rookie card variations inserted in 2011 Score Football.

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 […]

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