While jerseys get all the credit in the sports world of today, it’s the baseball cap that is baseball’s most popular and identifiable article of sports wear. Below is a look at one man’s opinion of each Major League Baseball hat.
If there was a such thing as an “inverse parallel” set, Topps Opening Day would be just that. This is one product that I’ve never much cared for or understood. It’s essentially base Topps, only the cards lack foil, have flimsy stock, lack value and it releases prior to its namesake.
Ian Kinsler, Pablo Sandoval, Justin Upton highlight our baseball card geared look at a handful of baseball stars prepared to bounceback big during the 2011 MLB season.
Massive card gallery featuring some of the biggest hits to hit eBay from 2010 Playoff National Treasures Football. Octographs, laundry tags, NFL shield and equipment logo patches, Hall of Fame autographs, Reebok logo autographs and other big time hits from Panini’s premier pigskin product.
Upper Deck’s legendary high-end brand enters its freshman season with the NCAA football license. The latest Exquisite Collection promises the same craftsmanship collectors have come to expect with a few new twists including Tri-Fold Signature Book Cards. 2010 Exquisite Collection is scheduled to hit hobby shop shelves on March 31st, 2011.
2011 Topps Triple Threads details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The set returns for another season of high-end baseball card hijinks, this time packing double the hits per box and several intriguing new additions.
Goodwin Champions returns for a second season since being brought back to life, this time around the product will feature an expanded multi-sport checklist rather than the MLB license it did in 2010. Back are the popular Entomology cards featuring an array of encased creepy creatures. 2011 Goodwin Champions is set to release sometime during the Summer of 2011, with each 20-pack hobby box delivering 3 hits, 10 mini cards and a host of additional oddities.
Panini’s cinema driven trading card offering returns for another screening this June. 2011 Panini Americana features a diverse cast of movie stars, directors and other contributors to the entertainment industry. Each $80-$100 hobby box will deliver 4-packs and 4-hits.
Blake Griffin National Treasures 1/1 NBA Logoman Autograph nears $20,000 with 4 days remaining on eBay. Stephen Strasburg’s Superfractor fears his time is running out, hopes for sale of less than $21,403.
The top 10 recent eBay sales of Freddie Freeman baseball cards. With Domonic Brown on the mend, the talented 21-year old Braves first baseman’s chances of capturing the 2011 NL Rookie of the Year Award are looking pretty good at the moment.
With 2010 SP Authentic Football, it’s becoming clear that Upper Deck is successfully sailing through uncharted sports card waters. SP Authentic is as close to an authentic college football experience as the card world has ever seen.
Panini announces the print run of Tim Tebow’s Rookie Ticket and Rookie Ink inscription variations from 2010 Playoff Contenders Football. For weeks, collectors wondered whether these unique Tebow’s were authentic or not, finally collectors can rest now that they are indeed authentic. They also revealed that every Rookie Ink auto carries a print run of 50 (every player in set).
In 1991, Jack Palance won the Oscar for best supporting actor for his role as “Curly” in the movie City Slickers, Jack Morris pitched his way into baseball history in Game 7 of the World Series and a new brand called Stadium Club forever changed the way we look at cards. Get out the screw cases, it’s time to rip open a box of the year 1991!
During the mid 90’s, an addictive gambling game for kids hit the hobby scene, then proceeded to run with money into the night before anyone realized what had just happened. Unfortunately, there were those who couldn’t quit the game well after the wave hit. In 2011, there is mounting evidence that a few addled addicts still lurk in the dark corners of hobby shops accross the US, Canada and Europe….
2010-11 Crown Royale Hockey’s corny regal themes and card design offer collectors a refreshing departure from the cookie cutter cards of today. After a seven year absence from the ice, Crown feels right at home in the hockey card section.
List and pictures of every card that has sold for more than $500 from 2010 Topps Five Star Football. Sam Bradford 1/1 triple relic book card auto tops the list with a final eBay sale price of $2,000.
John Wall, Blake Griffin, DeMarcus Cousins, Gary Neal, Starting Blocks dual autographs, Landry Fields, Larry Johnson highlight the top 50 first week single card sales from Panini’s 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches Basketball.
Following yesterday’s announcement of the final six cards, we take a look at all 60 fan voted cards from Topps’ 60 Greatest Cards of All-Time countdown. We also look at a handful of cards we thought should have made the list. What cards do you think were snubbed?