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1936 Goudey Baseball Cards

May 17, 2011 |

1936 Goudey Baseball Card Price Comparisons, Set Details, Checklist, and Auction Tracker.

2010-11 NBA Regular-Season Awards

May 13, 2011 |

The NBA recently announced its individual regular-season awards and there were very few, if any, surprises in the bunch. The thing that remains uncertain will be whether these awards will have any affect on card or memorabilia values going forward. The Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award went to Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls. The […]

Joe Mauer Rookie Card Checklist

May 12, 2011 |

Joe Mauer Rookie Card Checklist. From his 2002 Bowman’s Best Auto Rookie to the mysterious 2002 Bowman Chrome #316 Facsimile Auto, there are plenty of great cards for the Mauer collector to chase.

Card Shop Owner Arrested for Embezzling Money from Tony Little, Leaves eBayers Hanging

May 06, 2011 |

Like scores of other hard working Americans, long time sports card collector Joe Lalley has fallen on hard times financially. In order to raise some much needed cash, Lalley recently made the difficult decision to part with his collection. He found a buyer for his collection in the form of Mark Schreiber, the owner of […]

2010-11 Panini NBA Season Update Basketball

May 06, 2011 |

2010-11 Panini NBA Season Update is a budget friendly basketball that will introduce two unique new insert sets to last year’s popular lineup of subsets. The new additions, All Stars and Green Week, will include pieces of game used memorabilia from the 2010 and 2011 NBA All-Star Games and 2009-11 Green Weeks.

Mark Ingram Talks Football Cards With Panini

May 05, 2011 |

Mark Ingram discusses football cards with Panini America during the 2011 NFL Players Rookie Debut Event.

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.

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.

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