Derrick Rose to appear on April 18th cover of Sports Illustrated, becoming the first Chicago Bulls player to appear on an SI cover since Michael Jordan in 1999. Jordan appeared on a grand total of 49 SI covers during his career.
From BGS to PSA to SCG, we look at the best card grading company for each card in your collection. Although it’s tempting to get every card graded by the same company, that isn’t always the best route to take in terms of both short and long-term value.
Leaf returns for a 2nd round of draft themed football cards this May. The follow-up to the succesful 2011 Leaf Metal Draft will add die-cut helmet and football autographs to the mix. Each hobby box of 2011 Leaf Ultimate Draft delivers 4 on-card autographs featuring names like Newton, Gabbert and Green.
Press Pass Legends returns this May featuring a cardboard cast of legends past, present and future. Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, Bo Jackson, Hines Ward, A.J. Green, Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert, Mark Ingram and Julio Jones are a few of the big name signers that grace Legends autograph checklist. Each 18-pack hobby box is expected to carry a price tag of around $120-$140 and deliver a total of 6 hits.
Florida man is proof that stealing sports memorabilia will catch up to you someday, as the finite nature of the items stolen makes them easily identifiable. Especially when those items include a Michael Jordan autographed jersey and LeBron James autographed shoes.
Complete rookie card checklist with pictures for Anaheim Ducks superstar scoring machine Corey Perry. The 25-year old Right Winger currently leads the NHL in goal scoring with a total of 50.
Simply put, this might be the best pre-draft, unlicensed football card offering I’ve ever opened. From thick chrome stock to crisp on-card autographs, 2011 Leaf Metal Draft is a game changing product that offers collectors the feel of a mid-season football card offering in April.
Complete 2008-09 Derrick Rose rookie card checklist with pictures of all 27 cards. Rose has a total of 16 regular base rookie cards and 11 base rookie autographs. By far his best rookie is from 2008-09 Exquisite Collection as one would expect. His hardest to find may surprise you.
Lost in the mix of book cards, rookie patch autographs and other big time hits hides a small checklist of cards featuring the 2011 NFL rookie class. A finite amount of cards featuring Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert and A.J. Green and other potential 2011 rookie stars are part of Exquisite’s latest collection.
The folks behind 2010 Prestigous Lineage Football return with a product that could redefine the modern era of trading cards as we know it. With their latest Prestigous offering, Lineage tackles the world of high-end baseball cards, packing 15 cases worth of Triple Threads into a single master tin.
2010-11 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey is the rare product that finds life outside the hits through an excellent mixture of card variety that includes rookies, parallels, inserts, die-cuts and acetates. The hits are nothing more than the gravy on the hearty meal that is Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey.
Product Details Set Checklist Hot Auctions Product Details The 1934 Goudey Baseball set was endorsed by both Lou Gehrig and Hank Greenberg. Gehrig is the focal point of the set, with his face appearing on the bottom of 84 of the set’s 96 cards. The other player who endorsed the set was Hank Greenberg, whose […]
Kevin Isaacson’s top 10 highlights (so far), Upper Deck’s upcoming trading card evolution, Panini’s new distribution plan, Knight’s Lance Black Box contest and the latest news, notes, press releases and updates from the 2011 Sports Collectibles Industry Summit in Las Vegas.
Derek Jeter, Joe Mauer and Roy Halladay were the three best selling MLB jerseys from the 2010 baseball season according to the MLB, MLBPA and Majestic. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees yet again topped overall team merchandise sales.
Former Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver guitarist’s personal collection to hit the auction block on March 26th. Top-hats, guitars, jewelry, cars, pin ball machines, leather jackets and other unique Slash items fill out the roster of bad ass memorabilia.
Heritage is an excellent product that delivers a mystery pack’s worth of immagination and intrigue. If it’s a vintage baseball card experience you seek, Heritage is worth a peak, as you will no doubt appreciate the authentic baseball card experience it offers.
Sweet Spot football returns for a sophomore season of NCAA football card action. Upper Deck’s mini-helmet themed product features a fresh checklist of NFL rookies and the addition of “Sweet Spot Rivalry” book cards and “Scouting Report” inserts featuring ESPN’s Todd McShay and Chris Mortenson. 2011 Sweet Spot Football delivers 4 hits per box and is scheduled to hit hobby shop shelves well before the Autumn leaves begin to fall.
From 1997 SP Authentic to 2010 SP Authentic, we look at 14 years of football card design from Upper Deck’s trademark franchise.