Because of evolving rookie card rules and definitions, 2007 Bowman Chrome Baseball is split between a base set and Prospect inserts. Key autographs include Tim Lincecum, Joba Chamberlain and Dellin Betances.
A new Lou Gehrig sketch card by industry veteran, Chris Henderson, is raising money for ALS. Find out how you can win this unique card.
In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko gazes into his crystal ball to predict what he sees happening in several ongoing legal issues involving trading card companies.
With the 2012 Olympics around the corner, Topps has landed an exclusive contract to make cards of the US Olympic and Paralympic teams. Find out what collectors can expect, starting this spring.
2011-12 Upper Deck Black Diamond Hockey offers set collectors another challenging, yet rewarding, series to put together. Upper Deck is also bringing back the UD Ice brand in the form of box topper bonus packs.
2011 Just Minors Mystery Canvas Baseball checklist, product info, reviews and boxes for sale. Just Minors aims to decorate collectors’ man caves with an autographed canvas print in every box. The checklist includes Jason Heyward, John Smoltz, Josh Hamilton and David Price.
Panini was on-hand at the 2012 NHL Winter Classic in Philadelphia with an exclusive 20-card set. We’ve got details and a full checklist.
If you collected sports cards in the late 1980s and early 1990s and are looking to cash in, you’re bound to be disappointed. Plagued by massive print runs and speculation, today they’re not worth a ham sandwich, let alone your child’s college education.
2011 has been a wild year in the hobby. The Cardboard Connection staff make their picks for their favorite to come out in the last 12 months.
Check out the complete checklist and card gallery for 2011 Topps WWE Classic Wrestling Autographs. The set includes the first certified autograph from Daniel Bryan.
2006 Bowman Chrome saw a major shift as Prospects with no major league experience were given a separate insert set, graying the definitions of what some consider to be rookie cards. Key autographs in the set include Prince Fielder, Justin Upton and Alex Gordon.
The hobby is filled with excellent books about collecting. We highlight 10 favorites that should be considered essential for every collector’s bookshelf, iPad or Kindle.
Handmade by Amelie Mancini in a church basement, Bizarre Injuries is the most unique baseball card release of 2011. Find out about the cards and the artist who created them.
2011 Topps WWE Classic is the second all-foil wrestling card set since late last year. The set is highlighted by a large checklist of autographs and relic cards.
2011 Panini Gold Standard Football includes three autographs and two memorabilia cards in every pack. Other highlights include cards embedded with 14-karat gold and real diamonds.
2011 Topps American Pie sees a relaunch of the brand, this time strictly as an entertainment release. The set focuses on celebrities and pop culture from the end of WWII to today and includes three hits per hobby box.
2011 Topps Triple Threads Football ups the ante by adding an additional autograph hit in every pack. All cards in the release are numbered, including base cards.
At 220 cards, 2011 Topps UFC Moment of Truth is the biggest set yet for the MMA promotion. Every box includes a dual hit, autograph and relic card. This is also the first UFC set to include Strikeforce fighters.