Threads is a slightly above average football card offering that lacks variety. That’s not to say it doesn’t have it’s moments, the base card photography is arguably the best Panini’s ever printed on cardboard.
The sports cards of 2010 have taken for granted things like player stats, photography, and organization. We look at five easy fixes that would drastically improve the future of baseball, basketball, football, and hockey cards.
2010-11 Donruss marks the return of the Rated Rookie to hockey cards for the first time since 1997-98. Early details suggest that Panini will use the Rated Rookie to counter the hobbies most popular low end rookie card series, the Upper Deck Young Guns series, both of which are seeded at a rate of 6 per box.
Panini’s finite football card investment opportunity known as “Limited” returns for another season of high end, low numbered fun this November. Each 7-card box contains 3 autographs or memorabilia cards and plenty of names past, present, and future.
Five Star is a new addition to the Press Pass racing card roster. Each 5-card pack of the ultra high end NASCAR product will come in a collectible wooden box and feature nothing but relics, autographs, and low numbered cards.
Baseball card gallery featuring fictional ex-major league baseball Closer Kenny Powers from the HBO comedy “Eastbound & Down”.
Ultimate is the ultimate football card product for college football collectors. The set features college themed inserts, relics, and autographs of past, present, and future football greats.
SP Game Used Hockey is back for another season of memorabilia driven hockey cards. The one hit per pack product will feature several new additions including “Championship Marks”, “Supreme Sticks”, “Famous Faceoffs”, and “Game Gear”. Game Used is set to hit the hobby ice this December.
Icons has plenty of Ric Flair, but the products overall lack of flair led to an average at best box break experience. This is one of those products that takes an amazing box to enjoy.
Who’s card is it? 10 question quiz that tests how well you know the career stats of NFL players using the backs of 2010 Topps Football cards!
From the Gridiron Giveaway code cards to the front numbered Rookie Premiere Auto’s, 2010 Topps Football is an improvement upon last seasons in nearly every possible way.
Bowman Sterling is back for another season of high end prospecting. This year’s addition is bolstered by the strongest MLB Rookie Class in years and the addition of USA Baseball to the lineup. The 20-hit per box Sterling is set to hit hobby store shelves in late December.
WWE Slam Attax returns with an all-new revamped card design and a few added wrinkles to the wrestling strategy.
ITG Heroes and Prospects Update Set features a 50-card base set, 1 Auto, and 1 Memorabilia card.
Crown Royale is a classy designed middle to high end football card offering highlighted by a great combination of past legends like Barry Sanders, current legends like Brett Favre, and future legends like Tim Tebow. Crown Royale also knows how to die cut a card, so if your a fan of the die cut, you might want to check out Crown Royale come late November.
2010 TriStar Obak is a delightfully odd, low numbered, vintage product that is able to create the feeling that you are opening a 100-year old box of cards. If Tim Burton created a baseball card product, it would be Obak.
Guess the price that different hockey collectibles sold for on eBay. From an original Ice Super Chexx Bubble Hockey Coin-Op Game to a Vintage Satin Montreal Canadiens Starter Jacket, this 10 question quiz will put your eBay eye to ultimate test!
By just looking at the cards and the ratings, Attax makes very little sense. But once you play a game, it’s actually pretty interesting and fun. The cards themselves aren’t the greatest looking, but if I were ten years old, I think I would definately be addicted to this game.