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2010 Bowman Platinum Baseball

Jul 30, 2010 |

Bowman Platinum is a brand new end of the season “prospecting” product that comes in at a relitively low price point and appears to offer prospectors plenty of intriguing cards. The Six Auto Book cards, the Strasburg/Heyward Dual Relic Auto, and my personal favorite, the inclusion of Miguel Sano add up to what should be a pretty cool prospecting product.

1960 Topps VIP Set Continues Long Standing National Convention Tradition

Jul 30, 2010 |

The 2010 Topps VIP set continues a long-standing tradition of creating a 50th anniversary version of cards for National VIP’s. The 5 card set will be numbered consecutively from card #573-577 as a continuation of the original 1960 Topps set. As in the past, VIP’s will get 4 card packs as part of their VIP […]

Panini’s Popular Sticker Collection Coming to 2012 Olympics

Jul 30, 2010 |

On the heals of Panini’s successful 2010 FIFA World Cup Stickers, the sticker and trading card manufacturer gets official license for another major world sporting event.

2010 Topps Allen & Ginter Set Building Strategy Guide

Jul 30, 2010 |

Tips on how to build this year’s Allen and Ginter base set, mini set, and mini insert sets without breaking the bank, the “intelligent print run” theory explained, and the value of an eBay “lot”.

2010 Topps Unrivaled Football

Jul 29, 2010 |

Topps unveils first details of a brand new football cards product. Unrivaled will bring six auto rookie book cards and other intriguing cards to the table this November

2010 Panini Classics Football

Jul 29, 2010 |

Unfortunately, 2010 Classics is as generic as it’s name. At times it’s can be appealing, but for the most part it struggles to differentiate itself from similar Panini Products, never establishing an identity.

2010 Bowman Stephen Strasburg Red Auto Sells For $19,975

Jul 29, 2010 |

Last night, the second chapter of 2010 Bowman Stephen Strasburg Red Auto came to a close. Last month, the rare 1/1 Strasburg Red Auto nearly hit the $1,000,000 mark on eBay, which later turned out to be fraudulent bids from people with no intent on purchasing the card.  The seller then decided to take his […]

2010-11 Score Hockey

Jul 28, 2010 |

Score returns to the ice after over a decade out of the hockey card game. Panini’s version of Score Hockey pays tribute to the first ever score hockey set with it’s card design and original 1990-91 Score on-card buyback autographs. In addition, each box will have a “Hot Rookie” redemption.

Top 25 Most Popular Baseball Players On eBay

Jul 27, 2010 |

Cal Ripken Jr., Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, Ken Griffey Jr. and several surprising players from the steroid era among the most listed players on eBay. The number of listings for includes every collectible associated with that player in eBay.

United States Postal Service Commemorates Negro League With New Stamp

Jul 27, 2010 |

The USPS recently released a commemorative Negro Leagues stamp featuring the father of the Negro Leagues Andrew “Rube” Foster.

2010 Absolute Memorabilia Football

Jul 27, 2010 |

2010 Absolute Memorabilia Football’s design has taken a few steps back since the days of Donruss but it still remains true to form, boasting fantastic multi-colored memorabilia patches and their always popular trademark Rookie Premiere Materials inserts.

10 Great Football Rookie Cards, 10 Great NFL Defensive Players

Jul 26, 2010 |

With players like Ray Lewis, Darrelle Revis, Patrick Willis, and Jared Allen, it’s high time the NFL’s elite defenders got a little football card coverage. We look at 10 high quality rookie cards from some from the games greats and future greats.

Carlos Santana RRO, Prince Fielder Highlight This Week’s 2010 eTopps Releases

Jul 26, 2010 |

Today, Topps announced the latest 3 additions to their 2010 eTopps set. This week’s releases are highlighted by Indians Rookie back-stop Carlos Santana, Cecil Fielder’s alienated son Prince, and the Yankees’ Curtis Granderson!

Brock Lesnar’s 2004 Minnesota Vikings Rookie Cards Among Hobby’s Hidden Gems

Jul 26, 2010 |

Before Jared Allen, another larger than life personality wearing the number 69 lined up at Defensive End for the Minnesota Vikings. In 2004, following Wrestlemania XX, current UFC Heavy Weight Champion Brock Lesnar gave pro football a shot. Ever since his wrestling days at the University of Minnesota in the late 90’s, Lesnar had dreamed […]

Top 50 First Week eBay Sales: 2010 Topps Tribute Baseball

Jul 26, 2010 |

Stephen Strasburg and Jason Heyward dominate early Topps Tribute sales on eBay. The crazy part is that Tribute is a product centered around retired greats! Not even Mickey Mantle or Babe Ruth can slow down the two rookie phenoms in the world of Baseball Cards at the moment.

Tristar Autograph Schedule For 31st Annual National Sports Collectors Convention

Jul 23, 2010 |

Tristar’s autograph opportunity schedule for the upcoming National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore. Joe Montana, Rod Carew, Bo Jackson, Gordie Howe, Cal Ripken, Barry Sanders, and many other hobby favorites fill out the Tristar lineup card.

Top 10 eBay Sales: Danica Patrick Memorabilia

Jul 22, 2010 |

Highest recent eBay sales of all things Danica Patrick. Some of the unique collectibles include a race worn Indy Helmet and an RCCA White Gold Elite 2010 Chevy Impala Die Cast numbered 7/25.

LeBron James Memorabilia Falls Further Behind Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

Jul 22, 2010 |

King James continues to fall behind Kobe and Air Jordan when it comes to memorabilia sales according to a recent article in written by Jonathan Berr of the website Daily Finance. According to “Antiques Roadshow” appraiser Leila Dunbar, below are the highest sales for a LeBron, Kobe, and Jordan game-used jerseys: LeBron James = $8,000 […]

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