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.
With so many to choose from, who are the 10 most collectible New York Yankee of all-time?
Upper Deck has been thrown another legal loss, this time against insurance company Endurance. Find out how this case connects to the Konami Yu-Gi-Oh case and why Upper Deck could be out a lot more money in the future.
Leading the strong secondary market sales for 2011 Topps UFC Moment of Truth are the Tale of the Tale Autographed Relics and Dual Relics. Get pricing and see a gallery of the gritty fight-worn tape cards.
With the NBA season finally set to start, Panini has announced their overhauled lineup of 2011-12 basketball cards, with just two brands returning from last year.
Even though we’re several months away from his first official NFL cards, Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III cards are soaring. We look at the prices these cards are bringing in as well as look at what’s legit and what’s not.
A trademark has been filed for Tim Tebow’s name. Get the complete details in Law of Cards with Paul Lesko.
Panini and CMG Worldwide have reached a agreement that will see new baseball cards of Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, Ty Cobb and more starting this spring.
2011 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Baseball caps off another year of popular Bowman and Bowman Chrome sets. The format doesn’t change much with prospects, Chrome Autographs and Refractors leading the way.
2011 Topps Tier One Baseball is a new high-end brand that promises baseball card collectors two on-card autographs per pack. The large signature checklists include current stars, young stars and retired fan favorites.
Upper Deck’s 2012 National Hockey Card Day Checklists and Set Information.