9/27/10 Sports Illustrated cover features Minnesota Twins slugger Jim Thome swinging for the fences at Target Field. Cover features one of the best pictures to ever grace the nearly 60-year old magazine’s cover and pays homage to SI’s first issue.
2010 Topps UFC Series 4 is a solid, budget-friendly MMA card offering that is worth looking into if you are a hardcore UFC Fan. Each 16-pack hobby box delivers 2 autographs, 2 relics, and a handful of inserts and parallels.
Upper Deck brings it’s flagship football card product to the College Gridiron this March. SP Authentic returns with plenty of old favorites like Rookie Authentic Patch Autographs as well as some interesting new additions including BCS Championship and SP College Pride autographed patch cards.
To those who think NFL Head Coaches are among the coolest people walking the face of the earth, 1991 and 1992 Pro Line offer some of the greatest Head Coach autographed football cards ever printed.
Now that the 2009-10 basketball card season has officially come to a close, we countdown the top five true rookie cards of 2009-10 NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans. From Crown Royale to Playoff Contenders, we cover all the requisite cardboard of the NBA’s “Smooth Operator”.
SPx Hockey returns with plenty of past favorites like Shadow Box case hits, Autographed Rookie Jersey cards, Flashback Fabrics, Winning Materials dual and triple Jersey cards, as well as a few interesting new additions, namely Ice Premiere Rookies.
Drew Brees, the Manning Brothers, Brett Favre, Terrell Owens, Julius Peppers, Anquan Boldin, Ndamukong Suh, Tim Tebow among the Top 10 hottest old, new, and t-shirt jerseys according to the official shop of the NFL, NFLShop.com.
2010 Topps WWE Platinum Wrestling is a mid-high end wrestling card offering that features card backs written by WWE Announcer Michael Cole. WWE Platinum is set to release in late December of 2010 and will deliver 1 autographed relic, 1 autograph, and 1 relic per 24 pack hobby box.
John Wall’s National Convention exclusive 2010 Donruss Elite and 2010 Panini Certified basketball cards provide collectors with an excellent investment opportunity.
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.