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Moon Shot: Neil Armstrong Autograph Sells for $27k at Auction

Jul 17, 2009 |

Take a near perfect autograph from a man who is one of the true pioneers of his field, signed on a date of historical significance. Offer that same autograph for auction near the 40th anniversary of that date and you’ve got the recipe for one eye-popping sale. RR Auctions, a New Hampshire-based company that has been […]

Cowboys Replace Memorabilia Collection of Robbery Victim

Jul 17, 2009 |

There are so many stories that focus on the selfish and aloof natures of today’s modern athletes that it’s always refreshing to hear some more positive tales. Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bradie James deserves just such recognition for his part in aiding a Cowboys fan whose collection was recently stolen by thieves. Butch Franklin, a 53-year […]

Phillies Prospect Michael Taylor Talks Cards, Collecting, and Autos with Susan Lulgjuraj

Jul 03, 2009 |

The Cardboard Connection’s own Susan Lulgjuraj caught up with talented Phillies Outfielder to talk Cards, Autographs, and Collecting.

Magglio Ordonez Auctions his Long Hair, Skybox Tickets, and Signed Bat for Charity

Jun 29, 2009 |

For those who thought that hair related sports memorabilia was a passing fad, think again. After years of letting his hair grow longer and longer, Detroit Tigers Star Magglio Ordonez’s hair has become someone of a star unto itself. Recently he decided to call it quits – all in the name of charity.  His man […]

2009 Topps Series 2 Baseball Set Checklist

Jun 26, 2009 |

2009 Topps Series 2 Baseball Base Set Checklist (331-660) Card# Player Name Team Other Info 331 Luke Scott Baltimore Orioles 332 Chone Figgins Angels 333 Jeremy Sowers/Aaron Laffey Cleveland Indians 334 Blake DeWitt Los Angeles Dodgers 335 Chris Young Arizona Diamondbacks 336 Jordan Schafer Atlanta Braves Rookie Card 337 Bobby Jenks Chicago White Sox 338 […]

Story of an 11-year-old autograph hunter

Jun 23, 2009 |

Dylan Jacobsen stood by the security gate looking down the ramp leading into the Philadelphia Phillies players’ parking lot. Anytime he sees one of the fancy cars, the 11-year-old makes sure his ballpoint pen is ready. Jacobsen wants an autograph from one his favorite players and hopes this time one will stop. Jacobsen, who grew […]

Interview With Brian Kong, The King of The Sketch

May 25, 2009 |

The Cardboard Connection’s own Jay Ghazaleh sat down with sketch card super artist Brian Kong to find out more about the man behind the masterpieces.

The Yankee Effect

May 20, 2009 |

Pinstripes aren’t just slimming. They also make things more expensive. This isn’t about the price of the new stadium, but baseball cards. A player could be a solid with a decent amount of player collectors following him. However, once you throw a Yankee uniform on him, there are so many more trying to gobble up his […]

2009 Upper Deck Draft Football

May 08, 2009 |

2009 Upper Deck Draft Football Product Profile Release Date: 5/26/09 (Delayed from original date of 5/5) Hobby Configuration: 12 Boxes Per Case / 16 Packs Per Box / 10 Cards Per Pack Product Information 2009 Upper Deck Draft Football Product Highlights (5) rookie autographs per box on average All individual autographs are signed on-card (1) […]

Visit your local shop soon, before it’s too late

May 04, 2009 |

The next time you walk into your local hobby shop, have a good look around. Don’t stop until you remember every crevice and every crack in the wall. For years, local hobby shops have been closing. This isn’t new news, but the rate has escalated in recent months. In this economy, the situation has gotten […]

2009 Topps Series 2 Baseball Variation Checklist

May 01, 2009 |

With the May 20th release date for 2009 Topps Series 2 Baseball inching closer and closer, many collector look forward to soon being able to complete their 2009 Topps Baseball Card Sets.  The second installment of what many consider to be the best Topps Baseball base set of the last decade will look to continue […]

2009 Bowman Draft Picks Football

Apr 27, 2009 |

  2009 Bowman Draft Football is a big step up from Topps’ first attempts at preseason rookie-packed football card products, Topps Progression and Topps Draft Picks and Prospects. One of the high points of this set is that 75% of the autographs seeded in it feature on-card autographs – always a nice touch in this […]

2009 Topps Baseball Card Retail Variation Guide

Apr 23, 2009 |

2009 Topps Baseball Walmart and Target Retail Exclusive Variation set guide.

2009 Bowman Baseball Set Checklist

Apr 13, 2009 |

The complete checklist for 2009 Bowman Baseball and 2009 Bowman Chrome Baseball.

2008-09 Upper Deck Lineage Basketball Buy Back Autograph Redemption Set Checklist

Apr 09, 2009 |

Player Set Card # Description Quantity B.J. Armstrong 1991-1992 Upper Deck 184 Regular 10 B.J. Armstrong 1992-1993 Upper Deck 157 Regular 10 B.J. Armstrong 1993-1994 Upper Deck SE 95 Regular 5 Bard Daugherty 1991-1992 Upper Deck 364 Regular 15 Brad Daugherty 1991-1992 Upper Deck 76 Team Checklist 15 Brad Daugherty 1991-1992 Upper Deck 461 All […]

2009 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Insert Set Checklists

Mar 26, 2009 |

Please note that these checklists are subject to change by Topps any time between now and late June when 2009 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball is released. More then likely, Topps will add a few additional cards to these preliminary checklists. 2009 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball Autograph Checklist Card # Player AGA-AC Alexi Casilla […]

2009 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Cards

Mar 26, 2009 |

Topps’ Allen and Ginter baseball has become one of the most popular baseball card products on the market, since reentering the brand reentered the hobby under the Topps Brand name in 2006. Topps Allen and Ginter is one of the rare products that seems to appeal to almost every type of baseball card collector. Topps […]

2009 Sage Hit Low Series Football Checklist

Mar 17, 2009 |

2009 Sage Hit Football Low Series Base Set (1-50) ***Autographed Parallels Include Base Auto, Silver Auto and Gold Auto (#/250) Card # Player Name Team – Position 1 Patrick Turner USC-WR 2 Malcolm Jenkins Ohio State – CB 3 Eugene Monroe Virginia – OT 4 D.J. Boldin Wake Forest – WR 5 Michael Crabtree Texas […]

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