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2011 Upper Deck Soccer

Mar 15, 2011 |

Product Details Set Checklist Product Details Upper Deck Soccer returns for another season of MLS themed trading card action. 2011 Upper Deck Soccer features the first cards of Thierry Henry, Nery Castillo, Rafa Marquez and Juan Aguedelo as well as superstars from the world of women’s soccer. Release Date: 4/19/11 Box Configuration: 20 Packs Per […]

2011 Sports Collectibles Industry Summit Update: 3/15/11

Mar 15, 2011 |

UDA Michael Jordan jersey raffle, Babe Ruth laptop skins and the latest news, notes and updates from the upcoming 2011 Sports Collectibles Industry Summit, which takes place in Las Vegas from March 20-23.

2011 MLB Baseball Hat Rankings

Mar 14, 2011 |

While jerseys get all the credit in the sports world of today, it’s the baseball cap that is baseball’s most popular and identifiable article of sports wear. Below is a look at one man’s opinion of each Major League Baseball hat.

2011 Topps Opening Day Baseball Review

Mar 14, 2011 |

If there was a such thing as an “inverse parallel” set, Topps Opening Day would be just that. This is one product that I’ve never much cared for or understood. It’s essentially base Topps, only the cards lack foil, have flimsy stock, lack value and it releases prior to its namesake.

Big Time Hits: 2010 National Treasures Football

Mar 13, 2011 |

Massive card gallery featuring some of the biggest hits to hit eBay from 2010 Playoff National Treasures Football. Octographs, laundry tags, NFL shield and equipment logo patches, Hall of Fame autographs, Reebok logo autographs and other big time hits from Panini’s premier pigskin product.

2010 Exquisite Collection Football

Mar 13, 2011 |

Upper Deck’s legendary high-end brand enters its freshman season with the NCAA football license. The latest Exquisite Collection promises the same craftsmanship collectors have come to expect with a few new twists including Tri-Fold Signature Book Cards. 2010 Exquisite Collection is scheduled to hit hobby shop shelves on March 31st, 2011.

2011 Topps Triple Threads Baseball

Mar 12, 2011 |

2011 Topps Triple Threads details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The set returns for another season of high-end baseball card hijinks, this time packing double the hits per box and several intriguing new additions.

2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions

Mar 11, 2011 |

Goodwin Champions returns for a second season since being brought back to life, this time around the product will feature an expanded multi-sport checklist rather than the MLB license it did in 2010. Back are the popular Entomology cards featuring an array of encased creepy creatures. 2011 Goodwin Champions is set to release sometime during the Summer of 2011, with each 20-pack hobby box delivering 3 hits, 10 mini cards and a host of additional oddities.

2011 Panini Americana

Mar 10, 2011 |

Panini’s cinema driven trading card offering returns for another screening this June. 2011 Panini Americana features a diverse cast of movie stars, directors and other contributors to the entertainment industry. Each $80-$100 hobby box will deliver 4-packs and 4-hits.

Blake Griffin Basketball Card Auction Nears $20,000

Mar 08, 2011 |

Blake Griffin National Treasures 1/1 NBA Logoman Autograph nears $20,000 with 4 days remaining on eBay. Stephen Strasburg’s Superfractor fears his time is running out, hopes for sale of less than $21,403.

Top 10 eBay Baseball Card Sales: Freddie Freeman

Mar 08, 2011 |

The top 10 recent eBay sales of Freddie Freeman baseball cards. With Domonic Brown on the mend, the talented 21-year old Braves first baseman’s chances of capturing the 2011 NL Rookie of the Year Award are looking pretty good at the moment.

2010 SP Authentic Football Review

Mar 08, 2011 |

With 2010 SP Authentic Football, it’s becoming clear that Upper Deck is successfully sailing through uncharted sports card waters. SP Authentic is as close to an authentic college football experience as the card world has ever seen.

Panini Confirms 2010 Playoff Contenders Tim Tebow Inscription Variations

Mar 07, 2011 |

Panini announces the print run of Tim Tebow’s Rookie Ticket and Rookie Ink inscription variations from 2010 Playoff Contenders Football. For weeks, collectors wondered whether these unique Tebow’s were authentic or not, finally collectors can rest now that they are indeed authentic. They also revealed that every Rookie Ink auto carries a print run of 50 (every player in set).

The Year in Baseball Cards: 1991

Mar 07, 2011 |

In 1991, Jack Palance won the Oscar for best supporting actor for his role as “Curly” in the movie City Slickers, Jack Morris pitched his way into baseball history in Game 7 of the World Series and a new brand called Stadium Club forever changed the way we look at cards. Get out the screw cases, it’s time to rip open a box of the year 1991!

Casualties of a Game: Story of the 90’s Pog Scene

Mar 05, 2011 |

During the mid 90’s, an addictive gambling game for kids hit the hobby scene, then proceeded to run with money into the night before anyone realized what had just happened. Unfortunately, there were those who couldn’t quit the game well after the wave hit. In 2011, there is mounting evidence that a few addled addicts still lurk in the dark corners of hobby shops accross the US, Canada and Europe….

2010-11 Crown Royale Hockey Review

Mar 05, 2011 |

2010-11 Crown Royale Hockey’s corny regal themes and card design offer collectors a refreshing departure from the cookie cutter cards of today. After a seven year absence from the ice, Crown feels right at home in the hockey card section.

Top 50 First Week Sales: 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches Basketball

Mar 01, 2011 |

John Wall, Blake Griffin, DeMarcus Cousins, Gary Neal, Starting Blocks dual autographs, Landry Fields, Larry Johnson highlight the top 50 first week single card sales from Panini’s 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches Basketball.

Complete Topps 60 Greatest Cards of All-Time List

Mar 01, 2011 |

Following yesterday’s announcement of the final six cards, we take a look at all 60 fan voted cards from Topps’ 60 Greatest Cards of All-Time countdown. We also look at a handful of cards we thought should have made the list. What cards do you think were snubbed?

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