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Curt Schilling’s Personal Memorabilia Part of 2011 All-Star Fan Fest Auction

Jun 21, 2011 |

The 2011 Fan Fest Auction at the All-Star Game boasts over 550 lots and includes Curt Schilling’s private collection of over 200 items that will be auctioned for charity. The items will be on display starting July 8th at the Phoenix Convention Center. Some of the many highlights of the auction are included below with […]

Upper Deck’s 2011 NHL Draft Exclusive Card Set and Autograph Signing

Jun 21, 2011 |

Upper Deck will be on-hand for the 2011 NHL Draft in St. Paul, Minnesota and has several events planned. Minnesota Wild defenseman, Brent Burns, will appear at the UD booth to sign oversized 5 x 7 cards from 11 AM to 12 PM on Saturday. Promotional giveaways at the draft include a six-card set of […]

Autograph Collecting: Protecting Against Forgeries

Jun 21, 2011 |

I am an avid Illini fan, and was lucky enough to live in Missouri in 2005 when Illinois played North Carolina in the NCAA Finals in St. Louis. Needles to say, I was swept up in the Illini fervor and wanted something to immortalize the time. After walking out of the Illini’s practice session, I […]

2011 Press Pass Showcase Racing

Jun 20, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details NASCAR fans are among the most passionate in all of professional sports. They don’t just watch the races on TV or from the stands, for many NASCAR is a lifestyle choice. With that in mind, 2011 Press Pass Showcase Racing offers some of the top cards in all of racing. The […]

Dustin Byfuglien to Sign Free Autographs at 2011 NHL Draft

Jun 20, 2011 |

Panini’s announced that Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg defenseman Dustin Byfuglien will appear at the Panini booth during the 2011 NHL Draft. Byfuglien will sign free autographs for fans starting at 10 AM on Saturday, June 25th. Byfuglien was originally drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2005 and won a Stanley Cup with them last season. He was […]

NBA, Celtics and Nets Help Springfield Armor Raise Money for Tornado Victims

Jun 20, 2011 |

The Springfield Armor’s auction to raise money for tornado victims received some assistance from the NBA and Boston Celtics. The league and Celtics each donated items for the Armor to add to their charity auction. The New Jersey Nets’ D-League affiliate were already conducting an auction that included ticket packages to the upcoming season and […]

2011 NBA Draft Best Players to Collect (Part One)

Jun 20, 2011 |

Part One The upcoming NBA Draft has already been dubbed the weakest in recent memory. Multiple players that would have been lottery picks including Harrison Barnes, Perry Jones and Jared Sullinger, backed out before the deadline. Kyrie Irving, the de facto number one pick is only given that title since there is no one else […]

Collecting Base Cards, the Foundation of the Hobby

Jun 20, 2011 |

Before there were cards with pieces of game-used memorabilia embedded in them, before there were variations that sparkled in your eye, even before there were Super Chrome Die-Cut X-Fractor cards, there was the base card–the much maligned, often over-looked, mostly disregarded, common base card. You know, the base card that has proven to be the […]

2011 Panini NFL Sticker Collection

Jun 18, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details The 2011 Panini NFL Sticker Collection avoids a lot of the gimmicks and hit-driven thrills of traditional trading card sets. Instead it opts for something a little more basic. But it’s still rewarding for those willing to undertake the challenge of putting the set together. The release has nearly 500 different […]

2011 NHL Draft Panini Hockey Card Redemptions

Jun 17, 2011 |

The 2011 NHL Draft already has many great events planned and Panini has released information about the wrapper redemption promotion that will take place at the draft festivities June 24th and 25th in St. Paul. Using the 2010-11 Pinnacle Hockey design, Panini has created two packs for collectors. Pack #1 Martin Havlat Mikko Koivu Niklas […]

Baseball Autograph Highlight Latest From Heritage Auctions

Jun 17, 2011 |

Heritage Auctions is at again with another Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction. The auction has a good amount of baseball items as well as several items from each of the other sports. Bidding amounts on most items are well below the estimated value so prices should pick up considerably as the auction nears its end. […]

2011 Topps WWE Champions Wrestling

Jun 17, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details Something that has largely been looked over in modern wrestling cards are the story lines that make it all work. Topps is aiming to change that with 2011 Topps WWE Champions. The series recaps a year beginning at Wrestlemania XXVI and running through Wrestlemania XXVII this past April, capturing such moments […]

2010-11 National Treasures Basketball

Jun 16, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details A national treasure is meant to be cherished and have a far-reaching impact for years to come. Panini hopes to have created just that with 2010-11 National Treasures Basketball, a super-premium, super-limited product that mixes current superstars and old-school legends like Wilt Chamberlain, George Mikan and Julius Erving. Seeking greatness in […]

2011 In the Game Canadiana

Jun 16, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details From telephones to lightbulbs to paint rollers, Canada has a storied history in changing the world. Look a little closer at the country’s contributions to pop culture and it’s even more impressive: John Candy, the Littlest Hobo, Pamela Anderson, Porky’s. One could go on. Instead, In the Game is putting its […]

2011 Upper Deck Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Champions

Jun 16, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details Following a strange, yet compelling seven-game series versus the Vancouver Canucks, the Boston Bruins are once again Stanley Cup Champions. Upper Deck is highlighting the team’s first Cup since the 1971-72 season with a 31-card box set that includes player cards, season highlights and one over-sized Stanley Cup card. The set […]

Baseball Card Legal Terms

Jun 16, 2011 |

The most important skill a future lawyer takes away from law school is issue spotting. In other words, when given a hypothetical situation, how many potential legal problems can you identify? This helps lawyers protect their clients. It’s also why if you have a lawyer in the family, they probably annoy you when they visit […]

2011 Topps Pro Debut Baseball

Jun 16, 2011 |

2011 Topps Pro Debut has officially returned for the brand’s sophomore season of MiLB licensed fun. Browse the full set checklist, product highlights, top auctions, and more.

2011 Just Minors Mystery Jerseys Baseball

Jun 15, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details Upping the ante from the more common jersey and autograph cards, Just Minors is offering collectors the whole shebang with 2011 Mystery Jerseys Baseball as each box has an autographed jersey. Licensed by the Major League Baseball Players Association, the impressive roster of signers includes reigning American League MVP Josh Hamilton, […]

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