It wasn’t quite the “Miracle on Ice,” but Sunday’s USA Olympic hockey victory over Canada – the first such win since 1960 – ranks just a notch or two below it in the country’s history in the sport. Though the U.S. team is comprised entirely of NHL players just like Canada’s squad, most observers gave […]
Topps Heritage returns in 2010 with a 500 card set that pays homage to 1961 Topps Baseball. 2010 Topps Heritage commemorates the unforgettable 1961 homerun chase between Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle with a slew of Multi-Relic Inserts and Cut Autographs of these MLB legends. This year’s Topps Heritage set will also bring back Topps Player Stamps, which were first introduced in 1961 Topps.
When opening 2009 Topps Platinum Football, it felt like I was opening a product that should cost a lot more than $5.99 a pack! Topps Platinum for the most part is on par with the considerably more expensive Finest and Bowman Sterling products. I liked how the “non-rookie” base cards were made on a considerably […]
San Diego resident Clyde Bone has gathered an impressive and valuable collection of baseball cards and sports memorabilia over the years. So much so, that he has posted an advertisement on Craigslist in which he offers to trade his collection for a house. According to him he will accept most any type of home, including […]
2010-11 Ultimate Collection Basketball Card Product Reviews, Price Comparisons, Set Details and More.
A laughingstock no more, the New Orleans Saints are now NFL champions after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 21-17 in Super Bowl XLIV. And while there are many ways the team’s fans and collectors can commemorate the victory, perhaps the most unique one is by owning a piece of the actual field used for the big […]
Upper Deck has come to a successful resolution with Konami over their year-long dispute regarding Yu-Gi-Oh!® trading cards. On the eve of trial, the court issued several rulings in Upper Deck’s favor which eliminated and gravely threatened many of Konami’s monetary claims requests. These rulings sent Konami and its attorneys into retreat as Konami’s case […]
Good: Comprehensive checklist of prospect autographs, tons of hits in every box, sleek design. Bad: No Stephen Strasburg, lack of refractors, hefty price tag. The Bottom Line: After the train wreck that was last year’s set, 2009 Bowman Sterling Baseball is a breath of fresh air that puts the Bowman Sterling Baseball brand back on […]
Release Date: 02/15/10 Booster Box Configuration: 36 packs per box, 5 cards per pack After a successful launch in 2009, Topps Attax is back in 2010.- The only MLB card game that lets kids battle head-to-head against friends Dedicated in-stadium program, with all 30 MLB teams sampling throughout the season Massive grass roots sampling program […]
Release Date: 01/22/106 cards per pack, 24 packs per boxLook to pull (1) Game-Used Memorabilia card and (1) Autographed card per box (on average). -Memorabilia Cards – Authentic race-used flag cards including single, double, triple and oversized memorabilia cards (1:24) -Special Ink Autos – Featuring authentc autograph cards signed in drivers’ sponsor colors -Element Mystery […]
Release Date: 02/24/10Box Configuration: 5 cards per pack, 24 packs per box, 20 boxes per case- (1) Autograph Per Box Featuring Press Pass Autographs Found Only In Press Pass 2010 And Press Pass Eclipse. Also Look For Hobby Only Press Pass “Track Edition” Autographs, Seq. #’D To 10. – (3) Memorabilia Cards Per Box Featuring:*Big […]
Incredible only begins to describe the number of autographed cards in SP Authentic Hockey. The multi-tiered “Sign of the Times” insert kicks things off with a single-signed version that has a tremendous heritage. The Sign of the Times lineup then parlays to “Duals,” some of which are Mystery Redemptions; “Trios” (numbered to 25); “Quads” (numbered […]
Release Date: 02/23/10 – The Bonus Pack is Back. Every box of 2009 Exquisite Football will contain a BONUS PACK that includes one additional AUTOGRPAHED-MEMORABILIA card. – Features hinged design with rookies, veterans and legends. – Look for Exquisite Book Marks featuring multi-signed hinged cards. – Rookie Autographs are numbered to 225 or less. – […]
Box Configuration: 24 packs per box. 7 cards per pack. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS: BASE CARDS (200) – 6 PER PACK.Rookies (50) 1:2 packsVeterans (150) BASE PARALLEL CARDS (800 card variations) – 1 PER PACK.Unique (200) #’d 1/1Reserve (200) #’d to 25Select (200) #’d to 99Premier (200) #’d INSERT CARDS (200 card variations) – 10 PER BOX.Unique […]
Release Date: 02/01/10Look to pull (2) Autographed Refractor Rookie cards and (1) Autographed Refractor Patch card per box (on average). Approximate Release Date: 2/1/2010 -Every card is refracted-Every Autographed Refractor card is sequentially numbered-Each pack contains 4 Topps Platinum Veteran base cards PLUS 1 Chrome Rookie card AUTOGRAPH REFRACTOR ROOKIE CARDS – 50 subjects – […]
Box Configuration: 24 packs per box. 8 cards per pack. A New All-Painted Series Featuring:2 Autographed, 1 Relic, and 1 Cabinet Card Per Hobby Box. BASE CARDS (200 TOTAL CARDS) – 7 PER PACK. Classic Chicle Design- 165 Veterans, Legends, Rookies, 50 Short Print, and 5 Short Print Variation Cards BOX LOADER (50 TOTAL […]
Vintage Topps sports card wrappers are the inspiration behind a newly released line of larger then life wall graphic decorations.
Good: Great looking cards, packed to the brim with big names and big hits. Bad: Expensive, poor resale value of singles on the secondary market, abundance of low quality game used jersey cards. The Bottom Line: Topps swung for the fences with 2009 Topps Tribute Baseball and came through in a big way. The only […]