Good: Improvement on last year’s rookie campaign, gone are the “self short-printing” black borders, deep checklist, solid auto and cut signature line-up, price point is reasonable and affordable. Bad: Lack of vision and direction. It tells a story; unfortunately it’s not the story of Football, unless the Buffalo Bills lost the 1893 World’s Fair. The […]
Good: The quality of the prospect checklist is staggering. The dual autograph pairings of blue chip prospects with retired MLB stars add a whole new dimension to the set that TRISTAR sets have lacked in years past. Bad: The design doesn’t do the set justice and is the only thing preventing it from receiving a […]
Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP) and the Topps Company have just today announced a new multi-year deal that will grant Topps the exclusive trading card licensing rights to Minor League Baseball. The agreement makes Topps the Official Baseball Card of Minor League Baseball. Starting January 1, 2010, Topps will be the only trading card manufacturer […]
Good: Pretty good selection of refractors and plenty of rookie cards. Bad: The design is really over the top and dark. The brand’s lack of innovation is definitely showing signs of catching up. The Bottom Line: I like Bowman Chrome as much as the next guy, but 2009 Bowman Chrome Football seems uninspired and stale […]
Good: Plenty of value, inexpensive and lots of variety. Bad: Autographs are few and far between. Some of the inserts are a little redundant The Bottom Line: A fitting final installment to the best Topps baseball card set in recent memory. Design There isn’t much new to talk about in regards to 2009 Topps Updates […]
The Milwaukee Bucks have a long and not entirely unsuccessful history. Since joining the NBA in 1968, the franchise has won 13 division crowns and two conference titles and even managed to snag one NBA championship back in 1971. Eight Hall of Famers, including the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Oscar Robertson, have suited up […]
2009 Topps Finest Football card product review, set information, and price comparisons.
Review: 4 Stars (Excellent)
In depth 2009 Bowman Chrome Baseball card product review and set information.
2009 Bowman Sterling Football Staff Review.
These days it seems like anybody who is anybody has a Twitter account. The service that marries text messaging with social networking has experienced a surge of popularity over the last year or two as celebrities and regular folks alike share their thoughts with the rest of the world 140 characters at a time. It’s […]
Former Phoenix Suns star Kevin Johnson was robbed over the weekend during a visit to San Francisco. The theft occurred while Johnson, now the Mayor of Sacramento, was offering a helping hand to an elderly man. In a recent blog post the former NBA star reported losing a suit, a pair of shoes and some […]
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Price: $165 per hobby box
Release Date: Now Available
Staff Rating: 4 1/2 Stars (Outstanding)
Hobby Configuration: 18 boxes per case, 3 mini-boxes per box, 6 cards per mini-box Product Highlights: Pigskin Parallels Triple Fold-Out Book Cards with Jersey Letters, Jersey-Front #’s, and Crest Logos Jumbo Plus Sleeve Patches (1) Auto Triple Relic serial numbered To 99 Or Less Per Box (1) Triple Auto Triple Relic serial numbered To 36 […]
2009 Bowman Chrome Football Product Information Product Highlights: (1) Autographed Rookie Card (1) Rookie Box Loader per box Look for (1) Rookie Card per pack 2009 Bowman Chrome Football Product Breakdown Autographed Rookie Cards – 1 PER BOX. Autographed rookie card variations of 50 key rookies including Matthew Stafford, Michael Crabtree and Mark Sanchez. Available […]
Price: $825 / hobby box
Release Date: 9/29/09
Thanks to the magic of augmented reality technology, Topps and Total Immersion have had visitors to ToppsTown playing games with virtual baseball players all summer long. Now the two companies are allowing collectors to interact with NFL football players in much the same way. Special code cards unlock the new game at ToppsTown (www.toppstown.com). Anyone […]