Sports Collectibles

Sports Collectibles Industry News, Commentary and General Hobby Resources.

Sports Cards I Wish Existed

Sports Cards I Wish Existed

The rookie card is the holy grail of sports cards. Autographed bats, balls, helmets, jerseys, pucks, and pictures all take a back seat to these kings of cardboard. A rookie card represents the first chapter in a story. It could be the story of greatness like Peyton Manning, or the story of absolute failure like Ryan Leaf. The […]

 Evan Longoria Prime Patch 2009 Triple Threads Book Card

Evan Longoria Prime Patch 2009 Triple Threads Book Card

Item: 2009 Triple Threads Evan Longoria Prime Patch Book Card Price: $1,200 Ends: Jan 12, 2010 7:38:15 PM PST View Auction Description: This incredible looking 2009 Topps Triple Threads Evan Longoria Prime Patch Jersey Book Card is serial numbered 3 of 3 and is Card #TTJPA-3. View the Real Time Auction Listing Page for the […]

2012: A Sports Card Odyssey

2012: A Sports Card Odyssey

On December 23rd, 2012 the world “could” come to an end. Scientifically, the planets are actually supposed to align, just not for collectors. If the world ended a month later, we could get one last round of SP Authentic and Contenders in! The following is a list of things I want to see happen in […]

2009 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Review

2009 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Review

Price: $135-$155
Review: 4 Stars (Excellent)

2009-10 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey

2009-10 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey

Release Date: November 2009
Hits Per Box: 9 (including rookie cards)
Hobby Configuration: 10 Boxes per case, 9 packs per box, 5 cards per pack

2009 Topps Heritage American Heroes

2009 Topps Heritage American Heroes

2009 Topps Heritage American Heroes Brand: Topps Release Date: Now Available Hits Per Box: 2 Hobby Configuration: 24 packs / 8 cards per pack Price (Average): $60 / Hobby Box Staff Review User Reviews Staff Review 2009 Topps Heritage American Heroes Review Summary The Good: 2009 Topps Heritage American Heroes is easily the deepest, most […]

Card Companies Use Different Methods to Produce First Brett Favre Vikings Cards

Card Companies Use Different Methods to Produce First Brett Favre Vikings Cards

It’s going to take a little time to get used to seeing Brett Favre in purple. Though he made his first appearance in a Minnesota Vikings uniform on August 21, football card collectors will have a longer wait to see him that way on cardboard – but not too much longer. Topps, Upper Deck and […]

2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods e-Volve Auto Rookie Card

2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods e-Volve Auto Rookie Card

Tiger Woods rookie cards and autographs are among the most sought after modern day sports cards. The 2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods e-Volve Autographed Rookie Card #TW-ES Serial Numbered #/100 is among the best of the bunch: This is a true Tiger Woods 2001 Upper Deck rookie card that features an on-card autograph from […]

Bark In The Park

Bark In The Park

There’s nothing quite like going to a Single A baseball game. The price is right, the food is cheap, and the players use the same restrooms as you do. Throw in your pooches, your seven year old daughter, a couple cheap doggie treats from Wally World, and PRESTO – you got one hell of a […]

Why Sports Card Exclusives Aren't the End of the World

Why Sports Card Exclusives Aren’t the End of the World

If the last part of this decade in sports cards can be defined by a single trend, it’s sports leagues signing exclusive deals with trading card manufacturers. The NHL was first, deciding to go solely with Upper Deck coming out of its 2004-05 lockout season. A more surprising announcement came this January when the NBA followed suit. […]

2009 Topps Football

2009 Topps Football

2009 Topps Football Release Date: Now Available Hits Per Box: 1 (Hobby), 3 (HTA Jumbo) Box Configuration: 36 Packs Per Box / 10 Cards Per Pack (Hobby), 10 Packs / 50 Cards Per Pack (HTA Jumbo) Product Information 2009 Topps Football features a checklist of 110 Rookies from this year’s NFL Draft Class. This is […]

Ohio Woman Shows Off Father's Collection of Vintage Photos of Baseball Legends

Ohio Woman Shows Off Father’s Collection of Vintage Photos of Baseball Legends

Imagine having high quality photographs of some of the greatest players in Major League Baseball history, names like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Rogers Hornsby and Jimmie Foxx. For good measure, let’s say some of them are autographed as well. Ohio native Julia Whitaker doesn’t have to daydream about a collection like that, because it’s exactly […]

Ryan Howard's Record HR Ball Subject of Dispute Between Fan, Team

Ryan Howard’s Record HR Ball Subject of Dispute Between Fan, Team

Home run balls are some of the most treasured game-used collectibles one can obtain from a Major League Baseball game – especially when they come off the bat of a star player like Ryan Howard. Though they can be sold by enterprising fans lucky enough to be in the right place in the right time, […]

T206 Honus Wagner Sells for Record High Price at Recent Memory Lane Auction

T206 Honus Wagner Sells for Record High Price at Recent Memory Lane Auction

The T206 Honus Wagner, easily the hobby’s most recognizable baseball card, has returned to the headlines.  A copy of the famed card has been sold for a record setting price by sports collectibles auction house Memory Lane Inc. The card, which was graded a 40 (VG) by Sportscard Guaranty, sold for a whopping $925,000 – […]

Brian Kong To Appear at Upcoming National Sports Collectors Convention

Brian Kong To Appear at Upcoming National Sports Collectors Convention

Sports and Entertainment artist Brian Kong will be appearing at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention (July 29 – August 2, 2009, www.nsccshow.com) at Booth #1046 in the Corporate Section (Beckett Media) where he will be on hand to meet with fans and to discuss his upcoming projects. Collectors who place an order for $250 […]

Junk Hauler Finds Treasure Trove of Autographed Memorabilia in Abandoned Storage Unit

Junk Hauler Finds Treasure Trove of Autographed Memorabilia in Abandoned Storage Unit

Here’s a piece of advice for anyone asked to help clear out stuff left behind in a storage unit: make sure you check to make sure there isn’t any valuable sports memorabilia mixed in with all of the junk. That lesson was driven home in a surprising way for Faisal Ansari, an Orlando-area man who […]

Blogging Duo Declared Winners of 2009 Topps Allen & Ginter Crack the Code Contest

Blogging Duo Declared Winners of 2009 Topps Allen & Ginter Crack the Code Contest

After only a few short weeks in circulation, the 2009 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball Code has been Cracked. The code was cracked by not one, but two, different collectors who decided to join forces to better their chances of winning the contest. The winners, Mike Gellner from JDs Wild Cardz and Nick Jacoby from […]

eBay Autograph Sales Draw Fire From Large NCAA Football Programs

eBay Autograph Sales Draw Fire From Large NCAA Football Programs

Major NCAA football powers know that their legions of fans want to get up close and football with the players they watch every Saturday – and that includes getting autographs. They just aren’t too crazy about seeing those same signed items auctioned off right away online, so they’re starting to do something about it. Schools […]

Page 5 of 6« First...23456