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News from the sports card companies and news about vintage sports cards.

2016 Topps Bunt Combines Digital And Traditional Collecting

Topps will push out a physical version of its Topps Bunt product, no doubt hoping to entice more traditional collectors to try the digital side.

Super Size Me: 1975-76 Topps Hockey Set Matched Hoops Expansion

Forty seasons ago, Topps produced its largest hockey set to date, one that remains among the most value-oriented vintage sets in any sport.

1929 Kashin Publications Baseball Is Affordable, Full of Stars

The 1929 Kashin Publications set serves as a relatively affordable entry into pre-War baseball cards and the Babe Ruth card is easy to find, but the set isn’t without its challenges.

Vintage Set Break of the Week: 1939 Play Ball

Ted and Joe D–not to mention the rest of this 77-year-old set–are up for grabs in the Set Break of the Week.

2016 Bowman Baseball Arrives: Prospects, Rookies And Parallels

Rookies and prospects are its bread and butter but some new features will spice up 2016 Bowman Baseball as it arrives Wednesday. A preview, checklist and more are inside.

Topps Five Star Baseball Due for Fall Release

A look ahead to the 2016 version of Topps Five Star Baseball, due out in the latter stages of the pennant races.

1969 Nabisco Team Flakes Kept Kids Crunching

The 1969 Nabisco Team Flakes baseball cards aren’t flashy but they’re inexpensive and somewhat hard to find, especially in high-grade.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Preview

Full-color photos are back on 2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball, with the one card per pack product due for release this fall.

1964 Draft Produced the Biggest Crop of Hall of Fame Rookie Cards

This year’s draft will have to go a long way to match the one NFL Draft that produced a record number of players who eventually wound up in the Hall of Fame.

Topps Changes Distribution for 2016 Finest Baseball

Set for release in just four weeks, 2016 Topps Finest Baseball may not be coming to your local shop.

Donruss Elite Football Returns To Panini Lineup

After a year’s absence, Panini America is bringing Elite football back this summer.

Bird-Magic Rookie Card Raises Profile of 1980-81 Set

Uniqueness is definitely the theme of the 1980-81 Topps Basketball set.

1903 Breisch-Williams Honus Wagner Much Rarer Than T206

You can count the number of 1903 Breisch-Williams Honus Wagner cards on one hand and one of them is up for auction.

Top-rated Hank Aaron Collection Leads Off Memory Lane Auction

The best basic Hank Aaron collection on PSA’s Registry and one of the best Willie Mays groupings join hundreds of other vintage cards and memorabilia.

Notes: 1933 Goudey Other Cards Soar at Auction

A quartet of 1933 Goudey Ruth cards brings over a half million while Mantle, Koufax, Gibson and other cards offered in recent auctions bring strong prices.

VIDEO: Gypsy Queen 2016 MLB Box Break

Mike’s ripping into a box of 2016 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball, with 24 packs per box and four hits amid the retro stylings of this annual release.

2016 Topps Archives Signature Series Preview

2016 Topps Archives Signature Series will mark a return of the one signed buyback card per pack product; all featuring retired stars.

Best Pete Rose Cards as ATHL Turns 75

Chronicling his career highs and lows, a look back at some of key cards of the hit king and a list of the hottest cards on eBay now.

Bryant Puts Own Imprint on New Boxed Set

The new Kobe Bryant HeroVillain boxed set includes commentary from the retiring star on his role as a good–and bad– guy.

Wisconsin Barn Yields Baseball Treasure

Publicity from the ‘Lucky 7 Find’ has resulted in another major hobby discovery: an ultra-rare 1915 Cracker Jack advertising poster.