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It’s a Deal: Group of Rare, Valuable Vintage Cards Will Head to Market

Cy Young cabinet Sporting Life

Dozens of rare baseball cards will come on the market beginning next month after a Florida collector sells off his stash.

Masked Men Return in Between the Pipes Issue from ITG

13BTP-BoxMock

In The Game’s 2013-14 Between the Pipes packs a near set, plus autographs and memorabilia cards in each box.

Jackie Robinson Baseball Cards: A Guide to His Best

Jackie Robinson Bond Bread Rookie Card 1947

With the new movie “42″ released nationwide this weekend, it’s possible Jackie Robinson baseball cards could see increased interest. We sort through the rookie cards and other vintage issues of all shapes and sizes.

Authenticating Old Judges, Four Base Hits, Kalamazoo Bats and Other 19th Century Cards

1880s Old Judge Cards

Don’t buy until you know: A guide to authenticating and counterfeit-detecting popular 19th century baseball cards.

Pitcher Who Surrendered Hank’s 715th Had Other Dates With History

1962 Topps Al Downing rookie

Fate can be a little bit unkind to many players. Sometimes we remember a player more for one bad moment in their career rather than a nice career spread out over more than a decade. A typical player remembered that way is Bill Buckner who had the misfortune of not handling what appeared to be […]

2014 Topps Museum Box Break/Review

Primary  Pieces

Rich K has your 2014 Topps Museum Baseball box break and review. It’s not ultra high end but pricey enough that you’ll cross your fingers.

After 2013 Success, Topps MLS Returns

2014 MLS box

Last year’s product got hot in the secondary market and after his 2014 Topps MLS box break, Rich Klein says a repeat performance isn’t out of the question.

Rich’s Ramblings: Fun With O-Pee-Chee Baseball

Gil Hodges 1972 OPC

Rich Klein looks back at Canadian baseball cards from O-Pee-Chee and why some Topps cards might just have ties there.

From Open Flies to Dead Guys, Topps Not Kind to 1966 Cubs

1966 Topps Don Landrum button fly variation

From the ‘open fly’ Don Landrum variations to a deceased player’s photo on one of their best pitcher’s cards, Cubs fans had to be shaking their heads.

50 Years Ago, Teenage Tony C’s Rookie Card Portended Triumph, Tragedy

1969 Topps Tony Conigliaro

His career–and life–were cut way too short, but Tony Conigliaro’s baseball cards keep the memory of one of baseball’s greatest phenoms alive.

2013-14 In The Game Used Box Break

ITG Used 2013-14 box

Memorabilia cards are the name of the game in 2013-14 In The Game Used boxes.

2014 Topps Inception Football Preview

Playbook

The NFL pre-season will be underway when 2014 Bowman Inception arrives for another year. We’ve got the preview.

Sheen Autographs Coming as 2014 Archives Salutes Major League

Rick Vaughn autograph Major League movie 2014 Topps Archives

2014 Topps Archives Baseball will include a salute to the movie Major League, complete with autographs. We’ve got the preview including a look at some sample cards.

Limited Nature Part of Satchel Paige Appeal

1953 Topps Satchel Paige

It’s a short checklist but Satchel Paige baseball cards help tell the story of a pitcher who seemingly never aged.

Topps Heritage Box Break Fun But Could Be Even Better

2014 Topps Heritage box

As Rich Klein tackles a 2014 Heritage Baseball box break, he’s tying the past to the present but also wondering about some possibilities.

2014 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Set for October Release

Co-Signers 2014 Stadium Club Ken Griffey Jr Mike Trout

Topps will bring back inserts from past sets like Beam Team and Triumvirates and pack three on card autographs in each 18-pack box.

Topps Opening Day 2014 Box Break

2014 Topps Opening Day box

It’s back for another year. Topps Opening Day 2014 arrives and Rich Klein is digging into a product that’s not flashy–just fun.

Agganis’ Star Sadly Faded, but Lone Card Remains Popular

Agganis

A two-sport star, Harry Agganis was a promoter’s dream when he arrived in Boston in 1954. Barely a year later he was dead. His only Topps baseball card has a lot of fans.

Rare Old Judge Card May Have Been 19th Century Inside Joke

Deacon White Old Judge

A find of 20 old tobacco cards yielded a rare Old Judge card of Hall of Famer Deacon White. Were the folks at Goodwin having some fun with the aging veteran?

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1976-77 Topps Hockey

Topps hockey pack 1976-77

It was the season of Slapshot, a smaller set and some of that tasty Topps gum. Check out Just Collect’s 1976-77 Topps hockey pack break.