Best Gifts for Serious Baseball Card Collectors

This is the kind of stuff you’re really hoping is inside that shiny wrapping paper, aren’t you?

2015 Panini Prizm Box Break-Review

2015 Panini Prizm brings the colored parallels and autographed memorabilia cards.

2015 Panini Contenders Baseball Review-Box Break

Rich Klein rips into a box of the new 2015 Panini Contenders Baseball, which features MLB draftees, former college stars who made the bigs and members of Team USA.

Junior, Ichiro Get Insert Sets in 2016 Topps Series 2

Topps will honor a couple of long-time favorites with insert sets when it delivers 2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball, set for release next summer.

Topps Finest Baseball Set For June Release

A preview of 2016 Topps Finest Baseball as die-cut Ken Griffey Jr. cards and a couple of fresh insert sets shake up the always colorful June product.

Topps Tier One Baseball Returning in May

A sneak peek at 2016 Topps Tier One Baseball, due out next spring.

Kristaps Porzingis Cards Soar as Latvian Validates Knicks’ Pick

Interest in Kristaps Porzingis rookie cards (and jerseys) is evidence the Knicks knew what they were doing when they grabbed the young Latvian in the 2015 NBA Draft.

2015-16 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Box Break-Review

Rich Klein breaks open a box of 2015-16 Panini Contenders Basketball, which promises five autographs per box.

The Hottest Cam Newton Rookie Cards

Interest is picking up for Cam Newton rookie cards from the 2011 season as the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback continues to grow as a player.

Swanson and Rodgers Sign for 2015 Bowman Draft

The top two picks will get their first autographed cards inside 2015 Bowman Draft, due out in December.

2015 Topps Tribute Special Edition is Re-Tooled Version of Original

Several months after the initial release was hurt by smeared autographs, 2015 Topps Tribute Special Edition will combine recalled product with new twists.

Panini Black Gold Football to Have More On Card Autos

2015 Panini Black Gold football will be out in January, with the promise of more on-card autographs and another card per pack.

Interactive Infancy: 1997 Donruss VXP 1.0 CD-ROM

The dawn of interactive trading cards took place nearly 20 years ago, when Donruss introduced its VXP 1.0 CD ROM collection in 1997.

Topps Heritage 51 Collection Box Break

Topps Heritage 51 Collection is a shout back to the company’s humble baseball card beginnings. Rich Klein breaks a box and offers some thoughts.

Panini Planning Multi-Sport College National Treasures Product

Releasing in early 2016, Panini National Treasures College includes cards of over 500 players in three different sports and a half dozen autographs per pack.

Topps 2015 Valor NFL Box Break and Review

Topps 2015 Valor NFL offers 20 packs per box with a mix of past and present.

Talking NBA Rookies, Breakout Candidates

Questions and answers on the 2015-16 basketball rookie class with’s Scott Howard-Cooper, who also offers a pick for 2016 Hall of Fame election.

2015 Topps Update Box Break

It’s about rookies for some, but Update Baseball remains a collector-focused product. Rich Klein digs into a box.

Swanson and Rodgers Named 2015 Heritage MiLB Mystery Redemptions

A couple of 2015 draft picks have been tabbed as the Mystery Redemption cards in Heritage Minors Baseball.

2015-16 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey Preview

Upper Deck previews Series Two hockey, set for a February release. More Young Guns, including Jack Eichel, will dominate the set.