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2014-15 Hoops Tips Off Basketball Card Season

Hoops inserts

Two autographs, 36 rookie cards per pack and a crop of inserts are in the mix as 2014-15 Panini Hoops hits the market.

Set of the Week: 1949 Bowman Baseball a Bold Move

Jackie Robinson 1949 Bowman

The 1949 Bowman Baseball set gave kids one of Jackie Robinson’s first cards as it blossomed into an all-encompassing big league look.

Best 1970s Football Cards

Roger Staubach 1972 Topps rookie card

If you grew up in the decade or have developed a fondness for the NFL’s modern history, coming up with a list of the best 1970s football cards is like a parent trying to pick a favorite child.  We’ve listed some of the obvious choices in past articles about the best of all-time (like this […]

Collecting Big Six: Christy Mathewson Cards Not All Pricey

Mathewson T205

On the anniversary of one of his biggest wins, a look at Christy Mathewson cards that won’t deep six your wallet.

Topps Opening Day to Return in March

Masahiro Tanaka 2015 Topps Opening Day Masahiro Tanaka

The lowest-priced baseball card product returns with 2015 Topps Opening Day, this year featuring some new inserts including some photos created by fans.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Forgotten 50’s Collection Rescued

Football cards 1950s

Some were dirty, others nibbled on by rodents and bugs but there were plenty of surviving stars in a 1950s sports card collection found in New Jersey.

2014-15 Upper Deck Artifacts Hockey Arrives Wednesday

Upper Deck NHL Artifacts hockey 2014-15

2014-15 Upper Deck Artifacts hockey should deliver more low-numbered relics and autograph hits than in years past. We have preview info and a checklist.

A Look At Victorian Sports Trade Cards, Scraps and Die Cuts

1888 'Scrapps Tobacco' Die Cuts, Baseball Dan Brouthers (HOF) Detroit. Baseball collectors used to erroneously think these were tobacco cards, thus the name.

Some are rather standard; others show a 19th century sense of humor. Victorian era trade cards, scraps and die-cuts pose a fun challenge for collectors.

2014 Topps UFC Champions Box Break/Review

2014 UFC Champions box

Designed more for the collector than the pack gambler, 2014 Topps UFC Champions nonetheless delivers a pretty impressive bounty.

Topps Finest Football Box Break

Finest Football Box 2014

Rich Klein digs into a box of the long-running brand that is Finest Football 2014 edition.

2015 Museum Collection Baseball Preview

2015 Topps Museum Clemente bat relic

2015 Museum Collection Baseball from Topps returns next spring, promising one hit per pack.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1978 Topps Baseball Meant Change

topps 1978 baseball box

Double prints be darned, the 1978 Topps Baseball set and the packs it came in were bigger. So was the price, but thanks to a few key rookie cards, it’s a vintage standout.

Spurned by Card Shop, Find of 1916 M101-4 Cards Heads to Auction

Joe Jackson 1916 Sporting News card

A rare complete set of 1916 Sporting News baseball cards has been discovered and is expected to bring big bucks when Goldin Auctions offers it next month.

Briefcase Full of Basketball: 2013-14 Flawless Arrives Wednesday

John Stockton autograph 2013-14 Panini Flawless

At a bare minimum of $1,500 per briefcase, 2013-14 Panini Flawless Basketball packs six autographs, a couple actual gemstones and some new subsets.

5 Cool Vintage Willie Mays Cards You Can Own Without Going Broke

1962 Topps Managers Dream

On the 60th anniversary of his famous catch, we offer five important Willie Mays cards you can own that don’t require a buff bank account.

2015 Topps Gypsy Queen Preview

Black Button Parallel 2015 Topps Gypsy Queen

2015 Gypsy Queen Baseball includes four hits and a special mini pack inside each hobby box.

Bowman Chrome Arrives with Advanced Stats

advanced stats baseball card 2014

Six different analytical templates are featured including spray charts that document home run locations, pitch locations and more.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Hockey Card Bonanza

hockey cards vintage

A Pennsylvania collector’s vintage post-War hockey card liquidation will put some top cards into circulation.

Vintage Set of the Week: Woof! 60 Years Later, Red Heart Baseball Card Set Still Barking

Mickey Mantle 1954 Red Heart

The 1954 Red Heart baseball card set may have come from a dog food manufacturer, but it’s no mutt with collectors.

1966 Topps Punchouts Are Ultra Scarce

Display box 1966 Topps Punch Outs

You may know about the rare set that arrived a year later, but the 1966 Topps Punchouts are even more scarce as Topps tested the new game-oriented product.