What’s Hot in the Shop


Mike Fruitman of Mike’s Stadium Sportscards takes the pulse of the hobby through the activity at his Denver area shop.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Trevor’s Not the Whole Story

Baseball prospecting is underway and Colorado is excited about one guy in particular but two other sports are well represented on the hot list.

What’s Hot: Definitively, This Topps Football Product

Mike’s got the rundown of the hottest current hobby products, topped by Topps’ Definitive Collection NFL.

What’s Hot (Besides the Broncos) in the Shop

Sure he’s got the list of hot releases but Mike says when you’ve got Super Bowl champs and card company promotions, What’s Hot gets turned upside down.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Trilogy, Contenders and More

The first ‘What’s Hot’ of 2016 and Mike’s collectors have voted with their wallets. He’s got the top 5 sellers, some videos and the Contenders SP list.

Mikey Awards, 2015 Edition

The sports card releases (and other stuff) that created a buzz. Mike dishes out the hardware in the annual year end What’s Hot in the Shop Mikey Awards.

What’s Hot: Triple Threads Football Rushes to the Top

Mike is back with another edition of What’s Hot. He’s chronicling case breaks of Triple Threads NFL and delivering the top six sellers.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Panini Ups Ante on Black Friday

Mike is all in on this year’s Panini Black Friday promotion with his shop anticipating more sales thanks in part to the inclusion of better products that lead to free packs.

What’s Hot: Upper Deck Hockey Flies Despite McDavid Injury

The carnage of empty cases left at Mike’s in the wake of 2015-16 Upper Deck Series One Hockey proved buyers aren’t worried about Connor McDavid’s injury.

What’s Hot in the Shop? Everything

Hot rookies, popular products and a convergence of the seasons have Mike’s collectors in a buying and breaking mood.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Triple Threads Triumphs

Mike’s collectors rally ’round the Triple Threads case breaks and he’s offering up the rest of the hot list, too.

What’s Hot: Chrome Crushing It

Mike’s back with the top 5 hot sports card products, topped by an annual release from Topps.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Collectors Clamoring for Clear Vision

Mike has the rundown of the top selling hobby boxes, led by the newly released 2015 Panini Clear Vision Football.

What’s Hot: Bowman MLB Throwing High Heat

A bumper crop of rookies this season are driving sales of 2014 products, including Bowman.

What’s Hot: SP Authentic Ices Up the Summer

An after season hockey product is keeping collectors busy, says Mike, who’s also got some inside info on the other hottest sports card boxes.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Father’s Day Packs Return

Panini America is back in the Father’s Day business…and business is about to be good says Mike. He’s got packs out the wazoo and hopes your store does too.

What’s Hot: How 2 Rookies Enjoyed The NFL Rookie Premiere

Mike Fruitman escaped the shop and attended the NFL Rookie Premiere event, where there was business to conduct and some fun, too.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Tier One Is Really Tier Wonderful

Mike’s customers flock to Topps’ latest baseball release with eyes on some wood. He’s also got the rest of the top five selling hobby boxes.

What’s Hot: Bowman More Like Wow, Man

Bowman baseball cases are flying at Mike’s. Check out the action on this new release and get his top five selling sports card boxes.

What’s Hot? NT is IT

Mike says in a crowded stretch of releases, 2014 National Treasures football stands out. He’s also got the top five list of current hot selling boxes.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Would You Believe, Topps Tribute?

Mike says despite the recall, 2015 Topps Tribute baseball has been getting love from his customers. He’s also got the lowdown on what else is hot right now.