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.

Ramblings: Player Collectors Still Passionate

The game has changed but the concept is the same for collectors whose focus is narrow.

Your Unwanted Sports Cards Can Help Inner City Kids

A music teacher at a Florida school uses sports cards as an incentive for students to work hard and display good citizenship.

Topps Taking Tek to Football

Topps brought its 1990s Tek concept back in last year’s baseball products. Now, they’re bringing it to football with a late season release.

Landmark Basketball Cards and Sets of the 1990s

They’re not all valuable but here’s a look at some of the landmark single cards, sets and inserts of the 90s.

Ramblings: One-Off Sets Not Always Duds

From 1963 Fleer to 1992 AW Football, those one and done card major sports card sets provide a fun trip into hobby history.

Ramblings: Fun With Busted Prospects

Rich Klein looks back at cards of players who were among the hottest of the late 1980s and early 90s but never became the stars some collectors envisioned.

Ramblings: When Collectors Come Back

Acquiring the cards you couldn’t or didn’t as a young person can be easy or hard depending on when you left.

Ramblings: Explaining What They’re Worth Often a Futile Exercise

Dealing with one-time collectors who don’t understand why they can’t sell cards for full retail.

1990’s Football Card Brands Include Some One-Hit Wonders

It was raining football cards in the early 1990s. Rich Klein remembers some of the brands that flooded the market–and then floated away.

The 5 Worst Baseball Card Sets of the 1990s

In the last of a 5-part series on the card sets of the 90s, Chris Harris offers his choices for the most forgettable issues thrust upon the hobby.

The Five Biggest Rookie Card Flops of the 1990s

Living up to the hype was an impossible task for five 1990s newcomers who were once the hobby’s hottest rookie cards.

Top 5 Alternative 1990s Rookie Cards

In the third of a series looking back at the 1990s, Chris Harris zeroes in on some rookie cards of future Hall of Famers that sometimes get overlooked.

Five Underrated Baseball Card Products of the 1990s

Not everything in the 1990s was overproduced and some of it was groundbreaking. Chris Harris has five of the most underrated products that are getting on in years now.