Card Shop Owners React to Black Friday Promotions

Panini made a late move to try and drum up business for hobby shop owners. Did it work? Depends on who you ask.

Editor’s Blog: Promote Your Black Friday Event Free; Penny Listings

It’s penny auction listing day at eBay…we’ve got a free plus for your Black Friday events and a look at an old Topps cello pack.

2011 Donruss Elite Extra Edition Baseball Preview

Panini’s first MLBPA trading card license will come to fruition with 2011 Donruss Elite Extra Edition, a product heavy on youngsters.

Bryant Signs Stacks of Cards for Panini

Kobe Bryant puts his John Hancock on some Panini prizes.

Chicago Sports Memorabilia Always Percolating

Chicago, once again hosting this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention, remains a hobby hotbed with collectors chasing cards and memorabilia old and new.

2011 Upper Deck Legendary Cuts Baseball Released

Upper Deck’s 2011 Legendary Cuts hits the market, and one major pull has already landed on eBay.

A House of Black and Gold

About half of George Danesky’s house is covered in Steelers memorabilia.

Rare 1919 World Series Championship Pin Consigned to Auction

One of just two known championship awards from the 1919 “Black Sox” scandal has been consigned by the family of Reds’ star Jake Daubert and will be featured in Robert Edward Auctions’ 2011 catalog sale.

2010-11 Black Diamond Hockey Skates In

Bonus pack and triple- and quad-diamond mega-hit rookie cards
in every box round out the company’s latest hockey card set

Editor’s Blog: MEARS, Madec, Panini Tour

It’s a holiday weekend, but we’ve got a few tidbits to toss at you.

2010 Obak Baseball Review

Tri-Star’s second issue under the old Obak brand offers a shout out to those who gave something to the game without ever wearing a uniform.

Report Claims Joe Jackson Hall of Fame Jersey Isn’t Real

Say it ain’t so.

Topps: Strasburg Allen & Ginter Mini Not Short Printed

Collectors and dealers have been struggling to find a Stephen Strasburg mini rookie card in the 2010 Topps Allen & Ginter but the company says it’s no wild goose chase.

2010 Topps Heritage Baseball Short Prints, Quirks

What’s wacky about 2010 Topps Heritage? Plenty…and if you want some of these cards, you’ll have to hit the discount giants.

2010 Topps National Chicle Details Released

Can’t wait for baseball? We’ve got the scoop on Topps’ new National Chicle set.

Say it Ain’t So, Chou

A game-fixing scandal has made some autographed baseballs in China’s pro league "unfit" to give away.

2009 Topps Tribute Review

Our intrepid box buster tackles 2009 Topps Tribute and comes away with some nice hits,

Black Friday Deals for Card Collectors

While bargain hunters hit the stores this Friday, fans of modern era sports card boxes have their own Black Friday specials. Blowout Cards caught lightning in a bottle on Columbus Day when it offered its 1492 Promotion where certain boxes and cases were sold for $14.92. The company’s website received over 35,000 hits before the […]