The dawn of interactive trading cards took place nearly 20 years ago, when Donruss introduced its VXP 1.0 CD ROM collection in 1997.
Cal Ripken Jr.
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Twenty years after he passed Lou Gehrig, Rich Klein recalls how Cal Ripken’s generosity–and his rookie cards–helped baseball heal some deep wounds.November 15, 2013 By
While picking up an award, Cal Ripken Jr. took time for a tour of the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum.August 28, 2013 By
The Ironman swings a bat once used by the man whose iconic record he broke. Cal Ripken and Lou Gehrig connect through a historic artifact coming to auction.February 16, 2012 By
The initial list of autograph signers for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is out, with a collection of Baseball Hall of Famers leading the way.January 31, 2012 By
The Cardinal utility man may not be in love with the idea, but Topps is getting some mileage out of the Skip Schumacher Rally Squirrel variation.September 1, 2011 By
Broadway Joe returns to Broadway, stopping in to chat with David Letterman on the Late Show about Super Bowl III, the circumstances behind his rookie card and he brings along Dave’s Topps football rookie.March 7, 2011 By
One of Lou Gehrig’s last jerseys, a game-used bat from the 1920s and a single signed baseball have been consigned to Robert Edward Auctions’ upcoming catalog event.February 22, 2011 By
A starting lineup of autograph guests for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.August 30, 2010 By
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.August 16, 2010 By
Collectors are getting a chance to bid on some of The Babe’s family history through a group of signed family photos.July 23, 2010 By
The Baltimore Sun and DACardWorld.com have teamed up to give Cal Ripken Jr away as a door prize at this year’s 31st National Sports Collectors Convention.March 12, 2010 By
A fixture on the east coast, the Philly show’s spring event brings in dealers, collectors and a host of autograph guests.February 17, 2010 By
Cal Ripken Jr. made the round of the TV morning shows in New York, helping Topps promote its Million Card Giveaway.February 16, 2010 By
Topps will officially announce its Million Card Giveaway today…and there’s more than one ’52 Mickey Mantle out there somewhere.January 25, 2010 By
For many serious baseball card collectors, the mid-1980s marked the beginning of the end for worthwhile collecting. With interest in the hobby increasing, card companies began churning out sets in never before seen quantities, flooding the market with cards that today are barely worth the paper they’re printed on. Yet there are still a few […]September 17, 2009 By
Goodwin’s Champions, Upper Deck’s ode to the popular 19th century baseball card set includes a list of short prints.