Talking Ichiro Cards and 3000 Hits with ‘Super Collector’ Tony Yi

With 3,000 hits on the horizon, meet a big time fan and super collector of Ichiro baseball cards.

Junior, Ichiro Get Insert Sets in 2016 Topps Series 2

Topps will honor a couple of long-time favorites with insert sets when it delivers 2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball, set for release next summer.

Ichiro Autographs Coming to Topps

The long dance is over and Ichiro autographs–such as they are–will start appearing in Topps products this summer.

Editor’s Blog: In World of Cards, Performance and Life Events Trump All

The Alex Gordon Topps rookie snafu was no conspiracy and the whole story reminds us that popular cards in every sport can live, die and live again.

Ramblings: What Happened to Key Pujols Rookie Card?

Rich Klein recalls the dark debate over one card from the 2001 Bowman Chrome Albert Pujols issue.

New Leaf Issue Isolates on Ichiro

The 2013 Ichiro Immortals Collection includes just 300 boxes, each with an Ichiro autograph and others with dual signed booklets including Ty Cobb.

2012 Topps Heritage High Number Set Limited to 1,000 Sets

Its base product’s update set just hit store shelves but now Topps is releasing Heritage High Number sets, with a $1 per card price tag and only 1,000 made.

Ichiro’s a Yank: Rookie Cards Perk Up

The trade to New York puts Ichiro back in the spotlight and action on his rookie cards are already moving.

Editor’s Blog: Topps Prime Update, Packers on Wheaties, We’re Getting Faster

Around the horn we go on the NFL’s opening night, with some Topps news, some love for Wheaties, a website note…and a link to one of the best sports columns you’ll read this year.

Topps Baseball 2011 Checklist

The complete Topps Baseball Series One and Two checklists.

Signed Ichiro Game Jersey in Charity Auction

The Seattle Mariners are selling game-used items from opening night to raise money for disaster relief in Japan.

Editor’s Blog: Ichiro, Matsui Jerseys Raise $ For Japan

An update on the auction for Japan relief via a game worn jersey auction, plus a couple of knuckleheads’ failed strategy for selling an signed Michael Jordan jersey.

Ichiro Rookie Cards Still Undervalued?

Imagine if Derek Jeter had played his first eight seasons in the U.S. and then jumped to Japan in the middle of the Yankees’ title run. Ichiro Suzuki’s move to the Seattle Mariners created a similar tidal wave in both countries when he arrived in 2001. Card companies rushed to produce Ichiro rookie cards in […]