2012 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Preview

Albert Pujols Allen Ginter 2012

It’s still in the quirky mode of the original, but you’ll find more baseball content in 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball.

Rich’s Ramblings: Special New Year’s Edition

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein’s wishes for 2012 include good vibes for the sports card show and hobby shop community.

Editor’s Blog: Cypres Museum, Stolen Footballs, Our New Apps


A columnist’s view of the Sports Museum of Los Angeles, stolen autographs, some final game hypothesis, our new smartphone apps and a Twitter milestone.

New Shop Opens in Phoenix Area


Two long-time collector/dealers have opened a sports card and memorabilia shop–just in time for the holidays.

2012 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball: Back for A Second Go-Round

Roy Halladay 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen

Topps is bringing back one of its debut sets of 2011, Gypsy Queen Baseball. We’ve got a peek at what to expect.

Are You a Coollector? New Site Offers Free Listings, Organizing


Activity in the sports category is sparse at the moment, but Coollectors.com is hoping its free options lead to an increase in buying, selling, trading and just keeping track of your stuff online.

Topps Hires New Digital VP


Topps has hired Nokia’s head of product to lead its online and mobile efforts as it looks to engage customers outside the pack.

New Collectible Show to Debut on NBC

It's Worth What

Move over American Pickers and Pawn Stars, there’s a new game show centered around collectibles and valuables.

Editor’s Blog: Vintage Card Market Strong, New Shop

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle sold by Just Collect

The last in a series on the hobby delves into the vintage card hobby, a new shop opens in Virginia and we’ve got coverage of the Rosenblatt Stadium Auction.

Hunt Continues, But New Clues in Search for Winning Puck

Certified Champions: Chicago Blackhawks

The search for a modern era hockey relic goes on…and so does the intrigue.

Editor’s Blog: Lawsuit Settled, Rodgers Signed Stuff Stolen

There will be no trial in Ketap vs. Forman and some Aaron Rodgers autographs disappear into thin air.

New MLBPA Licensing Director

MLB Players

Evan Kaplan is the players association’s new man in charge of licensing for many of baseball’s core categories including baseball cards.

Editor’s Blog: 1934 Goudey Error, New NBA Photo Deal

Goudey variation

Something old…something new.

1955 Topps Hocus Focus: 2 New Cards Found

55 hocus focus

One of the quirkier sets of the post-War era has a couple of new additions to the checklist.

Editor’s Blog: Happy New Year!, Spence-SGC Deal Official, Cash Back on eBay, etc.


A news note, a thank you and a couple of ways to stretch your sports collecting buck.

Forbes Blog: Hobby Needs Cleaning

Forbes columnist Wayne McDonnell is not impressed with sports memorabilia dealers.

Yankees World Series Ring Stolen

2009 Yankees World Series ring

A desk drawer proved not to be a safe hiding place for a 2009 Yankees World Series ring.

Ruth Card Part of New Charges Against Florida Man

Robert Benson

A slew of new charges have been filed against a Florida man who ransacked the home of a collector and sold his good stuff on eBay.

Doctored COA Photos Gave Autograph Suit New Twist

A showdown between two businessmen is bringing to light some ugliness in the autograph world.

Rose Bowl Turf to be Packaged, Sold

The guys who brought you the Yankee Stadium sod sale are back.