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First Time’s the Charm: Georgia Woman’s First Hobby Box Reveals 1/1 Babe Ruth Autograph

Stacy with Babe Ruth

Stacy Marlow had never purchased a full box of baseball cards in her life but her first one produced a card worth thousands of dollars.

Editor’s Blog: News and Notes

Editors Blog

A bountiful collection of stories and hobby news rounded up in one neat little package.

2012 Topps Prime 9 Program Opens with Willie Mays

Willie Mays Prime 9 Topps 2012

Pull redemption card #1 from the 2012 Topps Prime 9 promotion? Take it to your local hobby shop and exchange it for a Willie Mays.

Tom Brady Rookie Cards Heating Up

2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady

Collectors are pulling the trigger on high ticket Tom Brady rookie cards, now that another Super Bowl trip is within sight.

Topps Teasing 2012 Gold Rush Promotion

Topps Gold Rush 2012

Topps is counting on hobby stores to help promote its 2012 Gold Rush promotion–whatever it may be.

The $400 Michael Jordan Autograph

1996 Jordan auto SPx

What may be one of the year’s only basketball card products has made getting a Michael Jordan autograph a more attainable proposition.

Topps: Redemption Card Good for Pack, Not Set

Chrome

There’s an ‘error card’ inside 2011 Topps Chrome.

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

Ichiro Topps PRIME 9

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 Adds Strasburg Cards, Autographs, Grand Prize to Sterling

Stephen Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg returned to the big leagues Tuesday night and Topps is wasting no time promoting their young spokesman as the season winds down.

Topps Prime 9 Player of the Week is Mickey Mantle

Mantle 2011 Prime 9 redemption

Week 7 is devoted to #7 as Topps continues to fill out its late-season redemption set.

Editor’s Blog: Hosmer Autos in Chrome, Aaron PRIME Redemption, Stolen Goods

Topps Prime 9 Aaron

Topps product updates and a NorCal burglary nets baseball cards and a baseball signed by (we think) a Hall of Famer.

Topps Prime Nine Promo Offers Cards, World Series Trip

Topps Prime 9 Logo

2011 Topps Series Two boxes will contain random insert ‘Player of the Week’ redemptions good for hobby shop exclusive cards.

Guest Columnist: Tired of Sports Card Company Promises

Harper exchange

Collector Jamie Kennedy has some thoughts on redemption cards and sports card company promises that he says are starting to get old.

Editor’s Blog: Heritage Scoring More Points

2011 Topps Heritage

2011 Topps Heritage is like a magnet.

Editor’s Blog: News and Notes

Ted Williams purchase agreement

More hobby tidbits to snack on including a historic baseball document, Carmelo and some card company talk.

Topps Delivers 1952 Mantle to Winner

Mark Davis

Topps wasn’t cheap when it came to awarding at least one of the 1952 Topps Mantle cards as part of its Million Card Giveaway promotion.

Free Jahvid Best Rookie Card at Shops

Topps Jahvid Best Rookie Redemption card

Topps kicks off its 17-week ‘Rookie of the Week’ program in conjunction with sports card shops around the country.

Topps: Strasburg Allen & Ginter Mini Not Short Printed

A&G Strasburg

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.

Editor’s Blog: News & Notes from Around the Hobby

2010 Topps Finest Redemption Mike Leake

A ’60 World Series ring walks into “The Treasure Hunters Roadshow”, dropping NFLPA trading card revenues and more.