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Super Bowl MVPs and their Rookie Cards

From Bart to Brady and beyond, we’ve got the complete list of Super Bowl MVPs and their first appearance on football cards.

1952 Topps Eddie Mathews is One of Era’s Most Desirable

Rare even by the standards of the high numbers, the 1952 Topps Eddie Mathews rookie is among the most sought after post-War vintage cards.

Michael Jordan Rookie Cards Value Soaring – 1986-87 Fleer

1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie cards have, in some cases, tripled in the last few years. We have a look at the numbers and a list of the most watched.

Blog Notes: Donruss Co-Founder Dies, Montana RC Record, Game-Worn News

The “Russ” in Donruss is gone; a big price for a Montana rookie, the Cubs push game-used gear for charity, a Padres garage sale and a $112,000 bullpen car.

New Record Price for BGS 9.5 1984-85 Star Company Jordan Rookie

The only BGS 9.5 1984-85 Star Company Michael Jordan rookie card changed hands recently and netted the original buyer a tidy profit.

Joe Montana Rookie Card Still Cool

If you had the foresight to invest in Joe Montana cards before the Super Bowls…and before Jerry Rice…you did OK.

Best Football Rookie Cards of the 80s

The best football cards of the 80s include many that are easy to find, but potentially pricey considering their status as ultra-popular high-grade rookie cards.

Dreaming: Gretzky in the Olympics

The Wayne Gretzky rookie card is already valuable but would The Great One be even more legendary if pros had been in the Olympics in 1980?

1954 Clemente Winter League Contract, Ruth, Young Autos Part of Auction

A 1954 Puerto Rican Winter League contract signed by a 20-year-old Roberto Clemente is among 700 lots up for bid at Iconic Memorabilia. Babe Ruth autographs, a Sporting News baseball questionnaire filled out by Cy Young…and a pair of John Lennon’s old specs are also on the block.

Nice Return: 1914 Babe Ruth Rookie Card Sold Privately

A 1914 Babe Ruth Baltimore Sun rookie card from the Bambino’s minor league days, has earned the collector/investor who bought it five years ago, a tidy profit.

Quarterbacks Driving Modern Football Card Market

Cam Newton and Andy Dalton proved you can become an instant hobby star as a rookie quarterback. Now, new faces try their hand and collectors haven’t been shy about rolling the dice.

Griffin Rookie Cards Not As Pricey a Year Later

In spite of recent headlines, the sales prices of last year’s top NBA rookie have dipped.

Watch With eBay Puts TV, Auctions in Your Lap

There’s no telling how many times we’ve been watching something on TV and had it trigger the urge to check out something related on eBay. A breakout performance by a certain player might have us ready to make a move on his rookie card. A clip from an old championship game might have us wanting […]

For the Michael Jordan Collector Who Has Everything…

A new Michael Jordan piece involves some photos, his hand, some ink, a little Japanese culture and a Silver Sharpie.

Michael Jordan Rookie Cards Now a Bargain?

He’s no longer playing, but is that any reason for the 1986-87 Fleer card to trade at its current level?

Jordan Rookie Card Ends at $82,000

The first 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie card awarded a Pristine 10 grade by Beckett Grading Services ended its run on eBay Thursday night. The bidding was not for the faint of heart–or light of wallet. The card closed at $82,000, although the sale could not be immediately confirmed. The card, featured in one of […]

Remembering the 1979 NCAA Championship

ESPN was barely a blip on the sports radar screen. Home computers were still more than a decade away. No blogs. No YouTube. No college hoops on TV every night. Whatever hype surrounded the 1979 NCAA Championship game was largely because the country had read about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in their daily newspapers […]

Michael Jordan Rookie Cards Still Strong

Michael Jordan Rookie Card STILL a Must-Have He dunks only on video now, but the 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie card remains a must-have for serious basketball collectors. One high grade example has just sold via eBay.

Signed Michael Jordan Rookie Cards Returning in August

Upper Deck hauls out the Fleer name again this summer with an off-season hoops product. Mixed in with the rookies who will be drafted this Thursday are more Michael Jordan autographed 1986-87 Fleer rookie cards.

Autographed Jordan Rookie Card Brings $12K

The 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie cards placed into this year’s basketball product are showing up on eBay..while another lot has Jordan collectors bidding big bucks for a unique lot.