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Madison Bumgarner Baseball Cards Bringing the Heat to eBay

Bumgarner 2008 Bowman Chrome Orange Refractor

A World Series for the ages behind him and the potential for long-term success, Madison Bumgarner baseball cards are gaining a lot of new fans.

Time to Wake Up to Royals’ Rookie Cards?

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A team years in the making is now in the World Series. A look at some of the top Kansas City Royals and their rookie cards.

Ramblings: The ‘Other Guys’ on Famous Rookie Cards

1963 Topps Pete Rose

They’re famous by association but the other guys on some of those famous baseball rookie cards have stories to tell, too.

Kershaw’s Spectacular Season Lifts Rookie, Autograph Cards

Kershaw Archival Autograph

A real-time list of the hottest Clayton Kershaw baseball cards after yet another spectacular season has the Koufax comparisons in overdrive.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Hall of Fame Hoard

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A huge collection of baseball and football Hall of Fame rookie cards from Texas is coming to market.

Are King Felix Cards Underrated?

Felix Hernandez Bowman Chrome rookie

A look at the hottest Felix Hernandez cards as the Seattle Mariners ace chases another Cy Young Award.

Hobby vs. Jumbo: 2014 Topps Chrome Baseball Review

Topps Chrome 2014 baseball box

There are two options for collectors in 2014 Topps Chrome Baseball. Rich Klein has the calculator out as he breaks a box of the latest issue.

When “Fernand” Valenzuela Was an Early 80’s Smash Hit

1981 Fleer Fernando Valenzuela error

1981 put two new card companies on the map and even though one of them screwed up the rookie card of the game’s hottest pitcher, at least he got his own card.

Jose Altuve Rookie Cards Ready to Break Out?

Jose Altuve Rookie Card 20102 Bowman Chrome

Jose Altuve rookie cards haven’t gotten a lot of attention so far, but if the Astros’ diminutive dynamo keeps it up, that may change.

Performance in The Pit: Trading Sports Cards Like Stocks

Jordan rookie The Pit

ThePit.com caters to collectors and investors who want to trade past and present rookie cards just like the companies in a stock portfolio.

2014 Topps Update Baseball Returns

2014 Topps Update World Series Heroes Relic John Smoltz

2014 Topps Update Baseball will salute All-Star and World Series heroes from the past along with the usual task of updating elements from the current year.

Waiting on George Springer Rookie Cards

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The hottest George Springer rookie cards may not be recognized as such yet but don’t tell that to collectors who know a big score when they see one.

What’s Hot in the Shop? Topps Archives Blasting Off Shelves

Topps 2014 Archives box

Major League movie star autographs, a couple of hot rookies and designs from sets past have this year’s Topps Archives boxes flying off shelves.

Scoring Explosion: Collectors Left to Weigh the Merits of LaMarcus

Stat Line Game Jersey Card Lamarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge basketball cards had settled downward in price but his playoff effort has collectors wondering if it’s time to buy, sell or flip.

Jackie Robinson Baseball Cards: A Guide to His Best

Jackie Robinson Bond Bread Rookie Card 1947

With the new movie “42” released nationwide this weekend, it’s possible Jackie Robinson baseball cards could see increased interest. We sort through the rookie cards and other vintage issues of all shapes and sizes.

Rich’s Ramblings: Fun With O-Pee-Chee Baseball

Gil Hodges 1972 OPC

Rich Klein looks back at Canadian baseball cards from O-Pee-Chee and why some Topps cards might just have ties there.

50 Years Ago, Teenage Tony C’s Rookie Card Portended Triumph, Tragedy

1969 Topps Tony Conigliaro

His career–and life–were cut way too short, but Tony Conigliaro’s baseball cards keep the memory of one of baseball’s greatest phenoms alive.

2014 Bowman Football Preview

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2014 Bowman Football will be out in June promising four on card autographs and a veteran relic in each box.

eBay Set of the Week: Rivera Retirement Caps 1992 Bowman Baseball

Mariano Rivera Bowman rookie card

There were so many tributes given to Mariano Rivera during his farewell tour last year we sometimes forget his importance to the baseball card community. He was one of the signers for the 1996 Leaf Signature Series set and was the last active player to wear uniform #42 on a daily basis. One of my […]

Ramblings: 1970s Prove Rookie Card Fortunes Can Change a Bit

1976 Topps Dennis Eckersley

Rich Klein’s Ramblings tackles part 2 of a look back at the ebb and flow of key rookie cards in the 1970s and 80s.