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Rich’s Ramblings: Projecting Hall of Famers Has Never Been Easy

1972 Topps Carlton Fisk

Rich Klein goes back to the 1970’s to look at some of the key rookie cards, some of whom didn’t start out that way.

2013-14 Panini Dominion Hockey Leads Off Year in Cards

Dominion Ice Level

A look at the newly released 2013-14 Panini Dominion Hockey, which packs numerous autographs and relic cards in each six card pack.

Just Collect Launches 10,000+ Card End of Year Auction Party

Mike Schmidt 1973 Topps card

A mammoth group of vintage sports cards is being sold off this weekend on eBay as Just Co;llect wraps up 2013 with its biggest auction of the year.

3 New Hall of Fame Managers Generate Rookie Card Interest

1962 Topps Joe Torre rookie

It’s not just a players only club. Rookie cards of Hall of Fame managers have value, too and eBay buyers are proving that right now.

Victor Oladipo Rookie Cards Pushing Toward Top of 2013-14 Class

Oladipo autograph Panini Prestige

With Michael Carter-Williams on the shelf and a comparatively strong start to his career, Victor Oladipo rookie cards might be the cream of this year’s crop.

NFL to Salute Service Members; Hold Special Auction

Salute to Service

The NFL Salute to Service initiative will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project with auction items among the fundraisers.

2013 Topps Prime Football Box Break/Review

Topps 2013 Prime Football box

It hasn’t been a spectacular year for NFL newcomers but Rich Klein is opening up a box of the rookie-centric 2013 Topps Prime Football anyway.

Whether it is 1893 or 2013 Billy Hamilton is Stealing Bases

Both Billy Hamiltons

His arrival in the big leagues has jump-started Billy Hamilton rookie cards and conjured up images of a star by the same name more than a century ago.

Most Watched Adrian Peterson Cards on eBay

Adrian Peterson

After starting the season with an electrifying 78-yard touchdown run, it seems like a good time to offer a real time list of the most watched Adrian Peterson football cards on eBay.

2013 Topps Finest Football Review

2013 Finest Refractor Andrew Luck

Rich Klein breaks open a box of one of the hotter products on the market: 2013 Topps Finest Football.

Topps 2013 NFL Kickoff Promotion

Rookie Cards 2013 NFL Kickoff Promo

If you live near a sports card shop, the 2013 Topps NFL Kickoff Promotion offers a chance to win some signed cards if you buy their flagship product.

What’s Hot in the Shop? 2013 Finest NFL is En Fuego

2013 Topps Finest Box

Mike says Finest Football 2013 is indeed a fine product and collectors are buying. He does have one suggestion he wishes Topps would take to heart though.

Topps to Give Away Best Rookie Cards of All-Time as Part of 2014 Series Promotion

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2014 Topps Series One Baseball cards will be out in mid-winter. Here’s a preview and early checklist for the company’s flagship brand.

Remarkable Rookie Card Collection Coming to Auction via Memory Lane

PSA 9 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle

Collectors attending the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago this week will be able to feast their eyes on one of the most remarkable high grade collections of rookie cards featuring members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, all of it coming to the auction block next month. The “Graham Collection”, pieced together by a […]

A Grocery Cart, Dumpster, and a Police Officer: The Minor League Cards of Cal Ripken, Jr

Charlotte O's Cal Ripken card

An in-depth look at Cal Ripken minor league cards will take you back to the nights in 1980 when they were ballpark freebies.

Super Bowl MVPs and their Rookie Cards

1981 Topps Joe Montana

From Bart Starr to Eli Manning, we’ve got the complete list of Super Bowl MVPs and their first appearance on football cards plus links to find them all.

Panini Prizm 2012 Includes Rookie Photo Variations

Panini Prizm 2012 Andrew Luck variations

Panini’s upcoming Prizm Football product will offer 100 rookie cards but 25 will have short-printed photo variations exclusive to hobby boxes.

Rookie Card Moratorium: Shops, Collectors Adjust to NHLPA Move

2012-13 Certified Hockey

Pain this year could become big gains next year. At least that’s the hope of collectors and especially Canadian hobby store owners after the 2012-13 rookie card class was put on ice until next season.

Editor’s Blog: No Football Cards for Te’o Yet; Odd, Ominous Start for 2013

Mantei Te'o

Mantei Te’o’s marketability may never be the same.

Tony Gonzalez Rookie Cards In Search of Respect

Tony Gonzalez rookie card

He’s caught more passes than anyone except Jerry Rice so why don’t Tony Gonzalez rookie cards sell for more? See the list of those being watched on eBay.