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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


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.

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


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 […]