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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.

Vintage Rookie Cards Still the Gold Standard

Staubach-Marino rookie cards

In the 1970s, you rarely heard the team. Now, vintage rookie cards drive the market. What’s the psychology behind the collection?

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle: The Smart Collector’s Better Buy?

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card

His 1952 Topps card may be on the Mt. Rushmore of collecting, but the 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle seems comparatively undervalued.

NFL Rookie Avalanche Continues with 2012 Bowman Sterling Football

Robert Griffin III autographed rookie relic

Like rookie cards? This year’s amazing draft class takes center stage in the 2012 Bowman Sterling football product.