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2015 Bowman Inception Preview

Future Stars Game autograph relic 2015 Bowman Inception Baseball

The release date for 2015 Bowman Inception Baseball has been set for July 8.  Inception will once again be a prospect and rookie-driven product with four autographed cards and an autographed relic card in each one-pack box for around $100 retail.  Topps is promising at least one on-card prospect auto per eight-box case. New to […]

New Hire Announced as Topps Plans Digital Expansion

Jeremy Strauser

Topps’ growing app business has resulted in a new hire to run the operation.

What You Really Wish Was Under Your Christmas Tree? These Baseball Cards

1933 Goudey Babe Ruth PSA 8.5

This is the kind of stuff you’re really hoping is inside that shiny wrapping paper, aren’t you?

Bowman Sterling Football Boxes Not Lacking Hits, But Price Drops

2014 Bowman Sterling Hobby Box

Bowman Sterling Football 2014 drops autographs and relics aplenty says Rich K, who offers some thoughts on the product after breaking a box.

15 Most Valuable Baseball Cards of the 50s

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps no case

It’s probably the most popular decade for collectors. A list of the most valuable high grade baseball cards of the 50s includes a mix of data.

Topps Opening Day to Return in March

Masahiro Tanaka 2015 Topps Opening Day Masahiro Tanaka

The lowest-priced baseball card product returns with 2015 Topps Opening Day, this year featuring some new inserts including some photos created by fans.

2014 Topps Triple Threads Review and Box Break

Triple Threads box 2014

It’s back for another year and Rich Klein is opening a box of 2014 Topps Triple Threads Baseball.

Topps Plans 2014 Bowman Chrome Mini Factory Set

2014 Bowman Chrome Mini Jose Abreu Black Shimmer refractor

Photo variations and ‘Black Shimmer Refractor’ hot boxes are part of the mix for Topps’ 2014 Bowman Chrome Mini Factory Sets, which are coming in December.

2014 Allen & Ginter Box Break

2014 Topps Allen Ginter Paul Goldschmidt

The middle of summer means an Allen and Ginter box break for those who like something a little different.

Upper Deck Plans NSCC Wrapper Redemption, VIP Set

2014-Upper-Deck-National-Sports-Collectors-Convention-Wrapper-Redemption-Autograph-Tony-Gwynn

Cards are being readied as the Upper Deck National Sports Collectors Convention wrapper redemption program returns. They’ll also have a set for VIP buyers.

Editor’s Blog: Not for Everyone But Ginter’s Just Fun

2014 Topps Allen Ginter Playoff Beard

Now that the product is out, the quirky cards inside 2014 Topps Allen & Ginter are turning up on eBay and finding them is just good summertime fun.

Topps Announces NSCC Giveaways, Events

Tanaka Abreu promo cards

Two National exclusive Allen & Ginter rookie cards and a chance to talk with company officials are on Topps’ docket at the 2014 National Convention.

Post-War Rookie Card Investments On a Budget

Topps Nolan Ryan rookie card

A list of vintage, post-War rookie cards of baseball icons you can believe in, all for under $1,000.

1964 Topps Stand-Ups: Copied, But Never Surpassed

64ToppsStandUpsPack

Fifty years after they first hit stores, the 1964 Topps Stand-Ups remain a popular challenge for collectors of vintage baseball cards.

Allen & Ginter Returns This Summer With Metal Cards, Pop Ups…and Skeletons

Book_Longoria_Machado

From pop star relics to bone bits from ancient animals, 2014 Topps Allen and Ginter returns with the usual quirkiness and some new twists.

Best Rookie Cards of 1970s College Hoop Heroes

1972-73 Austin Carr

An ode to the rookie cards of college basketball legends from the pre-dunk, pre-three point era.

2014 Topps Turkey Red Baseball Set for Online Release This Week

Turkey Red Baseball Box 2014

Topps launches its next online exclusive product this week with 2013 Turkey Red Baseball. We’ve got the checklist and more info.

Bowman Sterling Arrives Today With 18 Autographs Per Box

9008 Ryu Hyun-Jin Sapphire Auto RUBY

2013 Bowman Sterling Baseball arrives Friday, set to pack 18 autographs in each $300 box. We’ve got the details and checklist.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1971 Topps Tattoos

1971 Topps Tattoos

Just Collect rips into a seldom seen1971 Topps Baseball Tattoos pack.

Baseball Card Backs Reveal Players Before They Were Millionaires

1974 Bob Montgomery back

Business owners, ticket sellers, milkmen…you name it, players did it before big salaries. Baseball cards reveal it all.