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2015 Bowman Chrome Baseball Preview

Kris Byant 2015 Bowman Chrome Prime Positions

Set for release later this year, 2015 Bowman Chrome will include Superfractors That Never Were, the return of Hot Packs and a couple of new inserts sets.

Topps Brings Artsy Look to New Soccer Product

Die-Cut 2015 Topps Apex relic

The new 2015 Topps Apex Soccer will remind football and baseball card collectors of another Topps brand when it makes its way to stores this summer.

10 of the Best Baseball Cards to Own

by Mike Stack Baseball cards have been printed for over 100 years. Millions have been produced but only a handful have gained iconic status. Which cards would make up a top ten list is subjective and depends on what criteria is used. But you’d have trouble arguing that there are some that should be on […]

Topps, Panini Reveal Product Additions, Adjustments

MLB MLBPA licensees logos

Topps is eliminating some products and changing release dates of others while Panini is promising more options for collectors in its Rewards program.

Transogram Baseball Figures and Cards: An Amazin’ Mystery

transogram-national-league-display-box

Are they figurines? Are they baseball cards? Are they scarce or plentiful? Are they Amazin’? When it comes to the three Transogram baseball issues from 1969 and 1970, the answer seems to be “yes” to all of these questions, and collectors still haven’t quite figured out what to do with them after all these years.

Joe Montana Rookie Card Still Cool

Joe Montana Rookie Card Still Cool

If you had the foresight to invest in Joe Montana cards before the Super Bowls…and before Jerry Rice…you did OK.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1980 Topps Set Marked End of an Era

1980 Topps box

With only one major rookie card but with an album full of Hall of Famers and 35 years in the rear view mirror, the 1980 Topps set looks better with age.

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 late June.  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.

Best Gifts for Serious Baseball Card Collectors

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.