Some of the first images of this year’s NFL rookies in their pro uniforms will arrive inside 2022 Donruss Elite Football. Look for their first on-card autographs in the product, too. Boxes will contain 20 packs with five cards per pack. Cases will hold 12 boxes. A typical box will have two autographed cards, one memorabilia card, three rookies, six parallels … [Read more...] about 2022 Donruss Elite Football Preview
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A group of five previously uncatalogued cards from the 1961 Wilson Meats set have been uncovered, including a Hall of Fame pitcher. Collector Larry Serota says he recently acquired the group on eBay, extending the known checklist from 12 to 17 different. The group includes Dodgers pitcher Don Drysdale and four members of the Angels, who were an expansion franchise at … [Read more...] about 5 New Additions to 1960s Wilson Meats Baseball Set
Just a few short years after its creation, the Fleer Ultra brand had carved out a niche as a premium basketball card product within the booming hoops market. The 1994-95 Ultra Basketball set offered a solid design, a rookie class that held two future Hall of Famers and a number of innovative, colorful inserts. We won't talk about the horrifically airbrushed rookies, … [Read more...] about 1994-95 Fleer Ultra Jam City Towers Over Dunk Competition
Topps Triple Threads has used the same format effectively for years. The 2022 product is no exception, with a wide variety of autographs, relics, combo cards and book cards on tap when the product is released this fall. And of course, the combinations of three that give the set its name. Configuration A hobby box will contain two packs, with seven cards to a pack. … [Read more...] about 2022 Topps Triple Threads Preview
A collector in Venezuela says he has uncovered a previously unknown sticker and album set focused on late 1950s baseball. Enrique Abreu Sojo says he recently acquired the 1960 Venezuela Beisbol Grandes Ligas Piratas Yankees Dodgers stickers and accompanying album from a man who collected them as a child. Printed in Caracas, the checklist contains 220 stamps, most 3.15 … [Read more...] about New 1960 Venezuelan Baseball Stickers/Album Discovery
If the 2022 Stanley Cup finals will be remembered by collectors for one thing, it will be for the explosion of interest for Cale Makar in the hobby. The 23-year-old Colorado Avalanche star won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenseman last week--then added the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs Sunday night. His graded rookie cards and variations … [Read more...] about Is Cale Makar the Most Collectible Defenseman Since Bobby Orr?
A higher grade example of one of the rarest Ty Cobb cards produced during his career will soon be on the auction block. Heritage Auctions is offering an SGC 4 1910 era Novelty Cutlery (PC805) Ty Cobb postcard in its Summer Sports Card Catalog, set to open next week. It’s one of only six graded by SGC, with two ranking slightly higher. PSA has graded only four in … [Read more...] about Rare Novelty Cutlery Cobb Set for Auction
The New York Rangers’ playoff run ended in a humbling way, as the Tampa Bay Lightning came back from a 2-0 deficit to win four straight games to advance to their third straight Stanley Cup Final. For hockey collectors, this was an interesting series with fascinating hobby consequences. The media and analysts continuously tried to sell the puck public on Alexis … [Read more...] about Will Alexis Lafrenière Rookie Cards Rebound?
Topps has released the 2022 edition of its online exclusive 206 offering. Harkening back to the original T206 tobacco cards issued from 1909-1911, the Topps 206 cards are of the same size and feature current players and former greats. It’s the the product’s third year as an online exclusive. The cards are sold by packs in multiple series or “waves” offered … [Read more...] about 2022 Topps 206 Brings Hobby Icon Back for 3rd Year
Fine wines get better with time as tannins mellow. This is because skin tannins start out extremely astringent, making a wine taste coarse and rough at first. Bowman Draft Baseball products follow a less tasty but similar process--the prospects develop in the minor leagues, much like a fine wine aging in a cellar--then are selected when the time is deemed right. It can seem … [Read more...] about 2015 Bowman Draft Held Strong Class of Future Big Leaguers