Topps? Fleer? Donruss? Upper Deck? Score? Bowman? Low end? High end?
The sports card market got plenty confusing by the mid-1990s.
Now, it seems all four major pro sports leagues are starting to make changes in the number of licensees they allow to produce cards and how many new products can be pushed out.
It’s a tough call for card shops, who rely on new issues to make money but need a healthy hobby to survive.
“It’s a business that’s critically important to our mission, to make players icons to kids,” Tim Brosnan, the league’s executive vice president for business, said in a statement.
Here’s more on the story from Waterloo, Iowa.