The gentleman who stopped by the shop with a stack of cards last week including a nice 2011 Topps Update Mike Trout RC that I purchased, was back in the store this week, casting a line deep into the water and pulling more out of the Trout stream in his closet. This week, he was carrying another group of cards he was looking to sell, including another Trout Update … [Read more...] about Shop Talk: Fishing for Trout, Holiday Prep, Local Card Show
2011 Topps Update
1/1 Mike Trout Topps Rookie Card Sold for $1 Million
The National is a good place to dig through boxes of cards priced at a buck or two. It’s also a place where some of the hobby’s biggest annual transactions take place. During the early stages of the show’s five-day run, an investment fund started by Scott Keeney, aka DJ Skee, with the backing of venture capitalist brothers Carter and Courtney Reum spent $1.05 … [Read more...] about 1/1 Mike Trout Topps Rookie Card Sold for $1 Million
Acuna Jr. Rookie Brings Nearly $400,000 in Goldin Monthly Auction
Seventeen cards crossed the six-figure mark as Goldin Auctions closed out its second monthly sports card auction early Sunday. Nearly 1,400 lots were offered in the online catalog, which generated $8.5 million, a 60% increase from the company's first monthly auction in February. High-grade modern cards dominated the final results. A 2017 Bowman Chrome Red … [Read more...] about Acuna Jr. Rookie Brings Nearly $400,000 in Goldin Monthly Auction
Hottest Mike Trout Cards on eBay
Mike Trout grew up wanting to be Derek Jeter so it's almost fitting that Trout, a New Jersey native, be the player many believe will pick up the mantle as the unofficial 'face of baseball'. At a couple of weeks shy of his 23rd birthday, he was the youngest All-Star Game MVP since Ken Griffey Jr. The hottest Mike Trout baseball cards range from his 2009 Bowman … [Read more...] about Hottest Mike Trout Cards on eBay
Paul Goldschmidt Baseball Cards a Bargain?
For most major league players, hitting 24 home runs, driving in 95 and batting .297 would be considered a very productive season. For the Arizona Diamondbacks' first baseman, it was a down year. While those numbers might not have matched what he'd done in the two previous seasons, some collectors have been snapping up Paul Goldschmidt baseball cards with a … [Read more...] about Paul Goldschmidt Baseball Cards a Bargain?
Rizzo Cards Tick Up But Still Affordable
Fresh off an emphatic World Series title, he is one of the key members of a Chicago Cubs team that could be set for dynasty mode. Anthony Rizzo's best baseball cards show him in a different uniform and his first prospect cards find him in yet another club's colors. Those travels appear over, at least for a long while and the Chicago first … [Read more...] about Rizzo Cards Tick Up But Still Affordable
2011 Topps Update Baseball Review
Some of my colleagues and I may be considered dinosaurs in today’s collecting world because we happen to like and appreciate base cards. Sometimes collectors who haven’t been around that long forget that this hobby was born before "hits". It was once based on collectors completing sets. In products such as 2011 Topps Update Baseball, the company does a … [Read more...] about 2011 Topps Update Baseball Review
2011 Topps Baseball Update Preview
Series one and two have been in the books for weeks, but Topps isn't done with its base series products just yet. As usual, there's a season-ending series on the way. 2011 Topps Baseball Update will hit store shelves at the tail end of the year, putting a bow on the 60th anniversary season. The set will again consist of 330 cards, with a plethora of updates and … [Read more...] about 2011 Topps Baseball Update Preview