Only a handful of franchises can boast a longer, more colorful story than the St. Louis Cardinals. Now, fans and collectors will get a chance to soak up some outstanding baseball history thanks to the debut of the new Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum website. The site, which just launched this week, showcases the team’s extensive collection of baseball memorabilia, while … [Read more...] about Cardinals’ Museum Website Showcases Team’s History
Bruins, Store Preparing to Lauch Big Game-Used Sale
The defending Stanley Cup champs are getting ready to open training camp for a new season but fans and collectors will soon be able to purchase pieces of the old one. The Boston Bruins Equipment Sale offers a chance to purchase player-worn practice and game-used equipment from the 2010-11 Championship Season. Retail outlet Pure Hockey is hosting the sale starting on … [Read more...] about Bruins, Store Preparing to Lauch Big Game-Used Sale
Harper Hounded By Autograph Seekers
A Robin Yount autographed baseball, fully authenticated, generally sells for around $55 on eBay. A Bryce Harper signed baseball sometimes brings three times that much--and more. What kind of crazy world do we live in when an autograph of a Baseball Hall of Famer with over 3,000 hits isn't worth as much as one signed by an 18-year-old prospect? It's strange but … [Read more...] about Harper Hounded By Autograph Seekers
Official World Series Paintings Pricey, Rare
Much like the rings handed out on the field and the parade through town, one of baseball’s treasured traditions of a World Series win is the team’s celebration painting by official artist Opie Otterstad. Fans and collectors will have the chance to add one to their collection when the Major League Baseball-sanctioned 2010 painting of the San Francisco Giants’ win is … [Read more...] about Official World Series Paintings Pricey, Rare
2010-11 Panini Threads Basketball Review
Dick's Sporting Goods may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about places to buy sports cards, but you'll often find a small stash of current products near the checkout lanes. Hidden behind a few boxes of Upper Deck Victory hockey and Topps football was a small supply of the 2010-11 Panini Threads basketball blaster boxes. They've been out for over a … [Read more...] about 2010-11 Panini Threads Basketball Review
Cards Bring Back Specific Memories for NFL Players
The game is played at a speed most fans can't imagine while watching on TV or in the stands. That doesn't stop pro football players from capturing memories of virtually every game they played in, though. While concussions have robbed some players of parts of their memory, others have clear recollections of specific years, games, moments and even instants. While many … [Read more...] about Cards Bring Back Specific Memories for NFL Players
Triple Crown Chase: Pujols Cards Ready for New Spike?
Carl Yastrzemski was the last player to win the Triple Crown. His 1967 season is the stuff of legend. How tough has it been for a National League player to win the home run, RBI and batting titles in the same year? The last man to do it was Ducky Medwick...in 1937. Now, another Cardinal is making a legitimate run. Albert Pujols leads the NL in homers and RBI and is … [Read more...] about Triple Crown Chase: Pujols Cards Ready for New Spike?
Adrenalyn King Will Get Chance to Battle Kobe
As the NBA Playoffs continue to heat up, Panini has just launched the “Play Kobe One-On-One” Promotion with four-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant. Through June 17, basketball collectors and fans will be able to log-on to www.PaniniAdrenalyn.com to compete against other fans in the company's new interactive trading card game. The leading scorer at the end of the promotion … [Read more...] about Adrenalyn King Will Get Chance to Battle Kobe
Dealer Trading Night?
Among the attendees at the Vegas Industry Summit next month will be dealers who at least for one night will get the chance to be a kid. Hobby shops, as well as distributors and other attendees, are being encouraged to bring single cards to trade with attendees from other states to make their trip as valuable as possible. "I want to trade away my Yankees, Lakers, Cowboys … [Read more...] about Dealer Trading Night?
Cubs Convention Show Mirrors Hobby Trends
Old and cheap is good. … [Read more...] about Cubs Convention Show Mirrors Hobby Trends