His rookie cards showing him as a member of the Golden State Warriors have been lighting up eBay like he's lit up the scoreboard and two weeks from tomorrow, we'll see our first Jeremy Lin Knicks basketball card. Panini America's 2011-12 NBA Hoops set, delayed because of the NBA lockout, will help kick off a 'better late than never' hoops card campaign on February 29 and the … [Read more...] about Jeremy Lin Knicks Card Coming on Leap Day
Topps continues to release some of the promotions surrounding the release of its first 2012 baseball product of the year next Wednesday. The company says it will insert ten "Gold Ticket" redemptions into boxes of packs that are good for a 'gold-infused' official Major League Baseball autographed by three of the game's all-time great home run hitters: Hank Aaron, Willie Mays … [Read more...] about Gold Ticket Redemptions Part of Topps’ 2012 Promo Push
Topps released information on a wrapper redemption program it is planning when 2012 Topps Baseball Series One goes live next week. The abridged version is that you'll need to open a lot of packs in a short period of time to have a shot at completing the set. The over-riding theme in 2012 Topps Baseball is “GOLD” with The Golden Giveaway, Golden Moments inserts, real Gold … [Read more...] about 2012 Topps Gold Rush Redemption Set Info
by Chris Harris Although the first series will not hit the streets until next month, Topps is giving collectors a sneak peek at the second series of 2012 Topps Baseball. Series Two is tentatively scheduled for release in early June, and Hobbyists can expect another golden overdose. The 330-card base set will include a heavy helping of players who have changed teams in … [Read more...] about 2012 Topps Series Two Baseball Preview and Checklist: Even More Gold
Last year's Diamond Giveaway proved to be successful so 2012 Topps baseball will take the concept a step further. The company has pulled the curtain back on what its next flagship brand will offer collectors when packs hit stores the last week of January and the theme is definitely "gold". Topps will offer the "Golden Giveaway", similar to last year's online contest in … [Read more...] about 2012 Topps Baseball Will Include Gold Cards
The controversy continues in Chicago, with the NHL taking a linesman off the ice temporarily as questions swirled around his possible involvement with the disappearance of the puck that gave the Chicago Blackhawks the 2010 Stanley Cup. When Patrick Kane's shot gave the Hawks the win in Game Six, the celebration began but the historic puck vanished. Not long ago, the man … [Read more...] about Did Linesman Wind Up With Blackhawks’ Golden Puck?
The 1936 World Wide Gum set is one of the most rare pre-War baseball cards on the planet. It might also be among the most underrated. Issued in Quebec by Goudey Gum's Canadian subsidiary, the set consists of 135 cards. Obviously, not many made it over the border during a time when long-distance travel was still limited for most people. Those that have survived generally … [Read more...] about Just Collect Busy With 1936 World Wide Gum and More