Just days after 2011 Topps Baseball Series 1 released, collectors discovered sparkle variations. The 60 unique cards, which were a nod to the company’s Diamond Anniversary, put eagle-eyed collectors on full alert. Now Topps announces that its just released Series 2 will “spark” collectors to continue the hunt. The first collector to find the “Double Sparkle” cards of … [Read more...] about Topps Giving Away Signed Bat for Double Sparkle Variations
In 2010 Adrian Beltre showed the baseball world that there was still some power in his bat and zip in his cross diamond throws. Beltre, at age 31, had his best year ever: 28 homers, 102 RBI and a .321 average. Every year several baseball players prove that they are not yet over the hill and can help a team in it is drive towards the pennant. The 2011 season will … [Read more...] about Which Big Leaguers’ Cards Are Poised for 2011 Revival?
By Rich Klein The National Chicle name is very important in sports card history although the set best known under that name consisted of just 36 cards in the one football set produced back in 1935. The company made its initial entry into the baseball card market with its 1934-36 Diamond Stars baseball set, done in art deco style. Topps has purchased the rights to the … [Read more...] about 2010 Topps National Chicle Review
It's hard to believe that the arrival of 2010 Topps Finest baseball means it's been 17 years since the brand first entered the marketplace. Finest was the Product of the Year in 1993 and was the first super-premium set created by Topps. One of the keys to the amazing popularity was that many dealers did math with the published production numbers and decided that a mere 241 … [Read more...] about 2010 Topps Finest Baseball Review
For many serious baseball card collectors, the mid-1980s marked the beginning of the end for worthwhile collecting. With interest in the hobby increasing, card companies began churning out sets in never before seen quantities, flooding the market with cards that today are barely worth the paper they’re printed on. Yet there are still a few good post-1990 sets out there. I’ll … [Read more...] about Five Post-1990 Baseball Card Sets Worth Having
A promising baseball career came to a halt for University of Georgia infielder Chance Veazey, but some friends and Major League players are helping him out with a big charity auction this weekend. … [Read more...] about Big Leaguers Come Through for UGA Player