by Rich Klein In some ways, one of the easiest products to write about is the basic Topps baseball product. Each year, as they have for more than six decades now to widespread anticipation, Topps puts out the first cards of what will soon become a new season. For the last several years there have been some basic truths: The base set will contain: 330 cards, one "hit" per … [Read more...] about 2012 Topps Baseball Series One Box Break
Jack Butler Waited for Rookie Card, Hall of Fame Call
Add one more member to the roster of 1950s Pro Football Hall of Fame rookie cards. Steelers' defensive back Jack Butler was elected Saturday after a 52-year wait. He joined several players from the modern era on the list of inductees for 2012. Waiting was nothing new for Butler. He didn't get a football card until his seventh year in the league. Butler, now 84, made … [Read more...] about Jack Butler Waited for Rookie Card, Hall of Fame Call
Seven Vintage Rookie Cards Poised for Growth?
If the sports collecting hobby had a vintage rookie card Hall of Fame, it would be a familiar roll call. Depending on your era of preference, you'd hear names like Ruth, Mantle, Koufax, Rose or Brett. Collectors have established their preferences thanks to personal choice, scarcity or the player's own accomplishments. They've proven to be attractive targets for investors, … [Read more...] about Seven Vintage Rookie Cards Poised for Growth?