Upper Deck turned the hobby on its head in 1989, led by the signature card for the modern-era collector – Ken Griffey Jr.
Looking back at Jefferson Burdick’s burst of energy in early 1937 that set the stage for the sports card collecting hobby of today – his Card Collectors Bulletins and the methods that still prevail in the hobby today.
The appeal of Yasiel Puig cards just went up with the news that Topps has signed the star outfielder to a one-year exclusive autograph card agreement
The National Convention is fast approaching, slated for July 30-Aug. 3 in Cleveland. Topps has announced its plans for the event, which includes meet-=and-greets, wrapper redemption program and case breaks.
When your children ask for something, it’s usually pretty cut and dry with an answer. For Jesse Loving, when his daughter asked for Honus Wagner card, he decided to take matters into his own hands. A beautiful line of custom cards is the result.
Panini’s 2014 effort for the popular brand provides a nice design with a retro look; lack of logos and team names hurts in the end
Gary Cypres has created one of the collecting wonders of the world with his Sports Museum of L.A. He estimates the collection at north of $20 million, and you could get lost in the sights and history for hours.
Taking another look at a 1970s classic: ‘The Great American Baseball Card Flipping, Trading and Bubble Gum Book.’ Even before the hobby got big, this book entertains, pokes fun at and informs readers about baseball cards and more.
Al Crisafulli has a new lineup of goodies on sales, and collectors of high-grade vintage cards, baseball memorabilia, card sets and signed items will have the pick of the litter in the auction that ends May 31.
If you need proof of the growth of the high-grade rookie card movement currently taking place in the hobby, look no further than Memory Lane’s latest sale, which saw many cards top their previous records by thousands.