It’s mid June, the picture of the 2018 baseball season is starting to shape up, and the release of 2018 Topps Series 2 comes just in time to generate some excitement in the month leading up to the All-Star Break.
My single box break of 2018 Topps Pro Debut brought one of the best hits of my life!
Some people spend a lot on cards, some don’t. How does one decide how much is too much?
I didn’t grow up in the 60s, but hot days at the pool, riding bikes around town, and neighborhood ball games were still a part of my daily childhood rituals. The Sandlot brings all those memories back and more!
2018 Score delivers a huge base set of veterans and rookies along with some of the first autographs of the upcoming rookie class! Check out how I beat the odds on my hobby box!
Kris Bryant has some pretty sweet cards that can be found for $15 or less. Check ‘em out!
It’s late April, the baseball season is underway, and that means one thing. The Bowman baseball set is ready to go, and collectors are anxious to get their hands on it!
When it comes to collecting my favorite players, I’m a huge fan of quantity over high priced cards. While 1/1s and high dollar autos have their place in the collecting world, personally, I’d rather have 100 different cards than one high priced auto or parallel. With that in mind, here are seven of my favorite Mike Trout cards, all of which can be found for under $15 on eBay, Amazon, or Sportlots.
2018 Elite Draft Football brings us the first officially licensed Autos of the 2018 Draft Class. I picked up a hobby box and I wrote about it!
I remember sitting in the back of my friend's van, flipping over one of the packs to open it up, and seeing that inset picture of Scott Erickson’s 1990 Topps Traded card.
I was ecstatic.
As long as I’ve been collecting cards, Diamond Kings have been a part of the hobby. First as a subset, and now as an additional stand alone release. My First Off the Line box arrived early from Panini. Here is what I think about the product and watch as I pull a....
Until last week, I had never purchased a single pack of racing cards. Not one. You might ask, what possessed me to purchase an entire case?
2017 Donruss Racing is a fun, affordable set that delivers a variety of photos, autographs, and relic cards of both current and retired drivers!
f you are looking for a place to search an inventory of millions of cards, see front and back scans of each one, and be able to combine purchases from multiple sellers into one low cost shipment, then COMC is a site you need to check out.
One of my favorite parts of some of the recent collections I’ve purchased are the little “odd ball” sets. Well, in 1995 Tombstone Pizza released a 30 card set featuring some of the greats of that era. Read on to see how you can win a free copy of this set!
2018 Topps Gypsy Queen delivers another "retro" product to the shelves. Read more about the set and watch my early blast box break in this week's article!
When many of us first began to collect cards, we probably paid .50 or less for a pack. At around $1, Opening Day comes close. In my packs I was able to get some Cubs, a rare insert, and the highly sought after...
We're 25% of the way through my 2018 Case Purchase Plan. How's it going you ask? The results are in and so far I'm sitting on a....
2018 Donruss baseball is here and it brings base, variations, hits, and more!
The 2018 Treasure Hunt concludes with a recap of some of my other favorite finds. Kobe's, Jeters, Sandbergs, and Griffeys were plentiful, but my favorite find was......
Let's Talk About Sets! Treasure hunt continues and I uncovered several complete sets. My favorite one I found is....
2018 Topps Heritage season came a few days early, and I recap some of my favorite hits out of this five blaster box break. My favorite cards were......
I recently worked out a deal to pick up a pretty sweet collection! It's got everything from the early 90's - mid 00's and in the first box I found......
In 1984 (or was it '85) Fun Foods released a series of baseball pins. 133 round, pointy, badges of honor for kids across America.
The 2018 Baseball Card season is off to a hot start. Products are being allocated. Hobby shops and collectors are unhappy. What is going on?
Well it turns out the elation I had when I thought 1991-92 SkyBox wax boxes had jumped to $57 a box quickly faded. The product was actually 2017-18 Panini Status.
The 1985 Topps set contains a bunch of rookies. Some stood the test of time, others had their moments, but I remember back to their heydays fondly.
To PWE or not to PWE...that is the question. Well not for me. I believe effectively shipping low end cards via PWE might be the single most effective tool in enabling you maximize your return on sports card purchases.
In the winter of 1990 Topps entered the magazine publishing business with the debut of Topps Magazine. Join me to reflect on the players and products of the day!