This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the USA Baseball stars vs stripes baseball games at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina. This is a little known, awesome opportunity for any collector to witness a few unique things. The Stars vs Stripes game is a blend of the USA Baseball collegiate team and the 18U USA Baseball High School Team. Each team consists of the [ Read More ]
2012 Bowman Baseball
2012 Bowman is expected to hit the shelves tomorrow and if it is anything like last year, it is sure to fly off the shelves. Bowman is a really nice collection, especially for those who like baseball. They don't go crazy with relics and jerseys or patches - instead focusing on ...
2012 Topps US Olympic Team
Topps has a unique item to add to the books in 2012 - a USA Olympics set, appropriately released in time for 2012's games in London. As usual, Hobby has a little more bang for your buck than retail, but nevertheless, the odds for grabbing something pretty cool are fair at ...
Skylanders : Spyro’s Adventure
While not sports card or card related - these Skylander figurines are HOT and will have you doubling or tripling your money as soon as you find them and list them on eBay. Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure is a new hot video game for ages six and above. The concept of the ...
Andrew Luck – Leaf Auction
Andrew Luck is probably the most hyped about Quarterback to enter the draft this year, and Leaf had their chance at first dibs of selling his name in sports cards – and they blew it! Leaf announced they were offering the first licensed Andrew Luck cards on the market via auction ...
It’s pretty widely known among sports fans, that Peyton Manning no longer plays for the Colts, and will be starting with the Denver Broncos in this upcoming season. We also know that Tebow, is long gone and will be playing with Sanchez in New York. As a solid Quarterback, and now starter for Denver – how do you think Peyton will pan out in the upcoming season? Peyton turned Indianapolis [ Read More ]
So this past weekend marked what I would consider the point where we’ve seen what Bryce Harper has to offer. So was it a wise choice for the nationals to pick this kid up or not? Judging by what I saw this past weekend – I think so, and I, along with a ton of other baseball fans are breathing a breath of fresh air, and can’t wait to see [ Read More ]
2012 Bowman is expected to hit the shelves tomorrow and if it is anything like last year, it is sure to fly off the shelves. Bowman is a really nice collection, especially for those who like baseball. They don’t go crazy with relics and jerseys or patches – instead focusing on offering a really nice product with a decent set of odds for an autograph. This series is unique in [ Read More ]
Now, I am not a hardcore Star Wars fan by any means – I can honestly admit that I have not even seen the entire series of films. Regardless, I know the cast of characters and the basic gist of the storyline and can definitely see the appeal and how so many people have become sheer fanatics of George Lucas most popular work. Now Topps has been coming out with [ Read More ]
Topps has a unique item to add to the books in 2012 – a USA Olympics set, appropriately released in time for 2012′s games in London. As usual, Hobby has a little more bang for your buck than retail, but nevertheless, the odds for grabbing something pretty cool are fair at your local big box store, and with ten cards per pack at an average pack price of 2.99 – [ Read More ]
I think its safe to say pretty much everything from the first round was expected and came out exactly as planned. Having watched the draft for several years, and even having the opportunity to go last year – heres a quick recap: First Pick – Colts pick Luck Everyone pretty much knew Luck would be going to the Colts as the number one pick and the cards fell exactly as [ Read More ]
Word on the street is Press Pass signed with Andrew Luck to provide autos in their products. The cards will most likely have no logos for any team he signed for, or probably even feature colors of whatever team he signs for, as Press Pass has no license with the NFL. Don’t really know how they’re going to pull that off and make it a card worth collecting – but [ Read More ]
Last year World of Warcraft sold packs of cards and packsearching.com was able to crack the code and figure out how to find rare loot cards in the packs. These cards had a very small scratch off section that was very valuable to people who played the online. Once the scratch off piece was removed, a code was revealed, that when entered into the online gaming system – one was [ Read More ]