Allen & Ginter
By Michael Reuben aka mreuben
Ever since I returned to the hobby in full force a few years ago, I’ve been reading blog after blog all proposing different ideas which would bring flocks of people to the hobby. More high-end products. More low-end products. Make it easier for set-builders. Make it more exciting for white-whale chasers. For prospectors. For kids. Of course, all of these proposals are worthwhile and needed for any good industry. As someone who is back fully into the hobby I say we don’t need to go out there and expect to find the magic bullet that will More >
By Justin Johnson aka johnson7878j
A few years ago I was at a card show shopping around. I came across a hobby box of Upper Deck’s A Piece of History baseball. In the mood for a box break I pick it up and proceeded to the dealer for more info. While talking to him he told me that one of my “hits” from the box would be a celebrity relic card. That was all I needed to hear. That box quickly went back to its original resting place, never to be picked up again by this baseball collector. Are the card More >
Topps confirms that there are several unannounced short printed autographs, relics and inserts in the recently-released 2009 Topps Allen & Ginter. From Michael Phelps to the Invisible Man Autographs (black light needed), this year’s installment of Allen & Ginter features many surprises and whole lot of fun!
Short Printed Autographs & Print Runs (all of the autograph subjects in the product including the ones below have signed 10 cards in red ink accept for Michael Phelps and the Invisible Man)
AGA-MC Miguel Cabrera 49
AGA-DW David Wright 49
AGA-JW Jayson Werth 49
AGA-JR Jose Reyes 49
AGA-JC Joba Chamberlain 49
AGA-DO David Ortiz 49
AGA-MH Matt Holliday 49
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Catch the First Pitch of the 2009 eTopps Baseball Season with Allen & Ginter President Cards!
Continuing the highly-collectible series which began in 2007, the U.S. President cards highlight the unique relationship between baseball and America’s highest office. The cards are beautifully designed and delivered via the classic Allen & Ginter brand (even staying true to the original Allen & Ginter size), but brought to life on stunning eTopps technology. The cards will be offered individually, encased and sequentially numbered*. Presidents offered include George H.W. Bush, Harry S. Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and William Howard Taft (the first President More >
2009 TOPPS ALLEN & GINTER…ONE FOR THE AGES!
The ever-popular Allen & Ginter Baseball is sill 3 months away from hitting hobby shelves, but it has not stopped the collecting community from buzzing.
This year’s offering not only features a new-look base-card design and more quirkiness than ever, but Topps has stepped up the content in a big way…EACH HOBBY BOX NOW GUARANTEES 3 HITS!, which include Autographs, Relics, Cut Signatures, Rip Cards and Printing Plates.
From a strand of Napoleon’s Hair to autographs from Ryan Howard and Michael Phelps, 2009 Allen & Ginter has it all.
A breakdown of the product…
Base Cards More >