Cards of the Week

Card of the Week: 1998-99 Upper Deck Paul Pierce

 

Was Paul Pierce’s injured knee really all it was cracked up to be? I’m kind of thinking against that.

After “hurting” his knee when Kendrick Perkins fell on him, Pierce was carried off the court by three people and rolled into the locker-room via wheelchair.

The scene looked awful, did it not?

Tom Withers of the Associated Press described the incident as such:

“Game over. Series over. Any chance for a 17th championship banner—over.

“I thought that was it,” Pierce said.

And then, Pierce returned, yet another dramatic comeback in a turnaround season for the Celtics.

Pierce shook off a sprained knee and scored 22 points—11 after More >

Card of the Week: 2008 Finest Jay Bruce Redemption RC

 

What a week it was for Jay Bruce and for Topps.

Bruce debuted on Tuesday going 3-3 with a double, two RBIs and a stolen base.

Topps released Series Two baseball today and announced that Finest Rookie Redemption #2 would feature Jay Bruce along with his signature.

The redemption cards have taken off to as high as the $100 levels on eBay and will only go up if Bruce continues to put up numbers at his debut pace.

Card of the Week: 2005 Bowman Chrome Superfractors Ryan Braun Autographed RC 1/1

 

In a week that has seen Ryan Braun sign a $45 million contract extension and hit two home runs in back to back games, eBay has also found a significant piece of Braun history.

The 2005 Bowman Chrome Superfractors Autographed Braun RC 1/1 has surfaced with a staggering asking price: $12,500 or best offer. So far, one offer has been rejected, and a second is pending after 970 page views.

This is truly Braun’s best card and will always be such. The seller, sportsagentsales, lists the card as “the best Braun investment card in the world, period.”

But hey, if you do end up winning this More >