Contest Articles

“Race for the Quad” Hockey Contest Complete

By Karine Hains aka Pheebs888

During the Hawaii Trade conference in 2009, Upper Deck turned many heads by giving away some truly amazing cards to the attendees. Sportscardforum’s owner and general manager were in attendance and they received the mother of all hockey cards. A quadruple autographed card numbered to 3 featuring Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr and Mario Lemieux. What does one do with such a card I hear you ask? Well, if you’re the owner of a popular sports card forum you think that this is a wonderful way to give something back to the members and you decide More >

Ten Events that changed the Sports Card Hobby

By James Friedman

Over the fifty years of my life the card collecting hobby has been through a myriad of changes- some for the better, some for the worse. There is no doubt the hobby will continue to evolve in the future. Here now are ten events from the last fifty years that I believe have had the biggest impact on the hobby:

1) The ending of Topps monopoly on baseball cards production in 1981. From the time Topps bought out Bowman after the 1955 season through 1980, Topps was virtually the only game in town (other than small sets produced More >