Article by Karine Hains, Editor-In-Chief
For collectors, there are many reasons to buy packs or boxes of cards. The main one is needless to say to improve their collection but there is also an underlying gamble related to buying them. After all, when you buy a box, you have no idea what it could yield and personally, every time I bust one I have goose bumps and I dream of an awesome pull. If you are very lucky, one day, you will be rewarded with what can only be called as a pull of a lifetime. This is exactly what happened More >
Guest Article by Gladdyontherise
This past baseball season has been like most other season; it’s had its ups and its downs. We’ve seen things ranging from a cancer survivor (Jon Lester) throwing a no-hitter in Fenway Park to low points like the Roger Clemens steroid scandal blowing up in the media.
Yes, this is our baseball season, you have to love it! However, let’s start at the beginning. According to the experts, there were a select few teams which were given a chance at winning the World Series. They were: the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, More >
Topps announces the player redeemable for the 2008 Topps Finest Baseball Rookie Card Redemption # 6 is Justin Masterson, Pitcher, Boston Red Sox and # 7 is Clayton Kershaw, Pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers. Throughout the 2008 Major League Baseball season, Topps will announce the subjects for the 10-card Rookie Redemption set. Each Master Box of Topps Finest includes one Rookie Redemption. The cards will be printed and shipped to collectors after 8/30/08.
Stay tuned for Rookie Redemption # 8!
1. Johnny Cueto, Pitcher, Cincinnati Reds 2. Jay Bruce, Outfielder, Cincinnati Reds 3. Kosuke Fukudome, Outfielder, Chicago Cubs 4. Jeff Samardzija, Pitcher, Chicago More >
Preview by Andrew Harner, Editor-in-Chief
Upper Deck thought they were revitalizing one of the original inserts the company produced by producing a full set of Upper Deck Baseball Heroes. However, they have created a player collector’s nightmare.
With 10 colored parallels of the entire 200 card base set, player collectors and team collectors will be going bananas trying to get all the cards of their favorite player/team. Collectors of player’s like Ichiro who has cards in the single,dual, triple and quad heroes parts of the set will especially feel the parallel pain.
Not only that, the four hits in each box are bound More >
The Topps Triple Threads Rip Party featuring a full Babe Ruth game-used bat, a picture of a 31-piece Jackie Robinson, two White Whale pulls and many other multi-relics and multi-autographs.
By: Andrew Harner, Editor-in-Chief
Hitting stores today, the two year reigning Product of the Year Topps Allen & Ginter returns for a third series.
Bringing back the 1880s design of the original Allen & Ginter baseball cards, Topps quickly gave itself an anticipated release on each year’s release calendar.
Allen & Ginter is a set for more than just baseball collectors though. Politicians, world icons and even animals have been featured in Allen & Ginter which was a feature of the original cards. This year, DNA relics and the chance to be on your own Allen & Ginter card in 2009 are two More >