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After a one year hiatus, National Baseball Card Day is back on the hobby map with a new multi-brand card set scheduled for release tomorrow, March 29th.
The cards will be distributed nationwide for free to collectors at participating hobby shops, Toys “R” Us stores, and at mlb.com.
“For the second time, MLBP, MLBPA, Topps and Upper Deck will give hundreds of thousands of fans the chance to own an exclusive set of baseball cards and engage in one of the most time-honored traditions of the game,” said Colin Hagen, Vice President, Licensing, Major League Baseball Properties. “We’re also proud to have More >
UD Black preview cards were randomly inserted into 2007-08 Upper Deck ICE Hockey
Drivers in colder climates are frequently warned to watch out for black ice which is the weather condition where water freezes over a highway in the evening, giving morning travelers quite a surprise when they hit these patches. Collectors who have been busy opening packs and boxes of 2007-08 Upper Deck Ice Hockey have received quite a surprise as well when they found high-end, short-printed UD Black preview cards in the ICE packs.
As a special unannounced preview of UD Black Hockey, Upper Deck has randomly inserted limited-edition quad More >
Dayton DeLuz of Hawaii is the first winner of Upper Deck’s ‘Exquisite Experience’ Promotion
Keith McDonough, the owner of Bleachers Sports in Winnetka, IL, is used to being in the spotlight. He’s been in national news over the last year for proposing a “Bondsfire” where customers would bring in cards and memorabilia of slugger Barry Bonds to burn when he broke Hank Aaron’s record. McDonough has been making news as well for putting a bounty on very rare 2007 Upper Deck Sweet Spot error cards. Now he makes news again by having the first Upper Deck “Exquisite Experience” golden ticket pulled More >
Innovative and technology-driven cards take collectors closer to the game with the release of 2007-08 Upper Deck ICE Hockey
Upper Deck has always taken considerable pride in being a trading card company that infuses innovation along with superior content to create products that collectors will love. Collectors are embracing the release of 2007-08 Upper Deck ICE Hockey because of Upper Deck’s ability to execute so well with these two core values in mind. The base set has a look where players seem to come alive on the ice because of an embossed design and background with actual marks on a surface More >
Innovation Meets Reputation: Upper Deck and Hunt Auctions Join Forces
Two industry powerhouses unite to create ultimate marketplace destination for vintage sports memorabilia collectors!
Honesty, integrity and authenticity. These adjectives describe a pair of established sports memorabilia companies that have cemented their reputations based on the fact that they sell only autographed and game-used articles that are guaranteed authentic. Peace of mind for their customer base is of utmost importance to both the Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Company and Hunt Auctions, out of Exton, Pennsylvania. And by sharing that philosophy, the two industry giants have decided to lock arms in order to provide More >
Cuts announced on NBA product lines designed to stimulate demand by reducing supply Hobby shop owners across the country have been reporting slow sales on most NBA sports card releases this year. Upper Deck products have been moving fairly steadily due to strong content, limited production runs and exclusive autograph agreements for many of this year’s top rookies including Al Horford (Hawks) and Kevin Durant (Sonics). The NBA market appears to be on an upswing after an exciting All-Star weekend and with so many block-buster trades taking place over the last month.
As the leader in the NBA trading card category More >