Pull of a Lifetime

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 >

This Season in Major League Baseball

  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 >

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Product Preview: 2008 Upper Deck Baseball Heroes

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 >

Triple Threads Rip Party

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.

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Product Preview: 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball

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 >