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What Hobby Wisdom Says About…

What Hobby Wisdom Says About…

March 22, 2021

“Knowledge speaks, wisdom listens,” is a quote attributed to legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. It’s a powerful statement that if applied to our sports card endeavors may give us an insight into what hobby wisdom says about certain topics.

Allen Iverson Rookie Cards

Allen Iverson Rookie Cards

March 14, 2021

With the 1st Pick in the 1st Round of the 1996 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Allen Iverson from the University of Georgetown. Allen Iverson has 16 official rookie cards and 13 rookie parallels. Let’s take a look!

The $3.9 Million Mike Trout “Rookie Card”

The $3.9 Million Mike Trout “Rookie Card”

February 24, 2021

Popular media like Xfinity News, Fox Sports, TMZ Sports, and even my beloved MLB Network report that this card is a “rookie card” but according to my research, I think they got this one wrong. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at this $3.9 million Mike Trout “rookie card.”

Factors for the Current Sports Card Boom

Factors for the Current Sports Card Boom

February 14, 2021

Today, there is a sports card boom like no other. Many collectors, dealers, and show promoters with decades of hobby experience, myself included, will attest that they have never seen anything like it before. The demand and prices are soaring to record levels. But why is this happening? There have to be factors for this […]

Mickey Mantle Rookie Card – Pure Americana

Mickey Mantle Rookie Card – Pure Americana

January 30, 2021

While playing a semipro game in the summer of 1948, a Yankee scout named Tom Greewade came to a game. Afterward, he excitedly approached Mantle and asked, “How would you like to play for the Yankees?!” Mickey Mantle has one official rookie card.

Gale Sayers Rookie Card

Gale Sayers Rookie Card

January 3, 2021

With the 4th Pick of the 1st Round in the 1965 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected Gale Sayers from Kansas University. Gale Sayers has one official rookie card but we’ll also look at his second and third-year cards too.

                       

 

 

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