I want us to look at parallel cards. Even more specifically, parallel rookie cards. Are they helping or hurting the hobby? This type of article is right in the wheelhouse of what this website is all about. We look at the past and present-day status of the rookie card, all in an effort to better […]
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.”
Be honest with me. From one collector to the other. Have you ever overdone it on sportscard purchases, you know, buyers remorse? There is a multitude of websites and YouTube videos that will teach you what to collect and how to collect, but have you ever wondered why doesn’t anybody talk about how to afford […]
Congratulations are in order to the 2019 NL Rookie of the Year Yordan Alvarez! He debuted on June 9, 2019, in a game versus the Baltimore Orioles. Card manufacturers started warming up the printers. But wait! MLBPA says no-no to Yordan Alvarez rookie cards. Yordan Makes Immediate Impact Anybody who knows me knows how passionate […]
It seems to me, the Baseball Writers Association of America, the folks that cast ballots on Hall of Fame inductions are as divided as the U.S. Congress. I’ve heard the debates by the BBWAA on who are the guilty parties of the steroid era. However, a generation of fans needs them to see the bigger […]
There is something for every type of sports card collector. But the one thing most, if not all, sports card collectors have in common is the rookie card. But by 2005 the RC was considered broken, and this is why The 10 Commandments of the Rookie Card was desperately needed.
There’s one thing that really intrigues me. Human behavior. I can spend all day observing how we as humans communicate verbally and non-verbally. Certain characteristics can be found in our collecting habits too. So it made me ask myself and I pose the same question to you, what type of collector are you?
In my line of work, there are Union Organizations that have come into Work Agreements with the Carrier. When there is an alleged violation of those agreements the organization has a right to file a grievance, also known as a complaint. Well, I want to file a grievance against Topps Now, for its alleged misuse […]
You may have recently visited mom and she reminded you of your sports card collection in the closet. Your mind quickly thinks of that new boat your wanting and so you are inspired in selling your sports card collection, but how? You ask yourself. You’re reminded of that sports card boom in the mid-80s. The […]