Being a Wise Collector

Being a Wise Collector

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 […]

MLBPA Enforces Rules on Yordan Alvarez Rookie Cards

MLBPA Enforces Rules on Yordan Alvarez Rookie Cards

Congratulations are in order for the 2019 NL Rookie of the Year! He debuted on June 9, 2019, in a game versus the Baltimore Orioles. Yordan had a late start in the MLB but an immediate impact and card manufacturers were warming up the printers. But wait! MLBPA says no-no to Yordan Alvarez rookie cards. […]

My Truth About PSA Set Registries

My Truth About PSA Set Registries

At times between collectors, there can be some light, playful teasing on which third-party grading service is better. But I must admit, it has made me consider my truth about being an avid PSA collector. Why do I like PSA Set Registry so much?

The Steroid Era: Seeing the Bigger Picture

The Steroid Era: Seeing the Bigger Picture

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 […]

The Future of the Beloved Rookie Card?

The Future of the Beloved Rookie Card?

This is part 3 of a 3 part series. So we’ve looked at the past and present but what about the future of the beloved rookie card? Where is it headed? As collectors what are some logical solutions to bring clarity?

The 10 Commandments of the Rookie Card

The 10 Commandments of the Rookie Card

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.

History of the Rookie Card

History of the Rookie Card

It’s no secret. This website is centered around my passion for collecting rookie cards of Hall of Famers. However, historically, it’s complicated and confusing. And it would do collectors well if we understood the history of the rookie card.

So What Type of Collector Are You?

So What Type of Collector Are You?

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?

Topps Now! C’mon Man!

Topps Now! C’mon Man!

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. There is a process and procedure established to respond to these complaints in an […]

How to Sell Your Sports Card Collection

How to Sell Your Sports Card Collection

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 […]

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