Best Sports Card Websites and Blogs
Here’s our current list of the best sports card websites, including hobby blogs, historical websites, and sports card collecting resources.
How to Put the All-Time Record Sale for the Mickey Mantle Baseball Card in Perspective
On August 28th, 2022, ESPN broke the story of the all-time record sale of a sports item at auction to that point. A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card, graded 9.5 Gem Mint by SGC, sold for $12.6 million, a sum which includes a buyer’s premium. Here is the actual auction page on Heritage Auctions for […]
Why Fanatics Buying Topps is a Good Thing for Sports Cards
In 2021, sports e-commerce company Fanatics acquired the rights to produce licensed trading cards from three of America’s major sports leagues: Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Football League (NFL), and the National Basketball Association (NBA). This put a major damper on the current leaders of the sports card industry, Topps and Panini. While Topps […]
Todd Helton 1993 Topps Traded Baseball Rookie Card Review
Todd Helton is easily one of the best baseball players who ever played for the Colorado Rockies. Sure, Hall of Famer Larry Walker played some of his best years in Denver, but Helton played his entire career for the team. Yes, he’s had some personal issues, including DUI arrests after his playing days, but it […]
Dale Mohorcic and his 1987 Career Year in Relief – Junk Wax Baseball Dynasty
Relief pitchers are hardly a big deal in the baseball card hobby. Of course, guys like Dennis Eckersley and Lee Smith have their fans and collectors. But, a lot of the best relief pitchers out there, even the most consistent, don’t have much of a following. Still, when you’re building a dynasty baseball team out […]
Randy Ready and His Magical 1987 Season – Junk Wax Baseball Dynasty
In Junk Wax Dynasty, we look at Major League Baseball players from the “Junk Wax” era of baseball cards and find the hidden gems from 1987 to 1993. For this installment, we take a look at the career year of a San Diego Padres utility player by the name of Randy Ready. How many Randy […]
What’s An Alan Trammell Baseball Card Worth?
Like most baseball players, Alan Trammell’s rookie cards are his most valuable baseball cards. In fact, Alan Trammell has two baseball cards with a lot of value. His most expensive rookie card is the 1980 Topps Rookie Stars #707 that he shares with fellow Hall-of-Famer Paul Molitor! Trammell and Molitor share the Rookie Stars card […]