Topps Heritage Exclusive at National Collector’s Convention

July 20th, 2011

TOPPS CREATES EXCLUSIVE 2011 HERITAGE ROOKIE CARDS FOR NATIONAL Topps announces it will issue 5 rookie cards (via wrapper redemption) at this year’s National Collector’s Convention that were not included in 2011 Topps Heritage Baseball.  Each card will be sequentially numbered to just 299 copies and one subject will be given out per day. To [...]

Hobby News: “State of the Hobby”, Week ending July 22nd, 2011

July 19th, 2011

“Different Strokes for Different Folks” HOBBY NEWS A lull hangs over most of the Hobby, as many await the deluge of products to be released at the end of the month, straight through the end of the year.  Starting on the 20th of this month,  no less than 9 major releases, listed below, will be [...]

TOPPS PRIME 9 / CARD # 1 ANNOUNCED

July 19th, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES FIRST CARD IN PRIME 9 HOBBY STORE PROMOTION The PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 1 (Redemption card # 1) is Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench.  This is the first of 9 cards that can be collected over the next 9 weeks. On a weekly basis, Topps will announce the “Prime 9 [...]

2011 Bowman Chrome + Draft Picks Bryce Harper Auto Pictures Revealed!

July 18th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Preview of Bryce Harper Upcoming Bowman Cards 2011 Bowman Draft Baseball Bryce Harper Green Auto: 350 copies   There will also be 69 signed Futures Game Harper Jerseys inserted! 2011 Bowman Chrome Gold Refractor Auto 50 copies There will be all the normal refractor variations Related posts: Topps Announces Bryce Harper Plans [...]

WWE Money in the Bank PPV sets search query records, CM PUNK cards set to rise, MYSTERIO unmasked, MIZ grusome injury

July 17th, 2011

WWE UPDATE! The Money in the Bank PPV is already breaking internet query search records 20 minutes after it ended.  Are WWE cards poised to get as hot as the wrestling promotion’s ratings?  We think so.  Why? RECAP: CM PUNK, who’s name was chanted for 30 mins in his final match with WWE, pinned John [...]

*BREAKING NEWS* Tim Wheeler, CM Punk cards catch fire

July 17th, 2011

July 17th, 2011 BREAKING HOBBY NEWS Last night, Tim Wheeler, a 5-tool leadoff hitter for AA Tulsa (Rockies), went deep twice, the 7th time in 11 games, and the 3rd multi homer game in 10 days.  He now is 1 back the Minor League HR lead (26), and his cards are 1/3rd Goldschmidts (the 1st place HR hitter, [...]

Atlanta Sports Cards Hot Sheet- July 16th

July 16th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Baseball Card Hot Sheet July 16th, 2011 By Jamie Kennedy   1. 2010 Michael Choice Wrapper Buyback Auto /100 He’s 1 HR off the Minor League lead, and this card has surged 100% from $55 to $110 2. 2010 Elite Matt Moore Autograph /819 He just keeps impressing at every turn.  His [...]

9 Spot: 2011 MLB All-Star Futures Game Standouts + Notes

July 12th, 2011

9 Spot to watch Atlanta Sports Cards By Jamie Kennedy, ASC Blog Writer Futures Game – Players to Watch 1. Grant Green, IF (Athletics) Green mashed in all of his at bats, scoring 2 doubles in as many appearances.  Not just that, he looked great in the field.  He is somewhat of a forgotten prospect, who excelled [...]

2011 Allen & Ginter…It’s Almost Here!

July 7th, 2011

ANTICIPATION FOR ALLEN & GINTER HEATS UP With 2011 Allen & Ginter set to release next week, collectors are anticipating one of the most intriguing non-baseball autograph checklists the hobby has ever seen.  From the greatest pound-for-pound fighter ever Manny Pacquiao and World Cup star Hope Solo to Annika Sorenstam, Cheryl Burke and John McEnroe, [...]

Money Where My Mouth Is- Version 4.0

July 6th, 2011

Where my Mouth Is By: Jamie Kennedy at Atlanta Sports Cards Those loyal followers have seen gains in the hundreds….and close to a thousand.  Taijuan Walker, Rob Erlin, and Michael Pineda have surged.   Nick Castellanos dominates, while Matt Moore invokes Steven Strasburg. Need More? ADD:  2010 BOWMAN NOLAN ARENADO BLUE REFRACTOR AUTOS   GRAB THREE [...]