2011 Allen & Ginter Baseball Complete Set / GLOSSY VERSION!

October 7th, 2011

TOPPS OFFERS EXCLUSIVE GLOSSY 2011 ALLEN AND GINTER COMPLETE SET Topps announces that for the first time ever it’s offering its popular Allen & Ginter Baseball line in complete set form, but with a twist!  Reminiscent of the 1980s Topps Tiffany sets, this 360-card glossy-coated base set will be offered exclusively online at ShopTopps.com and will be [...]

New ASC Video Case Break of 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball!

September 29th, 2011

Hello All! Please check out our first video case break @ the following links:      http://www.blogtv.com/shows/2539301/ZmVuYeZHZWFtZ2ZGbuTw&pos=ancr  (Part 1) http://www.blogtv.com/Shows/2539301/date/ZmVuYeZHZWFtZ2ZGbuRH (Part 2) http://www.blogtv.com/Shows/2539301/date/ZmVuYeZHZWFtZ2ZGbuRF (Part 3) We will be using this forum for Hobby updates, info on Pre-Sells, and Box Breaks, both live and taped. So enjoy the run-through of my hits from 18 boxes of Topps Chrome, [...]

# 9 of THE PRIME 9 Announced

September 16th, 2011

SANDY KOUFAX CONCLUDES POPULAR PRIME 9 HOBBY SHOP PROGRAM The final PRIME 9 subject to be announced is Redemption card # 9…Sandy Koufax. For the past 9 weeks, Topps and Major League Baseball has designated a “Prime 9 Player of the Week” to celebrate the “prime” players at every position in MLB history.  Collectors holding [...]

TOPPS AND “SAY HEY KID” BACK TOGETHER AGAIN

September 14th, 2011

TOPPS AND THE “SAY HEY KID” BACK TOGETHER AGAIN Topps announces it has signed a multi-year autograph deal with the legendary “Say Hey Kid”, Willie Mays. The first offering of Mays’ Autograph will appear in the highly-anticipated 2012 Topps Baseball Series 1, which hits shelves early February.  After that, collectors can expect to find the [...]

State of the Hobby: 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball a Massive Hit, but scores an “F” on it’s misleading advertising (Commentary Follow-Up with Josh and James)

September 8th, 2011

“Again?” (The writer’s commentary version) Jamie’s follow ups are in green, Josh is in Red) Part 1 – “Writing on no sleep brings out a tad of sarcasm and attempted humor” Dear Topps…. I am a loyal customer of yours named James Kennedy.  I have been with you since I was 5 years old.  25+ [...]

State of the Hobby: 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball a Massive Hit, but scores an “F” on it’s misleading advertising

September 8th, 2011

“Again?” Part 1 – “Writing on no sleep brings out a tad of sarcasm and attempted humor” Dear Topps…. I am a loyal customer of yours named James Kennedy.  I have been with you since I was 5 years old.  25+ years later, and I have  treasured our relationship.  I still do.  But Topps, you are [...]

Topps Chrome BB / USA Baseball Autographs Clarification

September 7th, 2011

Topps is clarifying that the redemption card in the just-released 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball stating “ You have just received a set of 2011 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Autograph Cards” is good for either a 5 or 6 card pack of USA Autographs and not all 22 subjects. All USA Autographs are incremental hits [...]

2011 Bowman Draft Picks + Prospects Baseball- “An Initial Look: Part 1 of 2″

September 5th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Presents “2011 Bowman DP+P”:  An Initial Look (Part 1 of 2) Written By Jamie Kennedy Information gathered by Josh Pankow The adjacent card, if numbered to 99, which would complete their replication of last year’s Stephen Straburg’s Bowman nmbering, would certainly make this the toughest Harper of the 3 Bowman look-a-likes so [...]

Part 1 of 5- Product Preview w/ Checklist Analysis- 2011 Bowman Chrome Baseball

August 30th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Product Preview- 2011 Bowman Chrome Baseball By Jamie Kennedy   When you think about past Bowman Chrome releases, as long as you leave out last year’s, you should have fond memories.  In 2001 the Albert Pujols “card of the past 2 decades was released.”  In 2002, the on-card Chrome autograph rookies solidified [...]

State of the Hobby Address: New Releases About to Hit Shelves. Can the hobby be jumpstarted if excitement builds for a product? We examine upcoming releases and more…

August 28th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Presents: “The State of the Hobby Address, Sunday August 28th, 2011″ ASC.com is the only retail site where not only can you get whatever wax you could want, and sometimes incredible memoribila, and also be treated like you’re the most important customer in the world, and at the same time, know that [...]