2011 Topps Chrome BB is sneaky good

September 16th, 2011

About this time last year everyone was bashing Topps Chrome BB.  And for good reason.  2010 Topps Chrome BB had some serious quality control issues.  You know what I’m talking about if you opened it.  There was also WAY TOO much made so it was fairly hard to get a parallel autograph or parallel at [...]

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 [...]

Atlanta Sports Cards Presents: “The Very Hot Sheet,” Sept 07. 2011

September 7th, 2011

“Humble Pie” By Jamie Kennedy 1. 2011 Bowman Paul Goldschmidt Blue Refractor /250 (non-auto). After his multi homer night on Sept 3rd, these jumped from $11.50 (at 7pm) to a whopping $38.99 (at midnight).  Basically on Goldy, I’m eating crow and am not ashamed to admit it.  No one is perfect in anything; picking baseball [...]

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 [...]

Minor League Update- Monday, July 25th

July 25th, 2011

Monday’s Notable Minor League Home Runs This list comes to us from an absolute PHENOMENAL SOURCE!  If you’re not following MinorLeagueBlog Top Prospect Alert, on Twitter, you SHOULD BE!  These guys put enormous effort into daily Minor League playr updates, and we rely on them daily for information.  Their daily Home Run List, found @ [...]

Midseason Top 25 Baseball Prospects

July 6th, 2011

Midseason Top 25 Prospects By Jamie Kennedy, Atlanta Sports Cards Blog Writer 1. Bryce Harper (Nationals) 2. Matt Moore (Rays) 3. Shelby Miller (Cardinals) 4. Mike Trout (Angels) 5. Julio Teheran (Braves) 6. Robbie Erlin (Rangers) 7. Manny Machado (Orioles) 8. Jameson Taillon (Pirates) 9. Jesus Montero (Yankees) 10. Gerrit Cole (Pirates) 11. Tyler Skaggs (Diamondbacks) [...]

Atlanta Sports Cards Weekly Top 20 Baseball Card Hot Sheet- June 12th

June 11th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Weekly Baseball Card Hot Sheet By James Kennedy and Jim Graham   1. 2010 Bowman Draft Anthony Rizzo Retail Autograph An absolute diamond in the rough…this card moves from $5-$8 to $60 virtually overnight, with a PSA 10 selling for $220.  His Bowman Chrome cards are up, bot not nearly as much….which [...]

2011 Bowman Jumbo Case Break Box 5

May 18th, 2011

Box 5 Autographs (3)- Stetson Allie, Wagner Mateo Ref /500, Mystery redemption auto /500 (seriously???) Blue Refractors /250 (1)- Paul Goldschmidt (Why couldnt this be an auto!) Refractors (1)- Gabriel Jacobo International (1)- Jonathan Schoop Bowman best (8)- jerry Sands, nick franklin, PINEDA, montero Orange Prospects /250 (1)- Tony Wolters Blue Prospect /500- (1) Sammy [...]