*BREAKING NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL* Goldschmidt, Profar, Bryce Harper Dominating Sales; Vintage taking back seat to newer releases finally?

August 6th, 2011

Hobby News  Atlanta Sports Cards Our friends at topprospectalert.com do a great job on their Twitter account.  Real-Time Minor League happenings.  This is their take on the show: Modern single cards, especially those from Bowman rookie and prospect products were selling very well. Most bargin boxes were elbow to elbow with collectors jostling for position [...]


July 25th, 2011

Last year, RETAIL and HOBBY had the same checklist.    A LOT of the TBD’s are filled in here, but we should have the hobby checklist up later today, and we will check and see if there is any difference between the 2.  As for now, 2 days outside the release of the product, this is [...]

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 [...]

*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, [...]

BREAKING NEWS- 2 of Top 5 prospects in game called up: JULIO TEHERAN and ERIC HOSMER

May 6th, 2011

Well baseball fans, this is what we’ve been waiting for!  On the heels of other Top 100 prospects being promoted to bigs- Tyler Chatwood, Alex White, Alex Cobb to name a few….here comes the two biggest all year.  #3 overall Julio teheran starts tomorrow for Braves, and #4 overall Eric Hosmer starts tonight at 1B. Pick [...]

Topps 60th Anniversary & Late Show w/ David Letterman

February 22nd, 2011

TOPPS SPOKESMAN HANK AARON TO APPEAR ON LETTERMAN WEDNESDAY NIGHT As part of its 60th Anniversary launch, the legendary Hank Aaron and Frank “Big Hurt” Thomas will be Topps pitchmen this week. The nationwide media tour will start tomorrow and will be highlighted by Aaron as a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman. [...]

Aroldis Chapman Autos heating up!

September 7th, 2010

So, Aroldis Chapman cards are on fire on eBay.  This is good news for 2010 Bowman Chrome as he has an Autograph card in there.  Hopefully the Reds will make the Playoffs and his stuff will continue to be hot.  Here are a few of his Elite Autos on eBay: Aroldis Chapman Elite Auto 350/695 [...]