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Achieving Goals, Changing and the Blog

Let me preface this by saying that I plan on getting back to blogging. As I stated back in September I had been working on many larger goals that took preference over working on this blog. Those included education, family, career, all of those import...
by Sports Card Blog on Mar 2, 2014

Achieving Goals, Changing and the Blog

Let me preface this by saying that I plan on getting back to blogging. As I stated back in September I had been working on many larger goals that took preference over working on this blog. Those included education, family, career, all of those import...
by Sports Card Blog on Mar 2, 2014

Card of the Day: 2013-14 Upper Deck Trilogy Charlie Coyle RC Auto

Who is Charlie Coyle? Just a guy drafted 28th overall in the 2010 NHL Draft. A decent Center prospect who was traded to the Minnesota Wild and scored his first NHL goal last season. He isn’t one of the stars of the rookie class, but he is makin...
by Sports Card Blog on Aug 20, 2013

Card of the Day: 2013-14 Upper Deck Trilogy Charlie Coyle RC Auto

Who is Charlie Coyle? Just a guy drafted 28th overall in the 2010 NHL Draft. A decent Center prospect who was traded to the Minnesota Wild and scored his first NHL goal last season. He isn’t one of the stars of the rookie class, but he is makin...
by Sports Card Blog on Aug 20, 2013

Leon Sandcastle Rookie Card and Autographs Are Coming

Panini America announced last week that despite Leon Sandcastle not getting drafted in this year’s NFL Draft, they will be producing cards of the future star cornerback. Want to know where you can pick up the first 2013 Leon Sandcastle rookie c...
by Sports Card Blog on May 3, 2013

Upper Deck Returning to Baseball

There was some big news at the Industry Summit. Panini announced an exclusive autograph deal with Stephen Strasberg. Topps is changing the way they work with customer service and distributors. And Upper Deck will be returning with a MLBPA license for...
by Sports Card Blog on Mar 22, 2013

Topps & MLB Sitting In A Tree, Until 2020

Seven more years. Seven. 7. Siete. Sette. Clicking noises. Why has the MLB continued the exclusive license with Topps to produce baseball cards, again? Most people are guessing that Topps just threw a boatload of cash at the MLB and said, “Here...
by Sports Card Blog on Mar 19, 2013

Nick Foles Fake Patch Destruction – Courtesy of Freedom Cardboard

Fake patches have been ruining the hobby for years. Some of the most expensive cards currently in the hobby have been destroyed by collectors trying to replace the patches inside in order to get a higher value for the card. The more colors or breaks...
by Sports Card Blog on Mar 1, 2013

Open Letter (Idea) to CheckOutMyCards (COMC)

I’ve had these thoughts for quite some time. CheckOutMyCards has been a valuable asset to the hobby and is a great change in pace compared other sites out there to buy and sell cards. It reaches a huge audience and provides them one of the best...
by Sports Card Blog on Feb 25, 2013

Card Companies: It’s Not All About Rookies

I continue to open boxes and packs of cards, in every sport. Baseball, basketball, football, hockey, I love collecting every one of those sports. These past couple years, with every box and pack that I open I continue to pull more and more “roo...
by Sports Card Blog on Feb 10, 2013

Card Companies: Please Keep Things Fresh

Keeping it fresh. That should be the motto of card companies nowadays. There are many ways the card companies are keeping it fresh. New innovations in card technology. New types of memorabilia. All are great and should continue. The only issue with t...
by Sports Card Blog on Feb 4, 2013

2012 Topps Gold Rush Signed Baseballs – Truly A Game “Changer”

As most know, I love to read the boards of various internet sports card communities and check up on hot prospects (which I know nothing about) and little bits of sports card news that should be spread like wildfire. Well this is another one. If you d...
by Sports Card Blog on Jan 12, 2013


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