This past weekend was the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular show at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Illinois. It was roughly a 45 minute drive from my house, but I got to spend the next five hours rummaging through 25 cent bins and drooling over old cardboard.
2017 Topps Heritage came out two days ago. After seeing the what everyone else was pulling on Twitter, I made the decision partake in this year’s Topps Heritage release. Sadly… I could not find any.
The term “hit” in the sports card industry refers to an autograph or relic card. These hits are inserted into every single product available today. Hits completely drive the sports card industry and for good reason…
I am a huge Minnesota Golden Gopher football fan. My main collecting target is David Cobb; a running back for the Tenseness Titans. This past month has produced some exciting David Cobb mail days.
It is very hard to think of the collecting without the internet these days. Heck, we purchase cards on our phone every day. Back in 1996 a collector used the internet to build his collection and call out Topps.
All collectors have that one card. The one you would never let hit the trade table. It may not be your most expensive, nor the rarest card in your collection, but it is that one card. [Read more…]