Paul Molitor is officially the coach of the Minnesota Twins so I decided to write up a small guide on collecting Paul Molitor. The 2004 Hall of Fame inductee grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and played for the University of Minnesota before being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1978. He is replacing Ron Gardenhire who spent the last 12 years managing the Twins before parting ways. [Read more…]
Today is the release of 2014 Topps Chrome Football. I made my way over to Target to pick up a blaster box. This is my first Topps Chrome product purchase in a few years. Each blaster box contains seven packs and each pack contains four cards. Blasters purchased at Target receive an exclusive pack of four purple refractors for a total of 32 cards. [Read more…]
Last Saturday, I attended the 2014 Fanatics Authentic sports collectibles show. The show was put on by Fanatics Authentic at the Donald E. Stephens convention center in Rosemont, Illinois. This was my first large sports card show (more than 30 tables) in over twenty years ago in the early 1990’s. I got some great deals and was able to see incredible collections of cards. [Read more…]
1991 Topps Stadium Club baseball was the first premium set released by Topps. The premium stock and picture quality caught fire with collectors. The photos were something collectors had never seen before. As the popularity rose, so did the prices.
I decided to take a trip back to where baseball cards started for me… 1988 Score. We all start somewhere and I remember opening the 1988 Score rack packs my dad had purchased. Who knew it would turn into this obsession… [Read more…]