Monthly Archives: November 2008

First Look: 2008 Playoff National Treasures Football

Here’s a sneak peek at several rookie inserts from 2008 Playoff National Treasures Football — which won’t be hitting store shelves for a few months.

First Look: 2009 Topps Baseball

It doesn’t arrive in shops until next year, but you don’t have to wait that long to see 2009 Topps …

Updated: Interest in Barack Obama's trading cards spikes after historic victory

In the wake of Barack Obama’s historic election to the White House, interest in his trading cards and autographs has spiked dramatically.

Upper Deck reveals second batch of UD Black Letterman rookie redemptions

Upper Deck announced the second batch of 2008-09 UD Black Letterman Patch autographs on Wednesday.

Looking for that first Barack Obama presidential card?

It looks like Topps will have the first card depicting Barack Obama as president as it will inlcude the card above in its upcoming American Heritage set.

Barack Obama or John McCain — the collectors decide

We want to know whose political rookie card is the one worth keeping. Pick your top political card of the year.

By the box: 2008 Topps Stadium Club Baseball

Here are the results from a randomly selected box I recently opened … 2008 Topps Stadium Club baseball (hobby box)

First look: 2008 Playoff Prime Cuts baseball (updated)

Donruss’ unlicensed return to the baseball card market just took a high-end turn. Scheduled for release on Dec. 26 is Playoff Prime Cuts IV — a $200 per box installment of the popular line last seen in 2005.

Topps will go retro with Mayo Football

The latest in football releases from Topps — Mayo Football — taps some of football cards’ earliest years.

What surprises do Donruss and Topps Stadium Club have in store? Check back Tuesday …

We’ve gotten a sneak peek at the latest and greatest coming from Donruss, and it’s going to be big — really big — for baseball fans.

And we also have cracked a box of 2008 Topps Stadium Club baseball.

McFarlane preps Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving figure exclusively for Target

McFarlane Toys will produce an exclusive Marion Barber III figure that can be found in its Wave 3 of 2008 NFL SportsPicks figures only at Target stores.

Topps announces NBA Letterman Lottery Pick Patch Card redemptions

Topps unveiled its 2008-09 Letterman Basketball Lottery Pick Patch Card Redemptions on Monday. Here’s a breakdown.

McFarlane Toys announces rarest SportsPicks toy ever

McFarlane Toys announced on Friday that it is set to produce the rarest SportsPicks figure ever in an upcoming baseball set.