Author Archives: Ryan Cracknell

A collector for much of his life, Ryan focuses primarily on building sets, Montreal Expos and interesting cards. He’s also got one of the most comprehensive collections of John Jaha cards in existence (not that there are a lot of them). You can reach him through Twitter @tradercracks.

Mistakenly Labeled Event-Worn Tags Included in 2016 National Treasures Football

Posted on Tuesday April 25th, 2017 – 03:41 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a statement from Panini regarding three 2016 National Treasures NFL Gear Laundry Tag errors where player-worn tags were labeled as game-used.

Christian Arroyo’s First MLB Autograph Card Coincides with MLB Debut

Posted on Tuesday April 25th, 2017 – 02:28 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Christian Arroyo’s first MLB autograph card, found in 2017 Bowman Baseball, arrives just as he’s making his MLB debut.

2017 Topps Star Wars 40th Anniversary Promos Distributed at Celebration Orlando

Posted on Tuesday April 25th, 2017 – 11:51 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a set of four 2017 Topps Star Wars 40th Anniversary Celebration Orlando promo cards including checklist, gallery and print runs.

Original Major League Baseball Constitution and Founding Documents Being Sold at Auction

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 09:32 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the original Major League Baseball Constitution and Founding Documents being sold at SCP’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction. Includes background and importance of the document.

2017 Score Football Features a Big Checklist with Lots of Rookies

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 01:32 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Score Football is the first full NFL release of the season. Get the full checklist, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Rittenhouse Women of Star Trek 50th Anniversary Trading Cards Include First Vanessa Williams Autograph Cards

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 01:10 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Rittenhouse Women of Star Trek 50th Anniversary trading cards checklist looks at the ladies of all 5 shows. Get info, autographs, release date and more.

2017 Non-Sport and Entertainment Trading Card Release Dates and Info

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 11:45 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 non-sport and entertainment trading card release dates, calendar, checklists, set information and more. Use this as a starting point for all the year’s products and to shop for hobby boxes.

2017 Upper Deck CFL Football Mixes Modern, Retro-Inspired Designs

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 11:15 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Upper Deck CFL Football checklist features a similar construction as past years. Get details on what to expect, release date, hobby box info and more.

2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 10:00 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

The Verdict on Aaron Judge Rookie Cards

Posted on Saturday April 22nd, 2017 – 05:38 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Here’s all you need to know about Aaron Judge rookie cards and prospect cards. Find out about his most important early cards with detail info, analysis and more.

Panini 2017 NFL Draft Mega Giveaway

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 06:28 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Enter to win a box of 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football or several other prizes.

Babe Ruth’s Last Will and Testament Returns to the Auction Block

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 05:36 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Babe Ruth’s Last Will and Testament being sold at SCP’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction.

2017 Philly Non-Sports Card Show Exclusives Include Garbage Pail Kids, Wacky Packages and More

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 02:21 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2017 Philly Non-Sports Card Show promo cards and exclusives, including a set of nine Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Packages.

2017 Topps Tribute Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 10:17 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Tribute Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Panini Aficionado Soccer Brings Back Short-Lived 1990s Brand

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 09:44 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Aficionado Soccer brings back a 1990s brand. Get the full checklist, other details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Hockey Card Release Dates and Set Information

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 07:46 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016-17 hockey card release dates, calendar, set information and more. Use this as a starting point for all the year’s products and to shop for hobby boxes.

2017 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2 Box Busters

Posted on Thursday April 20th, 2017 – 08:16 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2 box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football Autograph Short Prints

Posted on Thursday April 20th, 2017 – 03:18 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Detailed list of all the 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football short print autographs. Includes College Ticket Autographs and other inserts.

2017 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Football Offers Pre-College Autographs

Posted on Thursday April 20th, 2017 – 02:25 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Football checklist highlights autographs from top prospects coming out of high school. Get box info, release date and more.

2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey Box Busters

Posted on Thursday April 20th, 2017 – 12:30 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Topps MLS Variations Ins and Outs

Posted on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 – 07:14 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps MLS variations gallery and checklist. See who has short prints and exactly what to look for.

2017 Topps Now Baseball Cards Tell Season’s Story

Posted on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 – 12:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Now Baseball checklist, print runs, details, Golden Ticket promotion info and everything else you need to know about the print-on-demand set.

2017 Bowman Baseball Checklist Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Brand’s Debut

Posted on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 – 12:05 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Bowman Baseball checklist celebrates the brand’s 70th anniversary. Get the full checklist, team set lists, box breakdowns, release date and more.

2017 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 6 Trading Cards See Winter Draw Near

Posted on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 – 11:15 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 6 checklist has autographs, costume, sketch cards and more. Get details, box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Basketball Card Release Dates, Checklists and Set Information

Posted on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 – 10:47 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016-17 basketball card release dates, calendar, checklists, set information and more. Use this as a starting point for all the year’s products and to shop for hobby boxes.

2017 Cryptozoic Outlander Season 2 Trading Cards Details

Posted on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 – 04:26 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Cryptozoic Outlander Season 2 trading cards details. Find out what to expect from the set’s checklist, including a list of confirmed autographs.

Trey Mancini Rookie Cards and Other Top Early Cards

Posted on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 – 01:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get to know about all of the Trey Mancini Rookie Cards as well as other top early and pre-rookie cards and autographs.

2017 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 – 12:06 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Leaf Trinity Football Brings Back the Traditional Autograph Trifecta

Posted on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 – 12:04 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Leaf Trinity Football checklist highlights three distinct styles of autographs. Get details on the set, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Panini Prestige Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 – 12:01 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Panini Prestige Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Bowman Chrome Autographs and Prospect Breakdown

Posted on Monday April 17th, 2017 – 02:33 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2017 Bowman Baseball Chrome Prospect Autographs including a checklist, player info and other helpful resources to track their progress.

2017 Topps Walking Dead Season 7 Trading Cards Bring Negan Out to Play

Posted on Monday April 17th, 2017 – 11:42 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Walking Dead Season 7 trading cards checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

Willie Stargell Awards, World Series Rings Among Memorabilia Being Auctioned

Posted on Saturday April 15th, 2017 – 05:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

A dozen pieces of key Willie Stargell memorabilia are being sold at SCP Auction’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction. Lots include awards and World Series rings.

Ezekiel Elliott Rookie Card Countdown

Posted on Friday April 14th, 2017 – 02:32 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a full look at all of the Ezekiel Elliott Rookie Cards including rankings and analysis as to what’s the most valuable. Images and parallel info are also included.

2017 Panini Elite Draft Picks Box Busters

Posted on Friday April 14th, 2017 – 11:08 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Panini Elite Draft Picks Football box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.