Tag Archives: Collecting tips

How to Spot Which 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. Rookie Cards Are Worth Grading

Practical tips on what to look for in a 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card before sending it in to be professionally graded by BGS.

5 things to do when you’re bored collecting sports cards

Have you hit the sports card collecting doldrums? Are you bored? It’s normal. Here are 5 tips to help you reevaluate your collecting habits and be happy.

8 Survival Tips for Collectors Returning to the World of Sports Cards

Returning to the world of collecting sports cards? A lot has changed over the years. Here are some key things to think about and help you get caught up without being overwhelmed.

How to build accurate team set checklists quickly with the Beckett database

Find out how to easily build accurate team set checklists with the free Beckett database. Includes step-by-step instructions, simple tips and more.

Why the term True Collector is dangerous to the hobby

The sports card landscape may not be as big as it used to be but it’s more diverse than ever. Here’s how a seemingly simple term can tear collectors apart.

AT THE NATIONAL: Forget me not … tales from the bargain bins

“And if you pick out a lot, I’ll give you a good deal.”

A BSCM Online Issue preview: 10 ways Beckett.com can help you collect

Our next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly takes a look at some of what collectors can find online, whether it’s what’s available here on Beckett.com or a directory of major destinations on the Web.
One feature in the magazine is below, a full taste of what’s inside the issue. It’s our 10 ways that Beckett.com can help your collection.