Baseball Cards

Nolan Arenado

Mr. October/November

Contributor: John McTaggart It’s not officially playoff time for Major League Baseball — I’m aware of that. And for those of you who are purist and true rule sticklers, this article is a few weeks too early. However, I was … Read More

Fernando Tatis steroids

Not So Fast: Steroids and Card Value

Contributor: John Dudley Unless you’ve been avoiding news from the sports world, you’ve already had a decent amount of time to process Fernando Tatis’s 80-game suspension for a positive steroid test. His once bright future is now riddled with question … Read More

Alejandro Kirk heats up

2021: Year of the Catcher

Contributor: John Dudley Baseball catchers get a bum rap in the hobby, but the class of 2021 might change things. Some collectors adhere to the advice of staying away from catchers, and I get it. While not as popular as … Read More

Juan Soto on the Padres

MLB Trade Bonanza!!!

Contributor: John Dudley Draft days, the opening of free agency, and trade deadlines are all major events in the seasonal cycle of sports, but the hullaballoo hits hardest in the hobby. MLB’s trade deadline came and went, but not before … Read More

Topps Saves Series 2 With Short Prints

Contributor: John Dudley The Card Shop Live App is the place for to be for breaking, auctions, and card news and content! Sign up here. Collectors raged and mocked Topps Series 2 when its initial checklist came out, but some … Read More

Investigation into Art and Sports Cards

Is it a Card or Art? How About Both?

Contributor: John Dudley Recent sales of Wander Franco’s Topps Project 100 (P100) card sparked renewed interest in art cards. Art cards are cards that are clearly designed and developed to function both as trading cards and as pieces of art. … Read More