Baseball Cards

MLB East Hobby Preview

MLB Eastern Divisions Hobby Preview

Contributor: John Dudley With the amazing 2022 baseball season, the WBC, a stupendous crop of under-25 talent, and thebaseball card market performing well, I haven’t been this excited for a season since I was still a kid. Thisweek, it is … Read More

2023 MLB Central Preview

MLB Preview: Central Divisions

Contributor: John Dudley The Central teams are stuck in the middle in my 2023 baseball preview. Last week was the Western teams’ turn and if you haven’t seen it you can check it out here. While they are in the … Read More

MLB 2023 Preview

MLB Preview: Western Divisions

Contributor: John Dudley Spring Training is upon us. All of your favorite players still have the chance of a career season ahead of them and even the lowliest teams are still dreaming of divisional titles. Hope abounds. It is, put … Read More

2023 Topps Series 1 Rookies

2023 Topps Series 1 Top 10 Rookies

Contributor: John Dudley 2023 Topps Series 1 is out which means a new rookie class to evaluate. Luckily, this might be the deepest rookie class since 2018. Note I said deepest, not the best, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. … Read More

2023 sports cards


Contributor: John Dudley 2022 took a financial toll on most everyone’s collections, but still brought a lot of highlights as readers of the newsletter saw last week. While waxing poetic about the past is fun, it is often better to … Read More

Holiday Sports cards

Holiday for the Win

Contributor: John Dudley I love the Christmas season. I especially love when the Christmas spirit invades products I like because I am an absolute sucker for holiday-themed items and will buy any snack food with the words ‘Christmas’ or ‘Holiday’ … Read More

Bargain hunting baseball cards

MLB Bargain Hunting

Contributor: John Dudley The World Series is long over, and the Hot Stove League is piping hot with a slew of massive signings. Baseball is bursting back into the public consciousness. Even so, for another couple of months or so, … Read More

Julio Rodriguez Leads MLB Rookies

MLB Rookie Review

Contributor: John Dudley The Braves losing to the hated Phillies means that the baseball season is over. Well, maybe they are still playing. I do hear scuttlebutt about the ALCS and the NLCS and some confusticated thing called the World … Read More

Tony Gwynn Topps

In Search of Mr. Gwynn

Contributor: John McTaggart Of the thousands and thousands of cards that have crossed my path over the past three decades in the hobby — one stands out to me. It’s not, by any means, the most valuable, the most coveted, … Read More

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