Time to Dig Through That Shoebox: Five Forgotten Cards That are Worth Looking for

Have you ever found yourself lucky enough to get a wheat penny back in your change and thought to yourself that it should be worth more than a mere one…

How To Prepare Your Cards For Grading
How to Prepare your Cards for Grading: Get more Gem Mint 10’s!

This post is part of a larger series called How To Grade Sports Cards – The Best Step-By-Step Guide. Be sure to check out the entire guide! Table of Contents…

Where To Sell Your Cards Online
Where Should I Sell My Cards Online? All the Hot Spots to Sling Your Cardboard

As the sports card industry continues to grow in 2024, more and more online marketplaces are attempting to get their slice of the pie... or maybe a bigger slice of…

Daiso trading card supplies
Yes, you can buy sports trading card supplies at Daiso!

If you're ever in a pinch for penny sleeves, 9-pocket pages or other trading card supplies, you can always pick some up at Daiso. Never heard of Daiso before? They're…

How To Ship Cards For Grading
How to Ship Cards for Grading: Ensure Your Cards Get There Safely and Securely

This post is part of a larger series called How To Grade Sports Cards – The Best Step-By-Step Guide. Be sure to check out the entire guide! Packing and shipping…

This Is the Ippei Mizuhara Baseball Card
This is the Ippei Mizuhara baseball card

Ippei Mizuhara is all over the news because of his involvement in the Shohei Ohtani sports betting scandal. (If you hadn't also heard, you might have inadvertently been apart of…

What Does Case Hit Mean
What does ‘Case Hit’ mean – Definition – The Sports Card Glossary

A 'Case Hit' is a rare card found once per sealed case of sports cards. A sealed case contains a set number of boxes of cards, usually 12 boxes. So,…

What is a sports card break
What is a ‘Break’ – Definition – The Sports Card Glossary

One phenomenon that has gained a lot of traction in The Hobby since about 2020 (during The Pandemic) are "breaks". Breaks are a card buying format where, rather than buying…

Ippei Mizuhara and Shohei Ohtani scandal
Ippei, the Hobby Guy: How YOU May Have Participated in the Shohei Ohtani / Ippei Mizuhara Scandal

This already-awkward Instagram post may have gotten a lot more awkward in light of today's news... Yes, YOU, the Ohtani collector. The eBay mid-end to high-end eBay seller. The WhatNot…

What Does FOTL Mean
What does ‘FOTL’ mean – Definition – The Sports Card Glossary

FOTL stands for First Off The Line and refers to the small percentage of Panini cards that are delivered early to collectors when they purchase products directly from the Panini…