Unboxing a $50 Memorabilia Mystery Bag from the San Diego Padres Game!

Just opened up this mystery bag of memorabilia and I’m loving what I found inside! For only $50, I scored some awesome game-used items. Can’t wait to add them to…

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

RPA stands for "Rookie - Patch - Auto" and are arguably the most coveted class of modern sports cards in production today. But what exactly are RPA sports cards? RPA's…

Top 10 Players Under the Radar
Top 10 Under-the-Radar Baseball Players to Buy as the 2024 Season Begins

While March Madness heats up and Shohei Ohtani gossip clogs the MLB news cycle, it's hard to believe that Opening Day is just around the corner. As you're figuring out…

What does PWE mean
What does ‘PWE’ mean – Definition – The Sports Card Glossary

PWE stands for Plain White Envelope. It’s an abbreviation that is used often within the card collecting community on Twitter, Facebook, IG, etc., when referencing how a trading card will…

How To Select Cards For Grading
How to Select Cards for Grading: Assessing Condition and Profitability

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! What’s your motivation?…

How To Grade Sports Cards
How To Grade Sports Cards – The Best Step-By-Step Guide

I've graded hundreds of cards in the last few years and have maintained a high gem rate over that time. On my social media accounts, regularly get asked questions about…

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

BMWT stands for Bubble Mailer With Tracking. It's an abbreviation that is used often within the card collecting community on Twitter, Facebook, IG, etc., when referencing how a trading card…

What are raw sports cards
What are ‘Raw’ cards – Definition – The Sports Card Glossary

The hobby usage of 'raw' must be one of the strangest examples of sports card jargon to outsiders. Raw sports cards aren't uncooked sports cards. You don't cook raw sports…

Get Your Sports Cards Graded In Person
Drop off your sports cards in-person for grading

The popular card grading companies regularly attend card shows and host up drop-off events, for collectors that want to drop off (and optionally grade) their sports card submissions in person.…

The Most Valuable Cards of the 1990s
The most valuable baseball cards of the 1990s

While the early 90s saw baseball card skyrocket during the junk wax era, it also saw some really great sports card innovations that led to some really valuable cards being…