With baseball’s spring training just around the corner, there will be plenty of prospects competing for a job to play for their respective Major League clubs.
With a little more bulk and some agility training in the offseason, Benintendi could be looking to have more power and speed this season.
It’ll take deep pockets to start collecting superfractors, but is there anything like being able to say you’re the only one in the world to own that particular card.
With the cost being prohibitive for regular hobbyists to invest in these cards, the Topps Heritage seem to be rising in popularity.
Of the 10, there are three in particular who are popular with collectors for their prospect pedigree and ability to adapt upon their arrival to the majors.
If this MLB.com article is to be believed, Greg Bird of the New York Yankees is poised to have a big season this year.
Often the hype of a prospect is enough to increase the value of the rookie cards (and conversely, when a rookie doesn’t play up to the enormous hype, the value levels off).
Another happy birthday to the great Hank Aaron! Here are some of our favorite modern ‘Hammer’ baseball cards
The “Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron turned 84 years old today and to commemorate his birthday, we selected three of his baseball cards from the modern era.
If you forgot Tom Brady’s first time playing in the big game back in 2001, this 2002 Topps serial numbered card to 150 is a great reminder.
Whether you’re rooting for the perennial playoff contenders The New England Patriots or the resilient Philadelphia Eagles, there are some key players who hope to be the difference in helping their respective team win the Super Bowl.
If you head over to MLB.com and read the article about the 2018 dark horse candidates for MVP, it might be a good time to “buy low” on their rookie cards in case they do breakout.
With the release of the highly anticipated 2018 Topps Series 1 baseball packs this week, it didn’t take long to see some of those hits listed on eBay.
For collectors, it’s no surprise that his graded rookie cards come at a premium price. But with what Trout’s accomplished to date at age 26, it also won’t be surprising if his rookie card value continues to rise.
If money was no object, this card would definitely be on my list to own.
For those who don’t want to spend the inflated price of his Bowman Chrome rookie cards due to all the hype, there are some rookie cards that aren’t as expensive.
The two incredible New York Yankees sluggers and now teammates, Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, are being described by some as the modern day Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris.
For collectors, expect Ohtani rookie cards to see a boost even before he bats/pitches his first Major League game.
A big congratulations to Chipper Jones who put up extraordinary numbers who played his entire career in the Atlanta Braves organization from 1993 to 2012.
A lot of hobby prospectors might be more excited about collecting Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s autographed rookie card, but he’ll have big shoes to fill after his dad got elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The 2017 Topps Heritage Real One is pretty sweet though with a great profile shot of New York Yankees legend, on-card autograph, and a perfect PSA Grade 10.
If you’re playing in a keeper league, you’ll have plenty more options including these top 3 prospects according to MLB Pipeline.
If you’re going to get help from a Major League pitcher, it’s hard to beat getting advice from a pitcher of Chris Sale’s calibre.
A new feature we at fivecardguys.com will be putting out is our weekly poll on our Instagram account by clicking our Instagram stories typically on Sunday evenings.
It’s hard to believe these 10 cards (sports and non-sports) highlighted in this article on Beckett.com all turn 25 years old this year.
You’ve heard of the sophomore slump. But how about the sophomore streak?
There are some pretty impressive cards from back in the day that are up for auction.
Just like his former teammate Gerrit Cole who was recently traded to the Houston Astros, Andrew McCutchen will also be leaving the Pittsburgh Pirates to join another potential playoff contending team – the San Francisco Giants.
The Houston Astros are shaping to have a pretty solid starting rotation with Gerrit Cole now the newest member of the World Series champions.
Before the season ended, Kris Bryant’s 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft base autograph rookie was going for nearly $1,000.
Don’t sleep on Ozzie (Ozhaino) Albies who was called up last season and played 57 games for the Braves – at the age of 20.
Here’s a list of “10 rising MLB names to know in 2018” that could help those looking for cards of baseball prospects to collect this season.
The Topps Now baseball cards seem to be pretty popular and it’s easy to see why.
Without having played a single at bat in the big leagues, Minnesota Twins’ top prospect Royce Lewis is commanding big bucks for his 2017 Bowman Chrome Draft SUPERFRACTOR autographed card.
For those collecting rookie cards that could see a bump in value are the ones belonging to great players going from a small market club to a big, historic market team.
I might try to branch out in collecting cards I don’t normally go after like complete subsets, or auto patches. Here are a few that are available on eBay I wouldn’t mind going after throughout the year.
Other than collecting Bowman Chrome baseball cards in hopes of getting a top prospect, I always liked collecting Topps Chrome baseball cards too more for the look of them.
As 2017 comes to a close, there are still plenty of auctions on eBay every day with amazing cards up for grabs.
These auctions of 2013 autograph baseball cards on eBay ending on Christmas Day: Bryant, Frazier, Judge
It won’t come on time for Christmas but if you’re the successful bidder of these sports cards, you may start your new year on a high note.
Auction for two Topps Chrome rookie of the year winners Aaron Judge, Cody Bellinger coming to an end Dec. 22
Here’s a chance to bid on two of Major League Baseball’s rookie of the year award winners.
Just a heads up for those Bowman Chrome autograph rookie collectors out there, these two hot rookie/prospect cards are up for grabs in an eBay auction ending tonight.
On top of getting rookie autograph cards, something that might be a better fit for young collectors are bobbleheads.
Looking for that last minute gift for a sports card collector?
Is it possible that Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson could be underrated?