Guess The Set – September 11, 2020

Can you Guess The Set?  This evening I’ll post the correct answer in the comment section and on Twitter.  Good luck!

Hint – Ripken rookie.

Top Eleven Pulls To Celebrate Sports Card Info’s 11th Birthday

Today Sports Card Info turns eleven years old.  Thanks to everyone who checks in here on a daily basis.  Sports Card Info began when I was in college.  Many others were starting sports card blogs at the time, and I thought to myself “Hey, I can do that too.”  Lots of blogs have come and gone within that time, but Sports Card Info is still going.  I continue to keep it updated regularly.  At the very least there is a “Card of the Day” post every day.

Over the last eleven years I’ve pulled some amazing cards.  The last three years though have particularly been quite lucky.  In the past, I’ve pulled some cool stuff from Panini, Press Pass, In The Game, and Upper Deck.  But as you can see, for the last three years Topps and Leaf have been my jam.

To celebrate Sports Card Info’s 11th birthday, here is a rundown of the top eleven pulls I’ve had since the blog began in 2007.  Like I said, 2015-2018 has been extremely lucky.  Thanks again for stopping by.  Lets hope we make it to #12.

Babe Ruth 2017 Leaf Immortal Collection Game-Used Boston Bat Relic Purple #’ed 1/1

Brett Favre 2015 Topps Chrome 60th Anniversary Superfractor Auto #’ed 1/1

Frank Thomas 2017 Topps Luminaries Autographed Game-Worn Jersey Letter Patch Book #’ed 1/1

Aaron Judge 2017 Topps Finest RC Blue Wave Refractor Auto #’ed/25

Aaron Judge 2017 Topps Tier One Break Out RC Auto #’ed/140

Aaron Judge 2017 Topps Series 2 ’87 Topps RC Red #’ed/25

Ronda Rousey/Miesha Tate 2015 Topps UFC Knockout Dynamic Duels Auto/Relic Book #’ed/5

Neymar Jr. 2017/18 Topps Chrome UEFA Champions League Lightning Strike Auto #’ed/10

Babe Ruth/Shohei Ohtani 2018 Leaf In The Game Used Sports Reflections Relics Gold #’ed 1/1

Shohei Ohtani 2018 Topps Heritage High Number Real One RC Auto

Mike Trout 2017 Topps Archives Signature Series Active Player Edition – 2013 Bowman Buyback Auto #’ed 1/1

“Pin-Up” of the Week: 1990 NBA Hoops 11th National Sports Collectors Convention Pin

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Tickets for the 37th National Sports Collectors Convention went on sale this week.  This year’s National takes place Aug. 3-7 in Atlantic City.  By the looks of it, TRISTAR plans to have an extremely large list of autograph guests.  More will be added the closer we get to the opening.

Outside of cards, I’d like to see more National branded merchandise.  Many of the early Nationals had lots of different things.  Only two of the Nationals I’ve been to have sold shirts.  Both were in Baltimore.  I want to see the National’s name on more shirts, pins, bobbleheads, etc…  The National use to have a long running line of pins from the 80’s to early 2000’s, but that stopped.

As of right now I plan on being in Atlantic City this year.  I’ve got my hotel reservations and official Sports Card Info pins ready to hand out.  No real word yet as to what promos will be made.  Its a little early for that.  With the recent passing of the National’s founder, Mike Berkus, it wouldn’t surprise me if we see some promo cards of him.

ITG Ultimate Memorabilia Jumbo Swatches Look Nice

On November 10, ITG plans to release the 11th Edition of their popular Ultimate Memorabilia Hockey brand.  This year each pack will contain three cards – (1) base, (1) relic, and (1) autograph.  Check out some of these jumbo swatches you could pull.  For more images click here.  If there is one thing ITG knows how to do, its hockey cards.