SPORTS CARD COLLECTING BLOG

Chasing A Ken Griffey Jr. Upper Deck Rookie: Is A Box Of 1989 Upper Deck Baseball A Good Investment?

Murph and I get right to the point. What’s the best way to chase down a Ken Griffey Jr. Upper Deck Rookie Card and Flip it for a profit? What is the WRONG approach? WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting (including Competitive Card Collecting) NFTs and Digital Collectibles Spread the word.…
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SGC Reveal! Tons of Trevor Lawrence SGC 10s!!!!!! NFL Rookies and More!

This video is jam packed with 2021 NFL Rookie Cards, QBs like Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, Justin Fields and Mac Jones. What grades did I get? Also, there’s plenty of 2020 rookies like Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert, Justin Jefferson, CeeDee Lamb and more. WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting…
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Which Vintage Sports Cards Sell Well? Sports Card Flipping Strategy | Michael Jordan Cards!

Should you be investing in all legends and Hall of Famers? Or just a select few? In this clip from the Sports Card Strategy Show, Murph and I discuss. WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting (including Competitive Card Collecting) NFTs and Digital Collectibles Spread the word. Share please. Share on Facebook…
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Sports Card Grading: What Factors Are Grading Companies Looking At?

During our Sports Card Strategy Show, Murph asked me what factors grading companies look at. He was especially interested if “fingerprints” on a card will reduce the grade. Here’s my answer. WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting (including Competitive Card Collecting) NFTs and Digital Collectibles Spread the word. Share please. Share…
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Sports Card Strategy: Can You Actually Make Money Flipping Vintage Sports Cards?

When you’re in your 40s, you start looking at vintage sports cards as entertainment value and fun, in addition to a potential investment that yields actual ROI. My good friend and Sports Card Strategy Show Co-Host Nate Murphy sent me a What’s App Message that inspired this entire episode. Should we buy a box of…
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Learning The Art Of Negotiation At Sports Card Shows

Nate Murphy and I talk about Sports Card Shows, specifically how to get the best deals, and learning the art of negotiation. We’d love it if you comment below! WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting (including Competitive Card Collecting) NFTs and Digital Collectibles Spread the word. Share please. Share on Facebook…
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Half A Million Unopened Sports Cards? How Did My Friend Get Them? What Is His Plan?

On the Sports Card Strategy Show, I talked to my co-host and great friend Nate Murphy about how he and his dad acquired nearly half a million unopened sports cards in the 80s and 90s. WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting (including Competitive Card Collecting) NFTs and Digital Collectibles Spread the…
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Panini Court Kings Basketball Reveal! Hoping For LaMelo and Luka!

In my endless pursuit of LaMelo Ball rookie cards and Luka Doncic Autograph and Memorabilia cards, my son Max and I ripped our box of Panini Court Kings Basketball, and boy did it pay off! Check out who we pulled, including this LaMelo Ball First Steps Rookie Card and this Luka Doncic Artistic Endeavors Memorabilia…
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How To Get An Ultra Rare Kaboom Insert: Panini Crown Royale Basketball Reveal!

You’ve probably seen the ultra rare Kaboom! insert cards posted everywhere on social media, but how do you get one? Well, one way is to buy a box of Panini Crown Royale Basketball 2020-21. My son Max and I ripped a box in this video for you to see who we pulled! This video is…
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PSA Crossover Grading Reveal! Michael Jordan Vintage Basketball Cards!

My favorite thing about the sports card hobby is making plays. Specifically, finding a card, group of cards or any product with potential to be sold at a higher price than you can buy it for, and go over it. One play I tried is PSA’s Crossover Grading service. Knowing that when cards are graded…
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Sports Card Strategy: What To Do With Your Vintage Sports Cards and Understanding The Modern Market

This episode is brought to you by Market Movers App by Sports Card Investor. Save 20% on MarketMoversApp.com now by using the promo code “nooffseason” or clicking here. Sports Card Strategy Show: What To Do With Your Vintage Sports Cards, Loving The Game Of Sports Cards, NFL Predictions 2021, Don’t Get Stuck With The Next…
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Sports Card Mail Day: Getting My Break Back

A few weeks ago I participated in a break with Wild Cards Box Breaks on Facebook. Here I reveal my cards from the break! I had a great experience with Wild Cards Box Breaks and highly encourage you to join the group here on Facebook. If you’re curious to know more about breaking and what…
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Sports Card Box Reveal! Panini NBA Origins 2020-21

This video is brought to you by Market Movers by Sports Card Investor … Save 20% at MarketMoversApp.com by using the promo code “nooffseason” or click here. In this video, my son Max and I reveal our box of 2020-21 Panini Origins Basketball. Check out which two rookie autographs we pulled! WordPress Web Design and…
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Panini Chronicles Soccer Box Reveal – See Who We Pulled

This video is brought to you by Market Movers App by Sports Card Investor. Save 20% on Market Movers now by using the promo code “nooffseason” or clicking here. Panini Chronicles Soccer is a phenomenal product. It contains three “mini-boxes,” one box of 15 Premier League Cards, a second box made up of 15 La…
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Sports Card Strategy: Card Show To Starstock and eBay Flipping

Heading out of my first ever card show, I learned a ton! I was determined heading into my second card show, to enter with a clear budget range, and acquire desirable and re-sellable products for a price that offered profit margin. You’ve probably seen many other YouTube videos and other content in the sports card…
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Why Now Is The Time To Buy Ansu Fati MegaCracks Rookie Cards

This video and blog is brought to you by MarketMoversApp.com by Sports Card Investor. If you enjoy my content and want to support me, a great way to do so – and get a ton of value for yourself as a Sports Card Investor and Collector is to sign up for Market Movers App using…
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We Got The Last Box Of 2020 Select Football! See Who We Pulled!

We got the last box of 2020 Select Football at Nash Cards. This was my first time ripping Select Football, and now I understand why people love it. Super nice cards, and the ability to hit on some solid rookies and die cuts. Check out who we pulled! This video is brought to you by…
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Will We Pull The Michael Jordan SP1 1991 Upper Deck? Family Pack Rips

One of the most fun things I did this summer was visit a local card shop in my birthplace and former hometown of Rochester, Michigan. My family and I returned to the United States for the summer, and in addition to visiting the Nashville Card Show while we were in Tennessee with my in-laws, we…
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Sports Card Strategy: When To Buy 2021 NBA Rookie Cards

I’ve always been a huge sports fan, but at age 40 I’m having the most fun in my entire life following professional sports. Why? My re-entry into the hobby of collecting sports cards this year. Case in point, the 2021 NBA Draft. I wanted to watch the entire thing for the first time in my…
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Topps Baseball Series 2 and Panini MegaCracks Soccer Reveal!

Not only am I having fun opening packs with my daughter Samantha, but we’re learning a ton. In this video, sponsored by MarketMoversApp.com by Sports Card Investor (save 20% by using promo code “nooffseason” or click here – https://www.sportscardinvestor.com/plans/?ref=63&campaign=toppsseries2andmegacrackswithsammy), we opened several different kinds of packs. 2. 2020-21 Topps Series 2 Baseball Top learnings: 2.…
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2021 Panini Prizm Football Draft Picks Rip

My son Max and I attended the Nashville Card Show twice this summer, and the second time, he traded for a hanger of 2021 Panini Prizm NFL Draft Picks. We knew there would be rookies inside with College Uniforms on, but we didn’t know how many. And for those of you who think that’s all…
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Mail Day! What Did I Order From Topps?

Mail Day! What Did I Order From Topps? Should you even deal with the mail? What are the alternatives? Have you checked out Starstock.com? The irony in this post is that I’m super excited to do a real, authentic mail day video after returning to the US from Spain for the summer, but the cards…
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Sports Cards Rippin’ Wax – 2021 Panini Select Baseball

There’s nothing quite like ripping open a box of baseball cards. In this video, my son Max and I rip open a 2021 Panini Select Baseball FOTL Hobby Box, and we get some HUGE hits! Check out who we pull! #rippingwax #rippinwax #rippnwax #ripnwax #selectbaseball #paninibaseball #baseballcards #sportscards #rpa #rookiepatchauto WordPress Web Design and Development…
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What Is Breaking? How To Find A Break Group

2021 has been an amazing year for me getting back into the hobby and leveling up my sports card game. I’ve had so much fun, learned so much, and am super excited about the future. It took me 7 months to learn a ton of valuable lessons, make some mistakes, and make some amazing purchases…
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What Can You Pull In 2021 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball?

What Can You Pull From Panini Diamond Kings Baseball? What do the cards look like when Panini doesn’t own an MLB license? I have to say, Diamond Kings are pretty sweet. Panini does a nice job incorporating current players, rookies, stars with legends. What other box can you pull a Satchel Paige, Ted Williams, Jackie…
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Will Cade Cunningham Boom Or Bust? 2021 NBA Draft Sports Card Promo Code At The End Of This Video!

Enjoy the 2021 NBA Draft and we’d love to know your predictions on if Cade Cunningham will boom like Magic, Allen Iverson, LeBron and Kyrie, or bust like Michael Olowokandi and others. WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting (including Competitive Card Collecting) NFTs and Digital Collectibles Spread the word. Share please.…
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Massive SGC Submission Reveal: Trevor Lawrence SGC Pristine Gold Label 10, Mbappe 10s, LaMelo 10s…

If you’ve tried to submit cards to grading companies in 2021, you know it’s been a bit of a hassle, to say the least. Personally, living in Spain presents its own whole other unique set of challenges related to maneuvering in the sports card hobby. Like many of you, I still have hundreds of cards…
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It’s Mail Day At NoOffseason com! Who Did We Get?

It may seem silly but I’m always jealous of all of you and your Mail Day content everywhere. Living in Spain and collecting American sports cards, I don’t get Mail Day, ever. But this summer, on my return to the US to visit family and friends, I was able to actually open some packages. Let…
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What is SCORE Football? Which NFL Rookies Do You Get In 2021?

For those of you just getting back into the hobby of collecting sports cards, there’s a lot to learn, trust me! I just re-entered the hobby this year after a 30 year hiatus, and I’ve already literally written a book about how much I’ve learned – available on Amazon at https://nooffseason.com/book … And that book…
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Will We Finally Pull A Tua? Panini Chronicles Football Reveal

My son Max and I have had an absolute BLAST this summer ripping boxes and packs of sealed wax. Some of our favorites have come from Chronicles Football. But we haven’t got a Tua rookie yet. Will this FINALLY be our day? WordPress Web Design and Development (including WooCommerce) Sports Cards Collecting (including Competitive Card…
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Why I’m Using PWCC For All Of My Graded Sports Cards

In this video, brought to you by Market Movers App by Sports Card Investor (register through this link for 20% off), I show you all of the features of my PWCC Marketplace Vault. When I first decided I wanted to sell sports cards online, I had nothing but road blocks. eBay wouldn’t accept me because…
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Local Card Shop Visit: How I Traded Up At Nash Cards

This video is sponsored by MarketMoversApp.com by Sports Card Investor. Save 20% on Market Movers by using the promo code “nooffseason” or using this this link to sign up. My son Max and I went to visit Chris at Nash Cards in Mt. Juliet, TN after the Nashville Card Show on July 10, 2021. It…
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Panini Basketball 2020-21 Absolute Memorabilia Box Reveal

I’ll be honest, I didn’t really know what the strategy was going to be when I started buying sealed wax directly from Panini in 2021. It’s not cheap, but I just knew I wanted it. When I bought this box of high end Panini Basketball 2020-21 Absolute Memorabilia cards I didn’t really know what the…
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The Top 5 Takeaways From The Nashville Card Show

As many of you already know, my family and I moved to Valencia, Spain in Summer 2018. I run a couple of different US-based businesses, and all of our family is in the States, so we travel back quite a bit. I returned to “The Hobby” in 2021 in a big way, and have been…
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My Daughter’s Happy Birthday Pack Ripping! Topps Baseball Series 2 and More! Sports Cards For Kids!

One thing I never realized when I got back into the Sports Cards Hobby, is just how much my kids would love it and want to be a part of it. I mean, it completely makes sense. I became addicted as a kid, saving up my money for sports cards every week and making a…
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Opening Our Most Expensive Box Ever – Panini Encased NFL 2020

If you’re just getting back into the hobby of collecting sports cards again, you might have quite a few questions about some of the new products you’re seeing, and why they’re so expensive. Let’s be clear, there’s a difference between buying products on the second hand marketplaces such as eBay, Facebook Marketplace, Etsy, and even…
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2021 Panini Score Football Pack Ripping

Interested in winning one of the cards seen in this video? I will pick one random winner. If you use this link to register for Market Movers PRO Annual, please email paul@datadriven.design your receipt and I’ll enter you to win one of the cards shown in this video! In this video, my son Max and I rip…
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2020-21 Panini Donruss Blaster Box Basketball Pack Ripping!

My son Max and I finally returned to Tennessee to reunited with our sports cards. On our agenda was ripping a blaster box of 2020-21 Panini Donruss Basketball. Packed with cool base cards, tons of Rated Rookies and even some Memorabilia cards, we had tons of fun! He and I agree this is one of…
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How Many Justin Jefferson Rookie Cards Did We Pull?

My son Max and I finally returned to Tennessee to reunited with our sports cards. On our agenda was ripping a box of 2020-21 Panini Chronicles Football. He and I agree this is the most fun project we’ve ever ripped together. How many Justin Jefferson Rookie Cards did we pull? How many times do I…
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2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball Hot Pulls!

My son Max and I finally returned to Tennessee to reunited with our sports cards. On our agenda was ripping a box of 2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball. Interested in winning one of the cards seen in this video? I will pick one random winner. To enter, please click here and register for the Market Movers…
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What Is CardScore? Introducing A New Easier Way To Grade Your Sports Cards

Interested in winning one of the cards seen in this video? I will pick one random winner. To enter, please click here and register for the Market Movers App and prepay for Market Movers PRO Annual. If you use the link to register for Market Movers PRO Annual, please email paul@datadriven.design your receipt and I’ll…
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How To Maximize The Profits From Your Old Baseball Card Collection

I made a Facebook post the other day – ironically NOT about my book “What To Do After You Find Your Old Sports Card Collection,” and a Facebook friend commented about needing help after finding his old baseball card collection. Long story short, as explained in further detail in the video, he has all of…
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What Is StarStock? How Does StarStock Solve Some Huge Problems In The Sports Card Market?

StarStock solves three huge problems for the sports card hobby and market overall. Since I wrote my book in April 2021, the largest card grading companies PSA and BGS have shutdown their economy services and aren’t accepting any new submissions until further notice. 1. The “Un-graded Problem.” Among other things, this has left a HUGE…
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I’m Selling The Cheapest Giannis PSA 10s…WHY????

I’ve been absolutely roasted in some Facebook Groups but owning non-rookie base cards that are PSA 10s. The haters say things like… “How dare someone ever get a non-rookie card graded?” “That’s the reason why the backlog is so long” “I hope your entire card collection goes up in flames because you are the reason…
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I Just Lowered The Price Of All Of My Shohei Ohtani Rookie Cards! Why???

Major League Baseball sensation Shohei Ohtani is doing what less than five players in the history of the game have ever done – put up all-star numbers as both a starting pitcher and a slugger at the plate. As of this recording, he leads the MLB in home runs with 23, is third in RBI…
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Finding The Lowest Priced Topps Chrome 2019 Vlad Jr Rookie Card!

If you’ve been holding Vlad Guerrero Jr. PSA 10 rookie cards for the last few years, you’re super happy right now, as his prices are back at an all-time high. So why the heck am I LOWERING my price on my Vlad Jr. 2019 Topps Chrome PSA 10 rookie card? 1. I’m not a greedy…
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How To Find The Cheapest Giannis Rookie Cards! Lowest Priced Sports Cards Anywhere

While other people and content creators in the hobby are concerned with word vomiting out their “takes” on “the state of the sports card market,” and click baity topics like “crash vs. correction” and pontificating on alternative investments, I’m focused on one thing and one thing only… giving you the opportunity to buy the cards…
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How To Be Realistic With The Value Of Your Vintage Sports Cards

I just got back into the hobby this year after a 30 year hiatus, and a wrote a book about my experience re-acclimating myself and learning about sports card collecting again. Below is a modified snippet from my book – What To Do After You Find Your Old Sports Card Collection, available at https://nooffseason.com/book. This…
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Sports Card Strategy: Which NFL Rookie Cards Should You Buy?

There’s an awful lot of debate going on in the hobby right now. But one thing sports card collectors can agree on is that grabbing the best rookie cards is the smartest move from a collecting and investing standpoint. But that’s super hard to know, because before the pro uniform stuff has even come out,…
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All New Limited Edition NBA Playoff TopShot Pack Reveal!

I don’t have a high NBA TopShot Collector’s Score, so it’s been a few weeks since my last TopShot pack reveal, but recently Dapper Labs opened things back up to us regular collectors at the $14 level for the Series 2, Release 1 of NBA TopShot Playoff Packs. I wanted to share with you my…
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Sports Card Strategy: To Grade Or Not To Grade? Use My Simple Spreadsheet Method

Should I Grade My Cards? This might be the most common question among collectors and investors in the sports card space right now. And it might be the most relevant and evergreen question at all times. Regardless of our angle, passion, PC, etc., the reality is that we all want to make money from our…
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Top Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Sports Card Collectors!

Friends and Families! Welcome to a second edition of Top Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Sports Card Collectors! The first edition here was so good that we had to come back with another. 🙂 But seriously, in addition to our earlier suggestions for “dad” of ToppsNOW, Panini Instant, Topps Project70 cards and my book –…
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Why Now Is A Critical Time For My Sports Cards Business!

Wow, what a crazy time. In just six months I’ve invested time and money into a new sports cards start-up company, NoOffseason.com. During those six months, the sports cards market has shown a ridiculous amount of volatility in pricing, as well as a stupid amount of internal conflict and debate. As you can imagine, the…
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Ripping Panini Soccer Cards: La Liga Premium Adrenalyn Reveal!

At NoOffseason.com, we strive to appeal to any and all collectors who want to be happy collecting. Any number of things can make collectors happy. Low prices, hot cards, free stuff, nice people. We want to provide all of the above. At NoOffseason.com, there’s nothing intimidating. We are not sports cards experts. We are simply…
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PSA Cross Grading Horror Story! Why Low End Sports Card Grading Companies Are Dangerous!

I want to share all of my ups and downs of sports card collecting with all of you. It’s very easy to copy what everyone else is doing. I don’t want to do that. No “is the sports card or NFT market crashing?” click-baity headlines here people. Just true, real world experiences as I re-enter…
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Rippin’ Packs With My Kids – NBA Stickers and Cards!

When I first got back into The Hobby in early January of 2021, I really didn’t know I’d be where I am today. I’ve launched an eCommerce membership-based website now that focuses as much on families having fun with cards as it does on serious investors and flippers getting what they need also. I’ll admit,…
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Fun Family Panini Pack Break: Topps UEFA Champions League Stickers!

On our recent family vacation to Barcelona, Spain, my kids and I picked up some packs we’ve always wanted to rip together – the Topps 2020-21 UEFA Champions League Sticker Collection. They’re not available everywhere in Europe, and are very hard to find in the United States, so we’re selling some on our website here.…
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Sports Card Strategy: Should You Get Your Cards Graded With SGC While PSA Is Closed?

The Proof Is In The Data. It’s now officially recommended that you submit your cards to SGC during the PSA shutdown. Their short term and long term value will not only be fine; it may be amazing. After spending January – March of 2021 researching graded card data on the market, I was shocked to…
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NBA TopShot Pack Reveal Base Set Series 2 – Release 36 – More SuperStar Pulls! Trae Young!!!

Dapper Labs has done an amazing job removing the barrier to entry for NFTs. Normally, you’d have to get an Etherium Wallet, convert your FIAT currency into ETH (Ether), then remember how much the conversion is for each digital collectible you buy so you can keep track of how much you’re actually acquiring it for.…
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Ripping Panini Marvel Stickers, La Liga Stickers & NBA Stickers & Cards With My Kids! See Our Pulls!

When I first got back into The Hobby of sports card collecting back in January 2021 after a 30 year hiatus, I didn’t really expect my kids to be interested in joining me for the journey. But, I’m lucky that they have becomg super interested – especially in that one activity we all treasured as…
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Sports Card Strategy: Who To Buy, Sell & Hold Based On Free Data From Starstock

My first several months of getting back into the hobby, I had no strategy for what cards to buy. Nevermind which cards to sell or hold – I could only think of acquiring cards. And I know most of you out there are the exact same. That’s great! That’s why they call it “The Hobby.”…
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Does NBA TopShot Have Rookie Cards? Base Set Series 2, Release 34 Pack Reveal

In this NBA TopShot pack reveal, I get the equivalent of an NBA TopShot “rookie card,” which I’ll explain, my favorite current player, and a totally forgotten about man in the NBA. Now, I’m no certified baller, so please don’t be intimidated at all by my pack reveals if you’re just getting into NBA TopShot…
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PSA Status Updates! What They Could Mean For Your Cards!!!

I found my old sports card collection on January 4, 2021, and after a couple hours of Google’ing prices, I immediately knew I wanted to have about 200 cards graded by PSA. After a month of organization and research, I made 6 submissions on February 21, 2021 – five cross gradings and one bulk submission…
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NBA TopShot Pack Reveal, What Is Collector Score? and Moment Pricing Tips!!!

What is an NBA TopShot Moment? How do I get an NBA TopShot Pack? What is NBA TopShot Collector Score? How do I price an NBA TopShot Moment? These questions are answered in this video, as I reveal my most recent pack, talk about why I can’t purchase a from an upcoming NBA TopShot Drop…
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LaMelo Ball and Anthony Edwards NBA Stickers & Cards: First Rookie Cards and Stickers since Fleer!!!

I’m excited about the first real NBA rookie cards and stickers collection since Fleer 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990 cards and stickers. Living in Europe, have been able acquire sealed wax boxes and packs of the Panini NBA Sticker and Card Collection – of course available at NoOffseason.com. I’ve also acquired a couple lots…
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Why I Just Bought A Stock Called MUDS and How It Will Help Me Own Topps!!!

ATTENTION: This is NOT financial advice, but I just want to give you some information and inform you of my position. When I found out that Topps was going public, my “spidy senses” went off big time. There’s going to be a chance that card collectors and hobbyists can actually OWN a piece of one…
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How I Can Tell PSA Will Re-Open Early!!!

I’ve been seeing things recently that lead me to believe PSA will actually re-open their grading submissions earlier than July 1, 2021. As we all know, PSA raised their prices in March – wait, I mean DOUBLED their prices in March, then shut down all grading submission levels except for the $300 per card level…
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NBA TopShot Buying Strategy: How To Get Low Priced Moments Easily!

It can be a pain in the butt to try and get NBA TopShot moments, and sometimes it’s hard to understand which ones to buy and which to avoid. There’s thousands of moments now, each with thousands and sometimes even tens of thousands of serial numbers – all priced completely different. In this video, I…
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Avoid This Michael Jordan Rookie Card Scam / Sports Card Scam! What Is Beckett Authentic Altered?

How To Avoid This Michael Jordan Rookie Card Scam (Beckett Authentic Altered). Ah, The Michael Jordan 1986 Fleer Rookie Fakes. There are a ridiculous amount of them. Just Google “how to spot a fake Michael Jordan rookie.” Now, scams come in multiple shapes and sizes related to these fake cards. One easy scam is when…
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I Just Sold My First NBA TopShot Moment! But Did I Screw Up???

I got an email today that I sold an NBA TopShot Moment! But did I list it for enough money? Maybe I got ripped off? Maybe I listed it for two little. Oh no! And it was one I really liked, a Damian Lillard game-winning fade-away triple at the buzzer! Nah, calm down, this was…
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Sold Out Panini Pack Breaks! The “Are My MegaCracks Series 2?” Mystery & NBA Stickers and Cards!

It’s time to break some sold out Panini Wax! Well, technically that’s true. On this episode of Happy Collecting, my kids and I break out the cards I’ve acquired here in Spain over the last four months (not including the cards I’ve purchased and had shipped to my Tennessee address). We cover the Panini NBA…
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Top 5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Sports Card Related!

Know a dad that’s hard to buy for? Is your dad  hard to buy for? Maybe he loves sports. If he just found his old sports card collection, or even just appreciates sports cards as art, this list is for you! Let’s not waste any time. Here are the top five sports card related Father’s…
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What Is NBA TopShot? I Finally Got A Pack!

NBA TopShot is the brainchild of the NBA and Dapper Labs. In short, TopShot is a marketplace for digital NFT collectibles in the form of NBA game highlights called “moments.” The best way to think about these “moments,” is as digital trading cards. Just go to NBATopShot.com and you’ll see what I mean. There are…
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Top Sleeper Sports Cards After The 2021 NFL Draft

Of course I’m super high on Trevor Lawrence rookie cards, Zach Wilson rookie cards, Trey Lance rookie cards and Justin Fields rookie cards, and I’ve pre-ordered several of them from Panini, Leaf / Pro Set and I even scored the recent Trevor Lawrence Exclusive Topps Set from Topps.com, but I’m here to tell you about…
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How To Avoid Sports Card Scams On Etsy

Dude, I don’t care if you’re already judging me for the title of this. Yes, I buy sports cards on Etsy. 🙂 I’m all about any place where you can find undervalued or even reasonably priced sports cards, especially those that are already slabbed by PSA. Which is why I’ve been super cautious recently with…
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How To Stay Calm, Cool & Collecting Into Your Forties

If you’re heading into your 40s and interested in Sports Cards, this is for you. If you collect or flip Sports Cards but were born after 1985, this article is NOT for you. You won’t relate to this content. You didn’t grow up the way we did and quite frankly, are unlikely to have any…
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How To Collect Soccer Cards: Panini Adrenalyn La Liga Set

I grew up in Detroit, and eventually moved to Nashville, but ended up in Spain in 2018 with my family. Valencia, Spain – to be exact. When my son started in public Spanish school, within the first week, there were reps from Panini outside of the schools passing out packets of 1 EURO cards for…
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How To Create Accurate Sports Card Sales Comps

So you want to sell your sports cards? Or at least understand what they’re worth? The best way to sell a sports card is to first create an accurate sales comp, then of course make your listing look good. In this post, we’ll be primarily focused on the former. Although technically I’ve been collecting Sports…
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What Is Competitive Sports Card Collecting?

Competitive Sports Card Collecting is like Fantasy Sports mixed with the Stock Market, mixed with Sports Betting…with Entrepreneur-flavored sprinkles on top. It’s all about skill, pride and bragging rights. It’s filled with failures disguised as learning experiences; and losses that ultimately help your long-term winning percentage. And the best part is, it doesn’t at all…
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