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Lamelo Ball Draft Class 2020 giveaway

GIVEAWAY: Lamelo Ball Draft Class 2020 Card

Because we’re marking a small milestone with our 10th episode of Cards To The Moon this week, we want to do a small giveaway of a LaMelo Ball Panini Contenders Draft Class 2020 Card along with a random lot from the Contenders set (pictured above).

Cards To The Moon sports card podcast

PODCAST: Why no hobby love for these sports cards?

In Episode 5 of the Cards To The Moon podcast, co-hosts Clark, Hyung, and John wonder why there’s no hobby love for certain sports cards or sets – and feel it might actually make a good early investment now since not a lot of collectors are into them.

Jadon Sancho and his top rookie cards

Jadon Sancho and his top 3 rookie cards

Jadon Sancho, the young soccer talent who plays for the England national team, is in the headlines these days with his pending transfer to the historic Manchester United soccer club.

Erling Haaland top rookie cards

Erling Haaland and his top 3 rookie cards

Nicknamed “The Terminator”, Erling Haaland is the next young hot soccer superstar player everyone in the game seems to be talking about. Here’s his top rookie cards.

Jarred Kelenic Rookie Cards

Jarred Kelenic and his top 3 rookie cards

The future of the Seattle Mariners looks bright with top 2021 MLB prospect Jarred Kelenic in the lineup. In most top prospect lists to begin the 2021 season, Kelenic easily lands in the top 5.

Graded Wax Packs for Sale

Spending big bucks to crack open Graded Wax Packs?

Most of the graded cards out in the sports card market will be your typical singles slabbed to keep the piece of cardboard in good condition as well as to increase its value. But there are some that grade whole wax packs of sports cards.

DK Metcalf top rookie cards

DK Metcalf and his top 3 rookie cards

What a 2020 season for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf as he and his QB Russell Wilson have made a real connection, leading to great success on the field.

Drew Brees Top Rookie Cards

Drew Brees and his top 3 rookie cards

With Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints nearing the end of his career, he should be in the same conversation to be a Hall of Famer as his contemporaries like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers.

Nick Chubb top rookie cards

Nick Chubb and his top 3 rookie cards

It hasn’t been since 2002 that the Cleveland Browns made the playoffs, but thanks in part to Nick Chubb and his QB Baker Mayfield, the Browns now have a taste of the post-season.

Tiger Woods Rookie Cards

Tiger Woods and his top 3 rookie cards

If you’re on the lookout for some Tiger Woods rookie cards, here’s our favorite 3 to invest in. Already considered the GOAT to many golf enthusiasts, many of his cards will already be at a premium.

Obi Toppin Rookie Cards

Obi Toppin and his top 3 rookie cards

Being drafted by the New York Knicks certainly doesn’t hurt Obi Toppin’s profile as he attempts to prove he’s worthy of Rookie of the Year honors in 2021.

Chris Paul rookie cards

Chris Paul and his top 3 rookie cards

Chris Paul, the veteran point guard, is still in search of a championship ring, but when all is said and done, his career stats should get him into the Hall.

Dalvin Cook Rookie Cards

Dalvin Cook and his top 3 rookie cards

With Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook on track in 2020 to post career highs and arguably considered the best RB in this pandemic season, it’s no surprise collectors are looking for Cook rookie cards.

Justin Jefferson Rookie Cards

Justin Jefferson and his top 3 rookie cards

While quarterbacks Justin Herbert, Joe Burrow, and Tua Tagovailoa might be getting the majority of the attention when discussing Offensive Rookie of the Year honors, Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson is beginning to get noticed.

CeeDee Lamb and his top 3 rookie cards

Can CeeDee Lamb, rookie wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, play well enough down the stretch in this 2020-21 season to earn Rookie of the Year honors?

Cam Newton Rookie Cards

Cam Newton and his top 3 rookie cards

It’s a little weird seeing Cam Newton not quarterbacking the Carolina Panthers, but Newton looked good in his debut with the New England Patriots.

Jimmy Butler Rookie Cards

Jimmy Butler and his top 3 rookie cards

Jimmy Butler has always had the talent, but as the veteran player gets older (now playing for his fourth NBA team), will he be able to lead a team to a championship?

Kristaps Porzingis Rookie Cards

Kristaps Porzingis and his top 3 rookie cards

Once heralded as the player who could possibly take the New York Knicks to the next level, Kristaps Porzingis didn’t get that chance after he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks.

Jamal Murray Rookie Cards

Jamal Murray and his top 3 rookie cards

With a deep Denver Nuggets team, Jamal Murray can be easily overlooked. But beginning with Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Bubble Playoffs, he gave a performance as to why that would be a mistake.

Kendrick Nunn rookie cards

Kendrick Nunn and his top 3 rookie cards

Kendrick Nunn of the Miami Heat can be easily overshadowed by the other two up for the NBA Rookie of the Year award in 2020 – ie. Ja Morant and Zion Williamson.

Brandon Ingram Rookie Cards

Brandon Ingram and his top 3 rookie cards

The shiny new thing on the New Orleans Pelicans is Zion Williamson and he’s been getting all the attention (and rightly so), but collectors should also take a look at teammate Brandon Ingram.

Jayson Tatum Top Rookie Cards

Jayson Tatum and his top 3 rookie cards

With the departure of Kyrie Irving from the Boston Celtics, fans are looking to Jayson Tatum to lead them to post-season success and in the foreseeable future.

Vince Carter rookie cards

Vince Carter and his top 3 rookie cards

It’s official. After 22 seasons in the NBA, Vince Carter, aka Vinsanity, is retiring. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see his rookie cards continue to increase in value until he most likely gets inducted into the Hall.

Allen Iverson Best Basketball Cards

Allen Iverson and his best basketball cards

We’re giving him a big shout out to Allen Iverson who was incredible in his prime, leading the league in scoring four times and steals three times. Oh and he also led the league in minutes per game five times.

Michael Porter Jr. rookie cards

Michael Porter Jr. and his top 3 rookie cards

Michael Porter Jr.’s potential has never been in doubt but whether he could shake off injury concerns has some wondering whether he can reach his full potential in his NBA career.

Tua Tagovailoa rookie cards

Tua Tagovailoa and his top 3 rookie cards

The Miami Dolphins selected Tua Tagovailoa with its fifth overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft with high expectations of leading the team to a much improved record than the previous season.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander rookie cards

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and his top 3 rookie cards

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander might not reach the likes of former Thunder superstars (Kevin Durant, James Harden) but it might not be a bad idea to start tracking his career with some of his rookie cards relatively affordable today (other than some high-end rookie patch autographs).

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Early hits from 2020 Topps Inception Baseball

For baseball card collectors who like a splash of color on their cards with a chance to hit an on-card autograph of a top MLB player or rookie, the 2020 Topps Inception recently released is for you.


Justin Verlander and his top 3 rookie cards

From his early days as a dominant pitcher for the Detroit Tigers to a more nuanced and smarter pitcher with the Houston Astros, Justin Verlander is one future hall of famer who should warrant more attention from the hobby.

Luis Robert rookie cards

Luis Robert and his top 3 rookie cards

Considered by some to be at the top of the 2020 Rookie of the Year list (along with LA Dodgers Gavin Lux), Luis Robert of the Chicago White Sox is ready to put his five-tool talent on display.

Nick Bosa Rookie Cards

Nick Bosa and his top 3 rookie cards

Nick Bosa, the dynamic defensive end from the San Francisco, certainly made an impression in his rookie season on his way to the Super Bowl game.

Jo Adell top rookie cards

Jo Adell and his top 3 rookie cards

Another top prospect to look out for in 2020 is Jo Adell of the Los Angeles Angels who will look great alongside Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani.

Wander Franco rookie cards

Wander Franco and his top 3 rookie cards

One of the most anticipated prospect in baseball entering the 2020 season is Wander Franco who is already making waves in the hobby with his highly valued rookie cards.

Gavin Lux top rookie cards

Gavin Lux and his top 3 rookie cards

There are several baseball rookies and prospects expected to lead the way in 2020 and one of the favorites is Gavin Lux of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Devin Booker Top Rookie Cards

Devin Booker and his top 3 rookie cards

While Devin Booker rookie card values have increased, it hasn’t as much compared to other young NBA players like Donovan Mitchell or newcomers like Ja Morant or Zion Williamson.

Bradley Beal best rookie cards

Bradley Beal and his top 3 rookie cards

Bradley Beal is arguably one of the best franchise players to play for the Washington Wizards. Yet the all-star calibre player’s rookie card isn’t as highly valued as his peers playing at the same level.

Rui Hachimura top rookie cards

Rui Hachimura and his top 3 rookie cards

Rui Hachimura might be overshadowed as a rookie by the hype of Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, but his impressive season in 2019-20 is making his rookie card value trend upwards.

Gerrit Cole top rookie cards

Gerrit Cole and his top 3 rookie cards

Gerrit Cole is the new $324 million man (over 9 years) and playing for a big market and historic team like the New York Yankees can be a great thing for his rookie card value.

Christian McCaffery rookie football cards

Christian McCaffrey and his top 3 rookie cards

It doesn’t seem to matter which defence Christian McCaffrey is facing any given Sunday because the stud Carolina Panthers running back is going to get his yards one way or the other.

Anthony Davis rookie cards

Anthony Davis and his top 3 rookie cards

Anthony Davis’ move to the LA Lakers to play alongside Lebron James is certainly playing dividends and his rookie cards could as well for basketball card collectors.

Ja Morant rookie cards

Ja Morant and his top 3 rookie cards

Ja Morant may have been drafted number 2 overall, but he’s got a decent shot to win Rookie of the Year this season and to see the value of his rookie cards soar even higher.

Juan Soto rookie cards

Juan Soto and his top 3 rookie cards

What a 2019 season for Juan Soto, the Washington Nationals outfielder who followed up his strong rookie campaign by booking himself to the World Series.

Jackie Robinson baseball cards

Jackie Robinson and his best baseball cards

For those looking to invest in vintage baseball cards instead of breaking into cases looking for new autographed cards of current players, here’s one suggestion – Jackie Robinson.