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Beginner’s Guide

All you need to know about “the hobby” and the fascinating world of collecting sports cards. is reader-supported. This site contains eBay and PWCC affiliate links for which I may be compensated when you buy through links on our site.
Sports Card Auctions

10 Places To Find Sports Card Auctions

With the resurgence of the sports card hobby with some big time sales already recorded, more collectors are looking for sports card auctions to bid on. And there are plenty of choices to do so.

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Panini / Topps Redemption Card Process Flawed?

One of the major complaints about the hobby might be the Topps redemption card process (or Panini redemption card process for that matter). So is there anything that can be done to make it better?

what does pop mean in sports cards?

What does POP mean in sports cards?

The short answer to the question, “What does POP mean in sports cards?” is that “POP” is short for “population,” which refers to the number of cards that have received a particular grade from a grading service.

what does rpa mean in sports cards

What does RPA mean in sports cards?

If you’re new to the hobby or returning since the junk wax era like many of us, there might be some terminology you’re hearing for the first time and you find yourself asking questions like, “What does RPA mean in sports cards?”