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Shohei Ohtani Has Arrived!

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The 2017 Topps Now card for the newest MLB sensation, Shohei Ohtani, has arrived! Often called the Japanese Babe Ruth, Ohtani commands a 102 mph fastball, plays the outfield and hits massive home runs. Major League Baseball hasn't seen a player like this in decades and he will have two continents of buyers pursuing. All the components for a hobby superstar are present, including the fact he will play alongside Mike Trout. Expect him to be on TV and Sports Center all the time. We believe this could be one of those very special cards and a tremendous investment opportunity...

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Deshaun Watson Is Tearing Up The NFL Right Now

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Curious how quickly popular rookie cards will rise in price? Deshaun Watson is on an epic tear right now, torching his opponents in the NFL and his trading cards are starting to move. Now may be the time to add a few Watsons to your collection or investment portfolio. Curious how some cards rise in price? Here's an explanation: Phase 1: Once a rookie starts to play and play well, typically card values move up a little. This is driven by hometown fans and/or astute collectors who see the talent first. --> We are here now Phase 2: As time goes...

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Is Lionel Messi the Greatest Ever? And a Rookie Card Gallery.

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Editor’s Note: There is little argument that Lionel Messi is the greatest soccer player currently playing the beautiful game and among the most popular athletes in the world. Today, in a RookieCards.com exclusive article we explore the possibility that Messi might be the best ever. Additionally, we’d like to open a discussion about Lionel Messi rookie cards. Leo has several rookies but there are only a few from Europe and South America that can lay claim to being the true rookie card. Please share your thoughts using the comments section below. Is Lionel Messi The Greatest Soccer Player Ever? The...

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Alex Morgan, The Beauty Becomes an Ambassador.

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It is hard to miss rising soccer star Alex Morgan. Not only is she taking the world of women’s soccer by storm, she is also drop dead gorgeous. She has posed in body paint for Sports Illustrated and was very recently ranked #66 on Maxim’s Hot 100 list. But even though she wears a bright pink headband on the pitch she is no beauty queen. She is a skilled striker with a killer instinct, who makes the most of every opportunity to send a precise and powerful shot into the back of the net. There is no shortage of “rising...

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One of Aaron Rodgers Best Rookie Cards May Still Be Off the Hobby Radar.

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As Aaron Rodgers cards continue to appreciate precipitously this season, collectors are distinguishing which of the cards in the Rodgers catalog are the ones in which to invest. While popular issues from 2005  Contenders and Exquisite often dominate talk about Rodgers’ best and most expensive rookie cards, one rarely seen card from Upper Deck could hold a special place in very few collections. The card is starting to gain some notoriety… which may not entirely be good given some curious cards presenting themselves in online auctions. Back in 2005, Upper Deck issued its Upper Deck Rookie Premiere boxed set as...

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