Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (April 8)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Pesky autographs, hunting Mookie Betts, big breaks, serious vintage NBA and “Thosebackpages is wearing off on me.”

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Black November Wave 4 is here — and here are five deals to consider

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If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com’s Black November Wave 4 hits today.

Many of the discounts were dramatic enough that Buzz had to sit down and ponder the possibilities in many of the boxes and cases — and here are five boxes that caught this collector’s eye.

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The Cubs won the pennant — and plenty more — and the 1965 Topps pennant design is the home to the only Rookie Card for one of the World Series champions’ best (and under-appreciated) pitchers in Kyle Hendricks. That’s the easy guarantee from a set that’s loaded with Rookie Cards and has an autograph inside every box. Also big in this one? RCs and autographs for Mookie Betts, Jose Abreu, Billy Hamilton, and Jacob deGrom as well as cards for Masahiro Tanaka, Joe Panik, George Springer and more. With a discount now’s the time to pick one up.

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Kyle Hendricks has as many Rookie Cards as Cardinals had hits last night

kyle-hendricksHe’s not only overlooked on the field, he’s overlooked on cardboard, too.

Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks took a no-hitter into the ninth last night in St. Louis but lost it when Jeremy Hazelbaker took him yard.

The result was still the same, though, as it was a one-hitter for his 15th win of the season, upping his record to 15-7 with a MLB-leading 2.07 ERA — impressive stats for a guy who has just a single Rookie Card.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Aug. 18)

IMG_20160817_213001The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Busting Topps Chrome, Immaculate Collection, The Mint & more.

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Mookie Betts’ homers keep piling up & keep sparking demand for cards

Mookie-BettsThis Red Sox slugger has been in some elite company this season and his cardboard continues to pick up momentum.

His name is Mookie Betts and he smacked another homer — a three-run shot — last night in Baltimore to up his season total to 28. That comes off the heels of a three-homer game Sunday that put him side-by-side with Ted Williams as the only Red Sox players with a pair of three-homer games in the same season.

It’s sparked a wave of Topps Now cards — and pricey Relics that sold out near-instantly — but it’s not the only cardboard that Betts has that’s now in more demand.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (July 14)

2014-topps-heritage-high-numberThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: More big breaks, Leaf Pop Century, collecting vs. investing and The National.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (July 9)

scan0039_zps36ccrfunThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big breaks, Tom Brady Rookie Cards, Panini Rewards, The NSCC & more.

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Jacob deGrom has a cardboard edge besides The Big Apple, big hair

deGrom2014ToppsHeritageRewind to a year ago and New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom was one of the hottest autographs in the hobby simply because of one thing.

He didn’t have that much cardboard — signed or not.

This year, the big-haired right-hander in The Big Apple is working his way toward a potential World Series appearance with his Mets, building upon his 14-8 campaign as the reigning NL Rookie of the Year. And, just like last year, he’s got some pretty warm cardboard as he’s on the mound in Wrigley Field taking on the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series tonight.

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