Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2011 Topps American Pie blaster box (Hour 5)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 5.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2011 Topps American Pie trading cards blaster box
The cost:

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Garbage Pail Kids keep going with Trumpocracy (ongoing gallery)


The Disgrace to The White House is over, so now it’s time for the Trumpocracy.

It’s the latest Garbage Pail Kids set to emerge from Topps as an online-only release and it arrived on Tuesday with a number of moments that have dominated the airwaves since just Friday.

Update: The ongoing gallery has been updated to add each day’s cards and will be updated as new ones arrive. Keep reading to get all of the details on the set and see the newest cards.

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They Tweeted It … Joe Orlando & one big Peyton Manning card



Sometimes a big sale speaks for itself, but a PSA 10 copy of one of Peyton Manning‘s top autographed Rookie Cards might say even more.

That’s not a typo — $52,580 for a card that’s less than 20 years old. (Not bad.)

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They Tweeted It … Max Scherzer records biggest save of his career


So … that almost happened.

Max Scherzer tweeted the image above Wednesday night, proving that he’s capable of putting up a save, too. A second tweet showed some “dirty” purses in the trash — but there’s been no word on any offseason Disabled List stops for the Nationals ace … yet.

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They Tweeted It … Antonio Brown


Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown will be trading in his cleats for Dancing With the Stars soon and that’s perhaps what prompted this tweet on Thursday.

Or maybe he’s just taking over the Skittles beat from the retired Marshawn Lynch?

Sorta legit collecting question: What might something like this sell for at auction if “show-used”?

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Topps’ New WWE Road to WrestleMania set … home of the selfie stick Rookie Card?

selfie-stick-rookie-cardThe newest Topps WWE trading card set officially arrives in hobby shops tomorrow and 2016 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania includes a likely first for any trading card in any sport.

(At least we hope it is.)

It’s the first cardboard appearance of a selfie stick.

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They Tweeted It … Oakland A’s ready Metallica-loving Sean Doolittle gnome


Sean Doolittle of the Oakland A’s leads the league in rocking preseason promotion hype with an assist from Metalllica. The gnome in the video above was revealed by the team this week in advance of an April 30 date where 15,000 fans will know “For Whom The Bell Tolls.”

On a scale of one to 10, this one goes to 11.

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Were you among our final group of Blowout contest winners in 2015?

Blowout-logoSimply put, it pays to follow @blowoutcards and @blowoutbuzz on Twitter.

Besides the latest info about your hobby and collecting, there are also contests — and we’re here on the first day of 2016 to reveal the final contest winners of 2015.

Boxes of ToppsStar Wars cards, Upper Deck‘s hockey cards, Topps‘ 2015 Bowman Draft baseball cards and Panini America‘s football cards were up for grabs with a simple retweet contest that developed on Twitter Thursday evening.

Were you one of the winners?

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