The NFL draft has concluded and most of the top picks were actually defensive players. However the offensive players taken, including Tim Tebow, Sam Bradford and Jimmy Clausen should have a huge hobby impact even if they don’t play much in their first season. We talk about the first 2 rounds of the NFL draft and how some of those players might make an impact in your collection.
May is a big time release date for some good products and we talk about a few of them. Be sure to tune into future shows where we discuss more of these sets in depth:
2010 Bowman Baseball – May 12, 2010
This year’s Bowman baseball stands out as it will have autograph cards of several top prospects in baseball including Stephen Strasburg, Aroldis Chapman and Jason Heyward. The checklist is large and has been recently updated. Find the complete set and more by following the link above.
2010 Panini Prestige Football – May 12, 2010
This years first licensed football cards make their way onto the market this week. The latest draft picks including Tim Tebow, Sam Bradford and many more will be on cards featuring their team colors and information. The RC cards will feature draft day photos and the checklist is fairly large and should be a great way to start the 2010 football season off.
2009/10 Panini Timeless Treasures Basketball – May 12, 2010
This is ones of Panini’s largest checklists to date. There are many autographs and parallels contained within this set making it one of the more exciting releases to date. With Absolute Memorabilia and Court Kings to follow, it will be interesting to see if basketball collectors spend big on a set like this.
2009/10 Panini Absolute Memorabilia Basketball – May 19, 2010
This popular football release is sure to be a hit with basketball collectors. The jersey cards and autographs look great and the checklist is fairly large. Expect many basketball collectors to be running light in the wallet after this and Timeless Treasures Basketball come out within 1 week of each other.
2010 Topps Series 2 Baseball – May 27, 2010
With the popularity of the Topps Million Card Give-A-Way and many other SP variation cards, collectors are surely waiting for Topps Series 2 baseball. The checklist is massive and considering how much Series 1 boxes have gone up in price recently – expect this product to do the same.
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