How to Win a $50 Gift Card From DA Card World!

As part of our new partnership with Dave & Adam’s Card World, we have the awesome opportunity to give away a free $50 gift card to their online hobby shop for you to spend on whatever you like.

If you have never heard of DACW before, click the link and check out their online hobby shop. It is one of the best in the biz and my preferred shop of choice. They have hobby boxes, retail boxes, and singles all from the past several years. I also purchase a ton of my supplies there as well and used them to purchase my supplies for my wedding.

How to enter:

You can get an entry 3 ways, so you have up to 3 entries to earn.

– Retweet a specific post on Twitter and follow me and @dacardworld.

Like me and DA Card World on Facebook.

– Post here about your experience with DA Card World, or if you are new, what you like about their site.

All entries will be randomized with a winner chosen on Monday. Entries end on Sunday at 11:59pm PST. One entry per method of entry per person, per household. If I catch someone attempting to go around this, all your entries are disqualified. I do check.

You will receive a special gift card code for $50 credit via email for you to use at your discretion.

Good luck!

November 2012 Sports Card Releases

It’s getting closer to Christmas time! You know exactly what that means, the perfect time to start buying presents for your card collector in your life. But what is new and hot coming off the streets? Here are the products set to release this month along with my personal rating for awesomeness.


2012 Topps Five-Star BaseballNovember 14, 2012 – $495 – 10/10

Yes, I am psyched out of my freakin’ mind for this one. Can Topps finally put out a high end baseball product? It sure looks like they have finally done it correctly. Although that price tag is rough for some.

2012 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Baseball – November 28, 2012 – $66 – 7/10

Me and prospects don’t get along, however this is the prospects only version of Bowman Chrome…more or less. Full preview coming soon.

2012 Panini Cooperstown BaseballNovember 14, 2012 – $90 – 8.5/10

You always wanted a set based around the Hall of Fame, players, and achievements. Well this is that product for you.

2012 Panini Prime Cuts Baseball – November 28, 2012 – $150 – 8.5/10

One of the most revered sets of modern day cards has returned for its second season from Panini. Full preview coming soon.

2012 Panini Signature Series BaseballNovember 7, 2012 – $120 – 8/10

More autographs than you can shake a bat at. Full preview coming soon.

2012 Panini USA Baseball Hobby Set – November 28, 2012 – $100 – 7/10

I’ve never been excited about the future stars to play the game all being in one box with a ton of autographs. But a ton of people are. Full preview coming soon.


2012-13 Panini Limited Basketball – November 28, 2012 – $100 – 7.5/10

Limited is back once again featuring the best hits this early in the season. Full preview coming soon.

2012-13 Panini Prizm BasketballNovember 14, 2012 – $100 – 8.5/10

This product makes me excited in many ways. The design. The hits. The parallels. This really could be a winner from Panini. Full preview coming soon.

2012-13 Panini Totally Certified BasketballNovember 21, 2012 – $120 – 8/10

Many hits, nice parallels, a great combination of cards. Full preview coming soon.


2012 Topps Chrome Football – November 9, 2012 – $100 – 9/10

One of the most popular football products of the season is again in short supply. Some of the most valuable rookie autographs of the year are in this product so make sure you pick a box up.

2012 Panini Prime Signatures FootballNovember 14, 2012 – $60 – 6/10

An auto per box, now with the possibility of rookie patch autos. Full preview coming soon.

2012 Topps Triple Threads FootballNovember 21, 2012 – $200  – 7/10

A formula that really hasn’t changed over the years, you can find your big hits or find a complete bust in this product. One of the bigger gambles. Full preview coming soon.

2012 Panini Absolute Memorabilia Football – November 28, 2012 – $165 – 7/10

A hit per pack in this high end product contains some great rookie cards but also some solid veteran content as well. Full preview coming soon.


2012/13 ITG Superlative Volume 3 – November 8, 2012 – $360 – 7/10

It is time for ITG’s high end product to release!