Friday, April 30, 2010

Release Date Calendar for May 2010

2009/10 SP Authentic Hockey - May 4, 2010
This product was pushed back multiple times by Upper Deck, but hockey collectors are not going to want to wait to check this product when it comes out. The autograph checklist is huge and the Future Watch Autograph Rookie cards are some of the best looking cards to date.

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.

2010 Razor Poker - May 12, 2010
Fans of Texas Hold-em legends like Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan and Stu Ungar can find autographs of all their favorite gamblers in this set. Poker fans are passionate and should find a set like this very enjoyable to open. Even lesser known online superstars like Tom 'Durrrr' Dwan can be found for the first time.

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 Ringside Boxing Round 1 - May 25, 2010
Even though boxing is a sport on the decline (thanks to UFC) the fighters are still highly collectible. Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson headline the autographs in this set. Find real fight worn material cards as well.

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.


  1. Thanks for the checklists, Colin. It makes it easier to try to plan ahead for future releases.

  2. Thank you! I enjoy putting them up - it makes me look for certain single cards to pick up every now & then. Let me know if there is a set we are missing or you would like up. Thanks again!!


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