This Is A Really Unfortunate Trading Card

You know those game-worn jersey trading cards, with a swatch of cloth cut from a player's uniform? They have those for pro wrestling too. Usually not sweaty spandex, thankfully. Like this 2001 Chris Jericho "event-worn t-shit" insert, with a couple square inches taken from precisely the wrong spot on this wall of text. » 7/06/12 3:15pm 7/06/12 3:15pm

Topps Sued For Firing Employee, Then Putting Him On A Trading Card

In the fall, Topps released a handful of very odd cards. Dubbed "American History Relics," they were five-card runs of John Henry, Pecos Bill, and Leif Ericson. Despite their rarity, the cards were a flop — one sold for $84 on eBay — perhaps because they were so strange. Card collectors like collector's items, but… » 2/24/12 1:55pm 2/24/12 1:55pm

Kevin Durant Is The New Redskins Quarterback...On A Trading Card

Kevin Durant's dominating performance at an intramural flag football game at Oklahoma State earlier this week has a lot of people asking "What if?" All of those people work for the Panini Group, the Italian collectibles giant that makes trading cards and bought Donruss two years ago. What if Durant actually played… » 11/03/11 1:05pm 11/03/11 1:05pm

Who Wants To Watch Bear Bryant's Hat Get Chopped Up Into Little Pieces?

Panini America, which bought up the Donruss Trading Card Company in 2009, has released a video that details the extensive process of creating 100 memorabilia cards for distribution. This particular batch featured a thumbnail-sized swatch of fabric from one of Bear Bryant's old houndstooth hats. The company… » 2/09/11 3:55pm 2/09/11 3:55pm