The Force is Strong with This One – 1999-00 Fleer Force Special Forces

The Fleer Force brand only had two iterations, in 1999-00 and 2001-02. In 1999-00 it was a silver version of the Fleer Tradition set. It was like the Fleer version of Topps Chrome, in that the photo and design were the same as the Fleer Tradition card, except with silver foil added. That’s how I… Read More The Force is Strong with This One – 1999-00 Fleer Force Special Forces

Interview with Ballout Basketball Cards

Any time I come across basketball card focused content, especially of the blogging variety, it helps me re-engage and remember the reasons I started Hoops Hobby, to engage with other collectors who have the same interests and passion for baskeball cards. It makes me optimistic for the future of the basketball card collecting community when… Read More Interview with Ballout Basketball Cards

Insert Set Flashback: 2002-03 Topps Tandems

The Set: 2002-03 Topps Tandems Set Odds: 1 in 5 hobby packs, 1 in 10 retail packs Key Cards: Michael Jordan/Richard Hamilton $10.00 Shaquille O’Neal/Kobe Bryant $8.00 Why I Like It: We’ve got some geometric shapes going on in this set’s background!  While not the most flashy, there’s something about this sharp, clean design that caught… Read More Insert Set Flashback: 2002-03 Topps Tandems