Dick Butkus Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  Even when he entered this world 77 years ago, Dick Butkus made his presence felt. The youngest of eight children born in Chicago to Lithuanian parents John and Emma Butkus, he weighed 13 pounds, six ounces upon entrance. Growing…

Jim Brown Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  When the 1965 NFL season concluded, Cleveland Browns All-Pro running back Jim Brown was coming off one of his greatest campaigns ever. Not only did the bruising, 30-year-old pile driver lock down his eighth NFL rushing title (1,577 yards…

PSA Collectors Club Memberships on the Rise

  It’s always nice to be a part of something. Maybe it’s playing hoops in your local rec league or singing in your choir. Or, perhaps using your keen eye to contribute to your school’s photography club. But something that…

PSA and COVID-19: Dealing with a Pandemic

  March 2020 changed our lives forever. That’s when the federal government and, shortly thereafter, individual states throughout the country, started to react to the quickly spreading communicable virus we now call COVID-19. Countless press briefings and ever-evolving measures were…

Guess What? PSA is Hiring

  Are you looking for a rewarding career? Perhaps you’re a recent graduate? Maybe you’re just seeking a fresh start in the workplace? Well, guess what? PSA is hiring! Despite the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus, the industry leader…

Learning the PSA Grading Scale

  Say you wake up one day and discover that your great grandfather left you a footlocker full of T206 cards. Or your late father willed you his entire 1952 Topps Baseball card collection once you secured your bachelor’s degree….

Gale Sayers Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  When the Chicago Bears selected Gale Sayers with the No. 4 overall pick in the 1965 NFL Draft, the speedy halfback out of the University of Kansas was bringing impressive credentials to the professional gridiron. During his three-year varsity…

Keys to Trading Card Storage and Preservation

The thrill of collecting trading cards is multi-faceted. You’re excited to land the cards, but now the trick is to preserve them, preferably in pristine condition. Having been around this great hobby for three decades, I’ve noticed a few things…

Factors That Impact Trading Card Value

  For generations, fans of all sports have enjoyed the thrill of collecting cards of their favorite players and teams and trading them with friends and fellow collectors. And nowadays, the hobby is gaining some serious steam. Since the late…