Monthly Archives: March 2009

Topps announces World Baseball Classic eTopps cards

The World Baseball Classic is under way and Topps announced on Monday its first offerings of WBC cards via eTopps.

Cards in the news(papers)

There are lots of hobby-related stories out there in the mainstream press these days, but we liked these two (click to read) …

First look: Razor Letterman Autographs

Here’s a glimpse at the first signed copies of Razor’s upcoming Letterman autographs. The product will include one manufactured patch autograph per pack when it arrives next week.

Chris Olds: Editor. Collector. Award-winning wrestling writer.

Indeed, late last month, Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds and former Orlando Sentinel colleague Andrea Adelson were honored with a 2008 Associated Press Sports Editors national writing award for their extensive coverage leading up to WrestleMania XXIV, held last March in Orlando.

Tickets now on sale for The National

Tickets for the 30th annual National Sports Collectors Convention set for July 29-Aug. 2 in Cleveland are now on sale at NSCCShow.com.

Billy Crystal truly is a New York Yankee now

It’s a mahvelous certified autograph of Billy Crystal that can be found 1 in every 60,000 packs. A handful of them have been found and have sold on eBay for as much as $226.

Donruss denies MLB trademark suit allegations, requests jury trial

Donruss filed its response to a lawsuit by Major League Baseball over alleged unauthorized trademark use last week, denying all allegations and requesting a jury trial.

Topps rips some Ultimate Fighting Championship packs

Check out the April issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly for an interview with Georges St-Pierre and a full review of the first officially licensed UFC set.

First look: Key rookies from 2009 Playoff Prestige football

Here are a few of the rookies collectors will be chasing in 2009 Playoff Prestige football when it arrives in May. Check ’em out …

And the winner is …

We received hundreds of entries in our Beckett Sports Card Monthly-exclusive contest for the 2008 Prime Cuts Joe Jackson Icons dual bat card.

First Look: TRISTAR Total Nonstop Action Knockouts wrestling cards

TRISTAR revealed the first card in its upcoming TNA Knockouts set of cards featuring the female competitors of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.