Posted on March 30, 2010 – 1:51 pm | Author: chrisolds
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It’s a busy time here at Beckett Media as we continue to prepare all of the sports card magazines and books you’ve come to expect — as well as a more than a few extra magazines here and there, too — but we’re not done there.
Beckett’s Tracy Hackler and Chris Olds have signed on to provide occasional sports card and memorabilia items to ESPN.com’s Page 2. So in case you haven’t bounced around online to see what’s going on in the hobby enough, now there’s another possible destination.
Why? It’s a chance to get the hobby some added widespread exposure, perhaps drawing back some of those collectors who’ve left cards behind and forgotten the likes of Topps, Upper Deck, Panini, Press Pass and others.
Here’s a quick rundown of what we’ve done for Page 2 so far …
We’ll update this list every so often after additional items are published.
Dec. 29 — Justin Bieber featured in Donruss hockey set
Dec. 25 — Tebow, now starting, racking up football cards
Dec. 21 – Brett Favre’s memorabilia surely grabbing attention
Dec. 12 — Wonder Years‘ Jason Hervey is on wrestling cards
Dec. 1 — Unlike fakes, Derek Jeter already has Red Sox card
Nov. 30 — Leslie Nielsen appeared on 2009 Upper Deck card
Nov. 20 — Football pioneer has first memorabilia card made
Nov. 18 — Bryce Harper’s first pro jersey up for auction
Nov. 12 — Help Topps pick 60 greatest baseball cards
Nov. 4 — With passing of Andy Irons, interest in card rises
Oct. 30 — How about a Yankee Stadium office chair?
Oct. 27 — Collectors eye first LeBron James card with Heat
Oct. 19 — Rookies & legends set to appear on hockey cards
Oct. 9 — Bryce Harper card sells to investment banker
Oct. 3 — Topps to give away diamonds with baseball cards
Sept. 27 – Logan Morrison goes from card shop to majors
Sept. 26 — Topps readies for 60th anniversary
Sept. 11 — Robert Horry signs 1st NBA card
Sept. 5 – Yes, that Pamela Anderson has a baseball card
Aug. 31 – Tim Tebow, John Elway join up for trading card
Aug. 29 — Strasburg created buzz on cards
Aug. 27 — MMA announcer Bruce Buffer makes name for himself
Aug. 16 — New Obak set looks at game changers
Aug. 1 – Alex Rodriguez appears on nearly 18,000 cards
July 29 — Tim Tebow’s name is on everything
July 20 – LeBron James’ first Heat card
July 19 — “Major League” manager Lou Brown passes away
July 18 — James-Wade-Bosh card surges in value
July 11 – Even Bob Sheppard had a baseball card
July 10 – Jordin Sparks, Stuart Scott in card set
July 3 — Kobayashi beats Chestnut! — in trading cards
June 28 — Baseball fan cracks code, gets card
June 23 — Landon Donovan’s trading card value rises
June 22 — For Tim Tebow, it’s the sign of the times
June 16 — Strasburg card buyer is sold on pitcher
June 8 — Harper, Strasburg see cards rise
June 4 — Tim Tebow trading cards rise in value
May 31 — Pat Tillman’s football cards not forgotten
May 29 — Is this Stephen Strasburg card really worth it?
May 22 – Fans can draw their own trading cards
May 15 — Athletes marketing own memorabilia
May 8 — Tony Hawk jumps into the trading card game
May 5 — In NHRA, Forces to be Reckoned
May 2 — Even celebrities have trading cards
April 23 — Tim Tebow’s first “card” in NFL is valuable
April 21 — Hogan, Flair autograph cards for TRISTAR
April 16 — UFC interim champ Shane Carwin collects cards
April 12 — You can have a piece of Texas Stadium
April 6 — So glad Arena League has returned
March 29 – Cards correctly predicted WrestleMania winners
March 27 – Kobe loves trading cards … seriously
March 27 – WrestleMania winners in the cards
March 19 – Abraham Lincoln appears on a baseball card
March 17 — UFC cards are all the rage
March 9 — No bull here as you can get PBR trading cards
March 7 – “Blind Side” heats up Michael Oher’s cards
March 2 – Apolo Anton Ohno’s baseball card takes off
March 1 — You’ll be bugged by these baseball cards
Tracy Hackler is the Editorial Director at Beckett Media, while Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Baseball. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an e-mail to Hackler at firstname.lastname@example.org or Olds email@example.com. Follow Olds on Twitter by clicking here. Follow Hackler on Twitter by clicking here.
Bad News for Ebay Sellers.
Today was the first day of free postings under 99 cents on ebay (up to 100 a month – up from 5).
Yesterday there were 207,000 Topps cards listed for sale. Today there is 1.5 Million listings for Topps cards.
Wow. That’s great exposure. Congrats on the gig.
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…erin andrews. that dress she had on monday night was amazing for two reasons. i think you know what those two reasons are :D
received 2009 sp legendary cut auto after waiting 18 months. It was supposedly of AL Murray the comedian and has been authenticated by a 3rd party. Problem is, all upperdeck reps I talked to tell me the cut autos are of deceased persons! But AL Murray the comedian I googled is alive and still doing shows all over Europe and Canada! When I Bing this name, I come up with AL Murray the hockey player who played for a New York hockey team in the 1920s and 1930s and is deceased! So, if the cut auto on my card is that of AL Murray the hockey player and not of AL Murray the comedian, is that fraud ? And if it is AL Murray the comedian, did I just get Royally Screwed by upperdeck after waiting so long to receive this card? Upperdeck reps had told me for over a year that it was taking so long because they wanted to do it right! I don’t think they got it right in this instance!
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