Monthly Archives: July 2010

First Look: 2010 Topps Pro Debut Series 2 Minor League Baseball Cards

Topps released the first look at the second series of its Pro Debut cards for Minor League Baseball on Friday afternoon.

2010 Topps Football Boxed Set Due in October

For countless collectors across the country, Topps’ timeless complete-set-in-a-box concept is as much a part of their annual routine as paying taxes. It’s a one-stop shop for the clutter-averse collecting minimalist who wants to commemorate the entire season in one nice, neat package.

First Look: Topps WWE Slam Attax Mayhem

Topps unveiled the latest in its line of Attax trading card games on Friday in WWE Slam Attax Mayhe.

First Look: 2010 Panini Threads Football

Panini America officials recently revealed preliminary product information and images for 2010 Threads Football, the fifth-anniversary installment of the product that will mark the company’s sixth release of the season when it arrives in early September (on the heels of Prestige, Elite, Score, Classics and Rookies & Stars).

Box Busters: 2009-10 Panini Court Kings basketball cards

Beckett Media’s Keith Hower and Tracy Hackler rip into a pair of the new 2009-10 Court Kings boxes from Panini America in this episode of Box Busters.

First look: 2010 Topps Update baseball cards

Topps released the basic product information and preview images for its 2010 Topps Update set on Thursday, a product that will recap the year with all of the latest rookies, traded players and season highlights.

Rhode Island bartender wins Upper Deck's "Hunt for the Ultimate Man Cave"

One man cave stood above all the rest — and it belonged to Roy Lautieri.

Panini America Inks Evan Turner to Exclusive Agreement

A week to the day after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the second overall pick in the NBA Draft, Ohio State standout Evan Turner has agreed to an exclusive agreement with Panini America. The deal means that Turner’s autographed trading cards will be available exclusively in Panini America products, beginning with the company’s […]

Texas collector finds first Stephen Strasburg Allen & Ginter autograph redemption

Craig Parker discovered a redemption card for a Stephen Strasburg autograph — a card that has already topped the $1,000 mark on eBay less than 24 hours after he discovered it in a pack at Triple Cards in Plano, Texas.

Unusual inclusions in Allen & Ginter just keep coming …

From Topps employee autographs to the Jack and the Beanstalk bean Relic card, there seems to be more unusual inclusions than ever in Allen & Ginter.

Topps: Stephen Strasburg Allen & Ginter mini is not short-printed, after all

Despite a few dealers’ large volume of cases opened without finding one, Topps announced on Thursday that the Stephen Strasburg mini card in this year’s Allen & Ginter baseball card set is not a short-print.