Monthly Archives: November 2011

Monday Morning Collector: NFL Week 9

Beckett Media’s Dan Hitt makes his picks for hot players from NFL Week 9.

Upper Deck revamps insert in 2011-12 Series 1

In about a week, Upper Deck releases its 2011-2012 Series 1 Hockey and it is trying something a different this year with Hockey Heroes, one of its most popular inserts.

First look: 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball

One of Topps’ most popular retro baseball card lines of the year, Gypsy Queen, will be back once again in 2012.

One of baseball’s most famous families loses a member

Matty Alou, one of three Alou brothers to play the outfield for the San Francisco Giants in the same game in the 1960s, died Thursday in Miami. He was 72.

The greatest player to grace the gridiron is…

Beckett.com invites collectors to weigh in with their choices for the No. 1 player of all time and the No. 1 player of the now

Beckett Grading and James Spence now encapsulating, authenticating autographed baseballs

BGS and James Spence Authentication are now encapsulating, grading and authenticating autographed baseballs as part of BGS’ services with every ball permanently encased in a sonically sealed tamper-proof BallDome that features the information along its base.

Box Busters: 2011 Topps Chrome football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a pair of 2011 Topps Chrome football boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2011 Absolute Memorabilia football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2011 Absolute Memorabilia in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2011 Crown Royale football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a pair of 2011 Crown Royale football boxes from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini’s baseball debut will arrive on Black Friday

If you’ve been awaiting Panini America’s first baseball cards, then your wait just got shorter.

Box Busters: 2011 Topps Gridiron Legends

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2011 Topps Gridiron Legends in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Your Turn: What’s in the cards for 2012?

What do you predict seeing for baseball cards in 2012?

TRISTAR signs Lance Berkman to autograph deal

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and World Series champion Lance Berkman has signed an exclusive autograph deal with TRISTAR, the company announced Tuesday.

Winnipeg soars again with Upper Deck’s Jets set

After Winnipeg got its beloved Jets back, it was only a matter of time before the hobby saw a commemorative card set.