Monthly Archives: January 2012

Your Turn (Beckett Baseball No. 72): Which rookies or prospects will you chase in 2012?

Which rookies/prospects will you chase in 2012? (BASEBALL ONLY)

Box Busters: 2011 World Stars baseballs

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2011 World Stars boxes from Brothers Inc. in Japan in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini to bring first Twittergraphs to world

It may look like a simple trading card, but it’s got to be an industry first.Call it the first Twittergraph.

First look: 2012 TRISTAR TNA Impact Reflexxions

Set to arrive on Jan. 25, TNA Impact Wrestling Reflexxions, will include three autographs, one event-used ring mat autograph or one memorabilia card, one Premium Reflexxions card and two parallels numbered to 40 or less in every 20-pack hobby box.

Box Busters: 2011 Bowman Sterling baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2011 Bowman Sterling boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Pack buster: Panini’s NHL Winter Classic packs

Card collectors got a special surprise at the NHL Winter Classic when Panini America announced a special giveaway for everyone at the game. Five-card packs of Pinnacle hockey were included in seat cushions given away. The 20-card set was specifically made for the Winter Classic.

Would you pay $10K for a bunch of bugs?

Maybe if you were zany zoologist, an impassioned entomologist to be exact, or maybe if you just had this kind of cash stored away for a rainy day, you might just consider picking up a $10,000 set of 30 dead insects … maybe.