Monthly Archives: November 2012

This $200 Ty Cobb card could be yours … if you submit your SuperCollector info

This 2012 Topps Museum Collection Primary Pieces Ty Cobb card — one of just 25 made — is going to one SuperCollector who submits all the necessary info between now and Feb. 1.

First look: Wacky Packages All-New Series 10

Cap’n Crud, Gadzooka Bubble Gum and Band-Aches, all ways Wacky Packages have turned familiar household brands into jokes.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Five Star baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they explore a box of 2012 Topps Five Star in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Baseball News & Notes: Panini’s first USA set arrives, Black Friday, you can be in Gypsy Queen

Some news nuggets heading into a holiday weekend …

First look: 2013 Topps WWE wrestling cards

The march to WrestleMania XXIX on April 7 will include cards.

FIRST LOOK: Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 2

The gross, nasty and strange are back for another edition, and we couldn’t be happier.

Upper Deck adds rookie redemptions to Series 1

Working around a sports work stoppage could be difficult for card companies as they try to find the right mix of veterans and rookies to make a compelling product for collectors.

UPDATE: Upper Deck announces SP info for GTS, Universal cards

GTS Distribution is giving hockey collectors a chance for exclusive cards.

Week 11: Monday Morning Collector

There was a lot of extra football this week with three games going into overtime on Sunday, which led to some inflated statistics.

Winnie Cooper gets an auto in Big Bang Theory set

The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular shows on television.

Collecting Panini packs on Black Friday

This week everyone is planning for Thanksgiving. Spending time with family and eating plenty of food. But many also use this week for some strategizing.

Supply, demand, baseball cards … and Twinkies

What you might not know is that Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, and baseball cards go hand in hand dating back to the mid-1970s.

Box Busters: 2012 Panini Signature Series baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into 2012 Panini Signature Series in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Panini Cooperstown baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2012 Panini Cooperstown in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Upper Deck Series 1 hockey cards

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dave Sliepka and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012-13 Upper Deck Series 1 in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Prime Signatures football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Prime Signatures boxes from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Certified hockey cards

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dave Sliepka and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012-13 Certified boxes from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Press Pass SportsTown football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a pack of 2012 Press Pass SportsTown in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Press Pass racing cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2013 Press Pass racing in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters Preview: 2012-13 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Hockey Editor Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulguraj rips open a box of 2012-13 Upper Deck Series 1. Want to know what Young Guns she pulled? Watch the video and find out. Susan Lulgjuraj is an editor of Beckett Hockey. You can email her here with questions, comments or ideas. Follow […]

First look: 2013 Topps Opening Day baseball

Opening Day is Feb. 6.

First look: 2013 Topps MLB sticker collection

Topps unveiled the newest edition of its MLB Sticker Collection, and it’s a grouping that includes 315 stickers of star players, team logos, mascots and legends from the past.

Looking for color in 2012 Topps Chrome Football

Topps Chrome and color parallels go together. The more color, the better the box – at least that’s how many collectors feel.

Gallery: 2012 Topps Five Star on eBay (Day 1)

Whether one can afford it or not, the $500-per-pack 2012 Five Star baseball card set from Topps is getting broken — a lot.

Box Busters Preview II: 2012 Panini Cooperstown

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into another box of 2012 Cooperstown from Panini America after a vintage grab bag from Nick’s Sports Cards in Dallas as an opening act.

Box Busters: 2012 Marvel Premier

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012 Marvel Premier from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Photo guide: 2012 Topps Chrome base rookie variations

Collectors might have found cards with different pictures of certain rookies in 2012 Topps Chrome Football.

Dale Earnhardt buy back autos in Press Pass Power Packs

Press Pass introduced its Power Pack program last year where the company offered bonus packs with exclusive content to customers.

Five baseball card trades Jeffrey Loria would make

After the Florida Marlins’ latest firesale blockbuster trade, Olds started wondering … what other baseball trades might Jeffrey Loria make?

Do you have what it takes to be a member of the Topps Five Star Club?

First comes the $500 pack, next comes the $10,000 club.

Beckett 20 questions … auction block curiosities

The auction block has changed you.

Topps wants you to take the Bowman Prospect Challenge, which arrives later this month

Topps wants prospectors to show off a bit more than their Chrome rainbows.

Box Buster Preview & Giveaway: 2012-13 Panini Certified Hockey

Check out what Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj gets in a box of 2012-13 Certified Hockey.

Preview gallery: 2012 Topps Five Star baseball

Topps’ foray into the ultra-high-end baseball card market officially arrives tomorrow with 2012 Topps Five Star — but here’s a look at some actual cards today.

Youth is king: Mike Trout and Bryce Harper win AL and NL Rookie of Year awards

The Rookie of the Year voting is over and two hobby mainstays of this season took home the awards.