Monthly Archives: December 2012

Photo Gallery: 2012 Fleer Retro Football

Upper Deck teased 2012 Fleer Retro Football back in October, giving collectors a sneak peek at its newest football product.

How high can Adrian Peterson’s cards go?

However, it seems Adrian Peterson is making a case for running backs once again.

Ripping Retail: Starline Hollywood Walk of Fame

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1992 Starline Hollywood Walk of Fame celebrity cards in this latest Ripping Retail video.

Oyo Sportstoys adds football to its lineup

Oyo Sportstoys started its business on the diamond, but the company is expanding to the gridiron.

Beckett By the Numbers: 2012-13 Panini Prizm

The 2012-13 Panini Prizm basketball card set from Panini America has arrived on Beckett.com.

Week 15: Monday Morning Collector

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor With just two weeks left in the regular season, the playoff picture got a bit murkier for some teams. But many football fans have been doing a little bit more than watching the standings. Several players stood out in this weekend’s football games from superstars to rookies to […]

Award Season: The Best of 2011-12 Hockey Cards

There’s just one thing left to do – decide on the best products of the year.

First look: 2013 Topps Archives baseball cards

Topps is opening up its archives once again.

Box Busters: Sereal’s KHL Trading Cards

Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opened the newest line of KHL Trading Cards. The cards include many NHL stars who are playing overseas because they are locked out from the NHL.

UPDATE: Topps to make Olympic cards in 2014 now official

Topps plans to continue making Olympic trading at least through the next two Olympic Games, according to a published report.

National Hockey Card Day to return in 2013

National Hockey Card Day is coming back in 2013.

Sidney Crosby sharing the cardboard spotlight

Sid the Kid has had many, many autographed hockey cards – 670 to be exact.

Leaf signs Damian Lillard as first hoops exclusive

Leaf Trading Cards announced on Thursday that it has signed Portland Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard to an exclusive multi-year autograph and memorabilia deal that will cover both trading cards and memorabilia.

Cleveland’s Josh Gordon debuts in 2012 Absolute Football

Panini America will be releasing a number of football products in the coming month. It starts with 2012 Absolute – and the card shown above.

Free Price Wednesday: The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead’s first go-around on trading cards was a hit with collectors, selling out from the Cryptozoic warehouse.

Buy or Sell: Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles

Many collectors tend to be buyers and sellers, tracking the hobby marketplace in an effort to build our personal collections to the max.

Upper Deck’s 2012-13 Black Diamond Hockey is live

With the NHL lockout in full swing, and games canceled through the end of the year, one of the few things keeping collectors going is the small doses of new product.

Week 14: Monday Morning Collector

This week features a list of players that haven’t received the nod this season.

Ronda Rousey headlines 2012 UFC Bloodlines

UFC made headlines last week by naming its first female champion.

First look: 2012 National Treasures Football

Panini America is gearing up for its top football product with National Treasures.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Panini Classics Signatures Hockey

Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj ripped open a box of 2012-13 Panini Classics Signatures Hockey. Watch the video to see what she pulled.

Box Busters: 2012 Prime Cuts baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into two boxes of 2012 Prime Cuts in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Your Turn (Beckett Basketball 245): What do you think is the key to a good NBA product?

What makes a good NBA product these days? Tell us what you think …

Ripping Retail: A 2010 Press Pass 8 Seconds rodeo case

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a case — yep, case — of 2010 Press Pass 8 Seconds cards in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Box Busters: 2012 Bowman Draft

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Bowman Draft boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck corrects print run error on Letterman cards in All-Time Greats

Upper Deck had an error in its numbering on some of the hits in 2012 All-Time Greats, which released this week.

Upper Deck previews 2012 Notre Dame Football

As the University of Notre Dame celebrates one of its best seasons, Upper Deck is taking a moment to remember the storied football program.

Panini Classic Signatures Hockey goes live

Panini released 2012-13 Classic Signatures featuring autographs of many former players – proving the lockout can’t take away from the storied history of the NHL.

First look: 2012-13 Select basketball cards

Select has returned.

Beckett By the Numbers: 2012-13 Totally Certified

Pricing for the 2012-13 Totally Certified basketball card set from Panini America has arrived on Beckett.com.

Price of Perfection: Don Larsen’s perfect game uniform sells for $756,000

The price of perfection is $756,000.

Box Busters: 2012 Upper Deck All-time Greats Sports

Join a bunch o’ Beckett People as they rip into two boxes of 2012 Upper Deck All-time Greats Sports Edition in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Triple Threads football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012 Topps Triple Threads in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck to release USA Football set

For the second straight year, Upper Deck is releasing a USA Football boxed set.

Free Price Wednesday: Greg McElroy with Alabama

Greg McElroy has thrown seven passes in his entire NFL career.