Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gallery: 2013 Sage HIT Low Series

The new season of football products has already started to roll out.

McFarlane’s NFL smALL Pros debut this summer

McFarlane Toys is shrinking its sports line of figurines.

Walter Johnson’s game-used memorabilia presence expands in National Treasures

Before the arrival of 2012 Panini National Treasures on Wednesday, Johnson appeared on a total of just four total game-used memorabilia cards — all 1/1s.

If you could ask 42’s Chadwick Boseman one question, what would it be?

Time-permitting, I’ll ask the actor who plays Jackie Robinson one of your questions.

ESPN short examines the $2.8 million Honus Wagner — and its legal baggage

An ESPN 30 For 30 segment, “Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner” explores the tale of the world’s most valuable — and controversial — baseball card.

Card Gallery: 2012 Panini National Treasures

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, so we’re not sure how much needs to be said about the arrival of 2012 Panini National Treasures earlier today.

2012 Topps Supreme football is live

This week, 2012 Topps Supreme 00 a one-pack-a-box item for around $90 — arrived.

First look: 2012 Panini Prizm baseball cards (with preliminary checklist)

Chrome vs. Prizm — now the battle can really begin.

Cris Carter signs deal with Steiner

The Cris Carter Hall of Fame line will include signed Ohio State and Vikings helmets, mini-helmets, footballs and photographs.

First look: 2012-13 SP Authentic hockey cards

Collectors will get more than just the title cards in SP Authentic hockey this season.

“Pistol Pete” Maravich game-used memorabilia cards to return in upcoming Panini America products

“Pistol Pete” will be a hit once again.

Card Gallery: 2012 Panini National Treasures baseball cards

Panini America’s priciest baseball card set ever arrives on Wednesday with just eight cards per pack of 2012 Panini National Treasures.

A-Rod ring already topping $30K on auction block

A copy of Alex Rodriguez’s 2009 World Series ring given as a gift already has topped $30,000 at auction.

Danica’s Daytona showing should sell some cards

Danica Patrick wrote herself into the record books on Sunday.

Writers once got their due on baseball cards

The 1990 Little Sun Writers set features cards of notable baseball writers.

Rittenhouse previews Game of Thrones Season 2 trading cards

Rittenhouse Archives will highlight the second season with 88 base cards and more.

Eruzione collection sells for more than $1 million

His 1980 U.S. Hockey jersey sold for $657,250, including a buyer’s premium.

First Look: 2013 Finest baseball cards

It’s been 20 years.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Turkey Red baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2013 Topps Turkey Red in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2013 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards (with preliminary checklist)

Triple Threads is back and it’s going against the grain — as in its got a whole new look.

BSCM EXTRA: Talking vintage grading with Beckett Grading Services’ Andy Broome

One piece that didn’t make its way into the magazine, but you can see right here as a teaser, is a Hobby Q&A with BGS senior vintage grader Andy Broome.

Remembering the Miracle on Ice through cards

The Miracle on Ice will go down as one of the greatest sporting events in U.S. history.

Cryptozoic announces autographs for Fringe Seasons 3&4

Fringe may have wrapped up its series this year, but there are still ways to enjoy the television show.

First Look: 2013 TRISTAR TNA Impact Wrestling Live

TRISTAR’s next TNA wrestling set arrives on March 27 with a few surprises, plenty of autographs and a few firsts.

Vindication Bowl jerseys up for auction

Jerseys from two iconic quarterbacks are going to auction through Goldin Auctions as part of The Joe Montana Collection.

First look: Panini Crusade basketball cards

Panini America revealed the first looks at its latest forthcoming brand on Wednesday — 2012-13 Panini Crusade.

Early analysis: 2013 Topps Heritage checklist

Here’s a rundown of some basics from the 2013 Topps Heritage checklist, which was released on Tuesday.

Jerry Buss’ legacy not seen on many NBA cards — but he’s got plenty elsewhere

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss appears on just one licensed NBA card.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Magic football cards

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

Will Danica Patrick’s cards make a historic move?

Danica Patrick is the first woman to win the Daytona 500 pole.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Magic Football

Beckett Football Editor Susan Lulgjuraj rips open a box of 2012 Topps Magic Football.

National Hockey Card Day arrives in the U.S.

It’s now America’s turn to celebrate National Hockey Card Day.

First Look: 2013 Bowman Chrome baseball cards

Bowman Chrome will include more autographs in 2013.

Basketball Hall of Fame renews deal with Panini

Panini America is going to the Hall of Fame again.

Panini’s Rookie of the Week set to appear in Contenders retail

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor Panini America picked a rookie of the week throughout the NFL season, featuring them on cards in the virtual world. One week, the top rookies would be showcased on the National Treasures design, the next they would be on a Score design. Panini is now bringing those cards […]