Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ripping Retail: Fairfield Collector’s Cache Box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a Fairfield Collectors’ Cache Box baseball card repack ($14.99, Target) in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

Calling all sports artists … Beckett Media wants to hear from you!

If you’re a sports (or non-sports collectibles) artist, we want to hear about you.

Beckett to host JSA session in Dallas on Saturday

Beckett Grading Services will host James Spence Authentication for on-site autograph authentication at Beckett Media headquarters on Saturday.

First Look: 2012-13 Fleer Retro basketball cards

Upper Deck is dipping into its Fleer archives once again.

First look: 2013 Goodwin Champions

Set for a July release, Goodwin Champions is coming back with basics that make the product popular and adding a bunch of extras to make it unique.

Your Turn (Beckett Basketball No. 248): Who would be king of 2003 had LeBron gone to college?

Who do you think would be The King — on the court and in the hobby — of the 2003 NBA Draft had LeBron opted for college?

First look: 2012-13 ITG’s Between the Pipes

ITG’s popular set is back for another round.

Details on 2013 Topps Heritage variations emerge as packs are ripped, cards hit eBay

We bet you didn’t know Bryce Harper played in “Pittsburfh” last season.

Box Busters Live: 2013 Topps Heritage … watch the replay + WIN A BOX

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Susan Lulgjuraj as they rip into boxes of 2013 Topps Heritage and chat with you at 5 p.m. Central time.

Leaf announces Johnny Manziel as mystery redemption

As an NCAA athlete, Manziel is not allowed to endorse cards for money.

Upper Deck’s response to recent polarizing post

Here is Upper Deck’s candid response.

Upper Deck alienates female hockey collectors

I’m still waiting for the punchline. >>> Commentary by Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Hockey Editor

First Look: 2013 Panini Golden Age baseball cards

The Golden Age has extended itself for at least another year.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Elite basketball cards

Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2012-13 Elite from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Panini National Treasures

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

First look: 2012-13 Panini Brilliance basketball cards

Panini America has yet another new basketball card line for NBA collectors — and this one’s brilliant.

Press Pass shows off newest football inscription autos

Press Pass is in final preparations for its latest pre-draft release.

Chicago Blackhawks improbable run and their cards

The Chicago Blackhawks have surprised the hockey world with its play this year.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Topps Heritage baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2013 Topps Heritage in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

Box Busters: 2013 SAGE HIT Low Series football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2013 SAGE HIT Low Series in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Leaf Metal Draft football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013 Leaf Metal Draft in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Preview Gallery: 2013 Topps Heritage baseball cards

The official arrival of 2013 Topps Heritage is about a week away, but the images are tricking in as Topps teases what’s to come.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Supreme football cards

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

Andrew Luck 2012 Contenders Championship Ticket goes for $42K, but seller doesn’t get paid

Reiter didn’t get paid. He was told by the top bidder “his kids bid on it.”

First look: 2013 UFC Finest

UFC Finest is back for another season on cards.

New National Treasures cards evoke memories of an old and soon-to-be-registered treasure

Seeing all the new National Treasures cards, I remembered one time years ago when I found my own little national treasure. Commentary by Chris Olds

First look: 2013 Prestige Football

Prestige will be Panini’s second football product of the year with a late-June release.