Monthly Archives: August 2013

Box Busters: 2013 Pinnacle baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2013 Pinnacle from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Pastime Cards Enshrined Edition + win our Hall of Famer autograph

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rip into a box of 2013 Pastime Cards Enshrined Edition in this latest edition of Box Busters.

The game may have its flaws, but baseball cards help tell the stories

I never knew Dick Baney’s story until I stopped to look at a card I had tucked away for years and decided to Google the name that I didn’t know.

Ripping Retail: Inside a New York Yankees Fan Box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a New York Yankees Fan Box — a retail repackage product featuring nothing but pinstripes — in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Female comic characters get the focus in upcoming releases

And over the next several weeks, the women in the two big comic companies are getting their own place in the trading card world.

Chatter Up with Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds … Wednesday night on our Facebook page

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for this week’s Chatter Up over on the Beckett Media Facebook page on Wednesday night at 8:30 Central.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Finest Football

Beckett Football Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opened a box of 2013 Topps Finest.

Upper Deck, Wayne Gretzky sign long-term, exclusive deal

Upper Deck signed Wayne Gretzky to a new exclusive autograph deal.

TriStar’s next hidden treasure chase for Dallas Cowboys fans

TriStar is creating a product specifically for Dallas Cowboys.

Looking at vintage lacrosse cards

Some collectors are still discovering lacrosse cards even if they have collected hockey their whole lives.

Panini shows off upcoming Prime Hockey (with checklist)

Panini showed off preview images of 2012-13 Prime Hockey.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball + WIN OUR 1/1 Ginter Glossy card from this box!

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck renews Team Canada license

Upper Deck announced it has renewed its license agreement with Hockey Canada in a multi-year deal.

Introducing the Friday Hot List

We’re putting together a weekly Hot List that encompasses the best of the best.

First look: James Bond Autographs & Relics Trading Cards

James Bond Autographs & Relics Trading Cards is scheduled to come out October 16 with two autographs and one relic card in every box.

First look: 2013 Topps Five Star Football

Topps offered a preview of 2013 Five Star.

Panini reveals plans for 2013 Fan Expo Canada

The Fan Expo Canada has a large sports segment for the first time and Panini has prepared to give collectors unique giveaways.

First look: Upper Deck University of Kansas Basketball

Upper Deck has focused on several famous sport programs over the years and is now creating a set for one of the oldest and storied collegiate basketball programs in American history.

Box Busters: 2013-14 O-Pee-Chee Hockey

Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulguraj opens a box of 2013-14 O-Pee-Chee hockey from Upper Deck.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Topps Qubi baseball stampers

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a pack of 2013 Topps Qubi collectable stampers in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

First look: 2013-14 Black Diamond Hockey (with full checklist)

For the 2013-14 Black Diamond Hockey release, the card company is including relic cards with actual diamonds in them.

First look: 2012-13 Immaculate Collection Basketball

Panini America is ramping up its patch cards with the debut of 2012-13 Immaculate Collection basketball.

NSCC Pack Wars: Olds vs. kids for 2013 Topps Minis … PART 2

What happens when Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds takes on kids in Pack Wars on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention?

Your Turn (BSCM Rookies Issue): If you could own one perfect BGS/BVG 10 Rookie Card, what would it be?

If you could own just one perfect BGS 10 Rookie Card (any sport), what would it be?

Beckett 20 Questions on … Rookie Cards

It’s no secret to many of those who buy, sell and collect that there’s one type of card that will outsell all the others no matter what happens to a player during or after his career.

Chatter Up with Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds … Wednesday night on our Facebook page

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for this week’s Chatter Up over on the Beckett Media Facebook page on Wednesday night at 8:30 Central. Up for grabs this week will be … packs of 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter.

Rare glossy cards appear in 2013-14 O-Pee-Chee hockey

Fewer than 50 of these cards have appeared on eBay already a week after the release.

Rare 1949 Baltimore Colts Silber’s Bakery cards appear online

Two cards from the rare 1949 Silber’s Baker football cards have emerged on eBay.

Allen & Ginter and Axl Rose: One redemption card I’ll have plenty of patience for

For the price of less than two hobby boxes, the Allen & Ginter Axl Rose redemption card was mine. How will the rest of this song go?

First look: 2014 Topps baseball cards (with preliminary checklist)

The countdown to next year starts now.

Behind the scenes at the Perfect Game All-American Classic autograph session

For the seventh time in the last eight years, San Diego hosted dozens of the top high school baseball players in the country this past weekend for the Perfect Game All-American Classic.

Allen & Ginter provides good timing for Jason Dufner autographs

PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner has cards in last week’s 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter release.

Upper Deck makes last call for last year’s O-Pee-Chee wrapper redemption

Upper Deck warned collectors to not hold on to 2013-14 O-Pee-Chee wrappers. With the new rookies, these are not expected to last a year.

BREAKING: Topps hides 1/1 glossy cards inside hobby box panels of Allen & Ginter

It may be time to go dumpster diving.

Box Busters: 2013 Press Pass Fanfare racing cards

Jojn Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013 Press Pass Fanfare NASCAR cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.