Monthly Archives: October 2013

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Triple Threads baseball

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

Box Busters: 2013 Press Pass Legends racing cards

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

Box Busters: 2013 SuperBox Rookies & Phenoms

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

First look: 2013 Panini America’s pastime baseball

The national pastime is Panini America’s pastime — and an upcoming new baseball card line shows it.

Upper Deck announces plans for Toronto Fall Expo

Upper Deck has announced its plans for the 2013 Sportscard & Memorabilia Expo

In The Game applies for NHLPA license

ITG has submitted a proposal to the NHLPA for a license.

Boston Red Sox, World Series champs: Who is their winner on cardboard?

The Boston Red Sox are your World Series champions. Who do you think is Boston’s biggest winner on cardboard? Tell us with your vote or in the comments below.

TOTALLY FAKE BASEBALL CARDS III: Olds’ try at making official ‘Major League’ baseball cards

Armed with Photoshop and a DVD for screenshots, Beckett Media’s Chris Olds decided to build his own Major League card set to hold him over until next May when Topps does it for real.

Cryptozoic signs Katey Sagal and Ron Perlman for Sons of Anarchy trading card set

Cryptozoic recently announced it got Katey Sagal and Ron Perlman to sign a three-set deal.

First look: 2014 Topps Archives baseball cards — the home of Major League autographs & more

Topps offered the first looks and basic product information for 2014 Topps Archives on Tuesday afternoon, and there are some notable new inclusions that have never been done before with major leaguers.

Damian Lillard 1-of-1 Flawless Diamond has surfaced

One of the biggest hits of Flawless hits the market.

Stephen Curry’s breakout season has collectors scooping up his cards – and Golden State thinking big

Stephen Curry’s breakout moment came in the half-court shadows.

First look: Upper Deck’s Edmonton Oilers Collection (with full checklist)

The Edmonton Oilers Collection will feature 10 packs per box with 10 cards in each pack. Each box will have three autographs, two manufactured patches and five rainbow foil parallels.

First look: 2013 Leaf Best of Football

Leaf is bringing certified autographs, vintage packs and rare Rookie Cards to 2013 Leaf Best of Football.

Chatter Up with Beckett Media’s Chris Olds … Wednesday 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.

Behind the Scenes: Where the magic happens in the sports card industry — outtakes & more

The reality is that in many instances the locations that help sports cards come to life — or come to your door — look a lot like everywhere else but with hints and touches that there might be something unique, something creative, going on at times. Here’s an inside look at some of these places.

First look: 2012-13 Exquisite Collection Basketball

All on-card, all the time – that’s way 2012-13 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball will be for collectors.

Week 8: Monday Morning Collector

Megatron nearly broke the single-game receiving yards record with 329 yards against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

BGS & Babe Ruth: Collector discusses finding The Bambino in her first wax box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he interviews Stacy Marlow, a collector from Georgia, about a pretty big card she pulled from her first wax box.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Prizm Basketball

Panini is adding more parallels to Prizm.

Box Busters: 2012-13 The Cup Hockey

Beckett Hockey editor Susan Lulgjuraj opened a box of 2012-13 The Cup Hockey from Upper Deck.

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

Opening Day is coming early — and you can get your hands on game-used cards then, too.

First look: 2013 Contenders Football

Panini America offered a peek as to what 2013 Contenders Football will look like this year.

Beckett 20 Questions on … baseball cards & more

Here’s the latest installment of Beckett’s 20 Questions … this time focusing on baseball cards.

Without question, Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha is the one World Series player to watch on cards

Sorry Red Sox fans, when it comes to cardboard there’s only one player to watch in this year’s World Series — at least for now — and it’s Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha.

Hobby Pulse Poll: Is this the coolest sports card packaging ever?

We want to know what you think … is Panini’s Flawless briefcase the coolest piece of sports card packaging ever?

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Update baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2013 Topps Update baseball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: 2013-14 Titanium Hockey

Panini America will release 2013-14 Titanium Hockey on Dec. 26 featuring a hit per pack.

First look: 2013 Ace Authentic Grand Slam Tennis

Leaf is coming out with another tennis product under the Ace Authentic banner.

Chatter Up with Beckett Media’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.

Upper Deck releases Young Guns series 1 checklist

Upper Deck gave collectors a sneak peek with an early checklist of the Young Guns Rookie Cards from Upper Deck Series 1.

Behind the Scenes: Making World Series bats at the Louisville Slugger factory

Take a look at what was happening Monday at the Louisville Slugger Factory — making World Series bats, some of which are destined to end up on or even in baseball cards.

Panini hosting VIP Party at Fall Expo

The company is throwing a party with celebrity guests for people who spend $5,000 at the Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo in Mississauga, Canada.

Newest Chicago White Sox prospect Jose Abreu will make MLB baseball card debut in 2014 Bowman

A potential future star now has a place for his MLB debut — in 2014 Bowman.

Week 7: Monday Morning Collector

In Peyton Manning’s return to Indianapolis, Andrew Luck showed why the Colts were willing to go with a rookie over a proven star.