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Posted on November 29, 2013 – 10:18 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Football, Hockey | 2013 Panini Golden Age, baseball cards, black friday, Box Break, Panini America | Comments (5)
Join Beckett Baseball‘s Chris Olds as he rips into some Panini America Black Friday packs after buying a 2013 Panini Golden Age box in this latest edition of Box Busters.
What will he find inside? Watch and find out …
Posted on November 27, 2013 – 2:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Alabama, Bruce Sutter, Carlton Fisk, doc gooden, Field of Dreams, Frank Thomas, Jim Palmer, Jim Rice, Johnny Bench, Leaf, Leaf Trading Cards, Matthew Perry, Ozzie Smith, Paul Molitor, Pete Rose, Randy Owen, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Rod Carew, Wade Boggs | Comments (21)
By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor
They’ve been built, will you come looking for them?
Leaf Trading Cards revealed on Wednesday its newest creations — baseball cards with cornstalks from the Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa.
They will be found in holiday bonus packs given to distributors.
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Posted on November 27, 2013 – 1:00 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Hockey | 2013-14 Totally Certified Hockey, hockey cards, Nathan MacKinnon, NHL, Panini America | Comments (0)
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Hockey Editor
Totally Certified was supposed to make its debut in hockey last season. However, the abbreviated hockey season pushed the product back into this season’s calendar.
The first 2013-14 Totally Certified Hockey is scheduled to come out Feb. 26 with four five-card packs in every box. Each box will come with four hits (with at least one autograph guaranteed) and for Rookie Cards.
Posted on November 27, 2013 – 12:45 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Football | 2014 Bowman Football, Bowman, nfl, Topps | Comments (3)
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor
Bowman Football will hit in June jammed with rookies for the 2014 season.
The base set will have up to 220 subjects, with 110 rookies and 110 veterans. These cards will also come with several parallel versions include Silver Ice, Blue, Gold, Orange, Orange Ice and others. The rookies will have also have paper parallels (meaning the not chrome versions) with up to six parallels.
Posted on November 27, 2013 – 8:29 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Hockey | 2014 National Hockey Card Day, National Hockey Card Day, NHL, Upper Deck | Comments (0)
National Hockey Card Day is slated for January 18, 2014 in Canada and the United States.
Upper Deck has promoted this day throughout the last several years to get hockey fans into hobby shops across North America. This is the third year in a row it’s been hosted in the U.S.
The U.S. set will contain 21 cards with 11 rookies. Collectors will get a free pack of cards when they go to a participating hobby shop, and can get the 21st card with a $10 purchase of an Upper Deck product.
Posted on November 26, 2013 – 5:35 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 1964 Topps, 2013 Topps Heritage, 2013 Topps Heritage High Number, Card Gallery, Heritage, Heritage High Number, Jose Fernandez, Michael Wacha, MLB, Topps, Yasiel Puig | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Baseball‘s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2013 Topps Heritage High Number baseball card set in this latest Box Busters video.
See all 100 cards — front and back — from the set after the jump.
Posted on November 26, 2013 – 4:41 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 Topps Allen & Ginter, Allen & Ginter, MLB, Topps | Comments (12)
Allen & Ginter is back for its ninth edition — and this year it’s adding metal and pop-up cards into the mix.
Yep, cards printed on metal and pop-up booklet cards like the children’s books.
Topps unveiled the first looks at its 2014 edition of the eclectic throwback-style set on Tuesday and it’s one that also includes skeleton cards and one-per-case mini parallel packs are new features, too. The mini packs will include red mini parallels of the standard set limited to just 50 copies, while some will have redemptions for a framed Relic set.
Posted on November 26, 2013 – 4:19 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Multisport | 2014 Topps U.S. Winter Olympics, 2014 Winter Olympics, autographs, Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic autographs, Sochi, Topps, Winter Olympics | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly‘s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into a box of 2014 Topps U.S. Winter Olympics in this latest edition of Box Busters.
What will they find inside? Watch and find out …
Posted on November 26, 2013 – 2:18 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | 2013 Black Friday, Panini America, Panini Roundtable | Comments (4)
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor
Panini America is offering a special rewards program for card shops.
The Panini Roundtable recently launched with more than 800 stores in the United States and fewer than 300 in Canada. The purpose of the program is to drive customers into brick & mortar shops, giving local card stores opportunities to thrive.
“When you talk about longevity and things that are major drivers to have a sustainable business, you start with brick and mortar and end with brick and mortar,” said Panini America’s Tim Franz, Director of Sales.
Posted on November 26, 2013 – 1:30 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football | baseball collectibles, Football collectibles, Miami Heat, The Highland Mint, U.S. Navy Seals | Comments (0)
The Highland Mint is offering sports fans special framed photos of some of their favorite teams. The 12-by-20 inch photos will feature facsimile autographs on top of a glossy image of a picture of the stadium.
The Highland Mint is raising money for U.S. Navy Seals through this project. Twenty percent of the proceeds will go to the Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation (NSWFF), which benefits the families of active and fallen U.S. Navy Seals.