Monthly Archives: November 2013

Upper Deck gives Gretzky collector a big surprise

Upper Deck decided to add one more autograph to Griffith’s collection while at the 2013 Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo in Toronto.

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.

Gretzky collector pulls massive hit from 2012-13 The Cup

“At that moment I felt like I had run a marathon in two and a half hours.”

First look: 2013-14 Sereal KHL Sixth Collection

Last year’s KHL cards featured many players playing overseas during the lockout. Sereal is bringing back highlights from last season to have cards of Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Bobrovsky again.

Coming Soon — Beckett Yearbook: Best of 2013

Joining the Beckett lineup beginning in December will be the Beckett Yearbook, a full-color look at the Best of 2013.

First look: 2014 Bowman Inception baseball cards

Bowman Inception will be back for a sophomore season in 2014.

Teemu Selanne has collected mementos throughout his storied career

The media’s summer ritual of the “Teemu Selanne Retirement Watch” might finally be over.

Behind-the-scenes look of Panini making hockey cards

Have you ever wondered what it took to make a trading?

Steiner Sports hosts Mariano Rivera Farewell Collection Auction

Rivera, the long-time New York Yankees closer, has teamed Steiner Sports Memorabilia for an auction to raise money for a charitable foundation.

Box Busters Preview: 2013 Bowman Draft baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects on its release date in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps to sell Wacky Packages original art for $1 million

Topps artist Norm Saunders created a 5-by-7-inch painting for a Wacky Packages design titled “Band-Ache,” parodying the Johnson & Johnson brand Band-Aid.

The Deacon Jones Collection being auctioned through Steiner Sports

Deacon Jones’ collection has hit the auction block as part of Steiner Sports Memorabilia’s Coast to Coast Legends Auction.

Photo Gallery: 2013 Toronto Fall Expo

Check out the photo gallery below of highlights from the 2013 Fall Expo.

First look: 2013 Crown Royale football cards

Along with silhouettes, collectors will also be able to find Rookie Die-Cut autographs, Rookie Die-Cut Crown parallels and Panini’s Choice Signatures.

First look: 2013 Panini Black football cards

The second-year product will have one pack of 12 cards in every box and each box will have three autographs (at least two on-card), two memorabilia cards and two Rookie Cards.

First look: 2013 Elite Extra Edition baseball cards

Panini America announced on Tuesday that its annual prospecting staple will return for 2013 with a 100-card set, autographs, diecuts, parallels and more in store when it arrives on Jan. 9.

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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. Thanks to Upper Deck for this week’s prizes, which will go out to active chatters during the two-hour session.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Panini Select Hockey with special guests

Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 Panini Select Hockey with special guest, David Wright from Cardboard Connection Radio.

Beckett Grading Services Expands to the Asian Market

BGS is proud to announce the hiring of Asia Regional Sales Manager, Dongwood Lee, who will oversee a new BGS office in Seoul, South Korea.

Collecting USA: 50 cards, 50 states … it’s your turn to choose who’s the most-collectable

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, The Collecting USA Issue, we’ll present picks for a card representing every state but for now it’s your turn to pick 50 cards for 50 states right here.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Collecting USA

With all of the collecting potential to be found with the latest arrival sporting the Red, White and Blue on cardboard, we figured it was time for another 20 Questions.

Upper Deck donates new hockey packs to military-related charity

This Veterans Day, Upper Deck has donated 6,000 packs of new NHL cards to Defending the Blue Line, a charity that helps children of military members participate in hockey.

Fall Expo: Upper Deck honors dealer who passed away

UD made an oversized card of Wolff featuring him on a golf design.

Box Busters: 2013 Fall Expo Panini packs + contest

Beckett Hockey editor Susan Lulgjuraj opened several Panini America Fall Expo wrapper redemption packs.

2013 Fall Expo preview: Double Rookie Class will bring the noise

But this Fall Expo should be crazier.

First look: 2013 Leaf Ichiro Immortals Collection baseball cards

If you’ve been waiting patiently for Ichiro Suzuki baseball cards, you now have your high-end chance with 2013 Leaf Ichiro Immortal Collection.

Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston already a hit with collectors

Winston already has cards on the market with the bulk of them appearing in 2012 Upper Deck USA Football.

Upper Deck reveals booklet card 16 Michael Jordan autographs

Upper Deck released images of 16-autograph booklets that will be in 2012-13 Exquisite Collection Basketball.

Box Busters: 2013 Hometown Heroes baseball cards

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

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.

Topps Ultimate Chase Ticket lets father and son enjoy Los Angeles Dodgers’ postseason run

Thanks to the Topps Ultimate Chase Ticket, Alan Tavelman and his 14-year-old son, Zach, got tickets to every postseason game for their selected team, the Dodgers.

Monday Morning Collector: A look at Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles tied the NFL record with seven touchdown passes in a 49-20 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

Panini previews cards for Fall Expo packs

To get their hands on these packs, collectors have to bring an unopened box of select Panini products, and open them at the Panini booth.

In The Game announces Toronto Fall Expo plans

At the Fall Expo, ITG will show off classic game-used jersey to showcase Superlative – The First Six.