Monthly Archives: March 2014

Upper Deck gives update on its MLBPA license

Collectors have not seen a single baseball product from Upper Deck in the year since it announced its MLBPA license.

Panini to eliminate player-specific redemptions and add patch database

Panini America is upping its digital game.

2014 Industry Summit: Topps discusses changes to redemption system

Topps discussed some of the changes it has made to the redemption system meant to get cards into the hands of collectors sooner, including eliminating unreliable signers and finding better moments to pursue autographs.

Are you a SuperCollector? We want to see your collection in Beckett Sports Card Monthly

We haven’t been seeing enough of collectors’ passions in the pages of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, so here’s another call for SuperCollectors.

Win a shamrock Rated Rookie t-shirt from Panini America

Win a shamrock Rated Rookie t-shirt right here.

Topps announces the return of Topps Tek

The company announced its bringing back Topps Tek for the 2014 baseball season.

Beckett Business Solutions launches partnership with eBay to create new dealer tools

Dealers and retailers ripped open their packs from Panini America on Monday at the 2014 Industry Summit

Leaf acquires the rights to Sportkings

Leaf is working on a new release, which is slated to come out around the 2014 National Sports Collector Convention.

2014 Industry Summit: Recapping Day 1

Here’s a picture recap of the first day of the 2014 Industry Summit.

Box Busters Live: 2014 Topps Heritage — watch the replay + comment to win one of our boxes

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into hobby boxes of 2014 Topps Heritage baseball cards and chat with you in the latest edition of Box Busters Live.

Beckett Radio Episode 10 — Talking card shows, grading, Beckett Business Solutions & more

The latest episode of Beckett Radio is here. Join hosts Derek Ficken and Andy Broome as they talk card shows, grading and more as well as discuss the new Beckett Business Solutions with Rob Veres.

Ripping Retail: 2014 Topps Heritage baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into six jumbo packs of 2014 Topps Heritage in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

Full list of Sports Card Expo signers announced

Friday’s guests include Tom Barrasso, Joe Daley and Andy Moog.

Panini adds a twist to Titanium Basketball retail packs

Collectors buying retail packs of 2013-14 Titanium Basketball will notice something different from its hobby counterpart.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Supreme Football

Beckett Football Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Topps Supreme.

Baseball’s top prospect Byron Buxton is all business — on the field and off

Minnesota Twins prospect Byron Buxton has seen himself on baseball cards, seen himself on the cover of Beckett Baseball and seen himself at the top of the prospects lists.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Panini Titanium Hockey

Beckett Hockey editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 Panini Titanium Hockey.

Leaf announces short-prints in 2014 Leaf Draft Metal Football

Many of the top NFL prospects are short-printed such as A.J. McCarron, Teddy Bridgewater and Johnny Manziel.

Beckett 20 questions on … errors & variations

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re curious about your feelings on some of today’s variations and which types of errors made in the past are the most appealing as a collector.

Sports Card Album aims to be the photosharing app for card collectors

“Sports Card Album was originally intended to be a photo-management tool that would help collectors trade in forums,” Dubois told Beckett Media.

Box Busters Live returns on Friday with 2014 Topps Heritage

Join us right here at Beckett.com/news this Friday for the latest Box Busters Live at noon Central as we rip into several boxes of 2014 Topps Heritage baseball cards on the day of its release in a live video chat.

Bryce Harper signs extension to exclusive Topps autograph deal

It’s business as usual for Bryce Harper.

Cardinals’ Michael Wacha talks baseball cards — and signing autographs left-handed if he has to

Michael Wacha and Cardinals prospects Oscar Taveras and Kolten Wong were on hand signing for Panini on Tuesday night at the start of its two-week Spring Training Road Trip to acquire the ink of top newcomers and selected MLB veterans for its upcoming products.

Companies prepare promo cards for 2014 Industry Summit

The four-day 2014 Industry Summit begins on Sunday with dealers, card companies, distributors and licensors heading to Las Vegas to discuss the hobby.

Box Busters: 2013 Crown Royale Football

Beckett’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Crown Royale Footbal.

Box Busters: 2014 Leaf Draft Metal Football

Beckett Football’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2014 Leaf Metal Draft Football.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Crusade Basketball cards

In 2013-14 Panini Crusade Basketball, three new color variations have been included in the popular Crusade design.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Totally Certified Hockey

Beckett Hockey editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 Totally Certified Hockey.

Ripping Retail: 2014 Topps WWE cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2014 Topps WWE cards in this latest Ripping Retail video.

Box Busters: 2014 Press Pass football cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2014 Press Pass football cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps MLB stickers

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2014 Topps MLB stickers in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps teases return of Stadium Club baseball cards

Stadium Club will be returning.

Beckett Radio Episode 9 — Talking NHL licensing, World Cup, Beckett Auctions and more

The latest episode of Beckett Radio is here. Join hosts Derek Ficken and Brian Fleischer as they talk cards, World Cup, hockey licensing as well as discuss the new Beckett Auctions with its crew, Bill Sutherland and Rob Springs.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Pinnacle Basketball

Beckett Basketball editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 Pinnacle Basketball — stick around until the end to watch the big hit.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Elite Basketball

Beckett Basketball editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 Elite Basketball cards.