Monthly Archives: May 2014

First look: 2014 Topps Update baseball cards

It’s time for an update — 2014 Topps Update, that is.

Panini’s FIFA World Cup Prizm set includes more than soccer stars

One interesting subset has caught collectors’ attention – Fans of the Game.

Topps and Panini preview upcoming autos while at NFLPA Rookie Premiere

The event puts together more than 30 of the top rookie prospects with NFL-licensed trading card companies.

Major League autographs create perfect storm + 2014 Topps Archives Box Busters on location

Who knew Wild Thing — and the rest of the Major Leaguers — could drive them this wild 25 years later?

My Major League Obsession: Jake Taylor, Pedro Cerrano & Co. have a big place in my collection

Here’s a collecting confession for you: My priciest collectibles purchase of the last few years was the game-used uniform of a washed-up catcher with bad knees who is now 62 years old.

First look: 2014 Topps Five Star baseball cards

Five Star is back for a third round.

Topps adds George Springer autographs to 13 upcoming baseball card sets

Houston Astros fans — and maybe a few others — will be happy.

First look: 2014 Score Football cards

Panini’s 2014 Score Football will have new features added to its retail set.

Ripping Retail: 2014 Panini Prizm World Cup soccer

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a four-pack hanger pack of 2014 Panini Prizm World Cup soccer cards in this latest Ripping Retail video.

First look: 2013 Upper Deck Exquisite Football

Each box of 2013 Exquisite will have five autographs including a Rookie Autograph Patch Card and a 2014 Rookie Autograph.

Blowout Cards’ Thomas Fish adds original comic book art of Wolverine debut to collection

Snikt, snikt — Wolverine’s debut has a new home.

First look: 2014 Topps Triple Threads Football cards

The Base Rookie Auto Relics will feature one signature, one patch and two swatch pieces on every card, numbered to 99.

First look: 2014 Topps Valor Football cards

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Box Busters: 2014 Panini Prizm baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Prizm basketball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Panini Crusade basketball cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013-14 Panini Crusade basketball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: 2014 Draft Prospects hockey cards

Each box will contain just 12 cards per box with seven base cards, three autographs and two memorabilia cards.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Select Basketball cards

Select basketball is coming back for another go-around from Panini.

First look: 2013-14 Innovation Basketball

Panini is adding a few extra elements to 2013-14 Innovation Basketball with new inserts and subsets.

NFLPA confirms players attending the 2014 Rookie Premiere

The NFLPA has confirmed the list of attendees heading to the Rookie Premiere this year.

All five Bowman Lucky Redemptions are good for Kris Bryant autographs

If you got Lucky buying Bowman, you got Kris Bryant.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Tanaka, Topps Dynasty, prospects and more

Here’s the latest 20 Questions touching on a bit of everything in MLB today — check it out and tell us what you think with your answers and the comments below.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps UFC Knockout

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly‘s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps UFC Knockout in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Captain America The Winter Soldier

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2014 Captain America The Winter Soldier from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Your ballpark photos could end up on a baseball card in 2015 Topps Opening Day set

If you go out to the ballgame and take a picture, you might have a chance to see it on a Topps baseball card.

Which Rookie Card have you always found interesting — and why?

Do you have one Rookie Card that you just find more interesting than all of the rest? If so, tell us why.

Panini America signs Jadeveon Clowney to trading card deal

The defensive end was the top overall draft pick selected by the Houston Texans.

Topps confirms final checklist for Major League autographs in upcoming Archives set

The red tags were put into lockers so we now know who’s in the Major League autograph set coming in 12 days from 2014 Topps Archives.

First look: 2014 Topps Dynasty baseball cards

Presenting what it calls “the most carefully curated subject list in trading card history” and the “most-premium Topps product of all time”, Topps released the basic information and first looks at its latest high-end baseball card brand on Friday.

Topps readies Masahiro Tanaka Relic cards for six upcoming products

Masahiro Tanaka’s game-used uniforms are coming to Topps baseball cards.

The chase is on for Chase Elliott’s autographs

He appears on just 13 cards in the Beckett.com database, with sales of his first autographed cards having blown away previous marks.

Topps teases upcoming high-end baseball card brand called Dynasty

Topps is going high-end once again with its baseball cards.

Upper Deck supersizing shadowboxes for UDA

The new collectible pieces will measure 16-by-20 inches with a large base that it could be displayed standing up or hung on a wall.

First look: 2014 Topps Chrome Football cards

Topps didn’t wait long to give the newest NFL rookies the chrome treatment.

Manufacturers looking for ways to handle growing group breakers

Despite opposition from some hobby shops and manufacturers, group breaks are gaining appeal.

Topps adds vintage baseball card wrappers to its wall art offerings

Topps launched a new line of wall art for the baseball collector on Tuesday, and this time it’s 38 years’ worth of memorable baseball card wrappers getting the nod as limited-edition pieces of art.