Monthly Archives: May 2014

Upper Deck to have interactive show and giveaway tonight

Using Breakers.TV, Upper Deck is holding a discussion on 2014 football rookies at 7 p.m. ET.

Your Turn: Which Japanese players have made the biggest mark in Major League Baseball?

With the Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka continuing to impress and the Rangers’ Yu Darvish continuing to come so close to throwing major-league no-nos, it seems that Japanese players’ impacts upon MLB might be at an all-time high.

Collectors go on a mad dash for John Gibson cards

Gibson doesn’t have as many cards as a number of the other rookies, but the few he does have could be worth chasing.

Your Turn: Which new rookies — in any sport — are you collecting?

Tell us in the comments below … which rookies are getting your hobby dollars?

Beckett 20 Questions on … rookies and busts

When Johnny Manziel slid all the way to the 22nd pick in this year’s NFL Draft, some collectors had to wonder what was up with their red-hot pre-draft cards of Johnny Football.

First look: 2014 Topps Supreme baseball cards

After a Japan-only MLB release last year, Topps announced on Friday that Supreme is coming soon, bringing its simple high-end approach to collectors in this country when 2014 Topps Supreme arrives on Oct. 8.

Beckett acquires industry-leading COINage and Rock & Gem publications from Trimbach Media

Beckett Media takes another key step solidifying its commitment to serve specialized interests of the collector community.

Topps’ new deal with Clayton Kershaw goes beyond just signing autographs

Every time he strikes out a batter this season, Kershaw’s Challenge gets paid a certain amount, too.

Topps expands Power Player presence for Update set

Topps revealed on Friday that 2014 Topps Update arriving this fall will include Power Players as autographs and more.

Box Busters: 2013 Upper Deck Quantum football

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2013 Upper Deck Quantum football cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Press Pass American Thunder racing cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2014 Press Pass American Thunder in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Rittenhouse previews Buffy autograph card

How much do you think that card is going to cost on the secondary market?

First look: 2014-15 Upper Deck MVP Hockey cards

Upper Deck’s first product for the 2014-15 season features a return of a former mainstay.

Beckett Auctions features iconic cards, autographs, memorabilia and more

This month’s collection features hundreds of lots with more than 50 autographed sports jerseys including Robert Griffin III, Barry Sanders and Terry Bradshaw.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Prime Hockey

Each box will hold seven cards with one Prime Rookies Quad Autograph and four more hits.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Five Star Football cards

Beckett Football editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Topps Five Star Football.

Ripping on the Street: NBA fans rip some basketball cards

Join Beckett Media’s Derek Ficken as he gives a few basketball fans a chance to rip into Panini Prizm and Fleer Retro basketball cards in this Ripping on the Street video.

Who are the most valuable 2014 NFL prospects so far?

The most collectible player so far has been Johnny Manziel by far.

Unmarked checklists could be hidden gems

It’s difficult to find cards that weren’t defaced since so many collectors used the checklists for their intended purpose.

First look: 2014 Topps Road to WrestleMania wrestling cards

The next set of World Wrestling Entertainment cards from Topps will be filled with WrestleMania moments.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Chipz

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a gravity box of 2014 Topps Chipz in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman baseball cards

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

What will they find inside? How can you win one of the boxes? Watch and find out …

Beckett Media acquires The Industry Summit, launches conferences division

The sports collectible industry’s trade conference has a new owner.

Topps reveals Jose Abreu as one of remaining mystery autograph redemptions

Jose Abreu is among some big names announced Tuesday as having mystery redemption cards.

Leaf and In The Game announce new partnership to create trading cards

Leaf Trading Cards and In The Game Trading Cards have formed a partnership.

First look: 2014 Bowman Sterling Football cards

2014 Bowman Sterling Football will celebrate the upcoming season’s rookies.

Guest Commentary: Highlighting Wrigley Field on cardboard

As baseball celebrates the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field, I thought I’d reach into the cardboard archives to see how card companies captured baseball at 1060 W. Addison Street through the years.

First look: 2014 Topps High Tek baseball cards

Topps Tek is back.

First look: 2014 Bowman Draft baseball cards

This year’s Bowman baseball cards have just arrived — now it’s time to preview Bowman Draft.

Autographs, cards and more available at the 2014 Spring Expo

Here’s a look what each company is doing and how you can get your hands on all the swag.