Monthly Archives: June 2014

Box Busters: 2013-14 Panini Innovation basketball

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

Box Busters: 2013-14 SP Game-used Edition golf

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 SP Game-used Edition golf in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps’ latest MLB wall art offering revisits the 1955 Topps baseball card design

If you’re a fan of 1955 Topps baseball cards, then the company’s latest creation is for you.

The release of 2014 Score Football signals the start of the Panini Rewards program

000000 The first NFL-licensed football trading card set isn’t scheduled to come out until Wednesday, but that has never stopped people from listing cards early on eBay. 2014 Score Football has June 11 release date, but a few people on eBay have gotten their hands on the product early, giving collectors a sneak peek. As […]

MLB Draft: Your team’s newest players probably already have baseball cards

Thanks to the proliferation of pre-professional prospecting products and other All-Star inclusions, many players in this year’s draft — 28 of the first 41 players selected — already appear on cardboard.

Latest Topps wall art offering celebrates baseball heroes

Who’s your baseball hero? He might be among the players in Topps’ latest vintage-style wall art offering.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Preferred Basketball cards

Only autographs and memorabilia cards will be included in 2013-14 Panini Preferred.

First look: 2014 WNBA Trading Cards

This year’s set will be limited to just 500 factory sets of 100 base cards.

First look: 2014 Flair Showcase Football cards

Upper Deck will release 2014 Flair Showcase Football in September with 12 packs in every box and six cards in each pack.

Topps Bunt players create real demand for virtual baseball cards

There’s a whole new type of collector out there with more than a million users and 75 million sports cards that you simply won’t find in the best of hobby shops or in any retail store aisle — unless you’re on a smartphone.

Rare sight: Two Superfractors, one box

You don’t see this every day but Blowout Cards did — two Superfractors in one box of 2013 Bowman Sterling baseball cards.

The case of the Teddy Bridgewater changing autograph

000000 By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor How many autographs will we see from Teddy Bridgewater this year? Right now, the count is at 3.5. Obviously, his autograph at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere is legit. The cards were signed by Bridgewater with representatives from Panini and Topps on hand. Yet, since the start of […]

Panini brings back Father’s Day promotion

This year’s offerings include Diamond-embedded cards, Cracked Ice parallels, Green Prizm parallels from 2013 Select Football (numbered to 15), memorabilia and autographs cards.

Panini offers incentive packs for case purchases of 2013-14 Innovation Basketball

Suppliers will receive two free five-card bonus packs for each ordered case.

National Sports Collectors Convention adds Case Breakers Pavilion and main stage to show floor

The 35th National Sports Collectors Convention will be held July 30-August 3 at the I-X Center in Cleveland.

Note to our readers: We’re listening … pre-2001 pricing to return in issue No. 101

We listened to your complaints and pre-2001 pricing is returning to Beckett Baseball with the next issue.

First look: 2014 Prestige Football cards

Panini is set to release 2014 Prestige Football this summer.

Beckett Media seeks experienced magazine designer for sports titles

Beckett Media is seeking a design editor with extensive deadline experience to design covers, features and departmental pages (not price guide pages) for all five of its core titles — Beckett Baseball, Beckett Football, Beckett Basketball, Beckett Hockey and Beckett Sports Card Monthly every month.

Jobu gets his own Major League baseball card in Topps’ oversized online release

Jobu gets a baseball card after all.

First look: 2014-15 O-Pee-Chee Hockey cards

The 2014-15 O-Pee-Chee Hockey release will feature a 600-card base set with 32 packs of eight cards in every box.

First look: 2014 Bowman Sterling baseball cards

Bowman Sterling is back — and this time it has some new features.