Category Archives: Baseball

2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball Box Busters

Posted on April 7, 2016 – 1:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

The Skinny on Early Trevor Story Cards

Posted on April 6, 2016 – 6:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a primer in early Trevor Story cards and pre-rookie cards with a detailed look at the top choices released before his MLB debut and shortly thereafter.

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Mini Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on April 5, 2016 – 7:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Mini Variations gallery and details. Find out how to tell the product’s mini variations from their base counterparts with a checklist, images and other helpful info.

This Might Be One of the Cheapest T206 Honus Wagner Cards You’ll Ever See

Posted on April 4, 2016 – 5:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on an SGC 10 T206 Honus Wagner up for bid in the REA Spring 2016 Auction. Includes the history of the card, images and bidding information.

2016 Topps High Tek Baseball Cards Feature Patterns and Variations Galore

Posted on April 4, 2016 – 4:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps High Tek Baseball features wild acetate designs, lots of pattern variations and an autograph per box. Get hobby box details, release date info and all you need to know.

Topps Produces Exclusive Card for Carlos Correa Charity Program

Posted on April 4, 2016 – 8:46 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the exclusive 2016 Topps Restless for a Cause Carlos Correa baseball card and how to get one. It is part of a charitable program spearheaded by Correa.

NECA to Produce Premium 8-Inch MLB Figures in 2016

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 4:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Early details and lineup for NECA’s line of 2016 MLB figures. Each will stand about eight-inches tall and have more than 20 points of articulation.

Remember the Time Topps Did a Long-Play April Fools’ Joke with Kazuo Uzuki?

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 2:19 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Looking back on the April Fool’s gag Topps did with a Kazuo Uzuki card in 2008 Topps Series 1 Baseball. The card touted a fictitious Japanese high school pitcher with a 100+ MPH fastball.

5 Changes in Topps BUNT 2016

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 12:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about some of the new features in the Topps BUNT 2016 digitial card app.

2016 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Finishes the Job

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 8:12 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball checklist continues from where the main early-season left off. Find out what to expect, how hobby boxes breakdown and more.

2016 Panini Spring Training Road Trip Is Business Casual for Baseball’s Young Stars

Posted on March 31, 2016 – 3:50 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Highlights and recap of the 2016 Panini Spring Training Road Trip where the card maker hosted baseball rookies and prospects for autograph signings, photo shoots and more.

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Checklist

Posted on March 31, 2016 – 10:25 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Full 2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball checklist including teams, print runs, autographs, inserts, parallels and memorabilia cards.

2016 Topps Fire Baseball Fans the Online-Exclusive Flames

Posted on March 30, 2016 – 2:45 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Fire Baseball is a set of online-exclusive over-sized cards and posters. Get the checklist, print run info, initial prices and more.

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Checklist

Posted on March 30, 2016 – 12:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball checklist with print runs, parallels, autographs, memorabilia cards and parallels.

2016 Bowman Chrome Baseball Brings New Configurations, Return of Vending Boxes

Posted on March 29, 2016 – 7:06 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Bowman Chrome Baseball has been reconfigured to include both hobby and new vending boxes. Get details on both, the set, autographs and the release date.

2016 Imports Dragon MLB Baseball Figures Take Over from Where McFarlane Left Off

Posted on March 28, 2016 – 1:11 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Imports Dragon MLB Series 1 figures mark a major change in the baseball figure landscape. Get details and a checklist for all the initial pieces.

2016 Topps Marketside Baseball Brings Cards to Pizza Boxes

Posted on March 28, 2016 – 12:24 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Marketside Baseball details and checklist. The food-issue set is available in specially marked pizzas sold at Walmart.

Rookie Sightings Galore from the 2016 Panini Spring Training Road Trip

Posted on March 25, 2016 – 7:17 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Detailed photo gallery of the 2016 Panini Spring Trainging Road Trip. The event featured such rookies and prospects as Kyle Schwarber and Corey Seager.

Box Busters: 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages

Posted on March 23, 2016 – 11:39 am Author: Justin Grunert

000000Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages. Also, leave a comment below and you could win a box courtesy of Topps! A winner will be selected on April 11.

2016 Topps Legacies of Baseball Checklist

Posted on March 23, 2016 – 11:33 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Legacies of Baseball checklist. The high-end set includes two autographs, a metal card and another insert per pack.

10 Sets of 1990s Baseball Cards Worth Revisiting

Posted on March 22, 2016 – 2:15 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Here are 10 great sets of 1990s baseball cards you might have forgotten about that showcase some of the decade’s best designs and innovation.

Remaining T206 Ty Cobb Lucky 7 Find Cards Listed on eBay

Posted on March 21, 2016 – 12:06 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The three remaining T206 Ty Cobb Lucky 7 Find cards have found their way on to eBay. And the asking prices are big.

What Would Goose Gossage Think? 2016 Topps Opening Day Superstar Celebrations Gallery

Posted on March 17, 2016 – 5:31 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Check out the full set of 2016 Topps Opening Day Superstar Celebrations, an insert set that captures the aftermath and emotion of 20 big performances.

Box Busters: 2016 Topps Stickers Baseball

Posted on March 17, 2016 – 2:41 pm Author: Justin Grunert

000000Join Brian Fleischer and Dave Sliepka as they rip into a box of 2016 Topps Stickers Baseball in this latest edition of Box Busters. What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Box Busters: 2016 Topps Heritage

Posted on March 17, 2016 – 2:23 pm Author: Justin Grunert

000000Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Dave Sliepka as they rip into a box of 2016 Topps Heritage Baseball in this latest edition of Box Busters. What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on March 17, 2016 – 1:25 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations gallery, checklist and other specific details. Variations offer short-printed versions of certain cards.

Box Busters: 2016 Donruss Baseball

Posted on March 16, 2016 – 9:53 am Author: Justin Grunert

000000Eric Norton and Dave Sliepka as they rip into a box of 2016 Donruss Baseball in this latest edition of Box Busters. What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

The Most Important Things the 2016 Topps Heritage Throwback Variations Have Taught Us

Posted on March 15, 2016 – 12:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Heritage Throwback Varaitions are selling for big amounts, especially when you consider how simple they are. This is important for several reasons and on different levels.

2016 Panini Flawless Baseball? It Sure Looks Like It.

Posted on March 14, 2016 – 6:40 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Is 2016 Panini Flawless Baseball in the works? A couple of photos from Panini sure make it look that way.

Rally Monkey, Hank the Ballpark Pup Among 2016 Topps Opening Day Mascot “Rookie Cards”

Posted on March 14, 2016 – 11:09 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

A couple of the cutest critters in sports, Rally Monkey and Hank the Ballpark Pup, are getting baseball cards in 2016 Topps Opening Day.

2016 Topps Anthology Series 1 Baseball Card Details

Posted on March 10, 2016 – 4:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Anthology Series 1 Baseball shows Topps Baseball through the years from 1951 to 2016. The box set was an online-exclusive. Get the checklist and full details.

2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball Checklist

Posted on March 10, 2016 – 1:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball checklist including all base cards, variations inserts and autographs.

2016 Topps Heritage Baseball highlights 1967 Topps Discs and Stand-Ups sets that never were

Posted on March 9, 2016 – 3:15 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details and checklists for 1968 Topps Giant Stand-Ups and 1967 Topps Discs, a pair of unreleased sets that inspired inserts in 2016 Topps Heritage Baseball.

2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages Checklist

Posted on March 8, 2016 – 7:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages checklist. Get the full checklist, insert odds, and autograph and relic card details. The set spoofs all 30 MLB teams and more.

These are printing mistakes, NOT 2016 Topps Heritage variations

Posted on March 8, 2016 – 1:48 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Don’t confuse these printing mistakes for variations in 2016 Topps Heritage Baseball.