Category Archives: Baseball

The 1975 Hostess Rusty Staub Makes a Case for Worst Airbrush Job of All-Time

Posted on Thursday July 27th, 2017 – 10:45 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Is it a New York Mets card or a Montreal Expos card? Either way, the 1975 Hostess Rusty Staub might be one worst airbrush jobs ever on a baseball card.

2017 Bowman Chrome National Convention Baseball Cards Available Through Topps Wrapper Redemption, Checklist Posted

Posted on Tuesday July 25th, 2017 – 04:02 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman Chrome National Convention Baseball cards are available exclusively through a Topps wrapper redemption. Get the full checklist, details, info on how to get them and more.

2017 Bowman’s Best Baseball Combines Prospects, Veterans, Autographs and More

Posted on Monday July 24th, 2017 – 02:46 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Bowman’s Best Baseball checklist mixes rookies, veterans and prospects along with lots of autographs. Get details, release date, a hobby box breakdown and more.

Rafael Devers Rookie Card Primer

Posted on Monday July 24th, 2017 – 12:57 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Rafael Devers Rookie Cards won’t arrive until 2018. However, he has plenty of cards out there already. See the top Rafael Devers prospect cards and more.

3 Ways to Bring Bubble Gum Back to Baseball Cards

Posted on Friday July 21st, 2017 – 06:15 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Baseball cards and bubble gum used to be perfect pair. Here are three ways the two could be reunited once again in the modern hobby.

Awesome Inserts: 1996 Select En Fuego Is Still on Fire After All These Years

Posted on Friday July 21st, 2017 – 04:29 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

1996 Select En Fuego is a tough insert set with big names, a bold look and commentary from Dan Patrick. See the checklist, image gallery and more.

Putting a Smile on Classic Baseball Cards

Posted on Wednesday July 19th, 2017 – 04:43 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Using FaceApp to give famous baseball cards a facelift. See how the app can dramatically change several classic cards.

Running List of 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Surprises and Things to Watch Out For

Posted on Wednesday July 19th, 2017 – 11:05 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball has some surprises in store. Find out what they are and the latest checklist additions.

2017 Donruss Optic Baseball Variations Gallery

Posted on Tuesday July 18th, 2017 – 11:22 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Quickly spot all the 2017 Donruss Optic Baseball variations with this handy gallery and checklist. Includes details on what to look for, images and more.

Top 10 Topps Allen & Ginter Non-Baseball Autographs

Posted on Tuesday July 18th, 2017 – 05:10 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

List of the top 10 most valuable Topps Allen & Ginter non-baseball autographs including Sylvester Stallone, Manny Pacquiao and Kate Upton.

2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Checklist Abides

Posted on Tuesday July 18th, 2017 – 04:28 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball checklist features a mix of baseball players and oddities. Get the full checklist, team set lists, release date, a box breakdown & more.

2017 Donruss Optic Baseball Blends Old-School with Chrome

Posted on Tuesday July 18th, 2017 – 11:27 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Donruss Optic Baseball checklist puts a chromium spin on the base version. Get the full checklist, team set lists, release date. hobby box breakdown and more.

2017 Onyx Platinum Elite Baseball Highlights Top Prospects, Reasonably Priced Autographs

Posted on Monday July 17th, 2017 – 05:16 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Onyx Platinum Elite Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other info on the prospect-driven, autograph-heavy product.

Topps Now Platinum Member Cody Bellinger Autograph Among 2017 MLB All-Star Exclusives

Posted on Friday July 14th, 2017 – 03:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Platinum members were invited to an exclusive party at the All-Star Game, which included a goodie bag with Cody Bellinger autographs and others.

2017 Topps Stadium Club Variations Gallery

Posted on Friday July 14th, 2017 – 12:25 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Here’s all you need to know to spot the 2017 Topps Stadium Club variations including a detailed gallery, checklist, codes, insertion rates and plenty more.

2017 Topps Series 2 Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Friday July 14th, 2017 – 11:10 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Series 2 Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

The Fantastic Photos of 2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball

Posted on Thursday July 13th, 2017 – 06:17 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball has plenty of amazing photos. Here’s a taste of the best.

Ichiro, Long Lines and the Pursuit of 2001 All-Star FanFest Exclusives

Posted on Tuesday July 11th, 2017 – 06:22 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Big-name rookies at baseball’s All-Star Game are nothing new. In 2001 in Seattle, it was all about Ichiro.

Ultimate Aaron Judge Autographs Gallery and Reference Guide

Posted on Friday July 7th, 2017 – 06:03 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Ultimate Aaron Judge autographs guide including checklist, image gallery, card details and more. Covers all Aaron Judge autograph cards from 2013 to 2017.

Awesome Inserts: 2002 Upper Deck 40-Man Lumber Yard

Posted on Friday July 7th, 2017 – 04:53 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a detailed look at the 2002 Upper Deck 40-Man Lumber Yard inserts with a full gallery, checklist, background and more.

2017 Topps Archives Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Friday July 7th, 2017 – 12:27 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Archives Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Bowman Platinum Variations Gallery

Posted on Friday July 7th, 2017 – 02:05 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman Platinum variation SSP gallery, checklist, details, identification codes and every else you need to spot the short prints.

Aaron Judge MLB Debut, First Home Run Jersey Up for Auction

Posted on Thursday July 6th, 2017 – 08:02 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the jersey Aaron Judge wore in his MLB debut and to hit his first home run being auctioned through Steiner in July, 2017.

Kane County Cougars Celebrating Christmas in July with Cousin Eddie Bobblehead Giveaway

Posted on Thursday July 6th, 2017 – 04:46 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The Kane County Cougars are celebrating Christmas in July with a bobblehead giveaway featuring Cousin Eddie from the National Lampoon’s Vacation franchise.

2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Fancies Photos with Hints of Chrome — See the Full Checklist, Team Set Lists

Posted on Wednesday July 5th, 2017 – 02:13 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball checklist focuses on strong photography. Get the full checklist, team set lists, details, release date, hobby box breakdown and more.

2017 Topps Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations Gallery

Posted on Wednesday July 5th, 2017 – 09:20 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Retail Factory Set Variations gallery, checklist and other important details. Aaron Judge and Andrew Benintendi are among the 5 exclusive cards.

Someone Collected Tickets from Every Game Albert Pujols Hit His First 600 Home Runs. Now They’re For Sale.

Posted on Monday July 3rd, 2017 – 04:41 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a lot of tickets from every game in which Albert Pujols hit his first 600 home runs being sold through Goldin Auctions in July, 2017.

2017 Topps Now Baseball All-Star Team Sets Come with Autograph Option

Posted on Monday July 3rd, 2017 – 04:12 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Now Baseball All-Star Team Set checklist, autographs, details and more. Cards focus on the players voted into the game.

2017 Topps All-Star FanFest Exclusives

Posted on Monday July 3rd, 2017 – 01:54 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2017 Topps All-Star FanFest baseball cards handed out exclusively at the event. Includes wrapper redemption details, checklist and more.

Clint Frazier Rookie Card Primer and Prospect Card Highlights

Posted on Sunday July 2nd, 2017 – 10:01 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about every Clint Frazier Rookie Card as well as other important early issues. Get analysis, card details, images and plenty more.

2017 Topps Tier One Baseball Checklist Sticks with What It Knows — Autographs and Memorabilia

Posted on Friday June 30th, 2017 – 10:12 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Tier One Baseball checklist is strictly autographs and memorabilia cards. Get the full checklist, team set lists, release date, details on what to expect, hobby box breakdown and more.

2017 Bowman Platinum Baseball Returns as a Walmart-Exclusive

Posted on Thursday June 29th, 2017 – 12:37 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman Platinum Baseball returns as a Walmart-exclusive. Get the checklist, set details, box breakdowns, release date and more.

How Not To Protect Your Autographed Baseball

Posted on Wednesday June 28th, 2017 – 12:55 AM Author: Scott Bedgood

Looking to get autographs from a baseball game? Learn from these mistakes and have a better experience and a better collection.

2017 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday June 27th, 2017 – 11:10 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Pro Debut Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

Is This 2011 Topps Finest Mike Trout Superfractor Autograph a Deal?

Posted on Monday June 26th, 2017 – 04:56 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Even with a lofty price tag, is the 2011 Topps Finest Mike Trout Superfractor Autograph a deal? See how it stacks up to a comparable card.