Category Archives: Baseball

This Article Won’t Tell You How to Get Rich Off of Chicago Cubs Cards

Posted on Thursday November 3rd, 2016 – 03:57 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The Chicago Cubs are the 2016 World Series Champions. And the innocence and enjoyment of the moment reminded me how easy it is to enjoy baseball cards.

2016 Topps Now Chicago Cubs World Series Championship Team Sets

Posted on Thursday November 3rd, 2016 – 03:54 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Now Chicago Cubs World Series Championship team set checklist and details. Available as an online-exclusive, sets can be bought with or without an autograph.

That’s a Lot of Different 2016 Topps Baseball Factory Sets

Posted on Wednesday November 2nd, 2016 – 11:31 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Compare all the different 2016 Topps Baseball factory sets with details on the exclusives in each and what makes each one different.

2017 Honus Bonus Fantasy Baseball Card Game Launches New Company

Posted on Wednesday November 2nd, 2016 – 10:13 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Honus Bonus Fantasy Baseball Card Game combines elements of cards collecting and fantasy. Get checklist details, release date, box breakdown and more.

Francisco Lindor Rookie Cards Ranked

Posted on Tuesday November 1st, 2016 – 06:34 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get detailed rankings and analysis of all Francisco Lindor rookie cards as well as other important early cards. See what the most valuable Francisco Lindor rookie cards are.

2016 Panini National Treasures Baseball — Everything’s a Hit

Posted on Monday October 31st, 2016 – 03:55 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini National Treasures Baseball features a checklist that’s all autographs and memorabilia cards. Get details, box breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Bowman Baseball Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Brand’s Debut

Posted on Monday October 31st, 2016 – 12:17 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Bowman Baseball checklist celebrates the brand’s 70th anniversary. Get full details, hobby and jumbo box breakdowns, release date and more.

T206 Was the “Hot New Release” the Last Time the Chicago Cubs Were World Series Champs

Posted on Saturday October 29th, 2016 – 12:55 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Dig into a detailed gallery of T206 Baseball cards featuring the 1908 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs.

Here’s a Pennant from the Last Time the Chicago Cubs Won the World Series

Posted on Thursday October 27th, 2016 – 04:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

See what a 1908 Chicago Cubs World Champions pennant looks like. One is being sold by Heritage Auctions.

Yogi Berra 1953 World Series Ring Fetches Almost $160,000

Posted on Wednesday October 26th, 2016 – 02:07 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Highlights and top-sellers from the Steiner Sports Memorabilia’s Fall Classic Auction in October, 2016. Yogi Berra’s 1953 World Series ring led sales at $159,720.

Tim Tebow Baseball Cards Coming in 2016 Leaf Metal Draft

Posted on Tuesday October 25th, 2016 – 02:57 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Tim Tebow baseball cards are on the way. 2016 Leaf Metal Draft includes autographs from the 2007 Heisman winner.

Ben Zobrist, His Bike and an Exclusive Topps Card for Charity

Posted on Tuesday October 25th, 2016 – 11:17 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a special edition 2016 Topps Ben Zobrist bike card. Proceeds from the online-exclusive go to charity.

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Redemption Card

Posted on Monday October 24th, 2016 – 05:47 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Thinking about buying a redemption card for an autograph on the secondary market? Here are five tips to consider before making the plunge to help protect you.

2016 Topps Update First Pitch Inserts Include Craig Sager and Other Inspirational Heroes

Posted on Thursday October 20th, 2016 – 01:01 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Check out the entire set of 2016 Topps Update Series First Pitch cards. The checklist includes Craig Sager, Aubrey Plaza and Jake Gyllenhaal.

2016 Panini Immaculate Collegiate Baseball Produced for Online Breakers Only

Posted on Wednesday October 19th, 2016 – 05:33 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Immaculate Collegiate Baseball arrives as an exclusive for online breakers. Get details on what to expect, box breakdown and more.

Win an Autographed Yogi Berra Baseball from Steiner Sports

Posted on Tuesday October 18th, 2016 – 12:19 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Enter to win a signed Yogi Berra baseball courtesy of Steiner Sports. Contest ends October 23, 2016.

Steiner Sports auctioning off more Don Larsen memorabilia

Posted on Monday October 17th, 2016 – 08:07 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor Steiner Sports has had a long relationship with Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher long remembered for throwing the only perfect game in World Series history back in 1956 and the two parties have partnered up once again to sell some treasures from the former […]

2016 Topps Gold Label Baseball Sees the Return of Another Dormant Brand

Posted on Monday October 17th, 2016 – 01:52 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Gold Label Baseball marks the return of another dormant brand. Get the full checklist, details, a hobby box breakdown and release date.

Commemorative David Ortiz 500 Home Run Figure Comes with Small Production, Exclusive Distribution

Posted on Tuesday October 11th, 2016 – 03:23 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get details on the limited edition Imports Dragon David Ortiz 500 Home Runs commemorative figure available exclusively through ClarkToys.com.

Collectors to Choose 2017 Topps Baseball Card #1

Posted on Tuesday October 11th, 2016 – 01:46 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out how to vote for the first card on the 2017 Topps Baseball checklist.

2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Lowers Price Tag, Number of Hits

Posted on Tuesday October 11th, 2016 – 11:50 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball checklist sees significant changes from previous years. Get details, box breakdown, release date and more.

2016 Topps Update Series Baseball Features Rookies, Traded Players and Fire

Posted on Tuesday October 11th, 2016 – 08:45 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Update Series Baseball checklist caps the flagship release with rookies and traded players. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016 Topps Archives Signature Series Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Thursday October 6th, 2016 – 04:03 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2016 Topps Triple Threads Offers an Ichiro Triple Take

Posted on Wednesday October 5th, 2016 – 02:13 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

A triple relic card in 2016 Topps Triple Threads Baseball offers an encapsulated look at Ichiro Suzuki’s MLB career and the teams he’s played for.

2016 Bowman Platinum Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Wednesday October 5th, 2016 – 12:14 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Bowman Platinum Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Topps Five Star Welcomes Barry Bonds Autographs Back Into the MLB Fold

Posted on Wednesday October 5th, 2016 – 10:17 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Five Star Baseball is the first MLB product in almost a decade to include Barry Bonds autographs.

Is That Masahiro Tanaka Signing Baseball Cards? Yes It Is.

Posted on Wednesday October 5th, 2016 – 12:16 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Masahiro Tanaka finally has MLB autograph cards on the way from Topps.

2016 Bowman Chrome Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday October 4th, 2016 – 04:30 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Bowman Chrome Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Topps Mini Baseball Factory Set Returns as Online-Exclusive

Posted on Tuesday October 4th, 2016 – 03:40 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Mini Baseball factory set is an online-exclusive with limited parallels and exclusive 1975 Mini bonus cards.

2016 Topps Five Star Baseball Checklist Is Another All-Autograph Affair

Posted on Tuesday October 4th, 2016 – 01:15 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Five Star Baseball checklist is another all-autograph affair with two signed cards per box. Get info on the product, hobby box breakdown and release date.

That Time When Alex Rodriguez Dressed Up as Nomar Garciaparra for a Baseball Card

Posted on Monday October 3rd, 2016 – 10:59 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

As collectors received their 2016 Topps Now #474 card, an error was apparent. Instead of Carlos Correa and Alex Rodriguez, the card pictured Mookie Betts and Nomar Garciaparra.

Vin Scully: 67-Year Career in the Booth, Not Many Baseball Cards

Posted on Monday October 3rd, 2016 – 10:21 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Despite a legendary 67-year career as a broadcaster, there are only a handful of Vin Scully cards out there. Get a full list and details.

World Record $3.12 Million for T206 Honus Wagner Baseball Card

Posted on Saturday October 1st, 2016 – 10:30 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the world record sale of the T206 Honus Wagner in October, 2016. Dubbed the Jumbo Wagner, the card was sold for $3.185 million.2

2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball Digs Into Ballpark Eats and Bobblehead Giveaways

Posted on Friday September 30th, 2016 – 05:13 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball checklist features a simple mix of base cards and ballpark fun. New inserts include looks at bobblehead giveaways and stadium food.

Mookie Betts Rookie Card Countdown

Posted on Thursday September 29th, 2016 – 05:23 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Although he has been a key piece for the Boston Red Sox since his debut in 2014, it wasn’t until a couple of years later that Mookie Betts broke out both on the field and in the hobby. And as he excels in all areas of the game — […]