Category Archives: Baseball

2016 Bowman’s Best Baseball Details

Posted on Friday July 15th, 2016 – 02:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Bowman’s Best Baseball checklist focuses heavily on rookie and prospect ink, but not entirely. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other info.

2016 Donruss Optic Baseball Chromes Out Retro Designs

Posted on Friday July 15th, 2016 – 02:01 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Donruss Optic Baseball checklist takes a Chrome approach to the earlier Donruss set. Get the checklist, details, box breakdown, release date.

2016 Topps Now Gets Its First Relic Card

Posted on Wednesday July 13th, 2016 – 06:11 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the first 2016 Topps Now Baseball relic cards, which feature a piece of a base from the MLB All-Star Game. The cards quickly sold out.

Yes, Virginia, Aledmys Diaz Rookie Cards Are Coming

Posted on Wednesday July 13th, 2016 – 11:37 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Although there aren’t any Aledmys Diaz rookie cards out yet, they are on the way. In the meantime, take a look at his minor league cards.

The 2016 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball checklist is all over the map — literally

Posted on Wednesday July 13th, 2016 – 02:12 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball checklist mixes quirky inserts and a broad scope. Get full checklist, details, hobby box breakdown, release date.

Digging Into Early Alex Bregman Cards

Posted on Sunday July 10th, 2016 – 04:39 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a detailed look at the top Alex Bregman cards available before his MLB debut leading up to his eventual rookie cards.

2016 MLB Bobbleheads and Other Stadium Giveaways for Collectors

Posted on Thursday July 7th, 2016 – 02:09 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a full schedule for the 2016 MLB bobblehead giveaways as well as dates for other promotions like gnomes, baseball cards, replica rings and more.

2016 Topps Tribute Baseball Checklist and Details

Posted on Wednesday July 6th, 2016 – 05:53 PM Author: chrisolds

The 2016 Topps Tribute Baseball checklist is a high-end mix of past, present and rookie stars. Get full checklist, details, hobby box breakdown and release date.

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations Include Seager, Schwarber

Posted on Wednesday July 6th, 2016 – 03:20 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Complete look at the 2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations including checklist, gallery and variation specifics.

2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday July 5th, 2016 – 02:05 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball hobby box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Topps Stadium Club Variations Highlight Pitchers Who Bat, Royals on Parade and More

Posted on Monday July 4th, 2016 – 12:20 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Know how to spot the 2016 Topps Stadium Club variations with a checklist, detailed gallery and tips on what sorts of cards to look for. 25 cards have short print variations.

1963 Topps Pete Rose Rookie Card Approaching $150,000

Posted on Friday July 1st, 2016 – 12:27 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a 1963 Topps Pete Rose rookie card graded PSA 9 with bids on eBay approaching $150,000 on eBay.

Matt Wieters Cards Finally Coming to Topps Packs

Posted on Friday July 1st, 2016 – 09:25 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Matt Wieters is finally getting cards in packs of Topps baseball cards. After years without an agreement, the two sides have come up with a deal for the Orioles catcher.

14 2016 Topps Stadium Club Cards Worthy of a Stare Down

Posted on Thursday June 30th, 2016 – 04:17 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Take a look at some of the gorgeous photos in the 2016 Topps Stadium Club Baseball base set.

2016 Bowman Inception Baseball Card Checklist and Details

Posted on Wednesday June 29th, 2016 – 11:44 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

See the full 2016 Bowman Inception Baseball checklist, which returns as an all-autograph release. Get complete details, hobby box breakdown and release date.

Ranking the Kris Bryant Rookie Cards

Posted on Tuesday June 28th, 2016 – 10:45 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor In a year of big-time rookies, Kris Bryant was been one of the biggest in 2015. Even if it wasn’t clutch plays and walk-off home runs every night, he’s lived up to a lot of the lofty expectations that come with being a second overall draft pick. And he’s […]

Nomar Mazara, Trevor Story, Blake Snell Get Their First MLB Rookie Cards in 2016 Topps Stadium Club

Posted on Monday June 27th, 2016 – 04:20 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a full list of rookie cards in 2016 Topps Stadium Club Baseball including the first pack-inserted MLB RCs of Trevor Story, Nomar Mazara and Blake Snell.

2016 Topps Now Ichiro Autographs Surface

Posted on Monday June 27th, 2016 – 09:04 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

A second surprise has surfaced for 2016 Topps Now Baseball — Ichiro autographs. Find out about the card celebrating his record for career hits in MLB and Japan.

2016 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Isn’t Changing Much Up and That’s Probably a Good Thing

Posted on Sunday June 26th, 2016 – 08:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

See the full 2016 Topps Stadium Club Baseball checklist as well as other details and release date. The set sticks with photography as its focal point. Hobby boxes include two autographs.

2016 Topps All-Star FanFest Baseball Card Exclusives Unveiled

Posted on Friday June 24th, 2016 – 04:12 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the various 2016 Topps All-Star FanFest baseball card exclusives including checklists and how to get them. The event takes place in the lead up to the 2016 MLB All-Star Game in San Diego.

1984 Fleer Glenn Hubbard Snake Card Gets a Bobblehead

Posted on Friday June 24th, 2016 – 12:16 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The Lexington Legends have created an epic bobblehead based on the 1984 Fleer Glenn Hubbard snake card. Find out about the giveaway and the bobblehead.

2016 Topps Archives Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Thursday June 23rd, 2016 – 10:42 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball Variations Pay Tribute to Jackie Robinson, Cespedes’ Horse

Posted on Thursday June 23rd, 2016 – 08:25 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball variations gallery and checklist. See who has short print cards and know what they look like and how to find them.

2016 Panini Flawless Baseball Checklist and Details

Posted on Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 – 11:06 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Panini Flawless Baseball checklist is filled with ultra high-end autographs, memorabilia cards and gem base cards. Get the full checklist and other details.

Mickey Moniak, 2016 MLB 1st Overall Pick, Gets First Phillies Card

Posted on Tuesday June 21st, 2016 – 01:44 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

A day after signing his first pro contract, Mickey Moniak, the first pick in the 2016 MLB Draft, has a baseball card in the on-demand 2016 Topps Now set.

The Ins and Outs of the 2016 Topps Series 2 Double Play Rip Cards

Posted on Tuesday June 21st, 2016 – 01:12 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the 2016 Topps Series 2 Double Play rip cards including how to the contest works, prize list and other important info.

Is the 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Mike Trout Superfractor Autograph a $500K Card?

Posted on Monday June 20th, 2016 – 06:37 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Mike Trout Superfractor Autograph being put up for sale on eBay for $500,000. The card is considered to be the most valuable Mike Trout card.

2016 Bowman Draft Baseball Ups the Autographs

Posted on Monday June 20th, 2016 – 03:44 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Bowman Draft Baseball has a new configuration with 3 autographs per hobby box. Get full details, box breakdown, release date and all you need to know.

How the Infamous 1989 Fleer Billy Ripken Inspired a Beer

Posted on Friday June 17th, 2016 – 05:26 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 1989 Fleer Billy Ripken is one of the most infamous baseball cards of all-time. Now it has inspired a beer called Puck Face by RaR Brewing.

$40,000 and Counting for PSA 10 1975 Topps George Brett Rookie Card

Posted on Tuesday June 14th, 2016 – 01:17 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a PSA 10 1975 George Brett rookie card selling for more than $40,000 on eBay.

Jimmy Kimmel, Nina Agdal Get Baseball Cards with 2016 Topps Series 2 First Pitch

Posted on Tuesday June 14th, 2016 – 10:51 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Series 2 First Pitch gallery and checklist. See the set that includes cards of Jimmy Kimmel, Nina Agdal, Jim Harbaugh and Billy Joe Armstrong.

2016 MLB Draft: A Baseball Card Perspective

Posted on Friday June 10th, 2016 – 11:25 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The majority of players taken in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft have baseball cards. Get full details on what’s available for every player.

2016 Topps Now Baseball Autographs — Say, Whaaat?

Posted on Thursday June 9th, 2016 – 09:00 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Now Baseball Autographs have arrived. Find out about the surprise additions to the checklist being sent to collectors as a bonus.

2016 Bowman Baseball Superfractor Tracker

Posted on Thursday June 9th, 2016 – 12:35 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

See which 2016 Bowman Baseball Superfractors have been pulled out of packs and what some have sold for.

2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball Checklist

Posted on Wednesday June 8th, 2016 – 01:54 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Complete 2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball checklist including autographs, relics, inserts, parallels and teams. The checklist continues from the first set.