Category Archives: Baseball

2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Checklist Abides

Posted on July 18, 2017 – 4:28 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 July 18, 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 July 17, 2017 – 5:16 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 July 14, 2017 – 3:08 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 July 14, 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 July 14, 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 July 13, 2017 – 6:17 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 July 11, 2017 – 6:22 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.

Awesome Inserts: 2002 Upper Deck 40-Man Lumber Yard

Posted on July 7, 2017 – 4:53 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 July 7, 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 July 7, 2017 – 2:05 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 July 6, 2017 – 8:02 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 July 6, 2017 – 4:46 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 July 5, 2017 – 2:13 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 July 5, 2017 – 9:20 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 July 3, 2017 – 4:41 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 July 3, 2017 – 4:12 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 July 3, 2017 – 1:54 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 July 2, 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 June 30, 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 June 29, 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 June 28, 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 June 27, 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 June 26, 2017 – 4:56 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.

2017 Topps Finest Baseball Box Busters

Posted on June 23, 2017 – 11:20 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2017 Topps Luminaries Baseball Is All Autographs, All Low-Numbered

Posted on June 22, 2017 – 5:46 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Luminaries Baseball checklist features only autographs numbered to 15 or less. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release dare and more.

Ian Happ Pre-Rookie Card and Prospect Card Highlights

Posted on June 21, 2017 – 2:50 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the lowdown on Ian Happ Rookie Cards as well as other key early pre-rookie and prospect cards and autographs. Includes analysis, images and more.

2017 Topps Museum Collection Baseball Finds Comfort in the High-End of the Hobby — See the Checklist

Posted on June 21, 2017 – 1:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Museum Collection Baseball checklist remains a hits-based affair. Get details, the full checklist, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

Money in the Bank: Floyd Mayweather Autographs Coming from Topps and Leaf

Posted on June 21, 2017 – 12:15 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Floyd Mayweather autograph cards are on the way from both Topps and Leaf. See what some of them look like and where you can find them.

2011 Topps Update Mike Trout Diamond 1/1 Sells for Over $35,000

Posted on June 20, 2017 – 2:26 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on an auction for the 2011 Topps Update Diamond Anniversary Authentic Diamond Mike Trout, a one-of-one parallel of the popular Rookie Card.

Literally, the Buggiest Mike Trout Baseball Card Ever

Posted on June 19, 2017 – 5:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

What happens when a bug gets caught up in the baseball card production process? A really strange Mike Trout card.

2017 Bowman Draft Baseball Goes Jumbo with Year’s MLB Draft Picks

Posted on June 15, 2017 – 5:45 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Bowman Draft Baseball checklist puts the year’s draft picks front and center. Find out what to expect including release date, hobby box breakdown and more.

2017 Topps Series 2 Baseball Variation Short Prints Visual Cheat Sheet

Posted on June 15, 2017 – 5:04 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Extensive 2017 Topps Series 2 Baseball variation short prints gallery including checklist, SSP specifics, what to look for and more.

Exclusive 2017 Topps Silver Packs Checklist and Details — Now with 100% More Series 2

Posted on June 13, 2017 – 1:48 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Baseball Silver Packs are intended to be an incentive for buying hobby boxes. Find out about the cards and how to get them.

Did You Get the 2017 Topps Now Card of the Month?

Posted on June 13, 2017 – 12:53 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Now Card of the Month is exclusive to those in a special Loyalty Program. See the checklist and other details for the limited edition cards.