Category Archives: Baseball

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.

2016 Onyx Authenticated Platinum Elite Baseball card details

Posted on March 8, 2016 – 12:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Onyx Authenticated Platinum Elite Baseball comes with a pair of autographs in each four-card box. The limited checklist includes Dansby Swanson and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

2016 Topps Triple Threads Baseball details

Posted on March 8, 2016 – 11:22 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Triple Threads Baseball returns with a familiar format for those who have bought the brand in the past. Each pack has an autographed relic and a relic card.

Kenta Maeda autograph deal formally announced by Topps

Posted on March 8, 2016 – 10:18 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Kenta Maeda has signed an autograph deal with Topps that will see his signature appear throughout their 2016 products.

The San Diego Chicken: A Baseball Card History

Posted on March 7, 2016 – 2:03 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The San Diego Chicken has starred on a handful of baseball cards throughout the years. Get details and a full checklist of cards from 1979 to 2016.

2016 Bowman Chrome Yoan Moncada, Anderson Espinoza Prospect Autographs Signed

Posted on March 7, 2016 – 12:33 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Top Red Sox prospects Yoan Moncada and Anderson Espinoza have both signed 2016 Bowman Chrome Prospect Autographs. Check out what they look like.

2016 Topps Heritage Baseball Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on March 7, 2016 – 10:22 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Heritage Baseball Variations checklist, image gallery and other important details. Variation types include Rookies, Throwback Uniforms, Action and Color Swap.

2016 Donruss San Diego Chicken memorabilia cards selling for a lot of scratch

Posted on March 4, 2016 – 12:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Donruss San Diego Chicken Silhouette Materials memorabilia card is off to a strong start in early sales. The card features pieces of the mascot’s costume.

1991 Bowman Chipper Jones gets an Autographed Superfractor version

Posted on March 3, 2016 – 5:28 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 1991 Bowman Chipper Jones rookie card has been reprinted as a jumbo Superfractor autograph through the Topps Authentics program.

Francisco Lindor signs exclusive autographed memorabilia deal with Topps

Posted on March 3, 2016 – 1:13 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Francisco Lindor is the latest baseball player to sign an exclusive autograph deal with Topps Authentics.

T206 Ty Cobb stash proves that big baseball card finds are still out there

Posted on March 3, 2016 – 12:19 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

A stash of seven exceptionally rare T206 Ty Cobb cards was discovered by a family, a find that could be worth millions.

2016 Donruss Baseball Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on March 2, 2016 – 11:54 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Donruss Baseball variations gallery, checklist and details. Find out about the subtle differences of select base cards.

2016 Topps The Mint Baseball swims in super high-end waters

Posted on March 1, 2016 – 6:49 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps The Mint Baseball is one of the most high-end brands they’ve produced to date. Each box has five on-card autographs signed in metallic ink.

2016 Topps Heritage Baseball surprises and other things to watch for

Posted on March 1, 2016 – 5:36 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Not everything in 2016 Topps Heritage Baseball was announced in advance. Here’s a look at some of the surprise inserts and new variations.

1967 Topps Baseball Errors and Variations

Posted on March 1, 2016 – 4:01 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the lowdown on the 1967 Topps Baseball errors and variations with a full gallery, checklist and specific error details.

1955 Topps Roberto Clemente rookie card tops $475,000

Posted on February 29, 2016 – 6:05 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

A 1955 Topps Robert Clemente rookie card has set a new record with a $478,000 sale. Graded PSA 9, the card was sold during Heritage Auctions’ 2016 Platinum Night sports event.

Maria Sharapova autographs in 2016 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball

Posted on February 29, 2016 – 1:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Maria Sharapova, Missy Franklin, Steve Spurrier and Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin are among the 2016 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball non-baseball autographs.

2016 Topps Industry Summit Exclusives

Posted on February 26, 2016 – 8:39 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the skinny on the 2016 Topps Industry Summit exclusives including both the autographs and stamped one-of-ones.

2016 Topps National Baseball Card Day coming this summer

Posted on February 23, 2016 – 1:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on 2016 Topps National Baseball Card Day being announced. This marks the first time for the event since 2008.

All 2015 Topps Chrome Carlos Correa autographs “in Topps’ possession”

Posted on February 19, 2016 – 4:44 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The situation with the unreleased 2015 Topps Chrome Carlos Correa autographs that mysteriously showed up for sale appears to have been resolved. Topps has remained quiet about the situation until now.

2016 Topps Chrome Baseball features Rookie Autographs, 2015 Correa Autographs

Posted on February 18, 2016 – 5:49 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Chrome Baseball features the familiar mix of chromium cards, Refractors and rookie autographs. Previously unreleased 2015 Carlos Correa autographs are also in the product.

6 baseball storylines in 2016 that could have hobby implications

Posted on February 18, 2016 – 1:03 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a heads up on pending milestones and other stories heading into the 2016 season that could impact the hobby.

Jumbo 2001 Bowman Chrome Ichiro Suzuki Superfractor Autographs created

Posted on February 17, 2016 – 1:50 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about a line of autographed 2001 Bowman Chrome Ichiro Suzuki jumbo cards offered by Topps Authentics including a Superfractor print.

2015 Bowman Chrome Draft Dansby Swanson Superfractor Autograph found

Posted on February 16, 2016 – 1:19 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2015 Bowman Chrome Draft Dansby Swanson Superfractor Autograph has been found by a collector in Kentucky.

2016 MLB Bobbleheads and Other Stadium Giveaways for Collectors

Posted on February 15, 2016 – 2:09 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 Strata Baseball cards stay the course

Posted on February 10, 2016 – 5:34 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Strata Baseball sticks with much the same look and configuration as last year. Every card in the product is an autograph or memorabilia card with one of each per box.

All the 2016 Topps Baseball parallels you need to build a rainbow

Posted on February 10, 2016 – 1:12 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

See all the colors and patterns of the 2016 Topps Baseball parallels. Get a full gallery, print runs and details on what types of packs they’re found in.

2016 Topps Spring Fever promo card info and how to get them

Posted on February 8, 2016 – 2:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Spring Fever promotion promises exclusives baseball cards. Get full promo details, how to get them and the set’s checklist.

Box Busters: 2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball

Posted on February 5, 2016 – 4:02 pm Author: Justin Grunert

Check out a video box break of 2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball.

Top 10 Photos in the 2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball Base Set

Posted on February 5, 2016 – 9:23 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Countdown of the 10 best 2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball cards from a strictly aesthetic standpoint. Players include Jose Bautista, Mike Trout & Bryce Harper.

2016 Topps Chrome Luis Severino Autographed Jumbo Cards land as online exclusive

Posted on February 4, 2016 – 12:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on six online-exclusive 2016 Topps Chrome Luis Severino Autographed Jumbo cards. These are the first cards to use the 2016 Topps Chrome Baseball design.

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Details

Posted on February 3, 2016 – 6:19 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball sticks with the artistic angle the brand has been known for since the early 1980s. Hobby boxes deliver two total autographs and memorabilia cards.

2016 Topps Baseball Complete Set hobby versions include exclusive parallels

Posted on February 3, 2016 – 5:27 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Baseball Complete Set Hobby details and info on the exclusive parallels that come packaged with each.

2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Short Prints Gallery

Posted on February 3, 2016 – 11:35 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Short Prints gallery and checklist. See which cards have photo variations and how to tell the difference from their base card counterparts.

2016 Topps Tier One Baseball details

Posted on February 2, 2016 – 11:00 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Tier One Baseball sticks with the all-hits configuration used in the past. Each hobby box has a pair of autographs and at least one relic card.