Category Archives: Baseball

How the Infamous 1989 Fleer Billy Ripken Inspired a Beer

Posted on June 17, 2016 – 5:26 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 June 14, 2016 – 1:17 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 June 14, 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 June 10, 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 June 9, 2016 – 9:00 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 June 9, 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 June 8, 2016 – 1:54 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.

2016 Topps Finest Baseball Box Busters

Posted on June 7, 2016 – 1:23 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2016 Topps Baseball Stadium Giveaway Cards Coming to an MLB Ballpark Near You

Posted on June 6, 2016 – 6:39 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out when your favorite MLB team has an exclusive 2016 Topps Baseball Stadium Giveaway card. Includes a full list of dates, checklist and card details.

2016 Topps Tier One Baseball Checklist

Posted on June 3, 2016 – 11:41 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Tier One Baseball checklist including parallels, Asia exclusives and more. Every card in the product is either an autograph or memorabilia card.

2016 Topps New Era Baseball Cards Are All About Caps, Not Prospects

Posted on June 3, 2016 – 9:34 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps New Era Baseball is a promo set between the card maker and cap producer. Available at LIDS stores, the checklist features nine players.

Babe Ruth’s Dirty Mind Makes for an Interesting Photo

Posted on June 2, 2016 – 12:45 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

A candid shot of Babe Ruth holding his bat in an innuendo-filled pose is up for auction at Lelands. Bidding runs through June 17, 2016.

2016 Topps Tier One Baseball details

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

2016 Topps Tier One Baseball sticks with the all-hits configuration used in the past. Get details on the product as well as access to the full checklist.

The 2016 Topps Archives Bull Durham Autographs Checklist Is as Great as You’d Hoped For

Posted on June 1, 2016 – 4:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Archives Baseball Bull Durham Autographs include the film’s lead star Kevin Costner. Get a checklist, gallery, print runs and full details.

2016 Bowman Chrome Light Blue Refractors Return as Hobby Shop Giveaway

Posted on June 1, 2016 – 10:53 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Bowman Chrome Light Blue Refractors details and how they’re being handed out. The exclusive Refractors were given to select hobby shops for giveaways.

The Chipper Jones, Freddie Freeman ATV Rescue Bobblehead Is as Magical as You’d Imagine

Posted on June 1, 2016 – 10:01 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the Chipper Jones, Freddie Freeman ATV Rescue bobblehead given out by the Atlanta Braves on May 28, 2016.

Unannounced 2016 Topps Archives Operation Desert Shield Cards Arrive

Posted on June 1, 2016 – 1:53 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Archives Operation Desert Shield parallels are a tough, unannounced surprise in the product. Get all the details, odds and a checklist for the cards.

Ugly Christmas Sweaters, Jobu, Foam Fingers — 2016 Topps Pro Debut Fragments of the Farm Has Them

Posted on May 31, 2016 – 3:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Pro Debut Fragments of the Farm gallery, checklist and details. The relic cards feature many unique pieces of memorabilia from minor league ballparks.

2016 Topps Pro Debut Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on May 27, 2016 – 8:00 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Pro Debut variations gallery and checklist. Learn who the variations are and what they look like. The 10-card list includes Brendan Rodgers and Alex Bregman.

Now This Is an Impressive Collection of 1950s Baseball Autographs

Posted on May 26, 2016 – 3:45 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

A large collection of more than 250 baseball autographs from the early 1950s have been put up for sale through Beckett Auctions. Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams are among the signatures.

Who Is the 2016 Bowman Lucky Autograph Redemption?

Posted on May 26, 2016 – 12:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Trevor Story being named the 2016 Bowman Lucky Autograph redemption.

2016 Topps Archives Baseball Checklist

Posted on May 25, 2016 – 11:06 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Archives Baseball checklist including base set, autographs, short prints and parallels. Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon Bull Durham autographs are included.

David Wright Signs Exclusive Autograph Deal with Steiner Sports

Posted on May 24, 2016 – 1:49 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on David Wright signing an exclusive autograph deal with Steiner Sports.

Ken Griffey Jr Dual Bobblehead Giveaway Showcases Best of Both Worlds

Posted on May 24, 2016 – 12:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a Ken Griffey Jr dual bobblehead given away at the May 21, 2016 game between the Cincinnati Reds and Seattle Mariners. The figure has the Hall of Famer in both his Reds and Mariners uniforms.

Bartolo Colon Home Run Commemorated with Limited Edition Bobble Stomach

Posted on May 20, 2016 – 4:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a Bartolo Colon home run bobblehead from Forever Collectibles that also has a bobble stomach. Includes production numbers and pre-sale info.

2016 Fanatics Authentic Under Wraps Series 1 Autographed Baseballs Come with Blessing of MLB, MLBPA

Posted on May 19, 2016 – 11:15 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Fanatics Authentic Under Wraps Series 1 autographed baseballs comes licensed by MLB and the MLBPA. Get details, the checklist, a box breakdown and more.

2016 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Checklist

Posted on May 18, 2016 – 4:06 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Full 2016 Topps Pro Debut Baseball checklist including autographs, relic cards, inserts, parallels and print runs.

5 Julio Urias Cards Worth Watching

Posted on May 17, 2016 – 4:36 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get familiar with key Julio Urias prospect and pre-rookie cards. See which cards are his earliest and most valuable leading up to his major league debut.

And the 2015 Topps Tribute Mystery Redemption Autograph Is…

Posted on May 17, 2016 – 10:18 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Francisco Lindor being named the 2015 Topps Tribute Baseball Mystery Redemption autograph.

Do Brawls Belong on Baseball Cards?

Posted on May 16, 2016 – 4:41 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Commentary on whether fights should be shown on baseball cards following the brawl between Rougned Odor and Jose Bautista.

2016 Bowman Baseball Box Busters

Posted on May 12, 2016 – 6:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

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

Posted on May 12, 2016 – 2:03 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Update Series Baseball caps the flagship release with rookies, traded players and a nod to the All-Star Game. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016 BBM 1st Version Baseball Box Busters

Posted on May 11, 2016 – 1:50 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 BBM 1st Version Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Topps High Tek Baseball Asia Includes a Couple of Exclusives

Posted on May 11, 2016 – 11:01 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2016 Topps High Tek Baseball Asia exclusives not available in regular boxes in other parts of the world.

Bartolo Colon-o-mania Is Here — 2016 Topps Now Home Run Card Selling for $50+

Posted on May 10, 2016 – 4:32 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

After selling more than 8,800 copies in 24 hours, the 2016 Topps Now Bartolo Colon baseball card commemorating his unlikely home run is selling for $50 and up.