Category Archives: Baseball

Rare PSA 10 1980 Topps Rickey Henderson Rookie Card Up for Auction

Posted on April 19, 2016 – 1:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a PSA 10 1980 Rickey Henderson rookie card up for bid through SCP Auction in April, 2016. Also includes background on why the grade is so tough and why the card is so important.

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Box Busters

Posted on April 19, 2016 – 10:37 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

Four 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth Cards Top a Combined $500,000

Posted on April 18, 2016 – 7:05 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a 1933 Goudey Baseball set sale that netted more than $1.15 million by Heritage Auctions in April, 2016. Leading were four Babe Ruth cards, which sold for more than $500,000 combined.

This Week in MLB Bobblehead Giveaways and Other Important Promotions

Posted on April 18, 2016 – 5:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Check out this week’s MLB bobblehead giveaways and other notable promotions with collectible items.

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Box Busters

Posted on April 18, 2016 – 2:21 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball Canadian Blister Packs Have Exclusives — Or Do They?

Posted on April 18, 2016 – 1:15 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

We dig into the mystery of the 2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball Canadian blister pack exclusive Toronto Blue Jays cards — or lack thereof.

1947 Jackie Robinson Bond Bread Baseball Cards Tough But Important Set

Posted on April 15, 2016 – 4:58 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

1947 Jackie Robinson Bond Bread features some of the first baseball cards of the Hall of Famer. Find out about the set and its historical significance.

2016 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Includes On-Card Autographs

Posted on April 14, 2016 – 5:42 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball details, hobby box info, product breakdown and release date. Autographs are signed on-card.

Mike Moustakas Bobblehead Giveaway Transforms Slugger Into a Moose — Really

Posted on April 14, 2016 – 3:17 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The Wilmington Blue Rocks are giving away a bobblehead that showcases Mike Moustakas as a moose. Get details on the bobblehead and the promotion.

Who’s Signing 2016 Bowman Baseball Autographs? Find Out Here.

Posted on April 14, 2016 – 2:11 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2016 Bowman Baseball Chrome Prospect Autographs including a checklist, player info and other helpful resources to track their progress.

2016 Bowman Baseball Checklist

Posted on April 14, 2016 – 12:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Full 2016 Bowman Baseball checklist with autographs, parallels, team details, inserts and prospects. Signers include Alex Bregman and Yoan Moncada.

1968 Topps Nolan Ryan Rookie Card at $25,000 and Counting

Posted on April 12, 2016 – 5:57 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

A PSA 9 1968 Topps Nolan Ryan rookie card has passed the $25,000 mark in an eBay auction with a couple of days left in bidding. See how prices stack up historically.

Where Are the Tyler White Rookie Cards?

Posted on April 11, 2016 – 11:49 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

When he made his MLB debut with the Houston Astros, there were few Tyler White cards. Find out about them and when to expect Tyler White rookie cards.

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on April 8, 2016 – 2:45 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Variations checklist and gallery. Get all the details you need for both the basic short print Photo Variations.

2016 Topps Museum Collection Baseball Checklist

Posted on April 8, 2016 – 12:22 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Full 2016 Topps Museum Collection Baseball checklist. Includes team info, print runs, parallel details and more. The high-end set features lots of autographs and memorabilia cards.

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on April 7, 2016 – 6:44 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Variations gallery and checklist. Find out how to tell the difference between base cards and their short print variation versions.

2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball Box Busters

Posted on April 7, 2016 – 1:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

The Skinny on Early Trevor Story Cards

Posted on April 6, 2016 – 6:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a primer in early Trevor Story cards and pre-rookie cards with a detailed look at the top choices released before his MLB debut and shortly thereafter.

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Mini Variations Gallery, Checklist

Posted on April 5, 2016 – 7:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Mini Variations gallery and details. Find out how to tell the product’s mini variations from their base counterparts with a checklist, images and other helpful info.

This Might Be One of the Cheapest T206 Honus Wagner Cards You’ll Ever See

Posted on April 4, 2016 – 5:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on an SGC 10 T206 Honus Wagner up for bid in the REA Spring 2016 Auction. Includes the history of the card, images and bidding information.

2016 Topps High Tek Baseball Cards Feature Patterns and Variations Galore

Posted on April 4, 2016 – 4:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps High Tek Baseball features wild acetate designs, lots of pattern variations and an autograph per box. Get hobby box details, release date info and all you need to know.

Topps Produces Exclusive Card for Carlos Correa Charity Program

Posted on April 4, 2016 – 8:46 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the exclusive 2016 Topps Restless for a Cause Carlos Correa baseball card and how to get one. It is part of a charitable program spearheaded by Correa.

NECA to Produce Premium 8-Inch MLB Figures in 2016

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 4:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Early details and lineup for NECA’s line of 2016 MLB figures. Each will stand about eight-inches tall and have more than 20 points of articulation.

Remember the Time Topps Did a Long-Play April Fools’ Joke with Kazuo Uzuki?

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 2:19 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Looking back on the April Fool’s gag Topps did with a Kazuo Uzuki card in 2008 Topps Series 1 Baseball. The card touted a fictitious Japanese high school pitcher with a 100+ MPH fastball.

5 Changes in Topps BUNT 2016

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 12:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about some of the new features in the Topps BUNT 2016 digitial card app.

2016 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Finishes the Job

Posted on April 1, 2016 – 8:12 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball checklist continues from where the main early-season left off. Find out what to expect, how hobby boxes breakdown and more.

2016 Panini Spring Training Road Trip Is Business Casual for Baseball’s Young Stars

Posted on March 31, 2016 – 3:50 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Highlights and recap of the 2016 Panini Spring Training Road Trip where the card maker hosted baseball rookies and prospects for autograph signings, photo shoots and more.

2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Checklist

Posted on March 31, 2016 – 10:25 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Full 2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball checklist including teams, print runs, autographs, inserts, parallels and memorabilia cards.

2016 Topps Fire Baseball Fans the Online-Exclusive Flames

Posted on March 30, 2016 – 2:45 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Fire Baseball is a set of online-exclusive over-sized cards and posters. Get the checklist, print run info, initial prices and more.

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Checklist

Posted on March 30, 2016 – 12:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball checklist with print runs, parallels, autographs, memorabilia cards and parallels.

2016 Bowman Chrome Baseball Brings New Configurations, Return of Vending Boxes

Posted on March 29, 2016 – 7:06 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Bowman Chrome Baseball has been reconfigured to include both hobby and new vending boxes. Get details on both, the set, autographs and the release date.

2016 Imports Dragon MLB Baseball Figures Take Over from Where McFarlane Left Off

Posted on March 28, 2016 – 1:11 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Imports Dragon MLB Series 1 figures mark a major change in the baseball figure landscape. Get details and a checklist for all the initial pieces.

2016 Topps Marketside Baseball Brings Cards to Pizza Boxes

Posted on March 28, 2016 – 12:24 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Marketside Baseball details and checklist. The food-issue set is available in specially marked pizzas sold at Walmart.

Rookie Sightings Galore from the 2016 Panini Spring Training Road Trip

Posted on March 25, 2016 – 7:17 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Detailed photo gallery of the 2016 Panini Spring Trainging Road Trip. The event featured such rookies and prospects as Kyle Schwarber and Corey Seager.

Box Busters: 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages

Posted on March 23, 2016 – 11:39 am Author: Justin Grunert

Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages. Also, leave a comment below and you could win a box courtesy of Topps! A winner will be selected on April 11.