Category Archives: Baseball

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.

Topps Unveils Plans for Trevor Story Rookie Cards and Autographs

Posted on May 10, 2016 – 11:00 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

What products will have the first pack-inserted MLB Trevor Story rookie cards and autographs? Get the details on his earliest rookies and where to find them.

2016 Topps Gold Label Baseball Sees the Return of Another Dormant Brand

Posted on May 9, 2016 – 10:52 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Gold Label Baseball marks the return of another dormant brand. Get details on the resurrected set, a hobby box breakdown and release date.

The Best Nomar Mazara Pre-Rookie Cards

Posted on May 6, 2016 – 2:37 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The wait for Nomar Mazara rookie cards is almost over. Until then, here’s a look at his best prospect cards starting with his 2012 Bowman Chrome autograph.

This Noah Syndergaard-en Gnome Beats 99% of Bobblehead Giveaways

Posted on May 5, 2016 – 12:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Watch out bugs, weeds and other garden pests of the New York area. The Mets struck a blow to them all with a Noah Syndergaard gnome giveaway.

2016 Topps MLB Star Wars Tribute Prints Go Back to 1977 Stickers

Posted on May 4, 2016 – 1:20 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps MLB Star Wars Tribute are a set of online-exclusive wall art featuring baseball players on the 1977 Star Wars Stickers design.

Nolan Arenado Rookie Cards Countdown

Posted on May 3, 2016 – 1:12 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Countdown of the most valuable Nolan Arenado rookie cards. Get details on all of his rookie cards including analysis and images. Also takes a look at other important early cards.

Glove Used by School-Aged Babe Ruth Nets More Than $341,000

Posted on May 2, 2016 – 5:12 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a Babe Ruth catcher’s mitt believed to be from 1912 selling through Goldin Auctions in April, 2016 for more than $341,000.

Limited Edition New Era Bryce Harper Cap Includes Exclusive Topps Cards

Posted on April 28, 2016 – 6:13 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about three exclusive Bryce Harper cards from Topps that were included with a limited edition New Era cap honoring Harper’s MVP season.

Reaction and Concerns Over 2016 Finest Baseball Distribution Changes

Posted on April 27, 2016 – 6:20 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Months after dealers and distributors pre-ordered 2016 Topps Finest Baseball, the product’s distribution was switched to a more direct model. What does this mean for hobby shops, dealers and collectors?

2016 Topps Finest Baseball Checklist

Posted on April 27, 2016 – 1:13 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Finest Baseball checklist including autographs, parallels and inserts. The set has a 110-card base set with 10 short prints.

2016 Leaf Greatest Hits Baseball card details

Posted on April 27, 2016 – 12:54 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Leaf Greatest Hits Baseball has four high-end repurchased cards and an exclusive Cal Ripken Jr. autograph per box. The approach is similar to Leaf’s Best of line, only with more cards.

2016 Topps Museum Collection Baseball Box Busters

Posted on April 26, 2016 – 5:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2016 Topps Five Star Baseball Is Another All-Autograph Affair

Posted on April 26, 2016 – 9:59 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Five Star Baseball is another all-autograph affair with two signed cards per box. Get full details on the product, hobby box breakdown and its release date.

Signed Document Banning Pete Rose from Baseball Tops $85,000

Posted on April 25, 2016 – 5:49 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The document banning Pete Rose from Major League Baseball has sold at auction for more than $85,000.

Yogi Berra’s Family, Steiner Sports Sign Exclusive Deal

Posted on April 25, 2016 – 3:56 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Steiner Sports signing an exclusive licensing deal with Yogi Berra’s family for the late Hall of Famer and Yankees legend.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Cards Get More Colorful

Posted on April 25, 2016 – 11:23 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball brings the same configuration as past years but with a more colorful look. Get details, hobby box breakdown and the release date.

1857 Document Outlining Original Baseball Rules Sells for $3.26 Million

Posted on April 24, 2016 – 8:44 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

An 1857 document titled, “Laws of Base Ball,” by Doc Adams that outlines some of baseball’s key rules has been uncovered and sold for over $3.2 million.

Is the 2011 Bowman Chrome Bryce Harper Autograph the Hobby’s Next $1,000 Card?

Posted on April 21, 2016 – 3:18 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Is the 2011 Bowman Chrome Bryce Harper autograph headed to a value of $1,000? It’s looking more and more like a matter of when, not if.

Trevor Story Signs Exclusive Autographed Memorabilia Deal with Topps

Posted on April 19, 2016 – 3:24 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Trevor Story signing an exclusive autographed memorabilia deal with Topps Authentics.

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.