Posted on December 31, 2014 – 4:40 pm | Author: chrisolds
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By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor
A new year is nearly here, meaning we’ll get a fresh start at new cardboard soon — or you can continue to revisit the past if that’s your thing.
With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.
1. Did you buy more or less new wax in 2014 than in the past?
2. Did you buy more or less vintage (pre-1980) cardboard in 2014?
See the rest of the questions … after the jump.
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Posted on December 9, 2014 – 5:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
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By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor
Our next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly will explore two subjects in one — and they are two subjects that are among the most-talked-about in today’s hobby.
One is group-breaking and the other is rookies.
In the issue, we’ll take a look at 10 of the hottest rookies of the past year in a few sports — and we’ll also take a look at 50 breakers as well as the trend itself.
As part of this package, we have another edition of 20 Questions where we want your input on it all.
1. Have you participated in a group break?
2. Do you plan to participate in a group break?
Posted on November 17, 2014 – 12:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
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The next issue of Beckett Baseball is all about our top prospects for 2015, so this edition of 20 Questions is all about prospects. (Don’t worry if that’s not your thing — we snuck in a few rookie, licensing and Draft questions, too.)
Give us your assessment of MLB’s prospecting crop with our 20 Questions below and feel free to leave any comments if necessary.
1. Which of these prospects is your No. 1 in 2015?
2. Will you be buying more or less prospect-based products in the coming year?
Posted on November 11, 2014 – 4:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
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Our next Beckett Sports Card Monthly is one of our favorites — and apparently one of yours, too — The Autograph Issue.
It’s the one time a year where we aim to explore the one thing that seemingly every collector can appreciate and a subject that can generate a lot of opinions at times, too.
How? Just bring up these two words … sticker autographs.
Here is our latest batch of 20 Questions — tell us what you think with the questions below and raise a few of your own at the end if you’d like. The results here will appear in the next magazine as they do in every month.
1. Did you like the way Topps distributed its 2013 Kris Bryant autos this year?
2. Pick one: Sticker auto or no auto.
See the rest of our questions … after the jump.
Posted on October 28, 2014 – 9:57 pm | Author: chrisolds
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The World Series all comes down to one game on Wednesday night — the winner take all in Game 7.
In our latest 20 Questions, we want your assessment of the best from the two teams this season — the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals and to hear your take on the bests in their histories, too.
1. Which team do you think is more collectable?
2. Which team do you personally like more?
Answer the rest of our questions … after the jump.
Posted on October 13, 2014 – 7:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
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It’s a busy time in the sports world as nearly all of the major sports are playing — and it’s just as busy of a year with headlines away from the field impacting collectables, too.
We want to know what you think of it all for the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.
Check out our latest 20 Questions below and offer any extra comments if you feel the need.
1. Which sport are you collecting most these days?
2. Do you feel active college athletes should be able to sign autographs for money?