Posted on March 1, 2011 – 8:36 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Golf, Hockey | checklists, Upper Deck | Comments (2)
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor
Wondering where certain autographs have been when busting Upper Deck‘s Wide World of Sports?
Several of the autographs in the product have been revealed as short prints. Wide World of Sports features an array of talent from just about every sport imaginable with female soccer players to figure skaters to NBA stars.
Some of the top names on the short-print list are Cal Ripken Jr., MLS soccer star Tony Meola and MMA superstar Chuck Liddell.
There is no print run listed for the cards, however, just know they are a bit rare. Just one of the Ripken cards appeared on eBay recently and sold for $151.50.
Short-print checklist after the jump:
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Posted on February 9, 2011 – 9:44 am | Author: chrisolds
Basketball, Golf | Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, World of Sports | Comments (1)
By Chris Olds | Editor
Upper Deck‘s new World of Sport set offers some of the biggest names in several sports, but the two autographs up for grabs in a contest tied to the product are perhaps as big as it gets.
Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan.
The Carlsbad, Calif.-based company announced Tuesday a contest that will get five dual-signed Woods-Jordan cards into the hands of lucky collectors who send a box lid to the company along with pertinent information.
Get a look at the card — and get the details on how to enter — after the jump.
Posted on October 25, 2008 – 2:07 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf | All-Star Vinyl, MLB, NBA, NHL, Upper Deck | Comments (2)
Upper Deck is bringing its line of All-Star Vinyl figures to the masses this winter with several series of 10-inch figures that showcase some of the sports world’s biggest names.
While we previously previewed the NHL line, here’s a look at the upcoming figures (and drawings to be used for figures) for football, baseball, basketball and perhaps a couple of other guys you might have heard of …
First, the football line, which includes San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (above) along with …
Posted on October 22, 2008 – 4:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Hockey | Donruss Sports Legends | Comments (3)
Here’s another look at what’s coming in Donruss‘ Sports Legends product, which is set for a December release. Check out the mix of these personalities and their sports. That first card? It will be huge.
Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on October 22, 2008 – 3:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball, Golf | Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Upper Deck | Comments (0)
Fans of Upper Deck spokesmen Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan might be interested in this one.
The company released images of its latest Pro Shots Ultimates — deluxe polyresign sculptures of memorable moments — on Wednesday with Woods’ 1997 Masters fist-pump and Jordan’s final shot from the 1998 NBA Finals up for grabs. (Click on the Jordan for a closer look.)
Posted on October 14, 2008 – 8:43 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Hockey | All-Star Vinyl, NBA, nfl | Comments (2)
Upper Deck‘s popular line of sports figures — All-Star Vinyl — soon will expand into a larger series of 10-inch figures available at retail stores. While it appears they will be produced for several sports, here’s a look at the NHL line set to hit stores in February …