Category Archives: Baseball

Christian Arroyo’s First MLB Autograph Card Coincides with MLB Debut

Posted on Tuesday April 25th, 2017 – 02:28 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Christian Arroyo’s first MLB autograph card, found in 2017 Bowman Baseball, arrives just as he’s making his MLB debut.

Original Major League Baseball Constitution and Founding Documents Being Sold at Auction

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 09:32 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the original Major League Baseball Constitution and Founding Documents being sold at SCP’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction. Includes background and importance of the document.

2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Monday April 24th, 2017 – 10:00 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

The Verdict on Aaron Judge Rookie Cards

Posted on Saturday April 22nd, 2017 – 05:38 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Here’s all you need to know about Aaron Judge rookie cards and prospect cards. Find out about his most important early cards with detail info, analysis and more.

Babe Ruth’s Last Will and Testament Returns to the Auction Block

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 05:36 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Babe Ruth’s Last Will and Testament being sold at SCP’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction.

2017 Topps Tribute Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Friday April 21st, 2017 – 10:17 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Tribute Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Topps Now Baseball Cards Tell Season’s Story

Posted on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 – 12:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Now Baseball checklist, print runs, details, Golden Ticket promotion info and everything else you need to know about the print-on-demand set.

2017 Bowman Baseball Checklist Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Brand’s Debut

Posted on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 – 12:05 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Bowman Baseball checklist celebrates the brand’s 70th anniversary. Get the full checklist, team set lists, box breakdowns, release date and more.

Trey Mancini Rookie Cards and Other Top Early Cards

Posted on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 – 01:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get to know about all of the Trey Mancini Rookie Cards as well as other top early and pre-rookie cards and autographs.

2017 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 – 12:06 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Bowman Chrome Autographs and Prospect Breakdown

Posted on Monday April 17th, 2017 – 02:33 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2017 Bowman Baseball Chrome Prospect Autographs including a checklist, player info and other helpful resources to track their progress.

Willie Stargell Awards, World Series Rings Among Memorabilia Being Auctioned

Posted on Saturday April 15th, 2017 – 05:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

A dozen pieces of key Willie Stargell memorabilia are being sold at SCP Auction’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction. Lots include awards and World Series rings.

Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Rings Have 108 Diamonds On Top and a Goat on the Inside

Posted on Thursday April 13th, 2017 – 09:59 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the specifics on the 2016 Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series rings including how many diamonds were used and the story behind the ring’s many symbols.

2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Wednesday April 12th, 2017 – 01:51 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Donruss Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday April 11th, 2017 – 07:06 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Donruss Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Topps Tribute Reminds Us of the Randy Johnson, John Kruk 1993 All-Star Game Showdown

Posted on Tuesday April 11th, 2017 – 04:13 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a dual autograph card in 2017 Topps Tribute Baseball, reuniting Randy Johnson and John Kruk after their memorable 1993 All-Star Game showdown.

2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Variations Gallery

Posted on Monday April 10th, 2017 – 10:22 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Gypsy Queen variations gallery and checklist. See all of the Capless, Throwback and Gum Ad Content Back Variations and know what to be watching for.

2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Lowers Price Tag, Number of Hits

Posted on Monday April 10th, 2017 – 12:50 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball checklist sees significant changes from previous years. Get the full checklist, details, box breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Panini Diamond Kings Variations Gallery

Posted on Monday April 10th, 2017 – 10:28 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Diamond Kings Variations checklist and gallery. See all 24 of the variations and know what to be looking for.

Topps Now Loyalty Program Has Its Perks, Including 9 Autographs for 25 Platinum Members

Posted on Friday April 7th, 2017 – 01:12 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the Topps Now Loyalty Program including how to get points, perk details and info on the nine autographs given to 25 Platinum members.

2017 Baseball Card Release Dates and Set Information

Posted on Friday April 7th, 2017 – 12:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 baseball card release dates, calendar, checklists, set information and more. Use this as a starting point for all the year’s products and to shop for hobby boxes.

2017 Leaf Babe Ruth Immortal Collection Includes Two Bat Cards Per Box

Posted on Friday April 7th, 2017 – 10:38 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Leaf Babe Ruth Immortal Collection features a high-end take on the Yankees legend. Get the full checklist, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Topps Gold Label Baseball Heads to Class

Posted on Thursday April 6th, 2017 – 09:39 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Gold Label checklist is a simple one rooted in tiered base cards and autographs. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Topps Tribute Baseball Checklist Is a Mix of New and Old Players and Content

Posted on Thursday April 6th, 2017 – 01:40 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Tribute Baseball checklist features an autograph or memorabilia card per pack. Get full details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other important info.

2017 Panini Stars and Stripes Baseball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday April 4th, 2017 – 07:33 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Panini Stars and Stripes Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards Coming from Panini

Posted on Monday April 3rd, 2017 – 01:04 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Panini America signing a deal with Mickey Mantle’s estate that will bring his first new cards to market since 2012.

National Baseball Card Day Back in 2017

Posted on Monday April 3rd, 2017 – 12:47 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps National Baseball Card Day details, highlights, info on what to expect for the checklist and how hobby stores can participate.

2017 Topps Clearly Authentic Baseball Debuts with All-Autographs, All-Acetate

Posted on Sunday April 2nd, 2017 – 01:36 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Clearly Authentic Baseball checklist features only autograph cards, all done on acetate. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Leaf Best of Baseball Details

Posted on Saturday April 1st, 2017 – 11:57 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Leaf Best of Baseball features a premium modern or vintage card along with an exclusive 1991 Leaf Acetate card.

5 Ways to Invest in 1980s and Early 1990s Baseball Cards

Posted on Friday March 31st, 2017 – 02:26 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

It’s tough to find places to invest 1980s and early 1990s baseball cards. But it’s not impossible. Here are 5 areas to watch in the years ahead and why.

Adrian Beltre Rookie Card Rankings

Posted on Thursday March 30th, 2017 – 01:57 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Adrian Beltre Rookie card rankings and analysis. Get a detailed look at all of his earliest cards including parallels, images and more.

Top 10 1980s Donruss Baseball Rookie Cards

Posted on Tuesday March 28th, 2017 – 12:51 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Countdown of the top 10 most valuable Donruss baseball cards released in the 1980s. Players include Cal Ripken, Tony Gwynn, Jose Canseco and Don Mattingly.

2017 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball captures the spirit of 1968 with Nolan Ryan, minis, and more

Posted on Monday March 27th, 2017 – 07:36 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Dave Sliepka | Beckett Baseball Editor 2017 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball picks up where the 500-card base set left off. In a continuing nod to 1968 Topps Baseball, this is not Series Two, it’s not Update. True to the late 1960s, it’s High Number! Just like its base series set predecessor, look for […]

Hot rookie autos and more coming in 2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball

Posted on Monday March 27th, 2017 – 01:34 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor There are few releases more anticipated this season than 2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball and it is the best place to get autographed Rookie Cards from promising talents that are making a splash at the big league level now or in the future. Available as either Hobby […]

Yoan Moncada Rookie Cards and More

Posted on Friday March 24th, 2017 – 11:50 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Yoan Moncada Rookie Card details and analysis. Also includes a look at his top prospect and pre-rookie cards.