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Tag Archives: 1961 Topps

Box Busters: Ripping into a vintage baseball card grab bag

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a vintage baseball card grab bag.

Box Busters Preview: 2012 Bowman Jumbos … and more

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2012 Bowman jumbo packs — and watches a collector rip into even more — in this Box Busters preview video.

Box Busters: Inside another vintage baseball card grab bag

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds noticed that you noticed his vintage baseball card grab bag video, so naturally he picked up another vintage baseball card grab bag to video just for you — and he’s hoping you’ll notice.

Guest column: Santo is right for Cooperstown

Ron Santo’s “Golden Era” ticket into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday morning had been a long time coming for one of the greatest ambassadors the game has ever known.

One of baseball’s most famous families loses a member

Matty Alou, one of three Alou brothers to play the outfield for the San Francisco Giants in the same game in the 1960s, died Thursday in Miami. He was 72.

Roger Maris: 50 years ago today, a legacy was born

Roger Maris’ 61 home runs in 1961 firmly placed him atop the record books awkwardly atop everyone, including Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle — the icon of all icons and New York’s chosen son.

Topps unveils five subjects of 1961 Heritage cards for National Sports Collectors Convention VIP bags

As previously reported here, Topps will be bringing back the 1961 Heritage design for its set of VIP bag bonus cards for attendees of the National Sports Collectors Convention next month in Chicago.