Tag Archives: Alabama football

Auction Diary: Wahoo McDaniel’s Rookie Card & Joe Willie Namath come my way

I know nice cards when I see them. I know nice cards when I want them. I know that, most of the time, I can’t afford them.

BGS Diary: Allen & Ginter Mini Rip, Kris Bryant, Danica Patrick, Will Ferrell and even more make the grade

For the last few months, I’ve submitted a few cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too.

Totally Fake Rookie Cards: 1969 Topps Kenny Stabler

The late Kenny “Snake” Stabler might be best-known for his legendary days as a member of the Oakland Raiders — a Hall of Fame caliber career that included 15 years in the NFL, more than 27,000 yards and 194 touchdowns.

BGS Diary Predictor (July): What will Olds submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Pro Set put Draft Day what-ifs on cardboard

A simple four-card set from Pro Set made for the 1990 NFL Draft, then a Sunday event, is one that I’ve always found oddly interesting — and just this week I finally added this simple release to my collection all these years later.

BGS Diary: Chasing Amy, metal minis, USA Baseball green and, of course, Crimson Tide

For the last few months, I’ve submitted a few cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too.

BGS Diary Predictor (Feb.): What will he submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Beckett 20 Questions on … a bit of everything

It’s a busy time of year with a new wave of baseball coming, the Super Bowl on tap and plenty of new cardboard arrivals. For this latest edition of 20 Questions, we’re tackling, well, a little bit of everything.

Top 10: Alabama football fans who need an auto

Here’s my list of 10 Alabama superfans or famous grads who would be cool certified autographs to find in packs.

BGS Diary: Saban, Cerrano, Hawk, Animal & practice

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for December — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

BGS Diary Predictor (Dec.): What will he submit?

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in December and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.

Weekend Warriors: Alabama vs. Auburn – who wins the hobby?

Weekend Warriors: Where you can assess rival teams, rival players or other combatants who have trading cards with our series of questions and our open forum for collectibles-related trash-talking in the comments below.

Auction Watch: Auburn gem, Jeter’s glove & BGS

Auction Watch is compiled by Chris Olds every month in Beckett Sports Card Monthly and Beckett Baseball. Want to see even more action from the Auction Block? Pick up an issue.

Box Busters: 2014 UD Conference Greats

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Upper Deck Conference Greats in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Where is it now: The infamous Evan Mathis Twitter hoax receipt

Kirk Keith is a serious Alabama football collector, and he’s got a legendary piece of new Crimson Tide memorabilia that’s not so serious — but still pretty cool.

Check it out: A look inside the final 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball card checklist

Topps released the final checklist for the eighth edition of the product on Tuesday.

Alabama football cards spike in value

So what can a fourth BCS National Championship do for you?

Beckett Sports Card Monthly: Take a look back at 2012 via our covers

Beckett Sports Card Monthly is where we give readers a little more to read about your hobby each and every month.

Box Busters: 2011 Upper Deck Alabama football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2011 Upper Deck Alabama football cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

FIRST LOOK: Upper Deck’s Alabama Football

Upper Deck is readying a new school-centered football product for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Just for fun: Looking at NFL Draft picks’ Panini NFL rookie cards — with deep thoughts — in real time

Want a first look at NFL Draft picks’ first pro cards in real time? Panini is coughing them up right now …

**Contest Closed** Box Busters: 2011 Leaf Metal Football

Join Beckett Media’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino with special guest Brian Gray of Leaf as they rip into a pair of 2011 Leaf Metal Draft football boxes in this episode of Box Busters.

** Contest Closed** Box Busters: 2011 Press Pass Football

Join Beckett Football’s Andrew Tolentino and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2011 Press Pass football cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

It’s not a first for Joe Namath in National Treasures … but it’s darn close

You see, Joe Willie Namath — aka “Broadway Joe” — appears on an autographed game-used jersey card in National Treasures as a Los Angeles Ram.

Watch a Bear Bryant Houndstooth become a card

Panini America has created the first memorabilia card of legendary Alabama football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant.