Posted on October 7, 2014 – 3:46 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1927 New York Yankees, 2014 Classics, 2014 Panini Classics, Albert Pujols, Bob Meusel, Clayton Kershaw, Eddie Collins, Enos Slaughter, Frank Chance, Gabby Hartnett, Hall of Fame, Honus Wagner, Jackie Robinson, Jake Daubert, Jim Thorpe, Joe DiMaggio, Kris Bryant, Lou Gehrig, Masahiro Tanaka, MLBPA, Panini America, Roberto Clemente, Roger Bresnahan, Roger Maris, Yu Darvish | Comments (4)
After nearly a decade on the bench, Classics is back.
Posted on September 5, 2014 – 2:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Albert Pujols, Bowman Chrome, Bowman Chrome autographs, Bryce Harper, Byron Buxton, Clayton Kershaw, Jose Abreu, Kris Bryant, mike trout, Yasiel Puig | Comments (2)
Ever wonder which Bowman Chrome prospect/rookie autos (excluding parallels*) are the most expensive?
Posted on July 15, 2014 – 1:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | 2014 Donruss, 2014 Donruss Series 2, Albert Pujols, autographs, derek jeter, Jose Abreu, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Recollection Collection | Comments (6)
Panini America is readying a second series of Donruss baseball cards in the year of its return to the baseball field and it will arrive soon — Aug. 6 to be exact.
Posted on April 28, 2014 – 1:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | 2014 MLB season, Adam Wainwright, Albert Pujols, Charlie Blackmon, Collin McHugh, Jose Abreu, MLB surprises, Panini America, Topps, Yangervis Solarte | Comments (6)
As the first month of the MLB season comes to an end, we’re curious about who has captured your attention and who has captured your cardboard dollars.
Posted on April 22, 2014 – 7:50 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | 500 home run club, Albert Pujols, Albert Pujols 500 home run club, baseball, Los Angeles Angels, MLB | Comments (7)
Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols hit his 500th career home run Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.
Posted on October 23, 2013 – 3:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | Albert Pujols, autographs, Bowman, Classic, diecuts, Donruss, Errors & variations, Fleer, fun, game-used memorabilia, hobby shop, Ichiro Suzuki, Joe DiMaggio, Ken Griffey Jr, Michael Wacha, packaging, Panini America, printing plate, Redemptions, Topps, Upper Deck, Yasiel Puig | Comments (14)
Here’s the latest installment of Beckett’s 20 Questions … this time focusing on baseball cards.
Posted on August 14, 2013 – 6:37 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, Breaker Central, News Categories | 2013 Topps Qubi, Albert Pujols, American League, Bryce Harper, mike trout, MLB, rubber stampers, stampers, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a pack of 2013 Topps Qubi collectable stampers in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
Posted on June 26, 2013 – 10:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Albert Pujols, Jackie Robinson, Joe Charboneau, Kerry Wood, Mark Fidrych, Mark McGwire, mike trout, Ron Kittle, Stephen Strasburg, Yasiel Puig | Comments (6)
Tell us who you think made the biggest impact upon arrival in the comments below — and pick your top 10 in our poll.
Posted on December 31, 2012 – 2:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | 2012 Topps, Albert Pujols, Beckett Baseball, Bryce Harper, David Wright, Ken Griffey Jr, Matt Kemp, Miguel Cabrera, mike trout, Panini America, R.A. Dickey, Rally Squirrel, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
We want you to pick our best Beckett Baseball cover for 2012.
Posted on December 28, 2012 – 9:33 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Hockey, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Collectibles, World Of Sports | 1980 men's Olympic team, 2012 Leaf Legends of Sport, Albert Pujols, Damian Lillard, Ichiro, Lolo Jones, Mike Eruzione, Mike Tyson, Miracle on Ice, RG3, Robert Griffin III, Sarah Palin | Comments (8)
Legends of Sport is scheduled to come out at the end of January and each box will contain three autograph cards.
Posted on October 9, 2012 – 12:38 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Albert Pujols, autographs, baseball cards, Cal Ripken Jr., collecting, Darryl Strawberry, derek jeter, George Foster, Graig Nettles, Jose Canseco, Nick Swisher, Paul Molitor, postseason baseball, Ryan Braun, Steve Carlton, Steve Garvey | Comments (13)
Years ago, while flipping through my priceless copy of Total Baseball — what us baseball geeks did before the Interwebs — I noticed that a single postseason baseball game was played the day I was born and that a single player had homered that day.
Posted on August 15, 2012 – 4:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Prime Cuts, 2012 Prime Cuts, Albert Pujols, baseball, Connie Mack, featured, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, MLBPA, Panini America, Pete Rose, Rogers Hornsby, Satchel Paige, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, USA Baseball, Yu Darvish | Comments (8)
Panini America revealed the latest edition of Prime Cuts on Tuesday and the 2012 edition will arrive in October — just six months after the arrival of the 2011 product.
Posted on July 11, 2012 – 2:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, Albert Pujols, Bryce Harper, Erin Andrews, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Topps | Comments (7)
This year’s edition of Topps Allen & Ginter officially arrives in hobby shops today.
Posted on June 5, 2012 – 10:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tier One, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Babe Ruth, bat knob Relics, Ernie Banks, featured, frank Robinson, game-used bats, Hank Aaron, Jay Bruce, Joe DiMaggio, Jose Bautista, Josh Hamilton, Lou Gehrig, Matt Kemp, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Roberto Clemente, Roger Maris, Tier One, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (34)
For card collectors and game-used cards, bats are not always as impressive. It’s not always a love-love relationship. But Topps is intending to change that with its upcoming Tier One release.
Posted on May 3, 2012 – 8:23 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, Brian Wilson, Curtis Granderson, featured, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jose Bautista, Justin Verlander, McFarlane Toys, Prince Fielder | Comments (1)
The Beard, The Angel and a Prince are coming to a toy aisle near you.
Posted on April 5, 2012 – 10:00 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Prime 9, Albert Pujols, MLB, Prime 9, Topps | Comments (0)
Topps has announced its final HTA Prime 9 card of the year, and it’s Albert Pujols (get a complete Pujols checklist and OPG here) who is the newest player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.
Posted on March 29, 2012 – 10:34 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz, derek jeter, featured, Matt Kemp, McFarlane Toys, MLB, New York Yankees, Tim Lincecum | Comments (6)
McFarlane Toys is going uptown with a limited edition statue of one Bronx Bomber.
Posted on March 28, 2012 – 9:51 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, Albert Pujols, Cal Ripken Jr., Fatal1ty, featured, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Richard Petty, Rulon Gardner, Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Topps, Willie Mays, Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
Topps announced on Wednesday that it will be adding two MLB newcomers and two other sports legends to the popular retro-styled card line.
Posted on February 29, 2012 – 9:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1963 Topps, 2012 Topps Heritage, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Brett Lawrie, Buster Posey, derek jeter, featured, Jesus Montero, Justin Verlander, Matt Moore, MLB, New York Yankees, Stephen Strasburg, Topps, Topps Heritage | Comments (27)
This year’s edition of the hobby’s annual throwback to yesteryear, Topps Heritage, isn’t set to arrive in hobby shops until March 14, but we got our hands on an early sample box and cracked it without the cameras rolling.
Posted on February 28, 2012 – 6:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Opening Day, Albert Pujols, Gio Gonzalez, Jose Reyes, MLB, Topps, Trevor Cahill | Comments (10)
We got a chance to open some packs of 2012 Topps Opening Day baseball cards without the cameras rolling on Tuesday, well in advance of the arrival of the retail staple’s debut on March 7.
Posted on February 15, 2012 – 6:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Chrome, Albert Pujols, Brett Lawrie, Buster Posey, featured, Jesus Montero, Joe Mauer, Matt Moore, MLB, New York Yankees, Prince Fielder, Topps | Comments (22)
If Bowman is the home of the Rookie Card, then Topps Chrome might be the home of the diecut card.
Posted on February 9, 2012 – 1:28 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | #collect, 2012 Bowman Platinum, Albert Pujols, Arizona Fall League, Bryce Harper, Eric Hosmer, featured, Felix Hernandez, Jesus Montero, Justin Verlander, mike trout, MLB, Paul Goldschmidt, Prince Fielder, Robinson Cano, Topps | Comments (11)
Topps unveiled the basic product information and preview images for 2012 Bowman Platinum on Thursday, and new this year — the third for the brand — will be redemption cards good for full game-used items from the Arizona Fall League.
Posted on February 2, 2012 – 5:47 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | Adrian Peterson, Albert Pujols, Blake Griffin, Bleacher Creatures, Eli Manning, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, nfl, NHL, Peyton Manning, plush, sports toys, Tom Brady, toys | Comments (0)
Just think if Sesame Street came to your street — or maybe Lansdowne Street, Blake Street or any other street with a sports arena to be found.
Posted on January 29, 2012 – 4:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1987 Topps Minis, 2012 Topps, Albert Pujols, baseball cards, Bob Gibson, David Ortiz, derek jeter, Jacoby Ellsbury, MLB, New York Yankees, Roger Maris, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (16)
While we’re a few days away from Feb. 1 — aka the official arrival day for this year’s version of the hobby’s most-collected set, Topps baseball — we’ll offer some peaks at what’s inside the wrappers in the simplest way possible.
Posted on January 27, 2012 – 1:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats, Albert Pujols, Babe Ruth, baseball, Beckett Grading Services, Cal Ripken Jr., derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, MLB, New York Yankees, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Ty Cobb | Comments (17)
With five days remaining until the arrival of the hobby’s most collected baseball card set, Topps has pulled back the curtain on a set of rather lustrous cards that will be found in packs of 2012 Topps as redemptions.