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Tag Archives: Albert Pujols

Move over Bert and Ernie … here are the Bleacher Creatures

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.

(Updated) Card Gallery: 2012 Topps baseball

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.

First look: 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats

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.

Topps releases details on Gold Rush wrapper redemption

Ok, all you cardboard 49ers … the Gold Rush rules have been declared.

Short-printed Albert Pujols & Jose Reyes cards set to arrive in 2012 Topps Series 1

As seen on the cover of the next issue of Beckett Baseball, Topps will be including short-printed variation cards of Albert Pujols and Jose Reyes into packs of 2012 Topps Series 1 when it arrives on Feb. 1.

First look: 2012 Topps Archives baseball cards

Last produced in 2002 but with a history linking back to the early 1990s, Topps Archives will revive the looks of old Topps designs with brand new images of present-day players, reprints and more from the past when it arrives on May 23.

Preview Gallery: Contenders Award Winners

With the first MLBPA-approved Panini America baseball set just days away in 2011 Donruss Elite Extra Edition, we’ll soon be getting our first looks at how Panini will be handling the challenge of logo usage on its cards for players who had been draft picks or minor leaguers this past season.

Panini America halts production to add first Albert Pujols Los Angeles baseball cards

Panini America will have the first Los Angeles baseball card of Albert Pujols, who signed a 10-year, $254-million deal with the Angels on Thursday morning, on the market as it stopped the presses to make the changes to Pujols’ card which will be found in a product arriving later this month.

Albert Pujols signs with Los Angeles Angels

Several media outlets are reporting this morning that Albert Pujols — the most-coveted free agent this year and the best hitter in baseball — has signed a 10-year, $250-million-plus contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

Updated: Massive stash of 2001 Donruss Elite Pujols RCs hits auction block via Heritage

A massive stash of 2001 Donruss Elite Albert Pujols RCs have hit the block via Heritage Auctions. The lot of 315 cards is pretty outrageous … considering just 1,000 serial-numbered copies of the card were produced — 900 standard cards and 100 autographed Turn of the Century versions.

TOTALLY FAKE BASEBALL CARDS II: 29 Albert Pujols cards you won’t see in 2012 … and one you might

This year’s biggest question in baseball is “Where will Albert Pujols go?” and it’s one that has ramifications for the game, its salary records and, of course, for many a collectors’ baseball cards.

Panini’s baseball debut will arrive on Black Friday

If you’ve been awaiting Panini America’s first baseball cards, then your wait just got shorter.

We hope St. Louis Cardinals fans enjoy this one … Beckett’s World Series commemorative issue

In the printer’s hands now — and sure to be in yours soon — is the latest Beckett Presents title, Cardinals: 2011 World Champs. It’s a 96-page full-color recap of the team’s World Series run that ended with Game 7 on Friday night.

Ripping Retail: 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball Value Pack

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2011 Topps Chrome baseball value pack in this latest Ripping Retail video.

Topps Prime 9: A Week 7 update

Topps’ ongoing hobby shop redemption-card promotion, Prime 9, is beginning its seventh week with this week’s selection being Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle.

Topps Tribute’s Albert Pujols Rookie Card buybacks include extra twist

The Albert Pujols Rookie Card buyback redemptions found in packs of 2011 Topps Tribute aren’t just good for copies of Pujols’ Topps RCs.

Topps’ 2011 baseball factory sets will include bonus

This year’s edition of the hobby’s most-collected baseball card set, the Topps flagship set, will arrive in factory set form in mid-July packing a bit of a bonus.

Topps puts modern-day monster — Albert Pujols’ Chrome RC — in 2011 Tribute

The most sought-after modern day Rookie Card — the $4,000 2001 Bowman Chrome Albert Pujols — will be found in packs of 2011 Topps Tribute as a buyback, the company announced on Wednesday morning.

Now that’s a cool 2011 Topps sketch card

The arrival of a new season of Topps baseball cards can mean many things to many people but it also means the arrival of new Sketch Cards.