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.
Posted on January 24, 2012 – 1:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Gold Rush, Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Belle, Albert Pujols, Dennis Eckersley, featured, MLB, Nelson Cruz, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (25)
Ok, all you cardboard 49ers … the Gold Rush rules have been declared.
Posted on January 23, 2012 – 3:45 pm | Author: chrisolds
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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.
Posted on December 17, 2011 – 1:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
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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.
Posted on December 17, 2011 – 1:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
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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.
Posted on December 8, 2011 – 2:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Donruss Elite Extra Edition, 2011 Playoff Contenders, Albert Pujols, Albert Pujols Angels, featured, MLBPA, Panini America | Comments (15)
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.
Posted on December 8, 2011 – 9:22 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, Albert Pujols signs with Angels, baseball cards, featured, MLB, Topps, totally fake baseball cards | Comments (18)
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.
Posted on December 5, 2011 – 11:55 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2001 Donruss Elite, Albert Pujols, Heritage Auctions, Panini America, St. Louis Cardinals | Comments (12)
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.
Posted on November 26, 2011 – 7:43 pm | Author: chrisolds
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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.
Posted on November 1, 2011 – 7:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, baseball cards, Donruss Elite Extra Edition, featured, Josh Hamilton, Kobe Bryant, Marshall Faulk, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Ryan Nugent Hopkins | Comments (36)
If you’ve been awaiting Panini America’s first baseball cards, then your wait just got shorter.
Posted on October 29, 2011 – 1:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates | Albert Pujols, Beckett Updates, Chris Carpenter, David Freese, featured, Jason Motte, Jon Jay, St. Louis Cardinals | Comments (16)
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.
Posted on September 7, 2011 – 7:31 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011 Topps Chrome, Albert Pujols, Clayton Kershaw, Craig Kimbrel, featured, Topps Chrome | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2011 Topps Chrome baseball value pack in this latest Ripping Retail video.
Posted on September 2, 2011 – 9:19 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps, Albert Pujols, derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Ichiro Suzuki, Jackie Robinson, Johnny Bench, Mickey Mantle, Mike Schmidt, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (7)
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.
Posted on April 20, 2011 – 4:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps Tribute, Albert Pujols, Beckett Grading Services, featured, Toppe Tribute, Topps | Comments (2)
The Albert Pujols Rookie Card buyback redemptions found in packs of 2011 Topps Tribute aren’t just good for copies of Pujols’ Topps RCs.
Posted on April 8, 2011 – 11:30 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps baseball, Albert Pujols, baseball cards, Buster Posey, featured, Ichiro Suzuki, MLB, Topps | Comments (1)
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.
Posted on February 16, 2011 – 9:35 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2001 Bowman Chrome, 2011 Topps Tribute, Albert Pujols, baseball cards, featured, MLB, Topps | Comments (5)
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.
Posted on February 9, 2011 – 11:30 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps, Albert Pujols, baseball cards, Chris Henderson, Ichiro Suzuki, MLB, Sketch cards | Comments (2)
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.