Tag Archives: Atlanta Braves

Changing places: Trades are part of collecting life

Trades are a part of the life for some players as they come and go, working their way through their paths called careers with a hopeful final destination — beyond the stat sheets and databases — being Cooperstown and the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Evan Gattis has a collecting confession

ORLANDO, Fla. | Evan Gattis might have one of the most-unique nicknames in MLB today, but El Oso Blanco has a couple of confessions that card collectors might relate to — one more child-like and one that stings no matter how old you are.

Prospects soak up signing experience during Panini America Spring Training Road Trip

Three MLB prospects talk about autographs and collecting as part of the 2015 Panini America Spring Training Road Trip this past week in Florida.

30 days, 30 teams, 30 contests: Atlanta Braves

— By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The start of a new baseball season is not far away and we wanted to add some march madness of the MLB variety to collectors’ routines leading up to the new season. Today, we’re launching 30 contests for 30 teams that will last for 30 days. Each MLB team will […]

Top 5: Shelby Miller Rookie Cards to own

The Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals pulled the first blockbuster trade of the off-season on Monday with a four-player deal that sent pitcher Shelby Miller to Atlanta and All-Star outfielder Jason Heyward to the Cardinals.

You want our rare cards? We want to see your SuperCollector submissions & your deadline is Dec. 8

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor We pulled a pretty sweet 1/1 Craig Kimbrel Relic booklet out of Triple Threads and a rare rookie parallel of Teddy Bridgewater out of Rookies & Stars (/5) and we want them to be yours. Two collectors will get their hands on them if they submit their […]

Gallery: This year’s Baseball Hall of Fame plaques

Coming soon to the long-collected and often-autographed Hall of Fame plaque postcards are these six players as released Sunday by the Baseball Hall of Fame …

Forty years ago tonight … Hank Aaron became MLB’s home run king

Forty years ago tonight, Hank Aaron passed Babe Ruth to become MLB’s home run king with his 715th career home run. Card No. 1 in the 1974 Topps set ($50) predicted and commemorated this milestone.

Hall of Fame voters got it right — because there is no wrong answer

The Hall of Fame voting is in and Baseball Writers’ Association of America got it right.

Jermaine Dye discusses his favorite baseball cards – and the weirdest thing he’s ever signed

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Jermaine Dye returned to his second home this weekend. Bring a World Series title to Chicago for the first time in 88 years, and you’re bound to make some new friends. Dye led the White Sox to the championship in 2005, winning MVP honors in a four-game sweep of […]

Evan Gattis gets his first big-league cards in Series 2 Topps

One of the season’s biggest surprises finally has a baseball card.

Beckett Baseball’s Hot & Not (mid-April): Mets rookie Matt Harvey steals the show

With the MLB season’s first month half over, now’s the time to loo at who’s hot and who’s not …

By the Numbers: Chipper Jones’ baseball cards

Here’s a look at Chipper Jones’ baseball cards … by the numbers.

Hank Aaron is Topps’ third Prime 9 redemption

Topps has announced its third HTA Prime 9 card, and it’s Hank Aaron who is the third player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.