Tag Archives: autographs

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Immaculate Collection baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2015 Panini Immaculate Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Your Turn: Who’s the one active autograph to own?

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor Who the one active-athlete autograph to own in each sport? It’s a simple question but one that doesn’t always have an easy answer. Some might say that the legends nearing the end of their careers are the one. Others might say the young phenom is the way […]

Topps adds another variable to wall art … autographs

A dozen new pieces with six new signers are now available on wall art found only on Topps.com with a selection of rookies and legends all found on 10-by-14 pieces in the style of past Bowman and Museum Collection cards.

Ripping Retail: 2015 Topps Chrome WWE

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a pair of 2015 Topps WWE Chrome blaster boxes in this latest Ripping Retail video.

My $123,750 Bud Selig autograph

One of my goals every time I set foot on the floor of a National Sports Collectors Convention is to find a single interesting item that could serve as a single memorable souvenir of the trip. It’s not that easy on a smaller budget or if you don’t have an organized want list, but I managed to do that in the final hours of the show.

Miracle Signers

In a reunion for the ages, 19 members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team that shocked the Soviet Union en route to capturing the gold medal in Lake Placid will be together again signing autographs at the 36th National Sports Collectors Convention. The Olympic champions will be signing on Thursday, July 30, in the TRISTAR […]

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Cooperstown baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Cooperstown in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps Vault adds signed memorabilia to lineup

For more than a decade, the Topps Vault program has helped get behind-the-scenes collectibles from the making of our collectibles into collectors’ hands.

First Look: 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter checklist

The wait is over for the biggest questions about one of the hobby’s most-popular products. Who will be signing for Allen & Ginter this year?

Immaculate Collection baseball returns this summer

Panini America’s high-end Immaculate Collection brand will return for a second season reflecting the stars of the baseball diamond.

Considering autograph signings at the National? Here’s a rundown of who is appearing …

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor The National Sports Collectors Convention is set for Chicago beginning on July 29 with more than 100 signers from the four major sports and beyond. One highlight this year will be the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team reunion, while notables such as Emmitt Smith, Barry Sanders, […]

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Archives baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Archives in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Star Wars Illustrated Empire Strikes Back + win a box

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Star Wars Illustrated Empire Strikes Back in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Beckett Grading to host James Spence on Saturday

Beckett Grading Services will host James Spence Authentication for on-site autograph authentication at Beckett Media headquarters on Saturday (June 13) for collectors who are interested in professional grading or need items examined and/or slabbed.

Topps adds Thunderlips autos to Allen & Ginter

First there was Rocky Balboa, now there’s Thunderlips.

Custom card creator’s secondary hobby leads to autograph signing at Jose Canseco’s house

Tanner Jones is a dedicated collector of Jose Canseco cards — so much so he makes his own custom cardboard that includes game-used pieces and dream combinations that haven’t been done before.

Max Scherzer signs baseball cards for a cause

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer wants to help the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, so he’s doing one thing he does pretty well.

Ricky Williams talks cardboard & football

Former Texas Longhorns star and NFL veteran Ricky Williams sat down with Panini America’s Tracy Hackler to talk football and examine some cards. Check it out …

You wouldn’t believe how I got my Letterman auto

As David Letterman prepares for his final show on Wednesday — a career that has spanned more years than I’ve been alive — I couldn’t help but think about one autographed photo in my collection.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Prizm baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fletcher as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Prizm in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Peeking inside Panini Americana’s auto checklist

Eliza Dushku, Ali Larter and Shannon Elizabeth — If you know your View Askew films then you know this trio to be three-fourths of the gang from Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back who knocked off the Colorado Diamond Exchange while Jay and Silent Bob freed all the animals from the Provasik testing lab. Chrissy, Sissy and Justice can all now be found with certified autographs in the same place.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Diamond Kings

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Diamond Kings in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2015 Topps WWE Undisputed

World Wrestling Entertainment cards have officially gone high-end.

It only took Marquis Grissom 25 years to sign …

It only took 25 years, but Marquis Grissom has a certified autograph card.

Box Busters: 2014-15 UD Ice + win our Lemieux auto

Join Beckett Hockey’s Eric Norton and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Upper Deck Ice in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Museum Collection

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Museum Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Beckett 20 Questions on … rookies and prospects

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor As we all eagerly await the arrival of baseball’s Next Big Thing, Kris Bryant, we figured now is the time to look at the hot rookies and prospects of the last few years — and maybe a few even older than that. It’s a chance to put the […]

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.

Future stars get spotlight during Day 1 of Panini Spring Training Road Trip

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor | Commentary FORT MYERS, Fla. | Day 1 of this year’s Panini Spring Training Road Trip may have started with a 9:25 a.m. flight out of Dallas and ended with an inscribed 1/1 card of a future star some 14 hours later, but there’s one reality about the baseball […]

Panini signs Dez Bryant to exclusive deal

One of the Dallas Cowboys’ biggest stars is staying in Texas no matter what — as an exclusive player with Panini America.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Museum Collection

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Museum Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Upper Deck Inscriptions

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Upper Deck Football Inscriptions in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 SAGE HIT Low Series football

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2015 SAGE HIT Low Series football cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Is Buffy the Empire Slayer next?

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary Wooden stakes and charms vs. lightsabers and Force lightning? Most likely not. However, it was announced yesterday that Sarah Michelle Gellar, star of the 1990s horror hit TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer will don the headphones and mic to do voiceover work for a character on Star […]

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Mini Chrome football

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Mini Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.