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Posted on June 22, 2012 – 1:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, Jackie Robinson, Joplin Miners, Mickey Mantle, milb, National Sports Collectors Convention, NSCC, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (3)
Topps’ National VIP set includes an offering of cards modeled in the famed 1952 design … but with a twist.
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 20, 2012 – 11:57 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, SCP Auctions | Comments (5)
A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth sold for a record $4.4 million early this morning through SCP Auctions.
Posted on May 11, 2012 – 4:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1987 Topps Minis, 2012 MLB All-Star Game, 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Update, autographs, Babe Ruth, Brett Lawrie, Bryce Harper, featured, Mickey Mantle, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (10)
Topps released the basic product information and preview images Friday for its final chapter of the flagship brand this year, 2012 Topps Update.
Posted on May 7, 2012 – 3:43 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football | auctions, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Jim Thorpe, Memory Lanes | Comments (3)
The auction blocks have been hot and heavy with Honus Wagner’s famous card, but that doesn’t mean the price has come down.
Posted on April 13, 2012 – 11:53 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Triple Threads, Babe Ruth, featured, Ichiro Suzuki, Lou Gehrig, Matt Moore, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Rickey Henderson, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Triple Threads | Comments (24)
Topps released the basic product information and preview images for this year’s edition of Triple Threads on Friday, and it looks like the seventh edition of the always-popular hit- and autograph-laden brand will deliver what collectors have come to expect — maybe more.
Posted on March 1, 2012 – 11:07 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, SCP Auctions | Comments (14)
A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth might fetch seven figures when it hits the auction block thorough SCP Auctions on April 30.
Posted on February 17, 2012 – 10:54 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Prime 9, Babe Ruth, MLB, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (2)
Topps announced its second HTA Prime 9 card today, and it’s Babe Ruth who is the second player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.
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 27, 2012 – 7:10 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Prime 9, Albert Pujols Frank Robinson, Alex Rodriguez, Babe Ruth, Ernie Banks, featured, Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson, Willie Mays | Comments (1)
Topps’ Prime 9 redemption card program returns once again for 2012 with nine stars from the past and present set to be redeemed at participating hobby shops around the country.
Posted on November 17, 2011 – 4:35 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011 Topps Tier One, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Eric Thames, featured, George Sisler, MLB, Roy Halladay, Topps | Comments (17)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into not one but two boxes of 2011 Topps Tier One baseball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on November 9, 2011 – 11:30 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1996 World Series, Babe Ruth, David Price, derek jeter, Jim Leyritz, Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports, Tampa Bay Rays | Comments (0)
The jersey Mariano Rivera wore for his 22nd save this season — also Derek Jeter’s 3,000th-hit game — is on the auction block in Steiner Sports’ second-annual Yankees Legends sale and it’s already grabbing attention.
Posted on November 3, 2011 – 4:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Carl Yastrzemski, featured, frank Robinson, Gypsy Queen, Hank Aaron, Matt Kemp, MLB, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Robinson Cano, Ryne Sandberg, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Ty Cobb, Wille Mays | Comments (14)
One of Topps’ most popular retro baseball card lines of the year, Gypsy Queen, will be back once again in 2012.
Posted on November 2, 2011 – 4:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autograph authentication, autographed baseballs, autographs, Babe Ruth, Beckett Grading Services, featured, James Spence Authentication, New York Yankees | Comments (16)
BGS and James Spence Authentication are now encapsulating, grading and authenticating autographed baseballs as part of BGS’ services with every ball permanently encased in a sonically sealed tamper-proof BallDome that features the information along its base.
Posted on October 26, 2011 – 10:57 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, derek jeter, Don Mattingly, elston howard, George Steinbrenner, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Roger Maris, Thurman Munson, Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra | Comments (3)
The 16-DVD Yankeeography megaset from A&E is a collection that highlights the 27-time World Series champs and their greatest players.
Posted on October 1, 2011 – 12:15 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1958 Topps, 1961 Topps, 1962 Topps, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, Roger Maris, Tracy Stallard | Comments (8)
Roger Maris’ 61 home runs in 1961 firmly placed him atop the record books awkwardly atop everyone, including Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle — the icon of all icons and New York’s chosen son.
Posted on September 20, 2011 – 2:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Charles Conlon, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, John Rogers, photos, Rogers Photo Archive, Sport magazine, The Sporting News, Ty Cobb, vintage memorabilia | Comments (3)
Arkansas entrepreneur John Rogers is a noted collector — he paid $1.62 million for a Honus Wagner T206 card in 2008 — but the next step for him was to own the original pieces that have made a few baseball cards in the past but really are items that have helped shape something much more impressive, something more indelible.
Posted on August 26, 2011 – 2:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Bowman, Eddie Plank, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nap Lajoie, PSA, Topps | Comments (6)
Memory Lane Inc. has acquired a collection consisting of more than 20,000 PSA-graded vintage cards from a long-time collector in the northeast — a million-dollar-plus highlight reel of cardboard history.
Posted on July 26, 2011 – 4:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Brooklyn Dodgers, Casey Stengel, Jackie Robinson, Memory Lane Inc., New York Yankees, Pee Wee Reese, PSA, Roy Campanella, Vintage cards | Comments (0)
A long-time collector of the Brooklyn Dodgers has decided to part ways with his 30-year stash of Dodger Blue treasures and Memory Lane Inc. will be the place for fans to look in its 2011 Summer Classics Auction which starts on Saturday and runs until Aug. 30.
Posted on July 21, 2011 – 4:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 TRISTAR Obak, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Cal Ripken Jr., featured, Hank Aaron, Hank Greenberg, Ichiro, Joe DiMaggio, Ken Griffey Jr, Mickey Mantle, mike trout, MLB, New York Yankees, NSCC, Obak, The National, TRISTAR, Whitey Ford | Comments (2)
TRISTAR will have plenty of things in store at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention just two weeks away in Chicago and one of them is the debut of its latest baseball card set, 2011 Obak, which also is known as “A History of the Game.”