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Tag Archives: Bowman

Beckett 20 questions on … MLB prospects

The next issue of Beckett Baseball is all about our top prospects for 2015, so this edition of 20 Questions is all about prospects. (Don’t worry if that’s not your thing — we snuck in a few rookie, licensing and Draft questions, too.)

Top 5: Giancarlo Stanton baseball cards to own

The Miami Marlins and Giancarlo Stanton have agreed to a 13-year, $325-million contract — the biggest in MLB history, solidifying his place in Florida, and perhaps the game, making him more than a young slugger seemingly always on the trading block.

Top 5: Jacob deGrom’s key baseball cards

Here are some of deGrom’s best cards to add your collection.

Madison Bumgarner: 5 Key Cards

Coming as a surprise to no one, Madison Bumgarner culminated his outstanding 2014 postseason in fitting fashion – by collecting the 2014 World Series MVP trophy. Bumgarner finished the postseason with 4-1 record with 45 strikeouts and a 1.03 ERA. In the World Series, he was 2-0 with 0.43 ERA and a save in the […]

MLB Draft: Your team’s newest players probably already have baseball cards

Thanks to the proliferation of pre-professional prospecting products and other All-Star inclusions, many players in this year’s draft — 28 of the first 41 players selected — already appear on cardboard.

First look: 2014 Bowman Draft baseball cards

This year’s Bowman baseball cards have just arrived — now it’s time to preview Bowman Draft.

Beckett 20 Questions on … collecting vintage

It’s easily a driving force in the hobby, a mainstay of collecting and it’s got nothing to do with the current card companies’ creations, the headlines or even much to do on the field today. It’s vintage.

Beckett Baseball 20 Questions on … prospecting

It’s the dead of winter, but we’re less than a month away from the arrival of the first baseball card set of 2014 — and that also means that the first prospect cards (and spring training) aren’t far behind.

First look: 2014 Bowman football cards

Bowman Football will hit in June this year jammed with rookies for the 2014 season.

Box Busters Preview: 2013 Bowman Draft baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects on its release date in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Beckett 20 Questions on … baseball cards & more

Here’s the latest installment of Beckett’s 20 Questions … this time focusing on baseball cards.

Inside a Topps Vault mailday …

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for a mailday video straight from the Topps Vault, the memorabilia division of Topps that helps get items that helped bring past card sets to life into collectors’ hands.

First look: 2014 Bowman baseball cards

The big and the small are back in Bowman next year.

Behind the scenes at the Perfect Game All-American Classic autograph session

For the seventh time in the last eight years, San Diego hosted dozens of the top high school baseball players in the country this past weekend for the Perfect Game All-American Classic.

Box Busters: 2013 Bowman baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013 Bowman in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters At the Shop: 2013 Bowman HTA jumbo box

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds watched the first 2013 Bowman HTA Jumbo box ripped at Nick’s Sports Cards in Dallas, Texas.

First look: 2013 Bowman baseball cards (with final autograph & relic checklists)

Topps unveiled its plans for 2013 Bowman on Wednesday, and one downplayed inclusion just might grab the attention of some collectors out there.

Raul Ibanez: Yankees’ Home run hero and “who?” in terms of Rookie Card demand

Raul Ibanez’s historic night didn’t do much for his Rookie Cards.

ESPN talks cards with Orioles’ Manny Machado

ESPN’s “Mint Condition” recently caught up with Orioles prospect Manny Machado to talk about the hobby.

Box Busters: 2012 Bowman baseball cards

Join Beckett Media’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into 2012 Bowman in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Josh Hamilton ties MLB record with four homers

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton hit four home runs against the Orioles Tuesday night in Baltimore, tying the record for the most longballs hit in a single game, which was shared by only 15 other players in MLB history.

Bowman: Home of YOUR Rookie Card

If you’ve ever wanted to appear on an official Topps baseball card, now’s your chance.

Memory Lane Inc. begins massive break of key vintage baseball sets

The breaking of a massive collection of high-grade vintage baseball cards has begun through Memory Lane Inc. with more than 4,000 key cards from baseball’s golden years available to collectors.

Your Turn (Beckett Baseball No. 72): Which rookies or prospects will you chase in 2012?

Which rookies/prospects will you chase in 2012? (BASEBALL ONLY)

Steve Delabar’s first cards came long before debut

Steve Delabar’s strong debut, or perhaps just his story, has prompted a bit of interest in his baseball cards.