Posted on July 27, 2014 – 3:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Atlanta Braves, Baseball Hall of Fame, Bobby Cox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cooperstown, Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux, Joe Torre, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals, Tom Glavine, Tony Larussa | Comments (3)
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 …
Posted on May 21, 2014 – 2:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 bowman, Bowman Lucky, Chicago Cubs, Kris Bryant | Comments (9)
If you got Lucky buying Bowman, you got Kris Bryant.
Posted on May 2, 2014 – 11:26 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field, Wrigley Field turns 100 | Comments (5)
As baseball celebrates the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field, I thought I’d reach into the cardboard archives to see how card companies captured baseball at 1060 W. Addison Street through the years.
Posted on February 6, 2014 – 4:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Ralph Kiner, Ralph Kiner autographs | Comments (3)
Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner, who hit 369 home runs in just 10 major-league seasons before becoming a broadcaster for the New York Mets, died Thursday. He was 91.
Posted on November 12, 2013 – 9:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Elite Extra Edition, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Houston Astros, Jose Abreu, Kris Bryant, Mark Appel, MLBPA, Panini America | Comments (5)
Panini America announced on Tuesday that its annual prospecting staple will return for 2013 with a 100-card set, autographs, diecuts, parallels and more in store when it arrives on Jan. 9.
Posted on July 30, 2013 – 2:52 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Multisport, Non-Sports | 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, Chicago Cubs, Chris Chelios, NSCC, Panini America, Panini VIP party, Topps, Yasiel Puig | Comments (1)
Nuggets and notes from this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention … look for this file to be updated throughout the day on Wednesday, the sneak-preview night for the show.
Posted on January 22, 2013 – 5:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | Alabama baseball, Beckett Grading Services, BGS, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, featured, James Spence Authentication, Joe Sewell, JSA, New York Yankees, Riggs Stephenson, University of Alabama | Comments (3)
While it’s one of many Joe Sewell signed checks out there, one thing set it apart from all the rest.
Posted on September 30, 2012 – 11:43 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2004 Bowman, 2004 Bowman's Best, @adamgreenberg5, @oneatbat, Adam Greenberg, Beckett.com OPG, Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (0)
Adam Greenberg gets one more shot in the majors on Tuesday night in Miami.
Posted on March 22, 2012 – 6:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Prime 9, Chicago Cubs, Ernie Banks, Topps | Comments (1)
Topps has announced its seventh HTA Prime 9 card of the year, and it’s Ernie Banks who is the newest player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.
Posted on December 5, 2011 – 11:47 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1961 Topps, Baseball Hall of Fame, Chicago Cubs, Cooperstown, MLB, Panini America, Ron Santo | Comments (1)
Ron Santo’s “Golden Era” ticket into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday morning had been a long time coming for one of the greatest ambassadors the game has ever known.
Posted on November 26, 2011 – 7:43 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, Albert Pujols signs, Albert Pujols signs with Angels, baseball cards, Chicago Cubs, featured, Florida Marlins, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, Topps, totally fake baseball cards | Comments (21)
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 October 21, 2011 – 8:20 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2005 Topps All-Time Fan Favorites, 2006 Topps All-Time Fan Favorites, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, MLB, Theo Epstein, Theo Epstein autograph, Topps | Comments (2)
Theo Epstein, the man who built the Boston Red Sox into a World Series winner, has traded one former curse for another.