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Posted on December 24, 2012 – 6:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Beckett.com, collecting, featured, Parker Stenseth | Comments (28)
A 12-year-old from Fargo, N.D., Parker Stenseth, offers some ideas why kids should collect baseball cards.
Posted on November 1, 2012 – 5:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Grading Services, Football, Hockey | Andy Broome, Beckett Grading Services, BGS, Cartoons, collecting | Comments (3)
When Beckett Grading Services’ Andy Broome isn’t busy examining vintage cardboard for defects as part of his day job, he can often be found drawing.
Posted on October 23, 2012 – 12:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions | autographs, baseball cards, collecting, commons, game-used, gimmicks, MLB, Panini America, rubber bands, Short-Prints, Topps | Comments (25)
To see where many of you stand on the world of baseball cards, here are 20 questions — some serious, some not — that we’re curious to see how you answer.
Posted on October 9, 2012 – 12:38 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, autographs, baseball cards, Cal Ripken Jr., collecting, Darryl Strawberry, derek jeter, George Foster, Graig Nettles, Jose Canseco, Nick Swisher, Paul Molitor, postseason baseball, Ryan Braun, Steve Carlton, Steve Garvey | Comments (13)
Years ago, while flipping through my priceless copy of Total Baseball — what us baseball geeks did before the Interwebs — I noticed that a single postseason baseball game was played the day I was born and that a single player had homered that day.
Posted on October 3, 2012 – 5:43 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball cards, Beckett Baseball, Beckett Baseball Your Turn, collecting | Comments (27)
For the next issue of Beckett Baseball, we simply want to know … Who do you collect … and why?
Posted on June 19, 2012 – 12:20 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Golf, Hockey, MMA, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | autographs, Beckett Sports Card Monthly, Beckett Sports Card Monthly supercollector, collecting, featured, mike trout | Comments (3)
We’re going to dedicate an entire issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly to SuperCollectors soon — and we want to see your collections.
Posted on March 27, 2012 – 3:37 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | collecting, Keith Olbermann, MLB, Topps | Comments (4)
Noted media personality and collector Keith Olbermann received the “Friend of the Card Stores” award last week during a Topps dealer seminar in Las Vegas.
Posted on March 16, 2012 – 11:42 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | ABC, Ball Boys, collecting, Hobby Q&A, reality TV | Comments (8)
While many collectors can walk into a hobby shop any day of the week, many others might get their first glimpses — at least in a long time — when Ball Boys debuts on ABC next Saturday afternoon.
Posted on March 8, 2012 – 6:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Golf, Hockey | Beckett Sports Card Monthly, collecting, featured, Your Turn | Comments (55)
It’s a bit of a loaded question because there are countless possible answers — it might be better to ask whether there are ways it hasn’t changed collecting. After all, card grading, low print-runs on serial-numbered cards … a lot of today’s trends can be attributed to Internet-inspired changes in the collecting landscape.
Posted on July 29, 2011 – 9:39 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | collecting, USA Today | Comments (0)
Today’s issue of USA Today features a cover story that’s got quite a large collecting tie — the death of a man who was at home when a plane crashed two years ago, killing him and the 49 people on board.