Tag Archives: David Ortiz

Grand Papis: 10 Awesome David Ortiz Cards

0100001 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor The Hall of Fame has yet to enshrine someone who spent the majority of their career as a designated hitter. David Ortiz is making a case for himself that’s tough to overlook, even after getting implicated for PEDs. Not only are his career numbers strong, but he’s been […]

Beckett Covers cards return at National Sports Collectors Convention with autographed twist

This year, there’s an added twist to the Beckett Covers program at the National Sports Collectors Convention — an autographed prize for those who take the challenge and complete the set.

Your Turn: Should there be more St. Patrick’s Day cardboard?

Today’s the day where one of the sports world’s simpler traditions happens without a whole lot of fanfare — St. Patrick’s Day jerseys.

Your Turn: How important is a card’s photograph?

We simply want to know … does the photo make the card?

Vintage logos and player caricatures lead way in latest Topps wall art line

Topps is turning back the clock and turning to caricature art in its latest line of wall art arriving on Topps.com today.

Coming Soon — Beckett Yearbook: Best of 2013

Joining the Beckett lineup beginning in December will be the Beckett Yearbook, a full-color look at the Best of 2013.

Boston Red Sox, World Series champs: Who is their winner on cardboard?

The Boston Red Sox are your World Series champions. Who do you think is Boston’s biggest winner on cardboard? Tell us with your vote or in the comments below.

David Ortiz’s Boston Strong moment among 25 Topps Series 2 short-prints

This year’s second installment of Topps baseball cards officially arrives tomorrow with 25 short-printed variations to chase.

Lil Papi visits Texas … and wants you to win some Big League Minis from Topps

For the most creative Big League Mini traveler and Beckett reader, we’ll offer up a special prototype figure and a box of 20 — yep, 20 — unopened packs. For four other creative readers, we’ll give you each five unopened packs.

Some Circa Rave inserts seem to be all the rage

It takes a lot these days to satisfy some collectors, but sometimes some card sales just flat-out surprise. Rave and Super Rave inserts from the family of Skybox brands in the late 1990s are doing just that.

McFarlane readies high-end Derek Jeter statue

McFarlane Toys is going uptown with a limited edition statue of one Bronx Bomber.

(Updated) Card Gallery: 2012 Topps baseball

While we’re a few days away from Feb. 1 — aka the official arrival day for this year’s version of the hobby’s most-collected set, Topps baseball — we’ll offer some peaks at what’s inside the wrappers in the simplest way possible.

Big Papi's bed sells for big bucks (all for charity, of course)

The autographed bed of Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz sold for $10,000 last week as part of a charity auction.