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Posted on April 12, 2012 – 11:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | derek jeter, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Matt Cain, MLB, New York Yankees, Redemption cards, Roger Clemens, Tim Lincecum, Upper Deck | Comments (46)
A Michigan man took Upper Deck to court over redemption cards that were not fulfilled and won his case back in March, a $1,329 judgment. But as of April 12, he had not been paid.
Posted on April 3, 2012 – 4:57 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1998 Circa Thunder Super Rave, baseball cards, Dan Wilson, David Ortiz, derek jeter, featured, Greg Maddux, insert cards, Ken Griffey Jr, Manny Ramirez, MLB, Skybox | Comments (9)
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.
Posted on March 29, 2012 – 10:34 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz, derek jeter, featured, Matt Kemp, McFarlane Toys, MLB, New York Yankees, Tim Lincecum | Comments (6)
McFarlane Toys is going uptown with a limited edition statue of one Bronx Bomber.
Posted on March 13, 2012 – 10:01 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Opening Day, Christian Lopez, derek jeter, featured, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (10)
If you thought it was tough getting on a baseball card, you should try pulling one.
Posted on February 29, 2012 – 9:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1963 Topps, 2012 Topps Heritage, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Brett Lawrie, Buster Posey, derek jeter, featured, Jesus Montero, Justin Verlander, Matt Moore, MLB, New York Yankees, Stephen Strasburg, Topps, Topps Heritage | Comments (27)
This year’s edition of the hobby’s annual throwback to yesteryear, Topps Heritage, isn’t set to arrive in hobby shops until March 14, but we got our hands on an early sample box and cracked it without the cameras rolling.
Posted on January 30, 2012 – 11:13 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Topps, Alex Gordon, baseball cards, derek jeter, Eric Hosmer, featured, Mickey Mantle, Rally Squirrel, Relic, Topps | Comments (16)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into several types of 2012 Topps baseball packs in this latest edition of Ripping Retail — two days before the official street date for the product.
Posted on January 29, 2012 – 4:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1987 Topps Minis, 2012 Topps, Albert Pujols, baseball cards, Bob Gibson, David Ortiz, derek jeter, Jacoby Ellsbury, MLB, New York Yankees, Roger Maris, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (16)
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.
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 November 11, 2011 – 4:04 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Marquee, 2012 Topps Museum Collection, baseball cards, derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Ichiro, MLB, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (28)
It’s 2012 Topps Museum Collection — a high-end line with four packs per box and one Relic or autographed Relic in every pack. Where’s the crazy part come in? Earlier this year — actually less than a month ago — the company teased 2012 Topps Marquee.
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 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 22, 2011 – 12:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Marquee, derek jeter, Evan Longoria, featured, Hank Aaron, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (44)
Topps has teased what its Topps Marquee baseball set will look like next year by releasing a few mocked up card images for the high-end set coming in 2012.
Posted on October 4, 2011 – 6:22 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps Update, derek jeter, DJ3K, featured, MLB, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (9)
Seeing the DJ3K highlight card got me wondering whether baseball card sets need to include more of these season-specific cards in them — and I want to know what you think, too. Take the poll after the jump.
Posted on September 30, 2011 – 11:58 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011 Topps Marquee, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, derek jeter, featured, Nolan Ryan, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (11)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2011 Topps Marquee boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on September 2, 2011 – 9:19 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps, Albert Pujols, derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Ichiro Suzuki, Jackie Robinson, Johnny Bench, Mickey Mantle, Mike Schmidt, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (7)
Topps’ ongoing hobby shop redemption-card promotion, Prime 9, is beginning its seventh week with this week’s selection being Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle.
Posted on July 15, 2011 – 4:15 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Beckett Updates | 2011 Allen & Ginter, Allen & Ginter Baseball, Bryce Harper, Charles Woodson, David Price, derek jeter, DJ3K, featured, Gold Standard Basketball, Jack LaLanne, Jenga, Manny Pacquiao, Michael Jordan, National Sports Collectors Convention, NSCC, Panini America, Panini Baseball, R2D2, Steiner, Steiner Sports, Zenith hockey | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights from July 11 – July 15.
Posted on July 14, 2011 – 2:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autographs, baseball, David Price, derek jeter, DJ3K, featured, Jeter 3000 hits, Jeter autograph, Steiner Sports | Comments (1)
Steiner Sports announced on Thursday that the Tampa Bay Rays starter who gave up career hit No. 3,000 to the New York Yankees shortstop has signed a deal with the company to autograph items related to the home run he served up to Jeter last Saturday.
Posted on July 9, 2011 – 12:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | derek jeter, Derek Jeter 3000 hits, DJ3K, Jeter autograph, Jeter memorabilia, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports | Comments (4)
Steiner Sports has prepped a line of DJ3K memorabilia now that Derek Jeter has his 3,000 hits.
Posted on July 9, 2011 – 12:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 3000 hits, baseball cards, derek jeter, DJ3K, Jeter 3000, Jeter Rookie Cards, New York Yankees, Topps, Yankees | Comments (11)
Now that he has his 3,000 hits, we dared to rank all eight of Derek Jeter’s rookie cards.
Posted on June 10, 2011 – 9:57 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates | baseball, Beckett Select Auctions, Beckett Sports Card Monthly, derek jeter, Derek Jeter 3000 hits, Diamond KIngs, Dick Perez, featured, sports art | Comments (0)
If you saw the recent Art Issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, then you saw the original painting by the famed Dick Perez on its cover showcasing New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.