Posted on August 20, 2013 – 5:09 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | baseball cards, Don Mattingly, Excell Marketing, Fairfield Company, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, New York Yankees Fan Box, Target | Comments (3)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a New York Yankees Fan Box — a retail repackage product featuring nothing but pinstripes — in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
Posted on March 1, 2013 – 3:37 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | Beckett Grading Services, BGS, BGS Registry, Don Mattingly, Donruss, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, Panini America | Comments (3)
Seeing all the new National Treasures cards, I remembered one time years ago when I found my own little national treasure. Commentary by Chris Olds
Posted on November 28, 2012 – 3:30 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Barry Bonds, Baseball Hall of Fame, BBWAA, Craig Biggio, Don Mattingly, Fred McGriff, Hall of Fame, Hall of Fame ballot, Hall of Fame vote, Jeff Bagwell, Larry Walker, Mark Ingram, Mike Piazza, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa | Comments (22)
Here’s a look at the most-notable players on the ballot when it comes to cardboard. Also … be sure to tell us how you would vote!
Posted on July 12, 2012 – 6:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Mini, Bryce Harper, Don Mattingly, featured, mike trout, ShopTopps.com, Stan Musial, Tony Gwynn, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (10)
Now, it’s time to see what the autographs and Relics will look like — and find out who’s who on those respective checklists.
Posted on February 16, 2012 – 12:28 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Limiited, Ben Hogan, Cal Ripken Jr., Don Mattingly, featured, George Steinbrenner, Jack Johnson, Jimmie Foxx, Joe Jackson, Ken Griffey Jr, Lou Gehrig, Lucille Ball, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Pete Rose, Ty Cobb | Comments (14)
Panini America unveiled its newest forthcoming baseball card product under its MLBPA licensing deal on Thursday, and it’s one that a few collectors might remember from the Donruss days.
Posted on December 27, 2011 – 5:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, 1984 Donruss, 1984 Topps, 1984 Topps Traded, Beckett Baseball, Cal Ripken Jr., Don Mattingly, Dwight Gooden, Juan Samuel, Kirby Puckett, Roger Clemens | Comments (9)
In December 1984, Beckett Monthly — now, of course, Beckett Baseball — was the only Beckett magazine for sports cards of any kind. You’d be surprised what you found inside.
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 June 14, 2011 – 11:37 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps, baseball cards, Don Mattingly, featured, frank Robinson, Frank Thomas, Johnny Bench, MLB, Ozzie Smith, Reggie Jackson, Roberto Alomar, Ryne Sandberg, Topps | Comments (3)
Topps has had more than a few collectors ripping into packs this year finding Diamond Giveaway code cards that unlock vintage finds and other promotion-exclusive cards.
Posted on March 21, 2011 – 5:45 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Pro Wrestling | baseball cards, Don Mattingly, featured, New York Yankees, Rickey Henderson, Roger Maris, Tim Wakefield, Topps, Trevor Cahill, WCW, wrestling, WWE | Comments (0)
Visit any sports card and collectibles forum and you’ll likely see one of these types of posts — a recap of what arrived into a collector’s possession that’s one part “Check This Out!” and one part bragging. It’s one part a reflection of a hobby and, perhaps, a reflection of the madness that is what we do as collectors. It’s the mailday report.