Tag Archives: Donruss

1975 Donruss Truckin’ trading cards get mileage

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor History is a big part of what the hobby focuses and thrives on. Look back on today’s cards in 40 years and they’ll be a time capsule to the way things used to be. Sift through a stack of vintage cards now and you’re likely to be taken back […]

First Look: 2015 Donruss football cards

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor As far as modern brands go, Donruss is one that’s familiar with a lot of collectors. And while the name has been used in numerous football sets over the last 15 years, it has been a standalone product just once. That was back in 2002. More often than not, […]

BGS Diary (June): Vintage Pudge, Atomic Paige, Cooperstown autographs, Canseco & more

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for June — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

BGS Diary Predictor (June): What will Olds submit?

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in June and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed.

First Pricing: 2014-15 Donruss Basketball

  By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Basketball Senior Market Analyst Beckett first pricing for 2014-15 Donruss basketball is now live to all subscribers to the Beckett Basketball Online Price Guide. The Online Price Guide allows subscribers to access complete and full pricing for all cards cataloged and priced in our football database. This not only […]

Panini turns back clock to 1981 next week

Are you ready to turn back the clock again? If so, Panini America is ready for you next week.

First Look: 2015 Donruss baseball cards

Donruss is back for 2015, too.

Top 5: Early Pablo Sandoval cards to chase

Sandoval’s cardboard presence is a unique one — here are five early cards to consider grabbing before he signs somewhere.

Madison Bumgarner: 5 Key Cards

Coming as a surprise to no one, Madison Bumgarner culminated his outstanding 2014 postseason in fitting fashion – by collecting the 2014 World Series MVP trophy. Bumgarner finished the postseason with 4-1 record with 45 strikeouts and a 1.03 ERA. In the World Series, he was 2-0 with 0.43 ERA and a save in the […]

WWE Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

Less than 24 hours after appearing on World Wrestling Entertainment’s Raw and just days after his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, the Ultimate Warrior is dead. He was 54.

Beckett 20 questions on … errors & variations

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re curious about your feelings on some of today’s variations and which types of errors made in the past are the most appealing as a collector.

Box Busters: 2014 Donruss baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Donruss baseball cards from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Beckett 20 Questions on … baseball cards & more

Here’s the latest installment of Beckett’s 20 Questions … this time focusing on baseball cards.

Ripping Retail: Inside two Excell baseball repacks

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a pair of retail repackage products from Excell Marketing in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Detroit’s Anibal Sanchez nearly no-hits Twins

He threw the second no-hitter of his eight-year career, blanking the Twins for a 6-0 win at home Friday night.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1982 Donruss baseball rack packs

Join Beckett Baseball‘s Chris Olds and Reed Kasaoka from Baseball Card Exchange (bbcexchange.com) as they rip into a pair of 1982 Donruss rack packs in this latest Ripping Retail video.

Collecting ’42’ via its baseball cards and its stars

Want to collect the upcoming Jackie Robinson film “42” via baseball cards? Start here …

Ripping Retail: Fairfield Collector’s Cache Box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a Fairfield Collectors’ Cache Box baseball card repack ($14.99, Target) in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

New National Treasures cards evoke memories of an old and soon-to-be-registered treasure

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

By the Numbers: Chipper Jones’ baseball cards

Here’s a look at Chipper Jones’ baseball cards … by the numbers.

Ripping Retail: A 250-card Excell baseball repack

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 205-card retail baseball card repack from Excell in this latest Ripping Retail video.

Commentary: Possible issues in some parts of game-used industry shouldn’t taint everything

Olds’ Opinion: Allegation of problems in the game-used industry shouldn’t mean every item or every memorabilia card is suspect.

Ripping Retail: What’s in a 1983 Donruss fun bag?

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 1983 Donruss funbag in this latest retro episode of Ripping Retail.

AT THE NATIONAL: Dick Perez attends his first NSCC

All those Diamond Kings and Turkey Reds later, and Dick Perez has finally attended his first National.

Barry Larkin’s baseball card basics

You can revisit Barry Larkin’s Hall of Fame career though his baseball cards.

Your Turn (Beckett Baseball No. 78): What do you miss in the hobby?

We want to know … What do you miss in the hobby?

Olds’ Hobby Mailday: May 25 edition

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for a mailday video … just for fun.

Your Turn: What are your best memories of collecting in the 1990s? (with polls)

in the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re taking a look at the decade where the hobby grew up and got complicated … the 1990s. We want to know what you think.

Ripping Retail Retro: A pack from a 1980s classic

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a single pack of a 1980s classic in this Ripping Retail retro video.

Ripping Retail: An Excell bulk baseball repack

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he explores what can be found in a $9.99 250-card baseball pack from Excell Marketing in this latest Ripping Retail video.

First Look: 2011 Donruss Rated Rookies Boxed Set

A sneak peek at Panini’s 2011 Donruss Rated Rookies Boxed Set

Your Turn: What one baseball card is the worst ever?

What one card is the worst ever made — and why? (BASEBALL ONLY)

At the National: An Absolute SuperCollector

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds caught up with one Absolutely dedicated SuperCollector who came to the National Sports Collectors Convention on a mission …

U.S. Women’s National Team kicks it into high gear

The U.S. women don’t appear on many trading cards, but thanks to some foresight by Donruss in 2008 and Upper Deck’s push to add cards from the Women’s Professional Soccer to its MLS products, they’ve got more than you might think.

Dick Perez discusses Diamond Kings, the hobby & more in upcoming issues of Beckett Sports Card Monthly

A collector might best remember Dick Perez from his Diamond Kings cards made by Donruss in the 1980s — and that’s what we recently hooked up with him to discuss for the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly dedicated solely to the decade where the hobby exploded into the mainstream and started to become what it is today.