Posted on April 8, 2014 – 1:18 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1974 Topps, Atlanta Braves, Hank Aaron, Hank Aaron anniversary, MLB, Topps | Comments (4)
Forty years ago tonight, Hank Aaron passed Babe Ruth to become MLB’s home run king with his 715th career home run. Card No. 1 in the 1974 Topps set ($50) predicted and commemorated this milestone.
Posted on September 3, 2013 – 1:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Dennis Eckersley, Hank Aaron, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, PSA, Ron Santo, Sandy Koufax, Ted Williams, Topps, vintage baseball cards, Willie Mays | Comments (2)
A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.
Posted on June 26, 2013 – 1:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter, Allen & Ginter, Babe Ruth, game-used memorabilia, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, MLB, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (9)
The Bambino’s Relics are coming to Allen & Ginter.
Posted on May 30, 2013 – 1:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Topps Archives, 2013 Topps Archives new error cards, Bobby Bundy, Chris Sale, Dylan Bundy, errors and variations, Frank Thomas, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Hank Aaron, Jason Heyward, Joey Votto, MLB, Topps | Comments (1)
When Topps Archives arrives tomorrow, it will include all sorts of throwback designs and nods to the past that make it, well, Archives as well as the touches from last year that made it reigning Beckett Baseball Product of the Year.
Posted on April 29, 2013 – 5:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2001 Topps Archives, 2001 Topps Archives autographs, Bob Gibson, Brooks Robinson, Carl Yastrzemski, Don Larsen, Ernie Banks, George Brett, Hall of Fame, Hank Aaron, Lou Brock, Nolan Ryan, Reggie Jackson, Rookie Card reprint autographs, Stan Musial, Tom Seaver, Topps, Topps Archives, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra | Comments (11)
How much for this Lou Brock? You wouldn’t believe it if I typed it.
Posted on March 20, 2013 – 1:34 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Non-Sports | 42, baseball, Brooklyn Dodgers, Chadwick Boseman, collecting, featured, Hank Aaron, Jackie Robinson, Josh Hamilton, Matt Kemp, MLB, sports movies | Comments (6)
Chadwick Boseman talks 42, fame, autographs and collecting in this exclusive interview with Beckett Media. << By Chris Olds
Posted on November 26, 2012 – 2:27 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions | 2012 Topps Five Star, Babe Ruth, Beckett 20 Questions, Bryce Harper, Buster Posey, featured, Five Star, Hank Aaron, Jackie Robinson, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (32)
Tell us what you think of 2012 Topps Five Star in the latest Beckett 20 Questions.
Posted on November 11, 2012 – 10:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Five Star, 2012 Topps Five Star autographs, 2012 Topps Five Star Checklist, Babe Ruth, Bryce Harper, Bryce Harper autograph, Bryce Harper Rookie Card, featured, Five Star, Five Star autographs, Five Star Checklist, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, mike trout, MLB, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Reggie Jackson, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (11)
We take a look at some of the $500-per-pack product’s final checklists for the base set and autographs.
Posted on August 30, 2012 – 12:55 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autographs, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, Eddie Mathews, Hall of Fame autographs, Hank Aaron, Harmon Killebrew, Joe DiMaggio, Kirby Puckett, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Richie Ashburn, Whitey Ford | Comments (12)
If you’ve collected for any amount of time, you’ve probably had the moment where you sit back, look at all of the hot mess that is your collection and wondered what your focus is.
Posted on July 11, 2012 – 2:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, Albert Pujols, Bryce Harper, Erin Andrews, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Topps | Comments (7)
This year’s edition of Topps Allen & Ginter officially arrives in hobby shops today.
Posted on June 5, 2012 – 10:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tier One, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Babe Ruth, bat knob Relics, Ernie Banks, featured, frank Robinson, game-used bats, Hank Aaron, Jay Bruce, Joe DiMaggio, Jose Bautista, Josh Hamilton, Lou Gehrig, Matt Kemp, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Roberto Clemente, Roger Maris, Tier One, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (34)
For card collectors and game-used cards, bats are not always as impressive. It’s not always a love-love relationship. But Topps is intending to change that with its upcoming Tier One release.
Posted on May 8, 2012 – 1:30 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Delmon Young, derek jeter, Dmitri Young, Ernie Banks, featured, Hank Aaron, Pete Rose, PSA, Reggie Jackson, Roberto Clemente, Roy Campanella, Ryan Braun, SCP Auctions, Stan Musial | Comments (15)
Dmitri Young has been a serious baseball card collector for some time — a collector of only PSA 10 grade Gem Mint Rookie Cards.
Posted on March 28, 2012 – 9:51 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, Albert Pujols, Cal Ripken Jr., Fatal1ty, featured, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Richard Petty, Rulon Gardner, Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Topps, Willie Mays, Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
Topps announced on Wednesday that it will be adding two MLB newcomers and two other sports legends to the popular retro-styled card line.
Posted on March 7, 2012 – 5:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 1975 Topps Mini, featured, George Brett, Hank Aaron, Mike Schmidt, Nolan Ryan, Reggie Jackson, Robin Yount | Comments (11)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he hosts Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange (bbcexchange.com) for a retro pack break of 1975 Topps Mini baseball cards in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
Posted on February 24, 2012 – 10:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Prime 9, Atlanta Braves, Hank Aaron, Topps | Comments (14)
Topps has announced its third HTA Prime 9 card, and it’s Hank Aaron who is the third player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.
Posted on February 16, 2012 – 12:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tribute, Cal Ripken Jr., Carl Yastrzemski, Ernie Banks, featured, Frank Thomas, Hank Aaron, lbert Pujols, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (10)
Hank Aaron will be signing 100 buyback cards for inclusion in 2012 Topps Tribute — all as bonus cards in boxes where they are found beginning on March 7.
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 January 27, 2012 – 7:10 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Prime 9, Albert Pujols Frank Robinson, Alex Rodriguez, Babe Ruth, Ernie Banks, featured, Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson, Willie Mays | Comments (1)
Topps’ Prime 9 redemption card program returns once again for 2012 with nine stars from the past and present set to be redeemed at participating hobby shops around the country.
Posted on January 25, 2012 – 12:32 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Golden Ticket, autographs, featured, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, Willie Mays | Comments (15)
Topps continued its week of 2012 baseball set teases on Wednesday as it showed the world what its Golden Tickets will look like when collectors start ripping into the flagship product beginning next week.
Posted on January 4, 2012 – 1:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Football, Non-Sports | 2011 World Stars, Aaron Rodgers, artballs, Brothers Inc., Cal Ripken, Dan Marino, Dennis Rodman, Hank Aaron, Hideki Matsui, Hulk Hogan, Joe Montana, Mike Tyson, Sadaharu Oh, sports art, Stan Musial, Tom Brady | Comments (8)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2011 World Stars boxes from Brothers Inc. in Japan in this latest edition of Box Busters.