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Tag Archives: Hank Aaron

Box Busters Retro: 2003 Topps 205 Series 2

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2003 Topps 205 Series 2 baseball cards in this retro edition of Box Busters.

First look: 2012 Topps Archives baseball cards

Last produced in 2002 but with a history linking back to the early 1990s, Topps Archives will revive the looks of old Topps designs with brand new images of present-day players, reprints and more from the past when it arrives on May 23.

Your Turn: Which Topps baseball cards (old or new) would you have Ken Griffey Jr. sign?

The biggest hobby news of this week was Topps landing Ken Griffey Jr. to an autograph deal beginning next year, and instantly after hearing that the idea of the card above — an autographed 1989 Topps Traded buyback card — came to my mind.

First Look: 2012 Topps Museum Collection

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.

First look: 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball

One of Topps’ most popular retro baseball card lines of the year, Gypsy Queen, will be back once again in 2012.

First impressions: 2012 Topps Marquee baseball cards

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.

Topps Prime 9: A Week 7 update

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.

First look: 2012 Topps Tribute baseball cards

Topps unveiled its first high-end product of the 2012 baseball card season Tuesday evening and it’s the newest edition of the product that might have been the runaway hit of the high-end offerings this year.

Weekly Highlights (July 25 – July 29)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights from July 25 – July 29.

Box Busters Preview gallery: 2011 ITG Heroes & Prospects Hits Series 2

If you’re a fan of big hits and prospects — and that’s it — you just might find what you’re looking for in the second installment of In The Game’s baseball line.

First look: 2011 TRISTAR Obak baseball cards

TRISTAR will have plenty of things in store at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention just two weeks away in Chicago and one of them is the debut of its latest baseball card set, 2011 Obak, which also is known as “A History of the Game.”

Box Busters preview gallery: 2011 Gypsy Queen baseball cards

While our Box Busters episode is forthcoming sometime soon, we couldn’t wait to show you more of what might be in store from boxes of 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen.

Ever wanted five pairs of LeBron James’ game-used shoes all at once? Now’s your chance …

Among the lots in Memory Lane Inc.’s latest auction is one that features five pairs of game-used LeBron James size 16 Nikes — all worn during Games 2-6 of the 2008 Eastern Conference Finals. Each is signed as a 1/1 and was acquired and witnessed by Upper Deck Authenticated. The minimum bid? $5,000. The event opened on Saturday and all auctions will close on April 28.

Hank Aaron rookie season jersey headlines upcoming Heritage Auction sale

A jersey worn by former home run champion Hank Aaron during his rookie season in 1954 will be up for grabs in a Heritage Auctions sale next month and is expected to fetch six figures.

Hank Aaron to appear on Letterman tonight

Topps kicks off a media blitz this week when legendary baseball player Hank Aaron appears on The Late Show with David Letterman tonight. He gives Letterman a special gift (that I won’t give away now, but will update after the show).