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Tag Archives: Jackie Robinson

“Wild Thing” Ricky Vaughn among Five Star surprises

Click here to view the Five Star checklist as released by Topps

T206 Honus Wagner headlines next SCP Auction

The Holy Grail of baseball cards is heading to the auction block tomorrow via SCP Auctions.

First Look: 2014 Panini Classics baseball cards

After nearly a decade on the bench, Classics is back.

First look: 2014 Topps Dynasty baseball cards

Presenting what it calls “the most carefully curated subject list in trading card history” and the “most-premium Topps product of all time”, Topps released the basic information and first looks at its latest high-end baseball card brand on Friday.

Collector Column: A divide seen on cardboard

One old baseball card shows both sides of Jackie Robinson’s acceptance in MLB.

First look: 2014 Topps Series 2 baseball cards

The new year isn’t yet here — but the first glimpse at Series 2 is.

At the National: Lelands displays NY Renaissance warm-up – ‘the greatest team nobody knows’

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Above an iconic baseball card and million-dollar trophy rests an item Josh Evans has spent three decades searching for – a jersey representing the early 1900s New York Renaissance. “The Rens are the great basketball team of all-time that nobody knows,” said Evans, chairman for Lelands Auctions. Lelands is […]

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brad Ziegler collects “quality over quantity” with his baseball cards

The sixth-year MLB sidearmer says he chases his own cards while also chasing “quality over quantity” as his collection is filled with autographs, bat barrels and bat knobs of some of the biggest names in the game.

Your Turn (Beckett Baseball No. 90): Which MLB rookie arrivals were most memorable?

Tell us who you think made the biggest impact upon arrival in the comments below — and pick your top 10 in our poll.

Mickey Mantle’s 1960 Yankees contract heads to auction to benefit hurricane relief efforts

The Mick will help New York and New Jersey rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.

A visit to the Dick Perez art exhibit in New York City

His artwork was on display recently at the Agora Gallery in New York City.

Beckett Baseball’s Hot & Not (mid-April): Mets rookie Matt Harvey steals the show

With the MLB season’s first month half over, now’s the time to loo at who’s hot and who’s not …

Your guide to 42 & its collectibles + Poster contest

If you’re a reader of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, you can find 42’s Chadwick Boseman on the cover of the May issue.

Collecting ’42’ via its baseball cards and its stars

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

42 & Famous: Chadwick Boseman talks about life-altering role, autographs & collecting

Chadwick Boseman talks 42, fame, autographs and collecting in this exclusive interview with Beckett Media. << By Chris Olds

Beckett 20 Questions on … sports movie items

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re curious about what you think, what you remember and what you know about sports films.

Your Turn: What’s your favorite sports movie?

Tell us, in a comment along with your name and location … What is your favorite sports movie… and why?

“Moments” banners offer striking looks at 42

Warner Bros. revealed its eighth and final “moments” banner for 42 Saturday morning — a series of posters to promote the film about Jackie Robinson.

If you could ask 42’s Chadwick Boseman one question, what would it be?

Time-permitting, I’ll ask the actor who plays Jackie Robinson one of your questions.

First advance one-sheet for 42 arrives

The first piece of 42 memorabilia has arrived.

Beckett 20 Questions … on 2012 Topps Five Star

Tell us what you think of 2012 Topps Five Star in the latest Beckett 20 Questions.

Modern-day rookies can’t touch Jackie Robinson’s influence on sports, society and world

In the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll explore the world of rookies — a fundamental interest of many collectors — but none of the rookies carry the power, the potential, for world-wide change more than one from more than 60 years ago.

First look: 2012 Panini Prime Cuts

Panini America revealed the latest edition of Prime Cuts on Tuesday and the 2012 edition will arrive in October — just six months after the arrival of the 2011 product.

Cooperstown showcases military + auto updates

Panini America’s next baseball-focused brand, Cooperstown, will showcase not only the greatest in the game but more.

Topps unveils five-card National VIP set

Topps’ National VIP set includes an offering of cards modeled in the famed 1952 design … but with a twist.