Posted on May 12, 2014 – 2:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Your Turn | Hideki Matsui, Hideo Nomo, Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball, Masahiro Tanaka, Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
With the Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka continuing to impress and the Rangers’ Yu Darvish continuing to come so close to throwing major-league no-nos, it seems that Japanese players’ impacts upon MLB might be at an all-time high.
Posted on April 1, 2014 – 6:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 Donruss, Japan, Japanese baseball, Jose Abreu, Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees, Panini America, World Baseball Classic, Yankees, Yordano Ventura | Comments (15)
Panini America is the first U.S.-based baseball card company to unveil new cards of Japanese star and New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Posted on January 15, 2014 – 1:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Golf, MMA, Multisport, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | Allen & Ginter, BBM, brock lesnar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Fist-ograph, goodwin champions, Japanese baseball, Jimmie Johnson, Leaf, Lolo Jones, Lorena Ochoa, Masahiro Tanaka, Miesha Tate, MMA, Muhammad Ali, NASCAR, NPB, Panini America, Pele, soccer, Sonya Thomas, sumo, Topps, UFC, Upper Deck, Winter Olympics, wrestling, WWE | Comments (3)
Majority rules. That might be the best way to describe the sports card landscape and collecting habits these days. The sports that the most people like get the most attention and the most products.
Posted on December 20, 2012 – 5:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Golf, MMA, Multisport, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | CFL, Danica Patrick, featured, Japanese baseball, Leaf, Lolo Jones, NASCAR, Olympics, Panini America, PGA, Tiger Woods, Topps, UFC, Upper Deck, WWE, XFL | Comments (22)
In the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll take a look at those sports that don’t normally get as much attention — racing, MMA, soccer, boxing, Olympic sports, wrestling, tennis, rodeo and more.
Posted on July 23, 2012 – 5:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1993 BBM, 2001 Ultimate Collection, Ichiro Suzuki, Ichiro Yankees, Japanese baseball, Leaf, New York Yankees, NPB, Panini America, Topps | Comments (15)
Japanese superstar and future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the New York Yankees.
Posted on January 18, 2012 – 5:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2009 Bowman, baseball cards, BBM, featured, Japanese baseball, Nippon-Ham Fighters, Texas Rangers, Topps, World Baseball Classic, Yu Darvish | Comments (9)
One of Japan’s most successful professional pitchers just might be on his way to America as the Texas Rangers won the bidding rights for Yu Darvish of the NPB’s Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters and now have 30 days to sign him to a big-league deal.
Posted on December 15, 2011 – 12:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | baseball cards, BBM, Daisuke Matsuzaka, featured, Gaijin, Hideki Okajima, Ichiro, Japanese baseball, Kosuke Fukudome, MLB, NPB, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into 10 random packs of Japanese baseball cards from BBM and Konami in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.