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Tag Archives: Ken Griffey Jr

BGS Diary Predictor (Dec.): What will he submit?

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in December and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.

Panini’s Immaculate racks up big-dollar sales

In recent months on eBay there have been more than 150 cards from the last two years of Immaculate to sell for $1,000 or more — sold, not offered.

National Treasures teasers continue from Panini

The National Treasures teases just keep coming — with some big names.

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.

Beckett 20 Questions on … rookies and busts

When Johnny Manziel slid all the way to the 22nd pick in this year’s NFL Draft, some collectors had to wonder what was up with their red-hot pre-draft cards of Johnny Football.

First look: 2014 Upper Deck’s Goodwin Champions trading cards

There are new hits to 2014 Goodwin Champions.

Beckett 20 Questions on … baseball cards & more

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

Topps Update includes All-Star variations, retired greats & plenty of Yasiel Puig

And it also includes the latest batch of short-printed photo variations to chase as well as a Boston Strong red-foil stamped subset, too.

First look: 2013 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft Picks

The third Panini Prizm baseball card set to arrive in less than six months is in the preparation stages.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1991 Topps baseball cards … with a vintage surprise

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a $5 box of 1991 Topps in the latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1994 Upper Deck Fun Pack baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1994 Upper Deck Fun Pack cards — a $5 box buy at the local shop — in this latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

Panini’s USA Baseball Champions brings Red, White & Blue to packs — and brings some stars back

The Stars & Stripes Signatures set features autographs from past MLB stars — some who haven’t signed much through the years.

Beckett 20 Questions on … sports families

Explore the family ties that go along with sports and collecting and take a look at some of the notable fathers, sons, mothers and daughters who share cardboard with us all.

First look: 2013 Panini USA Baseball Champions

The Red, White and Blue are coming in pack form — with legends of the past, too.

First look: 2013 Topps baseball cards (with FINAL checklist)

Topps has released the final checklist for 2013 Topps Series 1. See it here.

Beckett Baseball: Look back at 2012 via our covers

We want you to pick our best Beckett Baseball cover for 2012.

Beckett Sports Card Monthly: Take a look back at 2012 via our covers

Beckett Sports Card Monthly is where we give readers a little more to read about your hobby each and every month.

Early analysis: 2012 Topps Five Star checklist

We take a look at some of the $500-per-pack product’s final checklists for the base set and autographs.

Silver Sluggers: A collecting niche to consider

This year’s Silver Sluggers will be unveiled on Thursday during a one-hour special on MLB Network hosted by Greg Amsinger and a guy who knows a thing or two about bats, Billy Ripken.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1989 Bowman

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1989 Bowman in this latest Ripping Retail Retro video.

AT THE NATIONAL: Ripping 1989 Upper Deck

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and contributing writer Ben Aguirre as they rip a box of 1989 Upper Deck baseball cards behind the scenes at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.

Card Gallery: 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter

This year’s edition of Topps Allen & Ginter officially arrives in hobby shops today.

First look: 2012 Panini Signature Series baseball

A favorite from the Donruss stable is back in baseball for the first time in more than a decade.

Topps readies Series 2 wrapper redemption

Topps announced on Friday that it will have a wrapper redemption program for 2012 Topps Series 2, which arrives next week.

Your next BSCM Supercollector is … Chad Caldwell

This month’s SuperCollector is Chad Caldwell from Houston, Texas, who collects Ken Griffey Jr., a legend from the not-so-distant past.