Posted on May 17, 2012 – 2:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Chad Caldwell, Ken Griffey, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, supercollector, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (4)
This month’s SuperCollector is Chad Caldwell from Houston, Texas, who collects Ken Griffey Jr., a legend from the not-so-distant past.
Posted on May 11, 2012 – 2:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Archives, Bob Barker, Bryce Harper, Cal Ripken Jr., Darth Vader, featured, James Earl Jones, Karate Kid, Ken Griffey Jr, Martin Kove, MLB, Star Wars, Topps, Wheel of Fortune, Yu Darvish | Comments (11)
Topps Archives will arrive on May 23 with many nods to the past on the baseball diamond, but Topps unveiled plans for even more to appear in the product chock-full of designs from the last 60 years of baseball cards.
Posted on April 3, 2012 – 4:57 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1998 Circa Thunder Super Rave, baseball cards, Dan Wilson, David Ortiz, derek jeter, featured, Greg Maddux, insert cards, Ken Griffey Jr, Manny Ramirez, MLB, Skybox | Comments (9)
It takes a lot these days to satisfy some collectors, but sometimes some card sales just flat-out surprise. Rave and Super Rave inserts from the family of Skybox brands in the late 1990s are doing just that.
Posted on April 2, 2012 – 11:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 1989 Upper Deck, featured, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Randy Johnson, Upper Deck | Comments (6)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he hosts Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange (bbcexchange.com) for a retro pack break of 1989 Upper Deck in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
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 February 27, 2012 – 3:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Prime Cuts, autographs, Deion Sanders, Ernie Banks, featured, Jose Bautista, Ken Griffey Jr, licensing, Matt Kemp, MLBPA, nicknames, Panini America, Randy Johnson, Reggie Jackson, Ryan Braun, Ryan Howard | Comments (24)
The ongoing saga of how collectors might react to Panini America’s MLBPA baseball cards offered its lasted chapter on Monday as it teased a number of cards yet to the signed for its forthcoming Prime Cuts product.
Posted on February 16, 2012 – 12:28 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Limiited, Ben Hogan, Cal Ripken Jr., Don Mattingly, featured, George Steinbrenner, Jack Johnson, Jimmie Foxx, Joe Jackson, Ken Griffey Jr, Lou Gehrig, Lucille Ball, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Pete Rose, Ty Cobb | Comments (14)
Panini America unveiled its newest forthcoming baseball card product under its MLBPA licensing deal on Thursday, and it’s one that a few collectors might remember from the Donruss days.
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 13, 2012 – 2:45 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Allen & Ginter, 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, autographs, baseball cards, Erin Andrews, featured, Justin Verlander, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Roberto Clemente, Topps | Comments (50)
Topps unveiled the first look at the seventh installment of its most popular baseball card sets on Friday as it teased 2012 Allen & Ginter.
Posted on January 6, 2012 – 3:25 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Football | Deion Sanders, Deion Sanders Jr., Ken Griffey Jr, nfl, Rivals.com, Topps, under armour | Comments (2)
Thursday night’s Under Armour All-American high school all-star football game featured some well-known names, well at least their dads.
Posted on December 17, 2011 – 1:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Archives, 2012 Topps Fan Favorites, Albert Pujols, featured, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Robinson Cano, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (23)
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.
Posted on December 15, 2011 – 12:46 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1986 Topps, 1989 Topps Traded, 2012 Topps Archives, 2012 Topps Fan Favorites, featured, Ken Griffey Jr, Topps, Will Clark | Comments (19)
The company teased the release of a new — but old — line of cards for 2012 as it appears it is readying Fan Favorites for a return of sorts after a seven-year hiatus.
Posted on November 30, 2011 – 3:52 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1989 Topps Traded, featured, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey, Ken Griffey Jr, Ken Griffey Jr. autographs, MLB, Topps, Upper Deck, Willie Mays | Comments (36)
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.
Posted on November 28, 2011 – 11:01 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autographs, featured, Ken Griffey Jr, Ken Griffey Jr. autographs, MLB, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (17)
Topps announced Monday morning that Ken Griffey Jr. has signed an autograph deal with the longest-running manufacturer of baseball cards to appear in its products starting in 2012.
Posted on August 12, 2011 – 4:55 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011 Obak, baseball cards, Cal Ripken Jr., Ken Griffey Jr, Obak, TRISTAR | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2011 TRISTAR Obak baseball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on August 6, 2011 – 8:04 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | baseball, baseball cards, box breaks, featured, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Topps | Comments (3)
Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds decided that his first wax purchase at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention would be a big one … a box of packs that cost him about two cents apiece.
Posted on July 21, 2011 – 4:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 TRISTAR Obak, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Cal Ripken Jr., featured, Hank Aaron, Hank Greenberg, Ichiro, Joe DiMaggio, Ken Griffey Jr, Mickey Mantle, mike trout, MLB, New York Yankees, NSCC, Obak, The National, TRISTAR, Whitey Ford | Comments (2)
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.”
Posted on July 19, 2011 – 9:18 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football | Cap Anson, featured, Gale Sayers, Gerald Ford, Hulk Hogan, John F. Kennedy, Ken Griffey Jr, Nolan Ryan, Obak, Obak baseball, Obak football, Ric Flair, Roger Staubach, Stan Musial, Terry Bradshaw, TNA Wrestling, TRISTAR | Comments (0)
This year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is just a couple of weeks away and TRISTAR is the latest to unveil special cards that can be found at this year’s show in Chicago.
Posted on October 7, 2008 – 4:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Ken Griffey Jr | Comments (0)
The first cards of future Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. in a Chicago White Sox uniform are set to arrive in several sets hitting stores in November.