Tag Archives: Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa kick off line of 2015 Topps Baseball Award Winners prints

Find out about the online-exclusive 2015 Topps Baseball Award Winners prints, which was kicked off by Rookies of the Year, Carlos Correa and Kris Bryant.

Ranking the Kris Bryant Rookie Cards

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor In a year of big-time rookies, Kris Bryant has been one of the biggest. Even if it hasn’t been clutch plays and walk-off home runs every night, he’s lived up to a lot of the lofty expectations that come with being a second overall draft pick. And he’s […]

Beckett 20 Questions … either/or edition

000001 By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor We’re a picky bunch when it comes to collecting — we choose sides with teams, leagues, players and more. For this month’s 20 Questions in Beckett Baseball, we want you to choose sides with players. Who do you dare to choose in these 20 scenarios? — — […]

Topps adds new MLB rookies to wall art line

Topps added seven new MLB rookies to its 2015 MLB Call-ups wall art line on Wednesday, a brand of 10- by 14-inch prints of their debut Bowman cards printed on quarter-inch acrylic for an added three-dimensional effect when placed onto a wall.

Chicago’s hometown heroes at the 2015 National

000000 By Ryan Cracknell Planning for the National Sports Collectors Convention is years in the making. Whether by chance or by fate, the locations have turned out to be places with a hotbed of hobby appeal. Last year in Cleveland, there was the homecoming of LeBron James and Johnny Manziel-a-mania. For this year’s National, Chicago […]

Kris Bryant signs with Fanatics Authentic

MLB’s biggest rookie has a new home.

BGS Diary (July): Digging vintage, Kris Bryant, ‘Eight Men Out,’ minis and The Dude

000010 By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor | Commentary For the last few months, I’ve submitted a few cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too. […]

Topps’ NSCC promos also include Ginter, Gypsy Queen

Topps’ plans for promo cards at the National Sports Collectors Convention will have even more of a retro-styled twist.

Panini’s National VIP cards focus on freshmen

000010 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Panini America has revealed details about its plans for collectors that have purchased VIP admission packages for the upcoming 36th National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. Every bag handed out to those opting to buy the show’s VIP package is set to receive a coupon they can take […]

BGS Diary Predictor (July): What will Olds submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Beckett 20 Questions on … league leaders and top rookies

000000 By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor As we near the All-Star Break, we’re taking another look at this year’s surprises so far with our latest batch of 20 Questions. — — — See more questions … after the jump.

Beckett Covers cards return at National Sports Collectors Convention with autographed twist

This year, there’s an added twist to the Beckett Covers program at the National Sports Collectors Convention — an autographed prize for those who take the challenge and complete the set.

1968 Topps test proof display highlights May auction

000000   Beckett Auctions is pleased to kick-off its May “Hobby Legends” Auction and there are some unique items on the block this month. Lot No. 1 features a key piece from The Benanti Collection, which is a 1968 Topps Test 3-D Framed Proof Sheet (Non-Lenticular color test) that features eight cut signatures, including Roberto Clemente. Also, making […]

Topps creates Twitter-exclusive Refractor packs

All 150 prospects in the 2015 Bowman product — a crop that includes Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon — will be found with Blue Refractors that are only available via Twitter giveaways by the @BowmanCards account. Oh, and there’s an autograph — a card limited to only three copies — in every pack, too.

Win our autographed Kris Bryant baseball bat

Tell us in a comment below who is your favorite USA Baseball card or player.

20 Questions on … USA Baseball cards

With the July issue of Beckett Baseball being prepared right now — one focusing heavily on the Red, White and Blue of cardboard — we also figured that now might be a good time for a USA-focused edition of 20 Questions.

Topps releases Bowman jumbo cards and wall art

Bowman is back — and it’s bigger than ever before.

First Look: 2015 Topps Dynasty baseball cards

Topps Dynasty will be returning in 2015.

USA Baseball is common thread with emerging stars

Sure, they’re all now MLB rookies in Chicago. They’re all now under lock and key for another season before they can be free agents (thanks, Super Two rule!) and they’re all guys who have been watched closely on cardboard for some time. But that about of time is longer than you might think. Why? USA Baseball cards.

Kris Bryant gets his own Topps wall art line

Kris Bryant is kind of a big deal — even bigger as wall art.

Topps readies Kris Bryant Rookie Cards

With Kris Bryant’s arrival finally here in a game batting cleanup for the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley Field, that finally means his first official MLB Rookie Cards get the green light.

Kris Bryant arrives: 10 baseball cards to consider

Today’s the day — Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant gets the call.

First Look: 2015 Leaf Rookie Retro

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Returning after a one-year hiatus, Leaf Rookie Retro is poised to hit store shelves in the coming days and the company has managed to combine some of today’s hottest young stars with many of the best rookie cards the hobby has ever seen inside of each pack. Since […]

Kris Bryant Superfractor pulled, graded by BGS

The Kris Bryant 2013 Bowman Chrome Superfractor autograph visited Beckett Grading Services for encapsulation after it was pulled by a customer of Neuhart Cards in Delaware, Ohio. Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds caught up with Neuhart’s Brian Rideout who hand-delivered the card to BGS for grading.

Beckett 20 Questions on … rookies and prospects

000000 By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor As we all eagerly await the arrival of baseball’s Next Big Thing, Kris Bryant, we figured now is the time to look at the hot rookies and prospects of the last few years — and maybe a few even older than that. It’s a chance to put […]

Panini prepares for spring training road trip

Spring training means plenty to the baseball world and baseball fans even if the results in the standings don’t count.

First Look: 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes

The Red, White and Blue are back in packs as a standalone product for just the second time ever.

BGS Black sparks added interest in perfect 10s

It’s been nearly a month since Beckett Grading Services launched BGS Black — a simple new label that notes perfect BGS 10 Pristine cards that have four perfect 10 subgrades with a striking black flip.

Beckett 20 questions on … MLB prospects

The next issue of Beckett Baseball is all about our top prospects for 2015, so this edition of 20 Questions is all about prospects. (Don’t worry if that’s not your thing — we snuck in a few rookie, licensing and Draft questions, too.)

Win our Kris Bryant Bowman Chrome autograph

We want the card above — his BGS 9.5 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft auto — to be yours.

Beckett 20 Questions … on autographs

Here is our latest batch of 20 Questions — tell us what you think with the questions below and raise a few of your own at the end if you’d like.

First look: 2014 Panini USA Baseball set

The latest edition of Panini America’s USA Baseball offerings is here and it’s got plenty of the Red, White and Blue.

National Treasures teasers continue from Panini

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

Fan’s Twitter question lands a Kris Bryant bat

It started with a simple question on Twitter last week — a question from a collector to a promising baseball prospect. It ended on Thursday with a game-used bat in that collector’s hands.

First Look: 2014 Panini Classics baseball cards

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