Tag Archives: Leaf

College Football Stars You Can Collect NOW

It’s never too early to start talking about next year’s rookie class. With the college football regular season winding down and the playoff picture becoming more clear every week, we thought we’d take a look at several college stars who already have cards on the market. Here are seven players who are projected to enter […]

2015 Leaf Super Cut Signature Edition First Look

by Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Leaf Super Cut Signature Edition doesn’t stick to just one sport. In fact, it doesn’t stick to just sports. Delivering a slabbed cut signature per box, the product covers a wide variety of celebrities and notable personalities including athletes, politicians, actors and more. Each box comes with one […]

2015 Leaf Ultimate Draft Baseball First Look

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor With its Metal and Trinity lines, Leaf takes prospecting to a place of more modern design tastes. And while firmly in the present, 2015 Leaf Ultimate Draft Baseball is more on the traditional side as far as overall look goes. But that’s not to say some changes haven’t been […]

2015 Leaf Perfect Game National Showcase Baseball Cards First Look

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Prospecting is all about patience. It’s not about who’s hot today, but rather who is going to be big a few months or even a couple of years down the road. With that in mind, there’s a good chance that most collectors won’t know many of the names in […]

First Look: 2015 Leaf Metal Draft baseball cards

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball is an alternative for those prospectors looking for autographs in bulk. Each box has seven cards all of which are signed. In addition to having early autographs from many 2015 draft picks, the product also features other prospects, international standouts and a couple of […]

Beckett Radio previews the National convention

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host For the past month, Beckett Radio has previewed the National Sports Collectors Convention, which starts Wednesday in Chicago. Host Derek Ficken has interviewed numerous card companies, distributors and even the man behind the Convention, Mike Berkus. If you are planning to go to the National, or you just would like […]

Win a 2015 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron box from Beckett Radio

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host Beckett Radio is pleased to announce it is giving away a box of 2015 Upper Deck Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron on the latest episode. Be sure to listen in to see how you can win this box from them. Send your answers in to radio@beckett.com or on their Twitter page […]

First Look: 2014-15 Leaf In The Game Used

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor When Leaf Trading Cards merged with In The Game, it ended up acquiring a strong library of vintage hockey memorabilia that could possibly only be matched by the Hockey Hall of Fame itself and the company will be putting some pieces of it in the hands of collector […]

Sunday Conversation: Philadelphia Eagles Guard Evan Mathis

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host The Philadelphia Eagles have been in the news recently for all of their Free Agent signings, but I was able to catch up with Offensive Guard and two time Pro Bowl-er Evan Mathis. Evan is an avid collector of all sports, vintage and modern, and we sat down […]

First Look: 2015 Leaf Metal Draft Footballl

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor One of the early 2015 draft picks products, Leaf Metal Draft returns with the top prospects in next month’s draft. Each hobby box includes four autographed cards. The product focuses heavily on the draft’s top quarterbacks, running backs and receivers. Inserts feature several parallel levels numbered to as […]

Leaf Readies First 2015 NFL Draft Picks Cards

  By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor In mid-February, Leaf announced its first product to include the first licensed cards of the 2015 NFL Draft class. An 11-card set, 2015 Leaf Draft Football Limited Edition is being sold on eBay direct to consumer at $19.99 per set. Discounts are available for orders of 10, […]

Show Recap: Toronto Expo Edition

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Another successful Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo came to a close Sunday evening and thousands of hockey collectors from all over have gone home after three days of hunting for cards and collectibles at the International Centre in Toronto. Beckett Media was once again on hand for this semi-annual […]

The case of the Teddy Bridgewater changing autograph

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor How many autographs will we see from Teddy Bridgewater this year? Right now, the count is at 3.5. Obviously, his autograph at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere is legit. The cards were signed by Bridgewater with representatives from Panini and Topps on hand. Yet, since the start of the […]

What is going on with Teddy Bridgewater’s autograph?

Teddy Bridgewater apparently has a new autograph.

Jadeveon Clowney autograph cards hit the market in Leaf Metal Draft

His big, sweeping autograph fills more than the space provided by Leaf.

First look: 2014 Leaf U.S. Army All-American Bowl football cards

This year’s Leaf U.S. Army All-American Bowl will come 12 autographed or game-used memorabilia cards in every box.

Beckett 20 Questions on … the “other” sports and other collecting options

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.

Beckett Baseball 20 Questions on … prospecting

It’s the dead of winter, but we’re less than a month away from the arrival of the first baseball card set of 2014 — and that also means that the first prospect cards (and spring training) aren’t far behind.

Corny or cool? Leaf puts cornstalks into cards

They’ve been built, will you come looking for them?

First look: 2013 Ace Authentic Grand Slam Tennis

Leaf is coming out with another tennis product under the Ace Authentic banner.

Leaf offering Metal Draft Matrix football cards direct to collectors

Collectors can get parallels of Leaf Metal Matrix cards for several top 2013 football prospects.

Report: NCAA investigating Johnny Manziel for accepting money for autographs

The NCAA is investigating Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel to see if he received money for signing autographs, according to a report on ESPN’s Outside the Lines.

At the National: Collectors can get customized sketch cards on the spot

Collectors can get customized sketch cards at the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention.

First look: 2013 Leaf Pop Century

Leaf is bringing back 2013 Pop Century featuring actors, athletes and entertainers all in one box.

Leaf introduces Matrix inserts

Leaf announced an update to its Metal technology at The Industry Summit, but weren’t ready to reveal the results.

Beckett 20 Questions on … the ‘other’ sports

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.

Leaf continues football line with signed jerseys

Leaf has a line products geared toward getting collectors autographs in different ways.

Michael Clarke Duncan’s card resume is brief

Oscar-nominated actor Michael Clarke Duncan died Monday in a Los Angeles hospital while receiving treatment for a July heart attack. He was 54.

Ichiro Suzuki is a … New York Yankee?

Japanese superstar and future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the New York Yankees.

Box Busters: 2012 Leaf Metal Draft

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino as they host Leaf’s Brian Gray to rip some 2012 Leaf Metal Draft boxes in this latest episode of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2011 Leaf MMA Metal

Jojn Beckett Media’s Andrew Tolentino as he hosts Leaf’s Brian Gray to bust a pair of 2011 Leaf MMA Metal boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

BGS hosts JSA, Panini and Leaf for Saturday grading and authentication seminars

Beckett Grading Services will host James Spence Authentication for on-site autograph authentication at Beckett Media headquarters this Saturday as part of a day of presentations and sessions for collectors who are interested in professional grading or need items examined and/or slabbed.

NFLPA sends agents memo on unlicensed deals

The NFL Players Association recently sent a memo to agents reminding them that signing deals with non-licensed trading card companies could end up costing their players money later.

Golf fans have a new set to look for in 2012

Golf collectors haven’t had a trading card set dedicated to their sport since 2005. But that is all about to change in 2012.

Box Busters: 2011 Leaf Pete Rose Legacy

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip some 2011 Leaf Pete Rose Legacy boxes along with Leaf’s Brian Gray in this latest edition of Box Busters.