Posted on August 29, 2014 – 6:44 pm | Author: Stephen Laroche
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Hockey | ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Beckett, GTS Distribution, Lou Gehrig, Magazine Exchange, panini, Pete Frates, Topps, Universal Distribution, Upper Deck | Comments (1)
Individuals from throughout the trading card industry – and even groups of staff members from Upper Deck and Topps – have invested in the wildly successful ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during the past few weeks. As you would expect, the videos are priceless. The highlight so from an engagement perspective has been a head-to-head challenge [...]
Posted on August 25, 2014 – 6:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 Panini Immaculate Collection, Lou Gehrig, MLBPA, Panini America | Comments (3)
Panini America is going high-end on its next baseball card set — and it’s coming soon.
Posted on August 12, 2014 – 3:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention | 1927 New York Yankees, autographs, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, MLB, Murderers Row, Topps, Topps Five Star, Yankees | Comments (3)
Collector Alan Zimmerman stopped by the Beckett Media booth during the recent National Sports Collectors Convention to show off a rather legendary pull from Topps Five Star.
Posted on May 16, 2014 – 12:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 Topps Dynasty, Babe Ruth, featured, Jackie Robinson, Ken Griffey Jr, Lou Gehrig, Mariano Rivera, mike trout, MLB, Ted Williams, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (14)
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.
Posted on August 3, 2013 – 1:49 am | Author: Dan Good
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention, Non-Sports | 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, auction, beatles, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Yankees | Comments (0)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor A Mickey Mantle game-worn jersey drew $454,100 (including premiums) in Legendary Auctions’ Friday sale, one of the highest prices ever paid for a baseball jersey. Mantle wore the jersey during the end of the 1963 season. After the season ended, the jersey was shipped to minor-league Binghampton, and GM [...]
Posted on August 2, 2013 – 12:45 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, National Sports Collectors Convention, Non-Sports | auction, Babe Ruth, Christy Mathewson, eddie gaedel, Heritage, Lou Gehrig, National, NSCC, sam snead | Comments (0)
A collection of items from Sam Snead’s golfing career sold for $1.1 million (including premiums) Thursday, the centerpiece of Heritage’s “Platinum Night” auction.
Posted on July 22, 2013 – 10:22 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Arizona Diamondbacks, Babe Ruth, Beckett Sports Card Monthly, Brad Ziegler, BSCM SuperCollector Issue, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, MLB, New York Yankees, Panini America, Roberto Clemente, Stan Musial, Topps | Comments (5)
The sixth-year MLB sidearmer says he chases his own cards while also chasing “quality over quantity” as his collection is filled with autographs, bat barrels and bat knobs of some of the biggest names in the game.
Posted on April 29, 2013 – 10:07 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | Agora Gallery, derek jeter, Diamond KIngs, Dick Perez, Dick Perez artwork, Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson Foundation, Lou Gehrig | Comments (2)
His artwork was on display recently at the Agora Gallery in New York City.
Posted on April 22, 2013 – 6:41 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football | 1932 U.S. Caramel, Babe Ruth, Bobby Jones, Bronko Nagurski, Jack Dempsey, Lou Gehrig, Memory Lane Inc., National Chicle, The Babe Ruth Story, Ty Cobb | Comments (2)
A high-grade 1932 U.S. Caramel set — all in PSA 8 condition — joins a high-grade copy of football’s holy grail card on the auction block this week.
Posted on March 14, 2013 – 4:31 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Football, Golf, Hockey, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing | 42, A League of Their Own, Babe Ruth, Ben Affleck, Bull Durham, Chadwick Boseman, Daredevil, Denzel Washington, featured, Jackie Robinson, John Goodman, Kevin Costner, Lou Gehrig, Major League, Max Patkin, McFarlane Toys, Mike Eruzione, Miracle, New York Yankees, Panini America, Pride of the Yankees, Remember the Titans, Rene Russo, Rocky, sports movies, Sylvester Stallone, Tin Cup, Tom Hanks, Upper Deck, Vince Papale, Will Ferrell | Comments (15)
For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re curious about what you think, what you remember and what you know about sports films.
Posted on March 1, 2013 – 3:37 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | Beckett Grading Services, BGS, BGS Registry, Don Mattingly, Donruss, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, Panini America | Comments (3)
Seeing all the new National Treasures cards, I remembered one time years ago when I found my own little national treasure. Commentary by Chris Olds
Posted on December 3, 2012 – 1:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Cooperstown, 2012 Panini Cooperstown, Detroit Tigers, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, Panini America, Ty Cobb | Comments (1)
If one looked closely at the on-box features of 2012 Panini Cooperstown, the very last line of the product’s features on the back panel of the wax box was a simple one.
Posted on October 23, 2012 – 3:53 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Multisport, Non-Sports | 2013 Press Pass Platinum Cuts Inscription Edition, Abraham Lincoln, Babe Ruth, Clint Eastwood, Cy Young, Davy Jones, Harry Houdini, Lou Gehrig, Press Pass Inc., Princess Diana | Comments (0)
Autographs of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Cy Young could be hard to find. Even signatures of Abraham Lincoln, Princess Diana and Harry Houdini are limited.
Posted on August 15, 2012 – 4:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Prime Cuts, 2012 Prime Cuts, Albert Pujols, baseball, Connie Mack, featured, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, MLBPA, Panini America, Pete Rose, Rogers Hornsby, Satchel Paige, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, USA Baseball, Yu Darvish | Comments (8)
Panini America revealed the latest edition of Prime Cuts on Tuesday and the 2012 edition will arrive in October — just six months after the arrival of the 2011 product.
Posted on June 29, 2012 – 10:50 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 TRISTAR SignaCuts, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, cut autographs, Hall of Famers, Jimmie Foxx, Josh Hamilton, Lou Gehrig, Nolan Ryan, NSCC, The National, Tom Hanks, TRISTAR | Comments (4)
TRISTAR’s next baseball card line will be twice as nice for some collectors who rip into the cut-autograph product.
Posted on June 5, 2012 – 10:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tier One, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Babe Ruth, bat knob Relics, Ernie Banks, featured, frank Robinson, game-used bats, Hank Aaron, Jay Bruce, Joe DiMaggio, Jose Bautista, Josh Hamilton, Lou Gehrig, Matt Kemp, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Roberto Clemente, Roger Maris, Tier One, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (34)
For card collectors and game-used cards, bats are not always as impressive. It’s not always a love-love relationship. But Topps is intending to change that with its upcoming Tier One release.
Posted on April 13, 2012 – 11:53 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Triple Threads, Babe Ruth, featured, Ichiro Suzuki, Lou Gehrig, Matt Moore, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Rickey Henderson, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Triple Threads | Comments (24)
Topps released the basic product information and preview images for this year’s edition of Triple Threads on Friday, and it looks like the seventh edition of the always-popular hit- and autograph-laden brand will deliver what collectors have come to expect — maybe more.
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 February 8, 2012 – 6:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Prime Cuts, featured, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Mel Ott, Panini America, Pete Rose, Prime Cuts, Roger Maris, shoeless joe jackson, Stan Musial, Ted Williams, Thurman Munson, Ty Cobb | Comments (9)
Just hours after Panini America unveiled its licensing deal with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, it pulled back the curtain on the first product that will be utilizing those Hall of Famers to the Nth Degree.
Posted on January 27, 2012 – 1:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats, Albert Pujols, Babe Ruth, baseball, Beckett Grading Services, Cal Ripken Jr., derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, MLB, New York Yankees, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Ty Cobb | Comments (17)
With five days remaining until the arrival of the hobby’s most collected baseball card set, Topps has pulled back the curtain on a set of rather lustrous cards that will be found in packs of 2012 Topps as redemptions.