Tag Archives: Mark Appel

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.

Ripping Retail: 2014 Bowman baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into packs of 2014 Bowman in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

Card gallery: 2014 Bowman baseball cards

Here is a sampling of the autographs, inserts, parallels and more that you’ll find in Bowman this year.

First look: 2013 Elite Extra Edition baseball cards

Panini America announced on Tuesday that its annual prospecting staple will return for 2013 with a 100-card set, autographs, diecuts, parallels and more in store when it arrives on Jan. 9.

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.

Digging for diamonds: Scouting top MLB Draft prospects already on USA Baseball cards

Thanks to officially licensed releases from USA Baseball alone, 23 of Baseball America’s Top 100 draft prospects already appear on baseball cards.

ESPN’s “Mint Condition” talks MLB Draft

The latest edition of ESPN’s “Mint Condition” highlights five players from the MLB Draft who already have cardboard.

Bowman Platinum USA Baseball redemptions revealed

If you pulled a USA Baseball cards from Topps’ Bowman Platinum, you now know who you MIGHT get from the USA Baseball collegiate national team.