Posted on August 3, 2014 – 8:37 am | Author: Stephen Laroche
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Grading Services, Beckett Updates, Golf, Hockey, Pro Wrestling | 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Gordie Howe, Mickey Mantle, O-Pee-Chee, Rory McIlroy, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (3)
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor As the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention keeps rolling along, many great items are turning up on the show floor and commanding the attention of the crowd. One of the greatest things about the National is the diversity of collectibles that can be bought, sold or even traded [...]
Posted on September 23, 2013 – 1:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | 1952 Topps, Beckett Grading Services, Mickey Mantle, MVG, Topps | Comments (1)
The best Beckett-graded Mick came and went on auction block this past weekend resulting in a big sale.
Posted on September 4, 2013 – 6:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Just for Fun | 1987 Fleer, 1987 Topps, Adrian Peterson, Batman, Bay boys, Boston Red Sox, Captain America, David Wright, Jose Bautista, Jose Canseco, Marvel Fleer Retro, Matt Harvey, Michael Jordan, Mickey Mantle, NASCAR, New York Yankees, Panini America, Panini Black, Roger Maris, soccer, Stephen Strasburg, The Three Stooges, Topps, Tracy Hackler, Tracy McGrady, UD Black, Upper Deck | Comments (9)
Who do you choose? It’s a simple question, but when it comes to cardboard it might not always be an easy choice.
Posted on September 3, 2013 – 1:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Dennis Eckersley, Hank Aaron, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, PSA, Ron Santo, Sandy Koufax, Ted Williams, Topps, vintage baseball cards, Willie Mays | Comments (2)
A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.
Posted on August 20, 2013 – 5:09 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | baseball cards, Don Mattingly, Excell Marketing, Fairfield Company, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, New York Yankees Fan Box, Target | Comments (3)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a New York Yankees Fan Box — a retail repackage product featuring nothing but pinstripes — in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
Posted on August 13, 2013 – 1:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Football, Hockey | autographs, Beckett 20 Questions, Danny Ainge, Eddie Lacy, Gale Sayers, Geno Smith, Michael Jordan, Mickey Mantle, Panini America, prospecting, Ron Cey, rookie card, Rookie Cards, Tiger Woods, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (8)
It’s no secret to many of those who buy, sell and collect that there’s one type of card that will outsell all the others no matter what happens to a player during or after his career.
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 – 4:41 pm | Author: Dan Good
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention | 1952 Topps, 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, convention, crime, grading, Mickey Mantle, NSCC, stolen mantle, Topps, Yankees | Comments (7)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Thieves stole a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle from a dealer’s case at the National Sports Collectors Convention – and now authorities and fellow dealers are trying to track down the card. Jeff Foy, a dealer with Indianapolis-based Card Country, said he believes a group of three people were likely [...]
Posted on July 1, 2013 – 7:32 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf | 1952 Mickey Mantle, BGS, Bo Jackson, Evan Mathis, Frank Thomas, Mickey Mantle, nfl, Philadelphia Eagles, PSA | Comments (11)
Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis is an avid card collector. He owns some of the hobby’s rarest cards.
Posted on April 29, 2013 – 11:35 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports | Comments (1)
The Mick will help New York and New Jersey rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.
Posted on April 18, 2013 – 1:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball, Dave Hobrecht, Ernie Banks, game-used dirt, Mickey Mantle, MLB, sports art, Ted Williams, Tony Gwynn | Comments (4)
It’s game-used art — as in artwork with actual game-used dirt from MLB stadiums ground and mixed into the charcoal and pastel used to make the pieces.
Posted on November 13, 2012 – 9:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, Giancarlo Stanton, Honus Wagner, Jeffrey Loria, Jeffrey Loria trades, Jeffrey Loria trades baseball cards, Josh Johnson, Logan Morrison, Mickey Mantle, Mike Stanton, MLB, T206, Topps, Toronto Blue Jays | Comments (15)
After the Florida Marlins’ latest firesale blockbuster trade, Olds started wondering … what other baseball trades might Jeffrey Loria make?
Posted on July 11, 2012 – 2:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, Albert Pujols, Bryce Harper, Erin Andrews, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Topps | Comments (7)
This year’s edition of Topps Allen & Ginter officially arrives in hobby shops today.
Posted on June 27, 2012 – 4:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Topps Tier One, autographs, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Bryce Harper, featured, Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Kemp, Mickey Mantle, Relics, Sandy Koufax, Tier One, Topps | Comments (148)
What will they find inside? What can you win? Watch and find out …
Posted on June 22, 2012 – 1:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, Jackie Robinson, Joplin Miners, Mickey Mantle, milb, National Sports Collectors Convention, NSCC, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (3)
Topps’ National VIP set includes an offering of cards modeled in the famed 1952 design … but with a twist.
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 May 11, 2012 – 4:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1987 Topps Minis, 2012 MLB All-Star Game, 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Update, autographs, Babe Ruth, Brett Lawrie, Bryce Harper, featured, Mickey Mantle, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (10)
Topps released the basic product information and preview images Friday for its final chapter of the flagship brand this year, 2012 Topps Update.
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 March 8, 2012 – 4:35 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Prime 9, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees | Comments (3)
Topps has announced its fifth HTA Prime 9 card of the year, and it’s Mickey Mantle who is the newest player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.
Posted on January 30, 2012 – 11:13 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Topps, Alex Gordon, baseball cards, derek jeter, Eric Hosmer, featured, Mickey Mantle, Rally Squirrel, Relic, Topps | Comments (16)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into several types of 2012 Topps baseball packs in this latest edition of Ripping Retail — two days before the official street date for the product.