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Tag Archives: Mickey Mantle

First look: 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats

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.

Preview Gallery: 2012 Topps Prime 9 redemptions

Topps’ Prime 9 redemption card program returns once again for 2012 with nine stars from the past and present set to be redeemed at participating hobby shops around the country.

Memory Lane Inc. begins massive break of key vintage baseball sets

The breaking of a massive collection of high-grade vintage baseball cards has begun through Memory Lane Inc. with more than 4,000 key cards from baseball’s golden years available to collectors.

Memory Lane Inc. set to auction six-figure Plank

A PSA 5 Eddie Plank T206 card is among the treasures up for sale in Memory Lane Inc.’s Winter Classics Auction which opens on Saturday.

A&E’s Yankeeography set impresses in packaging alone

The 16-DVD Yankeeography megaset from A&E is a collection that highlights the 27-time World Series champs and their greatest players.

First look: 2012 Topps Heritage (with poll)

Topps’ next 2012 baseball card announcement will likely be one that takes us all back to 1963 as the company offered up the first glimpses at next year’s Topps Heritage baseball card set on Monday.

Dick Perez takes his Immortals digital

Some of the baseball card world’s most memorable paintings — and hundreds more — are now available at your fingertips as Dick Perez has taken his Immortals book digital.

Roger Maris: 50 years ago today, a legacy was born

Roger Maris’ 61 home runs in 1961 firmly placed him atop the record books awkwardly atop everyone, including Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle — the icon of all icons and New York’s chosen son.

Elston Howard’s story sparks my interest in vintage

Elston Howard was the first black player in New York’s history – and yet I feel he has fallen through the proverbial cracks when it comes to Yankee history.

Topps Prime 9: A Week 7 update

Topps’ ongoing hobby shop redemption-card promotion, Prime 9, is beginning its seventh week with this week’s selection being Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle.

Weekly Highlights (Aug. 22 – Aug. 26)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for Aug. 22 – Aug. 26.

Memory Lane to sell million-dollar vintage PSA collection of landmark singles and sets

Memory Lane Inc. has acquired a collection consisting of more than 20,000 PSA-graded vintage cards from a long-time collector in the northeast — a million-dollar-plus highlight reel of cardboard history.

Monday Matinee: The first video trading card?

Little did he know that the Mickey Mantle cutout from this set would be worth around $2,000 fifty years later.

Box Busters: 2011 Topps Lineage baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2011 Topps Lineage baseball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Legal filings piling up in the hobby …

A couple of lawsuits have been filed this month with card companies sparring with one another for one reason or another.

Weekly Highlights (July 25 – July 29)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights from July 25 – July 29.

Memory Lane showcases million-dollar Mickey Mantle collection at National Sports Collectors Convention

A big-time auction house like Memory Lane Inc. may not have something for everyone in its booth at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention which begins next week in Chicago.

First look: 2011 TRISTAR Obak baseball cards

TRISTAR will have plenty of things in store at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention just two weeks away in Chicago and one of them is the debut of its latest baseball card set, 2011 Obak, which also is known as “A History of the Game.”

Weekly Highlights (July 4 – July 8)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for July 4 – July 8.

PSA 10 1956 Topps Mickey Mantle sells for $115,000

A BGS 10 Michael Jordan Rookie Card may have gotten the early headlines in a recent Memory Lane Inc. event, but it was The Mick who hit the longest home run.