Tag Archives: MLB

Dare to Tear: Ripping a 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Double Rip Card

Would you dare to tear? Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds rips his 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Double Rip Card in this tear-worthy Box Busters video.

Your Turn: Who’s your favorite Hall of Famer?

Who’s your favorite Hall of Famer?

To rip or not to rip … that is the Ginter question

Do you rip it? Do you dare to tear?

First look: 2015 Topps Strata baseball cards

Strata is coming to baseball and it’s including some of the biggest names in the game with some of the biggest pieces possible with nothing but hits in single every pack.

Topps reveals Ginter buyback auto list

This year’s edition of Topps’ popular Allen & Ginter line is the 10th version of the retro-styled brand and one of the inclusions in this year’s product that makes it stand out is something we’ve seen before.

Box Busters: 2015 Bowman Inception baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Bowman Inception in this latest episode of Box Busters.

First Look: 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter checklist

The wait is over for the biggest questions about one of the hobby’s most-popular products. Who will be signing for Allen & Ginter this year?

Latest Topps release focuses on MLB All-Stars

The Gold set is limited to only 10 serial-numbered copies and is $199.99, while the Silver set is limited to 49 copies at $99.99. Each is printed on 16-point glossy card stock.

Topps tests Fire in baseball as wall art collection

The latest Topps baseball brand is Fire — but you won’t find these cards in packs.

Stadium Club goes acrylic for wall art line

You can now put The Club on your wall.

First Look: 2015 Topps Strata baseball cards

A Bowman brand came off the calendar for this year and 2015 Topps Strata is replacing it.

Top Five: Overlooked Joc Pederson baseball cards

Here’s a rundown of five overlooked Joc Pederson baseball cards …

Topps details print runs on rarest 2015 Stadium Club parallels

Those Stadium Club parallels may not be numbered, but that doesn’t mean they’re not rare.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Series 2 baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Series 2 in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Stadium Club baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Stadium Club in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Stadium Club returns with tradition it is known for — strong photography

One tradition that we have come to expect in the hobby has been the strong photography found in Topps’ Stadium Club brand.

Five cards to chase after Max Scherzer’s no-hitter

He was a beanball away from a perfect game, but a no-hitter still might impress.

A-Rod & 3,000 hits … do collectors care?

Alex Rodriguez is knocking on the door of the 3,000-hit club, a group that only 29 players in MLB history have joined.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Series 2 baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips a box of 2015 Topps Series 2 in this latest Box Busters Preview video.

Card Gallery: 2015 Topps Series 2 First Pitch

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The second series of 2015 Topps baseball cards officially arrives today with a new helping of First Pitch celebrity cards. The idea of capturing famous first pitches at MLB games on MLB cards was one of the simplest surprises on cardboard this year with Series 1 including Jack […]

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Archives baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Archives in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Finest baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Finest in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Poll: How much can Will Ferrell’s autos sell for?

The first Will Ferrell 2015 Topps Archives autograph has hit eBay with a Buy It Now price of $899.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Tier One baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Tier One in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1985 Topps baseball cards

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open packs of 1985 Topps cards in this latest Ripping Retail Retro video.

First look: 2015 Bowman Draft baseball cards

Every 24-pack hobby box will include one autographed card when it arrives in hobby shops on Nov. 25.

Topps adds Thunderlips autos to Allen & Ginter

First there was Rocky Balboa, now there’s Thunderlips.

First Look: 2015 Topps Heritage High Number baseball

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor Heritage High Number is back in packs beginning on Sept. 23. Topps revealed the details on 2015 Topps Heritage High Number on Wednesday, a product that makes a return in pack form for the first time since 2009. Topps released the Heritage update in packs in 2008 and 2009 along […]

Beckett 20 Questions on … this season and its cards

The MLB All-Star Game will be here before you know it — but at least there’s plenty of time remaining in the baseball card season. We figured we’d take a moment and allow you to assess both in our latest 20 Questions.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Contenders Draft Picks

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into a box of 2015 Panini Contenders Draft Picks in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters Retro: 1997 Bowman Chrome baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Reed Kasaoka of BBCexchange.com as they rip into a box of 1997 Bowman Chrome in this latest Box Busters Retro video.

First look: 2015 Topps Update baseball cards

Topps unleashed the first look at 2015 Topps Update on Thursday and one big thing is the first thing that jumps out at one off of the product’s details — the base set will consist of 400 cards, which is the largest checklist for the release in years.

Max Scherzer signs baseball cards for a cause

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer wants to help the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, so he’s doing one thing he does pretty well.

Bat brands get spotlight in 2015 Topps Tier One

One type of game-used bat card in 2015 Topps Tier One, which arrived in hobby shops today, is the Limited Lumber set is a tad different from those typically found in packs. This time, at least on some cards in the set, the center brand of a bat gets the nod as the showcased piece of lumber in the 1/1 creations.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Chipz

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Chipz in this latest edition of Box Busters.