Posted on January 27, 2015 – 9:49 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1951 Topps, MLB, Sy Berger, Topps, Topps Wall Art | Comments (2)
Topps recently lost a pioneer in former executive Sy Berger, who helped create the famed 1952 Topps set. Now, collectors can get him on a new card as part of the 1951 Sy Berger Tribute Collection, an offering in Topps’ wall art series.
Posted on January 23, 2015 – 12:51 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2015 Allen & Ginter, 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter, Allen & Ginter, MLB, Topps | Comments (7)
Topps’ run with Allen & Ginter baseball cards turns 10 this season and the company isn’t holding much back when it comes to the unusual inclusions that have made the brand a staple.
Posted on January 21, 2015 – 3:46 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | Arizona Diamondbacks, Bowman Chrome Draft, Elite Extra Edition, Max Scherzer, MLB, Topps, Topps Update, University of Missouri, Upper Deck, USA Baseball, Washington Nationals | Comments (0)
By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor | Commentary Baseball’s $210-million man officially has his contract — and his baseball cards remain affordable. Max Scherzer’s deal with the Washington Nationals will last seven years. In seven big-league seasons with the Diamondbacks and Tigers, Scherzer has gone 91-50 with a 3.58 ERA and 1,321 strikeouts in […]
Posted on January 20, 2015 – 5:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Pop Culture News, World Of Collectibles | 2015 Topps First Pitch, 2015 Topps Series 1, 50 Cent, Austin Mahone, bad first pitches, Bae Suzy, Biz Markie, Detroit Tigers, Eddie Vedder, Graham Elliot, Jack White, Jeff Bridges, Jermaine Jones, Los Angeles Dodgers, Macklemore, McKayla Maroney, MLB, Pearl Jam, Suzy, The Big Lebowski, Tom Morello, Tom Willis, Topps, White Stripes | Comments (20)
The Dude and a seven-nation army might be impressed.
Posted on January 20, 2015 – 12:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2015 Topps Series 1, MLB, Topps | Comments (7)
Topps released the checklist for it 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball card set today, which arrives on Feb. 6.
Posted on January 16, 2015 – 4:55 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2015 Bowman Inception, Bowman Inception, MLB, Topps | Comments (3)
One box, five hits — that’s the Bowman Inception model for this year.
Posted on January 16, 2015 – 2:23 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, World Of Collectibles | 2014 Topps High Tek, Bryce Harper, Cal Ripken Jr., David Wright, Ernie Banks, Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Abreu, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Topps, Topps Tek, Topps Wall Art | Comments (0)
Topps’ latest line of wall art is one that a few collectors might appreciate as the company’s popular 2014 Topps High Tek brand has gotten the jumbo treatment.
Posted on January 13, 2015 – 4:22 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Breaker Central | 2014 Bowman Sterlling, autographs, MLB, Topps | Comments (0)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Bowman Sterling in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on January 12, 2015 – 11:32 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Breaker Central | 2014 Topps Five Star, 2014 Topps Five Star baseball, Five Star, MLB, Topps | Comments (1)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into a box of 2014 Topps Five Star in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on January 6, 2015 – 8:56 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1988 Fleer Update, 1988 Score Rookies & Traded, 1989 Upper Deck, 1991 Upper Deck Final, Baseball Hall of Fame, Craig Biggio, John Smoltz, MLB, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Score, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (6)
Three pitchers and a member of baseball’s 3,ooo-hit club were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday and each of them has readily attainable and affordable early cardboard that collectors can chase.
Posted on January 6, 2015 – 9:24 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Barry Bonds, Baseball Hall of Fame, Craig Biggio, John Smoltz, Ken Griffey Jr, Mark McGwire, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Pedro Martinez, Pete Rose, Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens | Comments (9)
In my mind, the only lock for the Hall via the Baseball Writers’ Association of America is Randy Johnson, the hard-throwing lefty who won 303 games, won five Cy Young Awards and a World Series title in 22 seasons.
Posted on January 5, 2015 – 12:45 am | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Grading Services | BGS Diary, BGS Diary Predictor, Bill Murray, Bull Durham, Chicago White Sox, Jim Abbott, Julius Erving, Little Sun, Mark Ingram, Michael Jordan, milb, Miss Elizabeth, MLB, NBA, nfl, Nick Swisher, O-Pee-Chee, Randy Savage, Salt Lake Trappers, Star, Stuart Scott, Topps, Upper Deck, WWE, WWF | Comments (1)
We want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.
Posted on December 29, 2014 – 12:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, Industry News | Beckett Baseball, Beckett Baseball Best of 2014, Beckett Baseball Cardboard Awards, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Topps | Comments (9)
By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor It’s time for us to make our selections for the best baseball cards of the year, and we want your help. While we’ll continue to argue about the highlights of 2014 — with a couple brands still to come in the next week or so — we want […]
Posted on December 29, 2014 – 8:46 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Baseball Cards: Year In Review, Beckett Baseball, Best of 2014, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Topps | Comments (2)
We’re presently preparing The Awards Issue of Beckett Baseball and we simply want to know one thing while we prepare our selections and the Fans’ Vote ballots.
Posted on December 19, 2014 – 4:04 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1957 Topps, 1976 Topps, 1983 Topps, 1990 Topps, 2015 Topps Archives, MLB, Topps | Comments (9)
Topps is dipping back into its archives once again for another edition of Archives.
Posted on December 17, 2014 – 5:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Panini America's Pastime, 2013 Select, 2013 Topps Five Star, 2013 Topps Heritage, 2013 Topps Triple Threads, Kansas City Royals, MLB, Panini America, San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays, Topps, Wil Myers, Wil Myers trade | Comments (3)
Former top prospect and 2013 American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers is on the trading block with a few scenarios in play that would likely send him to the San Diego Padres sometime soon — one potentially being a multi-team deal including plenty of potential big-leaguers.
Posted on December 13, 2014 – 10:32 am | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | 2014 Bowman Draft, Bowman Draft, MLB, Topps | Comments (0)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Bowman Draft in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on December 12, 2014 – 9:24 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Breaker Central | 2014 Topps High Tek, 2014 Topps Tek, MLB, Topps, Topps High Tek, Topps Tek | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps High Tek in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on December 11, 2014 – 3:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates, Collect Call | Andrew Heaney, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Hanley Ramirez, Jon Lester, Los Angeles Angels, Matt Kemp, MLB, MLB Hot Stove, Oakland A's, San Diego Padres, Yoenis Cespedes | Comments (1)
The MLB Hot Stove is quite warm this week with several moves that could spark interest in the baseball cards of a few key players.
Posted on December 9, 2014 – 4:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Pop Culture News | 2014 Topps Five Star, 2014 Topps Five Star Checklist, Charlie Sheen, Cleveland Indians, Dan Marino, derek jeter, Five Star, Jackie Robinson, Kansas City Royals, Major League, MLB, Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn, Ricky Vaughn, Roger Maris, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (4)
Click here to view the Five Star checklist as released by Topps
Posted on December 9, 2014 – 1:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Industry News | 2015 Topps checklist, 2015 Topps Series 2, baseball cards, MLB, Topps | Comments (8)
Topps’ second series of its 2015 flagship set is already in production.
Posted on December 5, 2014 – 12:30 pm | Author: Brian Fleischer
Baseball, Beckett Updates | 2014 Topps High Tek, MLB, Topps | Comments (0)
By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Baseball Senior Market Analyst After examining thousands of images on eBay, we believe that some of the patterns found in 2014 Topps High Tek are exclusive to the American League players, others are exclusive to the National League players, while others feature players from both leagues. Multiple email requests […]
Posted on December 4, 2014 – 5:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2015 Stadium Club, 2015 Topps Stadium Club, MLB, Topps | Comments (3)
Stadium Club will return next year with a new format but the same strong visual formula.
Posted on December 4, 2014 – 4:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Donruss/Playoff, Ichiro Suzuki, MLB, New York Yankees, Panini America, Seattle Mariners | Comments (0)
Panini America officially detailed its plans for buyback autographs of the Japanese baseball legend on Thursday — his autographs are the first he’s ever signed for the company.
Posted on December 3, 2014 – 12:33 pm | Author: Brian Fleischer
Baseball, Beckett Updates | 2014 Topps High Tek, MLB, Topps | Comments (4)
By Brian Fleischer | Senior Market Analyst The newest edition of Topps Tek released today in the form of 2014 Topps High Tek and with it comes a base set featuring 12 different background patterns — some more difficult to find than others. While secondary market information is still sparse, we’ve scoured eBay and have been able […]