Tag Archives: MLB

What errors might be in 2015 Topps Heritage? (Update: Confirmed SPs now listed)

There are just 10 cards in the original 1966 set that have an uncorrected error, or UER. Only a single card — No. 101, a checklist — had a variation after an error was corrected.

First Look: 2015 Topps Triple Threads baseball

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The 10th edition of Triple Threads might have more in store than ever — and some cards do. Topps revealed the first glimpses at 2015 Topps Triple Threads on Monday and it includes four “Deca” sets that include 10 swatches among multiple-panel booklets as a nod to this […]

Beckett Auctions “All Star” Auction Ends Sunday

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Media Beckett Auctions current auction is in its last few days before it closes for good on one-of-a-kind items like a complete BGS 9.5 set of 1986-87 Fleer Basketball, a Rawlings/Adirondack bat featuring 41 HOF signatures including Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Don Drysdale, and many more! The auction ends Sunday, […]

Five Questions … about Topps Heritage

Up next for Topps on its 2015 baseball card release calendar is Topps Heritage, a hobby powerhouse that has been going for 15 years now on the simple idea of replicating past with today’s players.

Artist uses game-used baseballs to make dress

Spring training is the home of surprises — and we have our first for the year.

First Look: 2015 Topps Chrome baseball

Topps revealed the first looks at 2015 Topps Chrome on Friday, a hobby staple that will arrive once again with a rainbow of Refractors for every player on Aug. 5.

Five MLB vets make new-team card debuts today

Today’s the day where participating shop owners can begin giving out Spring Fever packs to collectors who made qualifying purchases of 2015 Topps Series 1 since it arrived less than two weeks ago. Each five-card pack has a selection of cards from the 50-card set and there are autographs randomly inserted.

Beckett.com by the numbers: 2015 Topps Series 1

The auctions have ended, the numbers have been crunched. The ranges have been tabulated and the prices have been posted.

San Francisco Giants selling World Series lockers via MLB Auctions

What do you get for the San Francisco Giants fan who has everything? What might make for one different kind of MLB memorabilia card?

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2015 Topps Series 1 in latest edition of Box Busters.

What’s it worth? Final 2015 Topps mystery gets answer Wednesday

It’s been out less than a week, but not all of the questions out of 2015 Topps have been answered.

Topps’ latest art line is Black & Gold jumbos

The Gold cards are 1/1s and cost $99.99 only on Topps.com. The Black cards are limited to only five copies and are $69.99 per card also available only on the site.

Box Busters Preview: 2015 Topps Series 1

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2015 Topps Series 1 in on opening day for the product in this preview edition of Box Busters.

Card Gallery: 2015 Topps baseball cards

Card No. 1 in the 2015 Topps Series 1 set is above, and it’s retired New York Yankees great Derek Jeter celebrating the final hit of his career — one last base card for now.

Topps’ 1951 Tribute includes Berger, top stars

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.

First Look: 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball

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.

Top 5: Early Max Scherzer cards to own

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 […]

First pitches are first surprises in 2015 Topps

The Dude and a seven-nation army might be impressed.

First Look: The 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball checklist

Topps released the checklist for it 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball card set today, which arrives on Feb. 6.

First Look: 2015 Bowman Inception baseball cards

One box, five hits — that’s the Bowman Inception model for this year.

Topps brings Tek technology to wall art line

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.

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman Sterling baseball cards

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.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Five Star baseball cards

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.

Fab 4: Early cards of a new Hall of Fame class

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.

Randy Johnson is my lone pick for the Hall

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.

BGS Diary Predictor (Jan.): What will he submit?

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.

Beckett Baseball Best of 2014 Awards: Vote now!

  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 […]

Give 2014 a grade for its baseball cards

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.

First look: 2015 Topps Archives baseball cards

Topps is dipping back into its archives once again for another edition of Archives.

Top 5: Wil Myers Rookie Cards to chase

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.

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman Draft baseball cards

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.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps High Tek baseball cards

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.

Top 5: Baseball players on new teams … so far

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.

“Wild Thing” Ricky Vaughn among Five Star surprises

Click here to view the Five Star checklist as released by Topps

First look: 2015 Topps Series 2 baseball cards

Topps’ second series of its 2015 flagship set is already in production.