Tag Archives: MLB

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.

Your Turn: What makes the hobby fun?

Tell us … What makes the hobby fun?

Ichiro Suzuki to make Topps auto debut in Ginter

But there’s one thing that Ichiro Suzuki has never done before — sign a baseball card to be placed into Topps packs.

Box Busters: 2015 Bowman baseball cards

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

Getting “Up Close” with 2015 Bowman baseball

Tear into a pack of the recently released 2015 Bowman baseball cards from Topps, and I’ll guarantee you one thing.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1979 Topps baseball cards

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open packs of 1979 Topps baseball cards in this Ripping Retail Retro video.

Will Ferrell autographs coming in Topps Archives

Topps teased on Wednesday that there will be Will Ferrell certified autographs in 2015 Topps Archives when it arrives on June 10.

BGS Diary Predictor (May): What will Olds submit?

Of the 10 cards listed below, a few are headed to Beckett Grading Services today for his next BGS Diary. Can you predict which ones they will be?

First Look: 2015 Topps Five Star baseball cards

A reconfigured look for Five Star means two new things — a lower price and two autographed cards per pack.

It only took Marquis Grissom 25 years to sign …

It only took 25 years, but Marquis Grissom has a certified autograph card.

Five questions on … Superfractors

With the arrival of 2015 Bowman today, we have a new batch of Supers that the Chromies are chasing — both signed and unsigned. That got us curious about your thoughts on Superfractors — tell us what you think below.

Topps releases Bowman jumbo cards and wall art

Bowman is back — and it’s bigger than ever before.

Gypsy Queen gets jumbo wall art treatment

Topps is making its latest baseball card release even bigger — as wall art.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball

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

First Look: 2015 Topps Dynasty baseball cards

Topps Dynasty will be returning in 2015.

Draft picks sets helped shape hobby we know today

Back in 1991, this first card from Classic Four Sport was a talking point for an emerging niche of sports card collecting — draft picks sets. Back then, we often had to wait a year — or at least later in the year — to see our newest teams’ newest stars on cards, so a card like this was something dramatically different.

Mascots take over in latest Topps wall art line

Baseball’s furry friends are taking over.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Museum Collection

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

Kris Bryant gets his own Topps wall art line

Kris Bryant is kind of a big deal — even bigger as wall art.