Tag Archives: New York Yankees

Card Gallery: Babe Ruth in 2015 Diamond Kings

Babe Ruth’s presence in 2015 Diamond Kings will be simply Ruthian when it arrives in April, and Panini America has teased some of its plans for the baseball legend’s inclusion in the product.

30 days, 30 teams, 30 contests: New York Yankees

— By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The start of a new baseball season is not far away and we wanted to add some march madness of the MLB variety to collectors’ routines leading up to the new season. Today, we’re launching 30 contests for 30 teams that will last for 30 days. Each MLB team will […]

First Look: 2015 Diamond Kings baseball cards

After a decade-long break, the standalone Diamond Kings brand of baseball cards is back and it’s bringing with it one of the biggest names in sports history.

Your Turn: Does this A-Rod autograph matter?

Alex Rodriguez has signed plenty of autographs during his 20-year career in Major League Baseball but the one he penned on Tuesday might be the most important one of all for some fans.

Jeffrey Maier’s glove hits auction via Heritage

The kid’s glove can now be bought.

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.

Beckett 20 Questions: Retro sets & vintage cards

With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.

BGS Black sparks added interest in perfect 10s

It’s been nearly a month since Beckett Grading Services launched BGS Black — a simple new label that notes perfect BGS 10 Pristine cards that have four perfect 10 subgrades with a striking black flip.

Your Turn: Which legends would you want paired?

It’s an impressive card and it got us thinking … which duos would you like to see on a card?

Hobby Q&A: David Cone revisits his perfect game

Beckett had a chance to talk to a number of the players on hand at the press conference (look for a feature in an upcoming magazine), but we wanted to give you a little taste beforehand. Here’s our Hobby Q&A with Cone …

Auction Estimator: How much will this Mantle fetch?

The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is one of the hobby’s most-coveted cards of the bubble-gum era, an iconic want of Baby Boomers and younger baseball fans alike.

Panini adds Ichiro Suzuki to autograph roster

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.

Mariano Rivera visits fans in South Korea

Future Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera visited Seoul, South Korea, as part of a promotional tour for JBL headphones and Beckett Grading Services’ Dongwoon Lee was there along with a few collectors who got to meet MLB’s career saves leader.

Top 5: Japanese players in MLB history

The final game of the Japan Series is scheduled for Thursday with MLB and Japan splitting the first six games. That got us thinking — who are the top players in MLB today and in MLB history?

T206 Honus Wagner headlines next SCP Auction

The Holy Grail of baseball cards is heading to the auction block tomorrow via SCP Auctions.

Card Gallery: Takahiro Norimoto BBM cards

Where you will find Takahiro Norimoto baseball cards are in 2013 releases from BBM, the major card-maker for Nippon Professional Baseball.

Derek Jeter gets his own line of McFarlanes

Derek Jeter’s not done yet — at least not if McFarlane Toys has anything to do with it.

Auction Watch: Auburn gem, Jeter’s glove & BGS

Auction Watch is compiled by Chris Olds every month in Beckett Sports Card Monthly and Beckett Baseball. Want to see even more action from the Auction Block? Pick up an issue.

BGS Diary: Rookie Cards, Moneyball & Watergate

Today, I got back my batch of five cards from October so I figured it might be a time to try creating a BGS Diary entry. Click to see which five cards I decided to submit.

Panini details Jeter buyback auto plans

As teased during the weekend, new Derek Jeter autographs are coming to baseball card packs.

Panini readies Derek Jeter buyback autographs

Derek Jeter autographs are coming to Panini America products soon.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Hall of Fame 75 Years baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Hall of Fame 75 Years in this latest edition of Box Busters.

The Journey of Derek Jeter — A year-by-year look at The Captain’s career on cardboard

The twilight of Derek Jeter’s spotless journey with the New York Yankees is coming to a close with a few days all that remain in the hourglass called his career. We’ve known him on cardboard even longer than that.

Gallery: This year’s Baseball Hall of Fame plaques

Coming soon to the long-collected and often-autographed Hall of Fame plaque postcards are these six players as released Sunday by the Baseball Hall of Fame …

Topps readies Masahiro Tanaka Relic cards for six upcoming products

Masahiro Tanaka’s game-used uniforms are coming to Topps baseball cards.

Panini creates Japanese variation of Masahiro Tanaka Donruss wrapper redemption card

Panini America has added a chase to the chase for its Masahiro Tanaka cards.

Topps unveils plans for first Masahiro Tanaka New York Yankees baseball cards

Masahiro Tanaka’s first start with the New York Yankees comes on Friday night.

Panini America issues first new Masahiro Tanaka baseball cards

Panini America is the first U.S.-based baseball card company to unveil new cards of Japanese star and New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.

Baseball cards create lasting memories for one Derek Jeter collector

For me, Jeter is the Yankees. He is my Mickey Mantle, my Joe DiMaggio, my Babe Ruth.

Derek Jeter plans to retire after 2014 — what’s next for his baseball cards?

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will retire after the 2014 season — what’s next for his baseball cards? You tell us …

Collecting blues: What to do when your favorite player finds a new team

But what happens when one of your favorite players on your favorite team decides to pack his bags?

Canseco’s back, waiting on Major Leaguers, modified vintage plans … there’s no off-season for cards

Sure, the baseball card landscape is not as busy as they days of several licensed major manufacturers in baseball like, say, a decade ago, but all of the recent product announcements are still proof that there’s no offseason for cardboard.

BGS & Babe Ruth: Collector discusses finding The Bambino in her first wax box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he interviews Stacy, a collector from Georgia, about a pretty big card she pulled from her first wax box.

Steiner Sports readies for Mariano Rivera tribute Sunday at Yankee Stadium

Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame career is coming to an end and Steiner Sports’ work to commemorate it has just begun.

Hobby showdown: Who do you choose when it comes to your cardboard?

Who do you choose? It’s a simple question, but when it comes to cardboard it might not always be an easy choice.