Tag Archives: New York Yankees

Thank-you, Yogi! Vintage Yogi Berra cards gallery

000001 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Yogi Berra‘s life was filled with superlatives. In the field, he was one of the greatest catchers of all-time. As a player, he was a key part on ten World Series-winning teams. He added three more rings as a coach. And while it was Berra’s on-field success made […]

SCP Auctions to sell New York Yankees’ No. 42 jerseys for Jackie Robinson Foundation

The jerseys of most-famous number in all of Major League Baseball worn by stars from the most-successful franchise in history are being sold by SCP Auctions.

Totally Fake Rookie Cards: 1969 Topps Kenny Stabler

The late Kenny “Snake” Stabler might be best-known for his legendary days as a member of the Oakland Raiders — a Hall of Fame caliber career that included 15 years in the NFL, more than 27,000 yards and 194 touchdowns.

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

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

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.

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

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in June and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed.

BGS Diary (May): A lone Michael Jordan 10, another Lana, a rare Yankee & one USA Baseball lineup

Here is the batch of cards that I got back from BGS for May — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

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?

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.

Derek Jeter is focus of Topps’ first Cardboard Icon series release

The Captain is the first Icon.

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

000000 — 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 […]

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.