Tag Archives: New York Yankees

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.

One Ruthian redemption card arrives from Topps

You know how we all love redemption cards? Well, for one collector, Stacy, there was one redemption card’s arrival yesterday that was worth documenting.

Ripping Retail: Inside a New York Yankees Fan Box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a New York Yankees Fan Box — a retail repackage product featuring nothing but pinstripes — in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

COMMENTARY: Alex Rodriguez’s baseball cards won’t recover from suspension, scandal

At one point, he was projected to be the next player atop the career home run list — the guy who would push aside Barry Bonds and his joyless 762 home runs, making his mark like no player had ever done before.

World Premiere Box Busters: 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds — and Topps’ Marc Stephens and Clay Luraschi — as they rip into the first two 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter boxes ripped in this world premiere edition of Box Busters from the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brad Ziegler collects “quality over quantity” with his baseball cards

The sixth-year MLB sidearmer says he chases his own cards while also chasing “quality over quantity” as his collection is filled with autographs, bat barrels and bat knobs of some of the biggest names in the game.

Box Busters Mailday: An epic PC addition video

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds had a pretty big mailday for the ol’ Nick Swisher collection … and he opted to share it with you.

Babe Ruth Relics will be included in Allen & Ginter

The Bambino’s Relics are coming to Allen & Ginter.

Box Busters: A $23,500 break from Heroes of Sport

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he interviews Dan, a prize winner from Heroes of Sport’s debut line who lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Mickey Mantle’s 1960 Yankees contract heads to auction to benefit hurricane relief efforts

The Mick will help New York and New Jersey rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.

Beckett 20 Questions on … sports movie items

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re curious about what you think, what you remember and what you know about sports films.

New National Treasures cards evoke memories of an old and soon-to-be-registered treasure

Seeing all the new National Treasures cards, I remembered one time years ago when I found my own little national treasure. Commentary by Chris Olds

A-Rod ring already topping $30K on auction block

A copy of Alex Rodriguez’s 2009 World Series ring given as a gift already has topped $30,000 at auction.

Writers once got their due on baseball cards

The 1990 Little Sun Writers set features cards of notable baseball writers.

Check this out: Something old in something new from Beckett Grading Services

While it’s one of many Joe Sewell signed checks out there, one thing set it apart from all the rest.

Box Busters: 2012 Prime Cuts baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into two boxes of 2012 Prime Cuts in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Price of Perfection: Don Larsen’s perfect game uniform sells for $756,000

The price of perfection is $756,000.

Panini discloses two rarities in Cooperstown

If one looked closely at the on-box features of 2012 Panini Cooperstown, the very last line of the product’s features on the back panel of the wax box was a simple one.

Preview Gallery: 2012 Prime Cuts + win a box

Get a look at 2012 Prime Cuts, which arrives tomorrow, and enter to win a free box.

Beckett 20 Questions … on 2012 Topps Five Star

Tell us what you think of 2012 Topps Five Star in the latest Beckett 20 Questions.

Early analysis: 2012 Topps Five Star checklist

We take a look at some of the $500-per-pack product’s final checklists for the base set and autographs.

Readers Write: Meeting heroes at Cooperstown

Here’s the latest of many letters in response to Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds’ run-in with Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson as found in the October 2012 issue.

Yet one more reason to love game-used bats

It’s no secret that baseball players can be a superstitious, ritualistic and detail-oriented bunch.

Win a dual signed Whitey Ford/Phil Rizzuto card

Today’s prize: 2012 SP Signature Pride of a Nation Combo Signatures #USANY Whitey Ford/Phil Rizzuto /10

Game-used: You may never know that it’s real

In a collecting world where people often demand that the details of an item are documented heavily, my two jerseys are probably lackluster.

Raul Ibanez: Yankees’ Home run hero and “who?” in terms of Rookie Card demand

Raul Ibanez’s historic night didn’t do much for his Rookie Cards.

Collecting even more details via Instagram

Some of us out there have noticed the peculiarities of cardboard and other collectibles when they have been viewed using Instgram.

First Look: 2012 Topps Heritage High Number

Topps announced Tuesday that it will release a 100-card 2012 Topps Heritage High Number boxed set exclusively via ShopTopps.com.

Five AL players to watch this postseason

With the exact postseason picture not quite clear just yet — but five American League teams definitely in — now’s the time to be readying those cardboard caches.

Prize Gallery: Beckett Customer Appreciation Month starts Monday with daily giveaways on Beckett.com

While we have teased a few images of what’s up for grabs during Customer Appreciation Month, we haven’t shown you everything that will be up for grabs starting Monday on Beckett.com.

Weeden’s debut comes up short … will his RC?

How will Sunday’s game affect Brandon Weeden’s oldest and perhaps hottest Rookie Card?