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Posted on March 1, 2013 – 3:37 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | Beckett Grading Services, BGS, BGS Registry, Don Mattingly, Donruss, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, Panini America | Comments (3)
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
Posted on February 25, 2013 – 10:24 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Alex Rodriguez, Goldin Auctions, New York Yankees, Yuri Sucart | Comments (1)
A copy of Alex Rodriguez’s 2009 World Series ring given as a gift already has topped $30,000 at auction.
Posted on February 24, 2013 – 2:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1990 Little Sun Writers, Ball Four, Bang the Drum Slowly, Baseball Reliquary, Bronx Zoo, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, Grantland Rice, Henry Chadwick, Jim Bouton, John Thorn, New York Yankees, Peter Golenbock, Red Smith, Robert Deniro, Roger Creamer, Ron Shelton, Spitball, Sports Illustrated, Total Baseball, W.P. Kinsella | Comments (5)
The 1990 Little Sun Writers set features cards of notable baseball writers.
Posted on January 22, 2013 – 5:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | Alabama baseball, Beckett Grading Services, BGS, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, featured, James Spence Authentication, Joe Sewell, JSA, New York Yankees, Riggs Stephenson, University of Alabama | Comments (3)
While it’s one of many Joe Sewell signed checks out there, one thing set it apart from all the rest.
Posted on December 7, 2012 – 6:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Playoff Prime Cuts, 2012 Prime Cuts, featured, Goose Gossage, Ivan Rodriguez, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, mike trout, New York Yankees, Panini America, Tommy Lasorda | Comments (15)
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.
Posted on December 5, 2012 – 10:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Don Larsen, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports | Comments (1)
The price of perfection is $756,000.
Posted on December 3, 2012 – 1:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Cooperstown, 2012 Panini Cooperstown, Detroit Tigers, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, Panini America, Ty Cobb | Comments (1)
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.
Posted on November 29, 2012 – 5:13 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Playoff Prime Cuts, 2012 Prime Cuts, autographs, baseball, Boston Red Sox, Hall of Fame, Joe DiMaggio, mike trout, MLBPA, New York Yankees, Panini America, Ted Williams, Vin Scully | Comments (175)
Get a look at 2012 Prime Cuts, which arrives tomorrow, and enter to win a free box.
Posted on November 26, 2012 – 2:27 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions | 2012 Topps Five Star, Babe Ruth, Beckett 20 Questions, Bryce Harper, Buster Posey, featured, Five Star, Hank Aaron, Jackie Robinson, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (32)
Tell us what you think of 2012 Topps Five Star in the latest Beckett 20 Questions.
Posted on November 11, 2012 – 10:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Five Star, 2012 Topps Five Star autographs, 2012 Topps Five Star Checklist, Babe Ruth, Bryce Harper, Bryce Harper autograph, Bryce Harper Rookie Card, featured, Five Star, Five Star autographs, Five Star Checklist, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, mike trout, MLB, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Reggie Jackson, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (11)
We take a look at some of the $500-per-pack product’s final checklists for the base set and autographs.
Posted on October 21, 2012 – 1:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York Yankees, NSCC, Oakland A's, Readers Write, Reggie Jackson, The National | Comments (1)
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.
Posted on October 20, 2012 – 10:15 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball bats, game-used memorabilia, Ichiro Suzuki, New York Yankees, Orix Blue Wave, Seattle Mariners, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (0)
It’s no secret that baseball players can be a superstitious, ritualistic and detail-oriented bunch.
Posted on October 18, 2012 – 9:48 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Beckett Updates | 2012 SP Signtures, Beckett Customer Appreciation Month, New York Yankees, Phil Rizzuto, Whitey Ford | Comments (1)
Today’s prize: 2012 SP Signature Pride of a Nation Combo Signatures #USANY Whitey Ford/Phil Rizzuto /10
Posted on October 16, 2012 – 4:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, game-used memorabilia, Hunt Auctions, New York Yankees, Nick Swisher, Oakland A's, Upper Deck, USA Baseball | Comments (7)
In a collecting world where people often demand that the details of an item are documented heavily, my two jerseys are probably lackluster.
Posted on October 11, 2012 – 11:39 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1996 Bowman, Alex Rodriguez, Bowman, New York Yankees, Raul Ibanez | Comments (3)
Raul Ibanez’s historic night didn’t do much for his Rookie Cards.
Posted on October 5, 2012 – 11:44 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball cards, Chad Hermansen, game-used memorabilia, Instagram, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Roger Maris, Topps, Twitter | Comments (6)
Some of us out there have noticed the peculiarities of cardboard and other collectibles when they have been viewed using Instgram.
Posted on October 2, 2012 – 6:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Heritage High Number, Bryce Harper, featured, Ichiro Suzuki, New York Yankees, Will Middlebrooks, Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish | Comments (15)
Topps announced Tuesday that it will release a 100-card 2012 Topps Heritage High Number boxed set exclusively via ShopTopps.com.
Posted on October 2, 2012 – 2:52 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | American League, Baltimore Orioles, derek jeter, Detroit Tigers, Josh Hamilton, Josh Reddick, Manny Machado, Miguel Cabrera, MLB, New York Yankees, Oakland A's, Texas Rangers, Topps | Comments (1)
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.
Posted on September 28, 2012 – 9:00 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Boxing, Football, Hockey, MMA, Pro Wrestling, Racing | Beckett Updates, Beckett.com, Blake Griffin, Customer Appreciation Month, featured, landon donovan, Larry Bird, Mary Tyler Moore, Muhammad Ali, New York Yankees, Shania Twain, Sting, Topps, Upper Deck, Whitey Ford | Comments (16)
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.
Posted on September 9, 2012 – 4:09 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football | 2002 Bowman Draft, Brandon Weeden, Cleveland Browns, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (0)
How will Sunday’s game affect Brandon Weeden’s oldest and perhaps hottest Rookie Card?