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?
Posted on August 22, 2012 – 10:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1991 Upper Deck, Chunichi Dragons, featured, Mr. Baseball, New York Yankees, Nippon Professional Baseball, Tom Selleck | Comments (11)
The image above is from a scene in a pretty forgettable early 1990s movie, but it’s a bit of a cardboard enigma.
Posted on August 6, 2012 – 3:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1969 Topps, 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention, autographs, featured, Ken Goldin, MLB, New York Yankees, NSCC, Oakland A's, Reggie Jackson, Topps, TRISTAR | Comments (25)
What I got in that last hour was something I never in my life could have expected — something I could have never want-listed or dreamt about. It wasn’t a Rookie Card or an autograph. What I got was Reggie Jackson.
Posted on August 3, 2012 – 1:02 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention, 2012 Topps Mini, Bryce Harper, featured, National Sports Collectors Convention, New York Yankees, NSCC, printing plates, Topps | Comments (3)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Beckett contributor Ben Aguirre as they rip into and chat about a box of 2012 Topps Mini baseball cards at the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention Thursday in Baltimore.
Posted on July 25, 2012 – 8:45 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Bowman Chrome, 2012 Bowman Sterling, 2012 Topps Five Star, 2012 Topps Update, featured, Ichiro Suzuki, Ichiro Yankees, MLB, New York Yankees, Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB, Orix Blue Wave, Seattle Mariners, Topps, Yankees | Comments (16)
Ichiro Suzuki’s New York career is just two games old and that means it’s time for one thing — his first Yankees baseball cards.
Posted on July 23, 2012 – 5:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1993 BBM, 2001 Ultimate Collection, Ichiro Suzuki, Ichiro Yankees, Japanese baseball, Leaf, New York Yankees, NPB, Panini America, Topps | Comments (15)
Japanese superstar and future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the New York Yankees.
Posted on July 2, 2012 – 1:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball | Babe Ruth, Charlie Sheen, Cleveland Indians, Eight Men Out, LeBron James, Major League, Miami Heat, New York Yankees | Comments (0)
ESPN’s weekly sports card and memorabilia segment, “Mint Condition,” has talked with noted collector Charlie Sheen and Upper Deck about LeBron James.
Posted on June 28, 2012 – 8:03 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | 1956 World Series, Brooklyn Dodgers, Don Larsen, featured, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports | Comments (2)
Don Larsen’s perfect game jersey will be auctioned start on Oct. 8 through Steiner Sports.
Posted on June 27, 2012 – 7:31 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1933 Goudey, Babe Ruth, Memory Lane Inc., New York Yankees, NSCC, The National | Comments (1)
The Bambino is going back to Baltimore.
Posted on June 18, 2012 – 11:57 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Golf, Hockey | autographs, featured, Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees, NSCC, The National | Comments (5)
Here’s the lineup of signers for the National Sports Collectors Convention.
Posted on May 20, 2012 – 11:57 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, SCP Auctions | Comments (5)
A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth sold for a record $4.4 million early this morning through SCP Auctions.
Posted on May 14, 2012 – 1:32 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1992 Bowman, Baseball Hall of Fame, Brian Wilson, Bruce Sutter, Carlos Delgado, Dennis Eckersley, featured, Goose Gossage, Hoyt Wilhelm, Manny Ramirez, Mariano Rivera, Mike Piazza, New York Yankees, Rollie Fingers, Yankees | Comments (11)
It may not look like much, but the baseball card seen here is the most-valuable release in one of the most-important sets of the 1990s.
Posted on May 10, 2012 – 11:15 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | Alex Rodriguez, derek jeter, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, Nick Swisher, Robinson Cano, Steiner Sports | Comments (0)
Only two times in New York Yankees history has the team worn throwback uniforms.
Posted on April 26, 2012 – 10:00 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Non-Sports | books, Garbage Pail Kids, mars attacks, New York Yankees, Topps books, Wacky Packages | Comments (1)
Topps is taking collectors on a tour through its history with a series of books dedicated to trading cards.
Posted on April 12, 2012 – 11:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | derek jeter, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Matt Cain, MLB, New York Yankees, Redemption cards, Roger Clemens, Tim Lincecum, Upper Deck | Comments (47)
A Michigan man took Upper Deck to court over redemption cards that were not fulfilled and won his case back in March, a $1,329 judgment. But as of April 12, he had not been paid.
Posted on April 10, 2012 – 9:56 am | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | autographs, Beckett Sports Card Monthly, Brien Taylor, New York Yankees, Readers Write, The Autograph Issue | Comments (1)
From time to time, we’ll showcase a Readers Write letter here online before it appears in a magazine. Here’s one that arrived on Tuesday …
Posted on March 29, 2012 – 10:34 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz, derek jeter, featured, Matt Kemp, McFarlane Toys, MLB, New York Yankees, Tim Lincecum | Comments (6)
McFarlane Toys is going uptown with a limited edition statue of one Bronx Bomber.
Posted on March 15, 2012 – 8:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | action figures, featured, Lego, MLB, MLBPA, New York Yankees, Oyo Sportstoys, sports toys, Stephen Strasburg, toys | Comments (6)
Sometimes the ideas come from out of nowhere, but for Tom Skripps it came after building a spaceship from a certain popular building-block brand and a subsequent trip to Fenway Park to see his Boston Red Sox play.
Posted on March 13, 2012 – 10:01 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Opening Day, Christian Lopez, derek jeter, featured, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (10)
If you thought it was tough getting on a baseball card, you should try pulling one.
Posted on March 8, 2012 – 4:35 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Prime 9, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees | Comments (3)
Topps has announced its fifth HTA Prime 9 card of the year, and it’s Mickey Mantle who is the newest player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.