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Tag Archives: Nick Swisher

Panini snaps my favorite player’s signing slump

My fellow collectors, my long national collecting nightmare is over.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Hot baseball players, hot prospects & more

As the regular season winds down and the pennant races heat up, this year’s true movers and shakers will begin to emerge on cardboard. With our latest 20 Questions, we want to know what you think of the hobby’s key players, key cards and key product developments.

Inside a Topps Vault mailday …

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for a mailday video straight from the Topps Vault, the memorabilia division of Topps that helps get items that helped bring past card sets to life into collectors’ hands.

Collecting baseball cards that should not be

I spotted a thing that should not be recently on eBay. It was a card that doesn’t officially exist but took years to finally surface.

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.

Collectors should have fun with changing times

Let’s hope that 2013 can be fun for collectors and collecting.

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.

Collecting Concepts: It’s your birthday …

Years ago, while flipping through my priceless copy of Total Baseball — what us baseball geeks did before the Interwebs — I noticed that a single postseason baseball game was played the day I was born and that a single player had homered that day.

Olds’ Hobby Mailday: May 25 edition

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for a mailday video … just for fun.

Steiner selling Yankees’ game-used throwback unis

Only two times in New York Yankees history has the team worn throwback uniforms.

Box Busters Preview: 2012 Bowman Jumbos … and more

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2012 Bowman jumbo packs — and watches a collector rip into even more — in this Box Busters preview video.

A Beckett Marketplace kind of mailday

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds was on a mission recently after waking up at 4 a.m. on a Saturday. He wanted to find a certain couple of obscure cards. He did just that with the Beckett Marketplace.

Box Busters: 2011 Playoff Contenders Baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2011 Playoff Contenders Baseball boxes from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Olds’ Hobby Mailday: Sept. 30 edition

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds breaks down a mailday of purchases made over the last few months on Checkoutmycards.com.

Moneyball is almost here … and collecting the movie’s memorabilia won’t be too tough

The newest piece of Moneyball memorabilia is this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated, which features Brad Pitt on the cover. This is sure to be a popular item for sports-minded autograph seekers to get signed.

Giveaway brings back lost art … trading simply

All it takes to trade baseball cards there is a code, a pick and click — no post office trips, stamps, envelopes or anything else.

So we’ll be mentioning a few players’ Twitter feeds in the next Beckett Baseball …

So we’ll be mentioning a few MLB players’ Twitter feeds in the next Beckett Baseball … here’s an obligatory piece of Nick Swisher multimedia we’ll be sending people to see here from the magazine.

Chris Olds’ Collecting Mailday — June 23

Just what does Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds collect? A bit of everything … here’s a box of a few months’ of purchases off of Checkoutmycards.com ….

Who’s on your Allen & Ginter autograph dream team?

One spring ritual for baseball card collectors is wishing for a certain baseball player or non-athlete to appear on a Topps Allen & Ginter autograph card — here are my Top Five.

Teasing 2011 Topps Heritage …

We should have our hands on some 2011 Topps Heritage baseball cards soon — it officially arrives in hobby shops on Wednesday — but here are some observations about the set modeled after the 1962 Topps design that you should be looking for.