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Posted on February 22, 2012 – 7:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011 Playoff Contenders, 2011 Playoff Contenders Baseball, Archie Bradley, baseball cards, Dylan Bundy, featured, Gerrit Cole, MLB, MLBPA, Nick Swisher, Panini America | Comments (15)
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.
Posted on September 30, 2011 – 11:56 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football, Pro Wrestling | 1980 Topps, 1986 Donruss, Jeremy Brown, Jose Canseco, Nick Swisher, Oakland A's, Rickey Henderson, WWE | Comments (0)
Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds breaks down a mailday of purchases made over the last few months on Checkoutmycards.com.
Posted on September 19, 2011 – 8:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Non-Sports | autographs, baseball cards, Billy Beane, Brad Pitt, Chad Bradford, featured, Jeremy Brown, Michael Lewis, MLB, Moneyball, Nick Swisher, Non-Sports, Oakland Athletics, Sports Illustrated | Comments (2)
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.
Posted on September 7, 2011 – 5:30 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps, Diamond Giveaway, featured, MLB, New York Yankees, Nick Swisher, Oakland A's, Steve Swisher | Comments (20)
All it takes to trade baseball cards there is a code, a pick and click — no post office trips, stamps, envelopes or anything else.
Posted on July 6, 2011 – 12:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | @nickswisher, Beckett Baseball, Nick Swisher, Twitter | Comments (0)
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.
Posted on June 23, 2011 – 5:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football, Pro Wrestling | baseball cards, Checkoutmycards.com, featured, football cards, MLB, Nick Swisher, Topps, wrestling cards, WWE | Comments (5)
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 ….
Posted on April 6, 2011 – 5:23 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | @charliesheen, @josecanseco, @nickswisher, Allen & Ginter, autographs, Dennis Haysbert, featured, Jose Canseco, Major League, Nick Swisher, Vince McMahon, WWE | Comments (50)
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.
Posted on March 15, 2011 – 2:45 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps Heritage, baseball, baseball cards, featured, MLB, Nick Swisher, Topps | Comments (3)
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.
Posted on December 29, 2010 – 4:31 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autographs, New York Yankees, Nick Swisher | Comments (4)
It’s a simple question with not-so-simple answers most of the time. Why do you collect who you collect?
Posted on May 18, 2010 – 2:23 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Andruw Jones, autographs, Manny Ramirez, Mark McGwire, Nick Swisher, Vernand Morency, Vladimir Guerrero | Comments (7)
It’s the “early” autograph — the one where an athlete either hadn’t adopted a shorter version of an autograph or a rarer one where we don’t commonly see it on items signed in bulk.