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Tag Archives: Nolan Ryan

First Look: 2014 Leaf Q

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media This year, Leaf Trading Cards has been busy putting out products that cater to a variety of collectors and with their upcoming release, 2014 Leaf Q, they are seeking to make a serious impact in the super-premium market once it hits store shelves in early January. Featuring some of […]

Steiner readies ‘game-changer’ autograph line

Steiner Sports says it’s going to change the autograph game with a line that it’s unveiling on Tuesday in New York City.

Latest Topps wall art line is all Finest 1/1s

Topps’ latest line of MLB wall art might be its finest — and rarest — one yet.

Topps readies print line modeled after 1960s test issue

One of the more unusual test-issue sets of the 1960s is coming back next week as wall art.

High-grade vintage powers Memory Lane auction

A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1991 Topps baseball cards … with a vintage surprise

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a $5 box of 1991 Topps in the latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1990 Score baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1990 Score in this latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

Red Hot & Rare: Short-printed 2001 Topps Archives autos light up auction block

How much for this Lou Brock? You wouldn’t believe it if I typed it.

Baseball card collector Tim Kane becomes a player for a day — with Nolan Ryan as his boss

The grin on Tim Kane’s face was matched only by the size of the “30” on the back of his jersey.

Topps auction shows dollar signs behind old deals

A number items up for grabs in the first Topps.com auction this week shed some light on the business side of the game.

Maryland collector will make pro debut in April

For one Maryland man collecting is a family affair, and it’s his son who drove him to do something he’s never done before.

First look: 2013 Topps baseball cards (with FINAL checklist)

Topps has released the final checklist for 2013 Topps Series 1. See it here.

Beckett Sports Card Monthly: Take a look back at 2012 via our covers

Beckett Sports Card Monthly is where we give readers a little more to read about your hobby each and every month.

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.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1989 Bowman

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1989 Bowman in this latest Ripping Retail Retro video.

Someday, I’ll have a Hall of Fame focus

If you’ve collected for any amount of time, you’ve probably had the moment where you sit back, look at all of the hot mess that is your collection and wondered what your focus is.

First Look: 2012 Press Pass Hall of Fame Legends Edition

The Hall of Fame title creates a certain feeling.

First look: 2012 Panini Signature Series baseball

A favorite from the Donruss stable is back in baseball for the first time in more than a decade.

TRISTAR doubles up the cuts in SignaCuts Baseball

TRISTAR’s next baseball card line will be twice as nice for some collectors who rip into the cut-autograph product.

Topps spices up Series 2 baseball release

Topps is adding a bit more luster to the 2012 Topps Series 2 baseball set that arrives on Wednesday as it teased two inclusions on Monday.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1975 Topps Mini baseball cards (And be sure to vote for next week’s rip!)

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he hosts Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange (bbcexchange.com) for a retro pack break of 1975 Topps Mini baseball cards in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Commentary: Rangers might not be lone-star team after World Series win tonight

It’s no secret that, on cardboard, the Texas Rangers have one player who stands out from the rest in the hobby and on the national stage — that’s Josh Hamilton.

First impressions: 2012 Topps Marquee baseball cards

Topps has teased what its Topps Marquee baseball set will look like next year by releasing a few mocked up card images for the high-end set coming in 2012.

Dick Perez takes his Immortals digital

Some of the baseball card world’s most memorable paintings — and hundreds more — are now available at your fingertips as Dick Perez has taken his Immortals book digital.