Posted on May 12, 2014 – 2:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Your Turn | Hideki Matsui, Hideo Nomo, Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball, Masahiro Tanaka, Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
With the Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka continuing to impress and the Rangers’ Yu Darvish continuing to come so close to throwing major-league no-nos, it seems that Japanese players’ impacts upon MLB might be at an all-time high.
Posted on January 15, 2014 – 3:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Boxing, Golf, Hockey, Multisport, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer, Tennis, Your Turn | 2000 Upper Deck Ovation Japan, Ichiro Suzuki, NPB, Upper Deck | Comments (25)
We want you to show us your favorite cards — as long as they aren’t the norm. Show us and tell us about your favorite “other” card or set in the comments below.
Posted on January 15, 2014 – 1:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Golf, MMA, Multisport, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | Allen & Ginter, BBM, brock lesnar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Fist-ograph, goodwin champions, Japanese baseball, Jimmie Johnson, Leaf, Lolo Jones, Lorena Ochoa, Masahiro Tanaka, Miesha Tate, MMA, Muhammad Ali, NASCAR, NPB, Panini America, Pele, soccer, Sonya Thomas, sumo, Topps, UFC, Upper Deck, Winter Olympics, wrestling, WWE | Comments (3)
Majority rules. That might be the best way to describe the sports card landscape and collecting habits these days. The sports that the most people like get the most attention and the most products.
Posted on April 2, 2013 – 9:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Houston Astros, NPB, Panini America, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish, Yu Darvish autographs, Yu Darvish checklist, Yu Darvish No-hits Astros, Yu Darvish No-hitter, Yu Darvish Rookie Card | Comments (2)
Yu Darvish appears on a total of 659 baseball cards valued at $16,977.75 not including rarities.
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 April 27, 2012 – 10:22 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen, 2012 Topps Museum Collection, 2012 Topps Tribute, MLB, Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (4)
Yu Darvish’s gem on Tuesday night — 10 strikeouts in eight-plus scoreless innings for a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees — meant one thing.He’s arrived.
Posted on December 15, 2011 – 12:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | baseball cards, BBM, Daisuke Matsuzaka, featured, Gaijin, Hideki Okajima, Ichiro, Japanese baseball, Kosuke Fukudome, MLB, NPB, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into 10 random packs of Japanese baseball cards from BBM and Konami in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.