Tag Archives: Panini America

Panini VIP Party creates moments before memorabilia

Each of them had the chance to create some moments with some of the biggest names in the sports world — and on this evening selfies and snapshots were clearly in demand. In fact, they were priceless.

Panini adds Mike Tyson to VIP Party guest roster

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor He’s been the world heavyweight champ, had a Hangover, joined the WWE Hall of Fame, a man who forever changed video games and is “the baddest man on the planet.” But now Mike Tyson is a Panini America VIP Party guest. Tyson is the latest addition to a […]

John Smoltz, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar join Panini America VIP party guest list

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor One of the newest Baseball Hall of Famers, a hardcourt legend and two more young NBA stars have been added to the Panini America VIP Party guest list for Saturday night. Former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz and Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar headline the latest batch […]

Pete Rose, Ricky Williams among first Panini VIP Party guests revealed

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor A hit king and a gridiron legend will be among those on hand to meet guests at the Panini America VIP party in Chicago on Saturday during the National Sports Collectors Convention weekend. Baseball’s career hits leader Pete Rose and former NFL and Texas Longhorns star Ricky Williams […]

Promotions To Keep Collectors Busy At The National

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media The 36th National Sports Collectors Convention opens today in Chicago and hobbyists from all over the world are about to convene on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Whether they are breaking boxes or hunting for a great item for their personal collections, there are plenty of opportunities to […]

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Clear Vision football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Clear Vision in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini NFL Sticker Collection

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini NFL Sticker Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Excalibur basketball

Join Beckett Basketball’s Eric Norton and Chris Olds as they rip into premium boxes of 2014-15 Panini Excalibur in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Cooperstown baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Cooperstown in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Your Turn: Who’s your favorite Hall of Famer?

Who’s your favorite Hall of Famer?

Panini To Host Breaking Events At The National

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Panini America‘s corporate booth is regarded as one of the top destinations for those attending the National each year and in 2015, they have added some new elements that will appeal to collectors of all ages. In a positive move that helps promote the hobby to youth, Panini will […]

Kris Bryant signs with Fanatics Authentic

MLB’s biggest rookie has a new home.

BGS Diary (July): Digging vintage, Kris Bryant, ‘Eight Men Out,’ minis and The Dude

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor | Commentary For the last few months, I’ve submitted a few cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too. Here […]

Who’s your top NFL rookie this year? Tell us & win

Tell us who will be the NFL’s top rookie this season and we’ll award two of you a box and album of the new Panini stickers.

Beckett 20 Questions on … college cardboard

School ties are seemingly everywhere on cardboard from the past and present. Now they’re the focus here for our latest 20 Questions …

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Excalibur

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Panini America has tried something new with some of its NBA releases this season and partnered up with Target to ensure that three of them were going to be exclusive to the retail giant. With Prestige and Threads getting new life brought into them in recent months by […]

Oakland Raiders great Ken Stabler dies at 69

Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to their first Super Bowl championship in 1977, has died. He was 69.

College ties among baseball highlights in Panini’s National show wrapper redemption program

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor When the Panini America wrapper redemption program kicks into gear at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago on July 29, there will be plenty of familiar names inside the packs. Jameis Winston, Russell Wilson, Kris Bryant, Matt Harvey and plenty more will be found in packs. […]

First Look: 2015 Panini Immaculate baseball cards

More — that’s one word that might describe what’s in store for the second edition of one of Panini America’s high-end baseball card brands.

Panini’s National VIP cards focus on freshmen

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Panini America has revealed details about its plans for collectors that have purchased VIP admission packages for the upcoming 36th National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. Every bag handed out to those opting to buy the show’s VIP package is set to receive a coupon they can take to […]

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Preferred + win our book

Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds and Eric as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Panini Preferred in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Elite baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Elite in this latest edition of Box Busters.

BGS Diary Predictor (July): What will Olds submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Panini readies for VIP party at National Convention

Panini America released the first details for its VIP party set for Aug. 1 at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention and they were the basics.

Top Five: Overlooked Joc Pederson baseball cards

Here’s a rundown of five overlooked Joc Pederson baseball cards …

Panini gives a virtual look at NBA draftees

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The 2015 NBA Draft saw 60 up-and-coming players chosen by the league’s clubs and in a matter of months, several of them will be making an impact with basketball card collectors in next season’s trading card releases from Panini America which start hitting store shelves in October with […]

Panini Signs Five Top NBA Draft Prospects

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The 2015 NBA Draft will take place tonight, but Panini America has already been busy inking exclusive trading card deals with five prospects that are projects to be selected in the first round. Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns, Emmanuel Mudiay, D’Angelo Russell, and Jerian Grant will be a big […]

Immaculate Collection baseball returns this summer

Panini America’s high-end Immaculate Collection brand will return for a second season reflecting the stars of the baseball diamond.

Box Busters: 2015 Score football cards

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Score football cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Gala

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Basketball is truly a global game and collectors outside of North America are often a serious and dedicated group. In recognition of the NBA’s presence on the international scene, Panini America has developed a high-end product which will be heading exclusively to those markets this summer and it […]

Panini America continues to challenge status quo with Father’s Day memorabilia cards

If you’re a collector who has participated in some of Panini America’s promotional pack programs in the last few years, you know how the company has implemented the unusual into them.

Gallery: 2015 Panini Father’s Day autos and parallels

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Next week, Panini America‘s annual Father’s Day promotional packs will be released to card shops and baseball, basketball, and football card collectors will be busting packs hoping to find an autograph or a low-numbered base set parallel. After reaching out to hobbyists via social media on Friday, Panini granted […]

BGS Diary (June): Vintage Pudge, Atomic Paige, Cooperstown autographs, Canseco & more

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for June — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Gallery: 2015 Panini Father’s Day inserts

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media The release of 2015 Panini Father’s Day promotional packs is coming this week and in addition to a strong mix of autograph and memorabilia cards from multiple sports, collectors will also be treated to a pair of insert sets featuring some of today’s biggest names. The first, Panini Portraits, […]