Posted on January 4, 2015 – 10:36 am | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | D.J. Kazmierczak, Panini America, Sunday Conversation | Comments (1)
D.J. Kazmierczak is Panini America’s Vice President of Sales and we recently caught up with him for a chat about group-breaking for an upcoming issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.
Posted on January 2, 2015 – 9:19 am | Author: Matt Bible
Beckett Contests, Beckett Updates, Gaming | Beckett Card Gamer, Beckett Contests, Beckett Gaming Almanac, DBZ, Dragon Ball Z, gaming, giveaway, Panini America | Comments (51)
Since its re-release, the momentum of Dragon Ball Z has been nothing short of phenomenal. We’ve had a few successful giveaways and we aren’t stopping. Our most recent giveaway was a Facebook exclusive in which we served up five booster boxes and two starter decks to seven lucky winners. Now, we are having a second […]
Posted on January 1, 2015 – 9:44 am | Author: chrisolds
Guest commentary | 2015 predictions, BlowoutCards.com, Brent Williams, Gregg Kohn, Leaf Trading Cards, Mike Jaspersen, Panini America, Thomas Fish, Tracy Hackler | Comments (9)
What will the hobby hold for 2015? We’ve asked a few industry insiders and other notable collectors. Here’s what they have boldly predicted to see in the coming year.
Posted on December 31, 2014 – 4:40 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions | Allen & Ginter, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Boston Red Sox, Connie Mack, frank Robinson, Jerry Koosman, Mickey Mantle, National Treasures, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Panini America, Pete Rose, retro brands, Rickey Henderson, Sam Crawford, Topps, Topps Heritage, Ty Cobb, vintage, Walter Johnson | Comments (15)
With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.
Posted on December 31, 2014 – 4:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | MLBPA, NBA, nfl, NHL, Panini America | Comments (1)
Panini has had a busy year — and here’s its highlight reel to prove it.
Posted on December 31, 2014 – 9:29 am | Author: chrisolds
Football | 2014 Panini Spectra, Johnny Manziel, nfl, Panini America | Comments (2)
One of Panini America’s high-end football card lines is back for a sophomore season.
Posted on December 29, 2014 – 1:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 SP Game-Used Soccer, 2014 National Treasures, Barry Bonds, game-used, game-used memorabilia, MLBPA, Panini America | Comments (7)
A hobby heavyweight returns to the baseball field this week with the arrival of 2014 National Treasures from Panini America.
Posted on December 29, 2014 – 12:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, Industry News | Beckett Baseball, Beckett Baseball Best of 2014, Beckett Baseball Cardboard Awards, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Topps | Comments (9)
By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor It’s time for us to make our selections for the best baseball cards of the year, and we want your help. While we’ll continue to argue about the highlights of 2014 — with a couple brands still to come in the next week or so — we want […]
Posted on December 29, 2014 – 8:46 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Baseball Cards: Year In Review, Beckett Baseball, Best of 2014, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Topps | Comments (2)
We’re presently preparing The Awards Issue of Beckett Baseball and we simply want to know one thing while we prepare our selections and the Fans’ Vote ballots.
Posted on December 23, 2014 – 11:00 am | Author: chrisolds
Football, Just for Fun, Pop Culture News | Alabama Crimson Tide, Alabama football, Andy Griffith, Bart Starr, CLC, college football, Daniel A. Moore, ESPN, Evan Mathis, Forrest Gump, Gomer Pyle, Harper Lee, Jay Barker, Jim Nabors, Jimmy Wales, Joe Namath, Mel allen, Melissa Joan Hart, NCAA football, Panini America, Paul "Bear" Bryant, Paul Bryant, Rece Davis, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Sara Evans, Sela Ward, To Kill a Mockingbird, Tom Hanks, Wikipedia, Winston Groom | Comments (0)
Here’s my list of 10 Alabama superfans or famous grads who would be cool certified autographs to find in packs.
Posted on December 22, 2014 – 12:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Breaker Central, Football | 2014 Select, football cards, nfl, Panini America | Comments (0)
Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Select in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on December 22, 2014 – 11:09 am | Author: Stephen Laroche
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Latest News | 2014 Panini Boxing Day, Panini America | Comments (0)
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor With participating Canadian stores giving out their special 2014 Panini Boxing Day packs with qualifying purchases this week, Panini America has revealed images of the strong autograph content that will be found inside. With a roster of carefully-selected athletes from the big four sports, collectors pulling them are […]
Posted on December 19, 2014 – 2:22 pm | Author: Stephen Laroche
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Industry News, Latest News | 2014 Panini Boxing Day, Panini America | Comments (0)
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor The slow reveal for Panini America‘s 2014 Boxing Day promotion continued on today as the company revealed some big hits that will be found inside packs in the form of a special Checkerboard design exclusive cards to with prime pieces of memorabilia. Exclusive to Canadian Panini Roundtable dealers, […]
Posted on December 19, 2014 – 1:28 pm | Author: Stephen Laroche
Basketball, Latest News | 2014-15 Donruss Basketball, Panini America | Comments (1)
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Coming back to store shelves after a five-year absence, Donruss returns to the basketball game in 2014-15 courtesy of Panini America and it is set to deliver some serious value in each box. Releasing on February 11, this product will bring back many of the concepts that made […]
Posted on December 18, 2014 – 6:11 pm | Author: Stephen Laroche
Industry News | D.J. Kazmierczak, Kevin Haake, Meghan Goldate, Panini America | Comments (0)
Earlier today, Panini America announced two promotions within their sales team. One of the staff members given an expanded role within the company is Kevin Haake, a former editor of Beckett Baseball who had previously worked for Topps before joining Panini back in 2009. Now the company’s Director of Hobby Sales, Haake will be in […]
Posted on December 18, 2014 – 3:40 pm | Author: Stephen Laroche
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett News, Football, Hockey | 2014 Panini Boxing Day, Panini America | Comments (0)
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Yesterday, Panini America gave collectors a preliminary look at its 2014 Boxing Day promotion and they have shown off even more cards from this product today in advance of next week’s release that is targeted to authorized Canadian Panini Roundtable stores. Today, the company shared images from the […]
Posted on December 17, 2014 – 10:50 pm | Author: David Lee
Football | Immaculate Collection, Panini America | Comments (0)
Following the high-end football debut of 2014 Flawless, Panini released more details, and more images, for its Immaculate Collection football brand. Boxes will include six cards and will deliver five autograph or memorabilia cards. On-card autograph memorabilia cards include Premium Patches Autographs and Premium Patches Rookie Autographs. Large patch swatches appear in Team Logo, Jersey […]
Posted on December 17, 2014 – 5:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Panini America's Pastime, 2013 Select, 2013 Topps Five Star, 2013 Topps Heritage, 2013 Topps Triple Threads, Kansas City Royals, MLB, Panini America, San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays, Topps, Wil Myers, Wil Myers trade | Comments (3)
Former top prospect and 2013 American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers is on the trading block with a few scenarios in play that would likely send him to the San Diego Padres sometime soon — one potentially being a multi-team deal including plenty of potential big-leaguers.
Posted on December 17, 2014 – 4:23 pm | Author: Stephen Laroche
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett News, Football, Hockey, Hockey | Gordie Howe, Panini America, Panini America Boxing Day 2014, Patrick Roy | Comments (0)
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor In the wake of a successful Boxing Day promotion last year, Canadian collectors may have been wondering if Panini America would be bringing it back again in 2014 – especially without the presence of NHL and NHLPA licensing. Today, they received some excellent news as the company will […]
Posted on December 16, 2014 – 3:36 pm | Author: David Lee
Football | absolute, football cards, Panini America | Comments (1)
By David Lee Editor | Beckett Football Absolute continues its long run with a new release that celebrates the brand’s 20th anniversary. It promises to bring a lot of memorabilia variety. Each hobby box has two autographed cards, three memorabilia cards plus other inserts and parallels. The base set includes 100 veterans and 50 rookies, […]
Posted on December 15, 2014 – 6:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Football, Industry News | Oregon Ducks, Panini America, University of Oregon, University of Oregon football | Comments (2)
Panini America revealed its latest deal with a major university on Monday with the University of Oregon, which saw quarterback Marcus Mariota pick up college football’s highest honor on Saturday night.
Posted on December 13, 2014 – 10:57 am | Author: David Lee
Beckett Updates | Andrew Luck, Jamaal Charles, nfl, pamini immaculate, Panini America | Comments (5)
Panini teased it’s upcoming debut release of 2014 Immaculate Football with 11 autographed card images that arrived this week. No other information was given for the product. From the looks of the cards, it will be pretty high-end in the league, at least in quality, with Flawless and National Treasures. More information will be posted […]
Posted on December 11, 2014 – 12:01 pm | Author: chrisolds
Football, Industry News | football cards, Panini America, Pop Warner | Comments (0)
One of Panini America’s biggest youth sports initiatives will continue into the coming years as the company announced on Thursday its exclusive deal with Pop warner will continue under a new multi-year agreement.
Posted on December 11, 2014 – 11:20 am | Author: Matt Bible
Beckett Contests, Beckett Updates, Gaming, Latest News | Beckett Contests, DBZ, Dragon Ball Z, gaming, giveaway, Panini America | Comments (7)
Buckle up, gamers, because we are giving away more Dragon Ball Z. The relaunch of this product by Panini America has been a huge hit and to celebrate this wonderful occasion, we are going to select two more lucky winners to each receive a booster box and a pre-constructed starter deck of 2014 Dragon Ball […]
Posted on December 9, 2014 – 9:22 pm | Author: Stephen Laroche
Football | 2014 panini contenders, Panini America | Comments (11)
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Few products in the trading card world have as dedicated a following as the annual Contenders offering from Panini America. Each year, it delivers some of the most coveted rookie cards to football collectors and it is set to hit store shelves on January 7. With an average of […]