Tag Archives: Rally Squirrel

Beckett 20 Questions on … having fun in the hobby

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor The sports card world of just 20 years ago was immensely different from today, but one thing is the same for many collectors. They just want to have fun with their hobby … right? Defining “fun” will vary from person to person (see our Your Turn […]

Your Turn: What makes the hobby fun?

Tell us … What makes the hobby fun?

Beckett 20 Questions on … a bit of everything

It’s a busy time of year with a new wave of baseball coming, the Super Bowl on tap and plenty of new cardboard arrivals. For this latest edition of 20 Questions, we’re tackling, well, a little bit of everything.

Beckett Baseball: Look back at 2012 via our covers

We want you to pick our best Beckett Baseball cover for 2012.

Don’t go nuts: The Rally Squirrel might not be as rare as other 2012 Topps SPs

Should it be? Is the Rally Squirrel and easy pull compared to the other short-printed variations? Our secondary market sales analysis indicates that it is.

How much for a 2012 Topps Rally Squirrel card? Have we gone nuts?

The first copy of the short-printed variation (not an official RC) to sell on eBay went for $319.95 via a Buy It Now and a second sold on Tuesday went for $299. The first auction that was completed ended at more than $600.

Ripping Retail: 2012 Topps baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into several types of 2012 Topps baseball packs in this latest edition of Ripping Retail — two days before the official street date for the product.

Exclusive: St. Louis Cardinals’ Rally Squirrel gets a 2012 Topps baseball card

The Rally Squirrel has a rookie card.

Nutty question: Should the rally squirrel get a 2012 Topps baseball card?

We may be nuts, but we have to wonder … will the famed rodent with more than 28,300 followers on Twitter end up having a baseball card in the 2012 Topps set?