Posted on May 30, 2014 – 3:04 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 Topps, 2014 Topps Update, 2014 Topps Update checklist, george springer, Jose Abreu, Masahiro Tanaka, MLB, MLB All-Star Game, Rickey Henderson, Topps, Topps Update, World Series | Comments (4)
It’s time for an update — 2014 Topps Update, that is.
Posted on May 19, 2014 – 10:47 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | 1980 Topps, MLB, Rickey Henderson, Rookie Cards | Comments (36)
Do you have one Rookie Card that you just find more interesting than all of the rest? If so, tell us why.
Posted on November 27, 2013 – 2:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Alabama, Bruce Sutter, Carlton Fisk, doc gooden, Field of Dreams, Frank Thomas, Jim Palmer, Jim Rice, Johnny Bench, Leaf, Leaf Trading Cards, Matthew Perry, Ozzie Smith, Paul Molitor, Pete Rose, Randy Owen, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Rod Carew, Wade Boggs | Comments (21)
They’ve been built, will you come looking for them?
Posted on June 30, 2013 – 10:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 1991 Topps, 1991 Topps checklist, baseball cards, Cal Ripken Jr., Frank Thomas, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Rickey Henderson, Topps, Wade Boggs | Comments (9)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a $5 box of 1991 Topps in the latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.
Posted on January 16, 2013 – 12:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1972 Topps Minis, 2013 Topps, 2013 Topps baseball, 2013 Topps baseball cards, 2013 Topps Checklist, 2013 Topps Desert Camo, 2013 Topps Pink, 2013 Topps Series 1 Checklist, 2013 Topps Ultimate Chase, Babe Ruth, Bryce Harper, Cal Ripken Jr., derek jeter, featured, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Rickey Henderson, Roberto Clemente, Stan Musial, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (65)
Topps has released the final checklist for 2013 Topps Series 1. See it here.
Posted on October 5, 2012 – 11:44 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball cards, Chad Hermansen, game-used memorabilia, Instagram, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Roger Maris, Topps, Twitter | Comments (6)
Some of us out there have noticed the peculiarities of cardboard and other collectibles when they have been viewed using Instgram.
Posted on August 29, 2012 – 3:12 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football | 2012 Press Pass Hall of Fame Legends Edition, Andrew Luck, Jack Nicklaus, Joe Greene, Larry Bird, Nolan Ryan, press pass, Rickey Henderson | Comments (4)
The Hall of Fame title creates a certain feeling.
Posted on August 21, 2012 – 11:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball cards, Billy Hamilton, Billy Hamilton autograph, Cincinnati Reds, Reds, Rickey Henderson, stolen bases, Topps, TRISTAR, Upper Deck, Vince Coleman | Comments (3)
Cincinnati Reds minor leaguer Billy Hamilton firmly placed himself in the baseball record books Tuesday night.
Posted on June 29, 2012 – 11:21 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Panini Signature Series, Carl Yastrzemski, Dustin Pedroia, featured, Greg Maddux, Josh Hamilton, Ken Griffey Jr, Matt Kemp, Miguel Cabrera, MLBPA, Nolan Ryan, Panini America, Pete Rose, Randy Johnson, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Ryan Braun, Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish | Comments (10)
A favorite from the Donruss stable is back in baseball for the first time in more than a decade.
Posted on April 13, 2012 – 11:53 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Triple Threads, Babe Ruth, featured, Ichiro Suzuki, Lou Gehrig, Matt Moore, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Rickey Henderson, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Triple Threads | Comments (24)
Topps released the basic product information and preview images for this year’s edition of Triple Threads on Friday, and it looks like the seventh edition of the always-popular hit- and autograph-laden brand will deliver what collectors have come to expect — maybe more.
Posted on September 30, 2011 – 11:56 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football, Pro Wrestling | 1980 Topps, 1986 Donruss, Jeremy Brown, Jose Canseco, Nick Swisher, Oakland A's, Rickey Henderson, WWE | Comments (0)
Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds breaks down a mailday of purchases made over the last few months on Checkoutmycards.com.
Posted on August 11, 2011 – 11:33 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 1981 Fleer, box breaks, Fleer, MLB, pack breaks, Rickey Henderson | Comments (4)
Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds continues his throwback pack-breaking madness as he rips five wax packs of 1981 Fleer baseball — the first Fleer release from the decade where baseball cards truly exploded onto the national consciousness — that were bought on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention in this latest Ripping Retail video.
Posted on August 9, 2011 – 7:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 1980 Topps, baseball, baseball cards, MLB, pack breaks, Rickey Henderson, Topps | Comments (2)
Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds ripped a cello pack of 1980 Topps baseball cards on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago for yet another Ripping Retail Retro video.
Posted on March 21, 2011 – 5:45 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Pro Wrestling | baseball cards, Don Mattingly, featured, New York Yankees, Rickey Henderson, Roger Maris, Tim Wakefield, Topps, Trevor Cahill, WCW, wrestling, WWE | Comments (0)
Visit any sports card and collectibles forum and you’ll likely see one of these types of posts — a recap of what arrived into a collector’s possession that’s one part “Check This Out!” and one part bragging. It’s one part a reflection of a hobby and, perhaps, a reflection of the madness that is what we do as collectors. It’s the mailday report.