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Tag Archives: Rickey Henderson

Steiner readies ‘game-changer’ autograph line

Steiner Sports says it’s going to change the autograph game with a line that it’s unveiling on Tuesday in New York City.

First look: 2014 Topps Update baseball cards

It’s time for an update — 2014 Topps Update, that is.

Which Rookie Card have you always found interesting — and why?

Do you have one Rookie Card that you just find more interesting than all of the rest? If so, tell us why.

Corny or cool? Leaf puts cornstalks into cards

They’ve been built, will you come looking for them?

Ripping Retail Retro: 1991 Topps baseball cards … with a vintage surprise

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a $5 box of 1991 Topps in the latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

First look: 2013 Topps baseball cards (with FINAL checklist)

Topps has released the final checklist for 2013 Topps Series 1. See it here.

Collecting even more details via Instagram

Some of us out there have noticed the peculiarities of cardboard and other collectibles when they have been viewed using Instgram.

First Look: 2012 Press Pass Hall of Fame Legends Edition

The Hall of Fame title creates a certain feeling.

Reds prospect Billy Hamilton steals himself a place in professional baseball history

Cincinnati Reds minor leaguer Billy Hamilton firmly placed himself in the baseball record books Tuesday night.

First look: 2012 Panini Signature Series baseball

A favorite from the Donruss stable is back in baseball for the first time in more than a decade.

First Look: 2012 Topps Triple Threads (updated)

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.

Olds’ Hobby Mailday: Sept. 30 edition

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds breaks down a mailday of purchases made over the last few months on Checkoutmycards.com.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1981 Fleer baseball cards

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.

Ripping Retail Retro: A 1980 Topps cello pack

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.

Inside a mighty mailday … at least for me

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.