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Tag Archives: Roger Maris

Your Turn: Which legends would you want paired?

It’s an impressive card and it got us thinking … which duos would you like to see on a card?

“Wild Thing” Ricky Vaughn among Five Star surprises

Click here to view the Five Star checklist as released by Topps

BGS Diary Predictor (Dec.): What will he submit?

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in December and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.

First Look: 2014 Panini Classics baseball cards

After nearly a decade on the bench, Classics is back.

Canseco’s back, waiting on Major Leaguers, modified vintage plans … there’s no off-season for cards

Sure, the baseball card landscape is not as busy as they days of several licensed major manufacturers in baseball like, say, a decade ago, but all of the recent product announcements are still proof that there’s no offseason for cardboard.

Hobby showdown: Who do you choose when it comes to your cardboard?

Who do you choose? It’s a simple question, but when it comes to cardboard it might not always be an easy choice.

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.

Upcoming Topps Tier One will let you hobnob with elites via massive bat knob set

For card collectors and game-used cards, bats are not always as impressive. It’s not always a love-love relationship. But Topps is intending to change that with its upcoming Tier One release.

First look: 2011 Prime Cuts baseball

Just hours after Panini America unveiled its licensing deal with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, it pulled back the curtain on the first product that will be utilizing those Hall of Famers to the Nth Degree.

(Updated) Card Gallery: 2012 Topps baseball

While we’re a few days away from Feb. 1 — aka the official arrival day for this year’s version of the hobby’s most-collected set, Topps baseball — we’ll offer some peaks at what’s inside the wrappers in the simplest way possible.

A&E’s Yankeeography set impresses in packaging alone

The 16-DVD Yankeeography megaset from A&E is a collection that highlights the 27-time World Series champs and their greatest players.

Roger Maris: 50 years ago today, a legacy was born

Roger Maris’ 61 home runs in 1961 firmly placed him atop the record books awkwardly atop everyone, including Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle — the icon of all icons and New York’s chosen son.

Topps unveils five subjects of 1961 Heritage cards for National Sports Collectors Convention VIP bags

As previously reported here, Topps will be bringing back the 1961 Heritage design for its set of VIP bag bonus cards for attendees of the National Sports Collectors Convention next month in Chicago.

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.