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Tag Archives: San Francisco Giants

Top 5: Japanese players in MLB history

The final game of the Japan Series is scheduled for Thursday with MLB and Japan splitting the first six games. That got us thinking — who are the top players in MLB today and in MLB history?

Top 5: Early Pablo Sandoval cards to chase

Sandoval’s cardboard presence is a unique one — here are five early cards to consider grabbing before he signs somewhere.

World Series champion Giants get Oyo figures

It will be a while before we see baseball cards of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants, but Oyo Sports isn’t toying around with its postseason tribute.

BGS Diary: Rookie Cards, Moneyball & Watergate

Today, I got back my batch of five cards from October so I figured it might be a time to try creating a BGS Diary entry. Click to see which five cards I decided to submit.

Madison Bumgarner: 5 Key Cards

Coming as a surprise to no one, Madison Bumgarner culminated his outstanding 2014 postseason in fitting fashion – by collecting the 2014 World Series MVP trophy. Bumgarner finished the postseason with 4-1 record with 45 strikeouts and a 1.03 ERA. In the World Series, he was 2-0 with 0.43 ERA and a save in the […]

Madison Bumgarner arrives in full

If there were any questions about who was The Star of this year’s World Series, this guy answered it Wednesday night.

Barry Bonds autos return in National Treasures

Barry Bonds’ first certified autographs in some time will arrive in Panini America’s 2014 National Treasures set soon as the company teased his presence.

Beckett 20 Questions … on the World Series

The World Series all comes down to one game on Wednesday night — the winner take all in Game 7.

Does Gerald Posey have MLB’s best nickname?

Where does Gerald Posey’s nickname — Buster — rank among baseball’s best?

Cards can be solemn reminder of life

There are certain events in life that will never be forgotten, but rarely are those moments captured on a single baseball card.

World Series teams get new Topps prints

The World Series begins tomorrow and Topps already has it covered.

Baseball’s postseason teams get concert treatment in latest Topps Wall Art offering

The postseason darlings — and postseason dogs — have their day in the latest Topps Wall Art offering.

Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit flirts with perfection

Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit came within an out of throwing the 24th perfect game in MLB history Friday night in San Francisco.

Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum no-hits Padres

The Freak put on a show.

San Francisco Giants, World Series champions: Who are you collecting?

For the second time in three years, the San Francisco Giants are your World Series champs. Which Giant is worth your collecting dollars?

Want a World Series team’s celebration-used champagne cork? It’ll cost you …

A post-game NLDS celebration-used and MLB-authenticated champagne bottle cork might cost you a few bucks to own.

World Series slugger Pablo Sandoval has just one Rookie Card

With three home runs in his first three at-bats Wednesday night — two off of reigning AL Cy Young winner and MVP Justin Verlander — in Game 1 of the World Series, San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval just might be on the minds of a few collectors.

NLCS hero Marco Scutaro is a cardboard enigma

Marco Scutaro’s emergence as one of the San Francisco Giants’ key players late this season culminated with him being named the NLCS MVP Monday night.

Giants’ Matt Cain throws perfect game

Matt Cain checks in at 1,646 different cards valued at more than $9,300 in the Beckett.com database.

One of baseball’s most famous families loses a member

Matty Alou, one of three Alou brothers to play the outfield for the San Francisco Giants in the same game in the 1960s, died Thursday in Miami. He was 72.

YouTube lip syncher makes mark with MLB teams

Keenan Cahill’s tale is a feel-good kind of story that has touched on the world of Major League Baseball, too. Watch the clip above for a rather surreal performance from Cahill and a certain eccentric member of the San Francisco Giants, a clip that’s been viewed more than 2.5 million times.

The Force is strong with this odd MLB-approved piece

What is this weird MLB-approved item? It’s a three-sided statue of Giants closer Brian Wilson frozen in Carbonite on one panel and has Han Solo as immortalized in The Empire Strikes Back on another.

Game-used With a Cause: The 8D Network

There’s a new player in the game-used universe as the 8D Network launched earlier this year and made its unveiling official with a presence at the National Sports Collectors Convention last week in Chicago.