Posted on September 3, 2013 – 1:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Dennis Eckersley, Hank Aaron, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, PSA, Ron Santo, Sandy Koufax, Ted Williams, Topps, vintage baseball cards, Willie Mays | Comments (2)
A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.
Posted on November 26, 2012 – 2:27 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions | 2012 Topps Five Star, Babe Ruth, Beckett 20 Questions, Bryce Harper, Buster Posey, featured, Five Star, Hank Aaron, Jackie Robinson, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (32)
Tell us what you think of 2012 Topps Five Star in the latest Beckett 20 Questions.
Posted on November 11, 2012 – 10:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Five Star, 2012 Topps Five Star autographs, 2012 Topps Five Star Checklist, Babe Ruth, Bryce Harper, Bryce Harper autograph, Bryce Harper Rookie Card, featured, Five Star, Five Star autographs, Five Star Checklist, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, mike trout, MLB, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Reggie Jackson, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (11)
We take a look at some of the $500-per-pack product’s final checklists for the base set and autographs.
Posted on October 21, 2012 – 1:57 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Adam Greenberg, autographs, Billy Crystal, featured, Hank Greenberg, Ian Kinsler, Jewish baseball players, Kevin Youkilis, Ron Lewis, Ryan Braun, Sandy Koufax, sports art, Theo Epstein | Comments (5)
A new lithograph by artist Ron Lewis celebrates the place that Jewish players hold in MLB history.
Posted on July 7, 2012 – 10:02 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tier One, autographs, featured, Greg Perez, Gregory Zakwin, Justin Bieber, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Ryan Kalmoe, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (51)
Now, after nearly 150 entries, we want you to pick the winner. We have narrowed it down to three:
Posted on June 27, 2012 – 4:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Topps Tier One, autographs, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Bryce Harper, featured, Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Kemp, Mickey Mantle, Relics, Sandy Koufax, Tier One, Topps | Comments (148)
What will they find inside? What can you win? Watch and find out …
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 March 28, 2012 – 9:51 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, Albert Pujols, Cal Ripken Jr., Fatal1ty, featured, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Richard Petty, Rulon Gardner, Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Topps, Willie Mays, Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish | Comments (2)
Topps announced on Wednesday that it will be adding two MLB newcomers and two other sports legends to the popular retro-styled card line.
Posted on February 16, 2012 – 12:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tribute, Cal Ripken Jr., Carl Yastrzemski, Ernie Banks, featured, Frank Thomas, Hank Aaron, lbert Pujols, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (10)
Hank Aaron will be signing 100 buyback cards for inclusion in 2012 Topps Tribute — all as bonus cards in boxes where they are found beginning on March 7.
Posted on January 27, 2012 – 1:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats, Albert Pujols, Babe Ruth, baseball, Beckett Grading Services, Cal Ripken Jr., derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, MLB, New York Yankees, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Ty Cobb | Comments (17)
With five days remaining until the arrival of the hobby’s most collected baseball card set, Topps has pulled back the curtain on a set of rather lustrous cards that will be found in packs of 2012 Topps as redemptions.
Posted on January 24, 2012 – 1:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Gold Rush, Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Belle, Albert Pujols, Dennis Eckersley, featured, MLB, Nelson Cruz, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (25)
Ok, all you cardboard 49ers … the Gold Rush rules have been declared.
Posted on December 17, 2011 – 1:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Archives, 2012 Topps Fan Favorites, Albert Pujols, featured, Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr, MLB, Robinson Cano, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (23)
Last produced in 2002 but with a history linking back to the early 1990s, Topps Archives will revive the looks of old Topps designs with brand new images of present-day players, reprints and more from the past when it arrives on May 23.
Posted on December 8, 2011 – 2:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Gold Rush, autographs, baseball cards, featured, Josh Hamilton, MLB, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (14)
Next year’s Topps baseball card set will be all about gold, and the company unveiled another aspect of its flagship product line’s hued focus exclusively to Beckett Media on Wednesday.
Posted on November 3, 2011 – 4:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Carl Yastrzemski, featured, frank Robinson, Gypsy Queen, Hank Aaron, Matt Kemp, MLB, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Robinson Cano, Ryne Sandberg, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Ty Cobb, Wille Mays | Comments (14)
One of Topps’ most popular retro baseball card lines of the year, Gypsy Queen, will be back once again in 2012.
Posted on October 14, 2011 – 10:45 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1963 Topps, 2012 Topps Heritage, Adrian Gonzalez, featured, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Pablo Sandoval, Ryan Braun, Ryan Zimmerman, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Willie Mays | Comments (73)
Topps’ next 2012 baseball card announcement will likely be one that takes us all back to 1963 as the company offered up the first glimpses at next year’s Topps Heritage baseball card set on Monday.
Posted on September 2, 2011 – 9:19 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps, Albert Pujols, derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Ichiro Suzuki, Jackie Robinson, Johnny Bench, Mickey Mantle, Mike Schmidt, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (7)
Topps’ ongoing hobby shop redemption-card promotion, Prime 9, is beginning its seventh week with this week’s selection being Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle.
Posted on August 30, 2011 – 4:28 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tribute, featured, Hank Aaron, MLB, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays | Comments (11)
Topps unveiled its first high-end product of the 2012 baseball card season Tuesday evening and it’s the newest edition of the product that might have been the runaway hit of the high-end offerings this year.
Posted on April 26, 2011 – 5:22 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen, baseball cards, derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Ichiro Suzuki, MLB, Sandy Koufax, Topps | Comments (6)
While our Box Busters episode is forthcoming sometime soon, we couldn’t wait to show you more of what might be in store from boxes of 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen.
Posted on April 11, 2011 – 11:53 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball | auctions, Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Joe Namath, LeBron James, Memory Lane Inc., Michael Jordan, Mickey Mantle, Pete Maravich, Pete Rose, Rookie Cards, Sandy Koufax | Comments (0)
Among the lots in Memory Lane Inc.’s latest auction is one that features five pairs of game-used LeBron James size 16 Nikes — all worn during Games 2-6 of the 2008 Eastern Conference Finals. Each is signed as a 1/1 and was acquired and witnessed by Upper Deck Authenticated. The minimum bid? $5,000. The event opened on Saturday and all auctions will close on April 28.