Posted on October 3, 2014 – 3:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Astros, Billy Hamilton, Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw, derek jeter, Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Abreu, Jose Altuve, MLB, MLB playoffs, Omar Vizquel, Panini America, Stephen Strasburg, Tigers, Topps, Ty Cobb, World Series, Yankees | Comments (6)
Take a break from the action and check out our latest 20 Questions on the best players of 2014 as well as offer your take on today’s cardboard and more.
Posted on October 7, 2013 – 5:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Bad News Bears, Baseball Hall of Fame, Joe Jackson, Josh Hamilton, licensing, Mark Warsop, MLB Properties, MLBPA, Panini America, Panini baseball cards, Pete Rose, Stephen Strasburg, USA Baseball, Vin Scully, Yasiel Puig | Comments (7)
“The time really has flown by — they say that tends to happen when you’re having fun. There’s no denying that we’ve had quite an eventful first two years with the MLBPA license.”
Posted on September 4, 2013 – 6:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates, News Categories, Vintage News | 1987 Fleer, 1987 Topps, Adrian Peterson, Batman, Bay boys, Boston Red Sox, Captain America, David Wright, Jose Bautista, Jose Canseco, Marvel Fleer Retro, Matt Harvey, Michael Jordan, Mickey Mantle, NASCAR, New York Yankees, Panini America, Panini Black, Roger Maris, soccer, Stephen Strasburg, The Three Stooges, Topps, Tracy Hackler, Tracy McGrady, UD Black, Upper Deck | Comments (9)
Who do you choose? It’s a simple question, but when it comes to cardboard it might not always be an easy choice.
Posted on July 24, 2013 – 4:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | 2013 Hometown Heroes, 2013 Panini Hometown Heroes, autographs, baseball cards, David Eckstein, Greg Maddux, mike trout, MLBPA, Panini America, Roger Clemens, Stephen Strasburg, Tom Seaver | Comments (11)
Panini America is coming home with a new line of retro-styled baseball cards arriving later this year.
Posted on June 26, 2013 – 10:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Albert Pujols, Jackie Robinson, Joe Charboneau, Kerry Wood, Mark Fidrych, Mark McGwire, mike trout, Ron Kittle, Stephen Strasburg, Yasiel Puig | Comments (6)
Tell us who you think made the biggest impact upon arrival in the comments below — and pick your top 10 in our poll.
Posted on May 3, 2013 – 11:54 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Aaron Rodgers, Andrew McCutchen, Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw, derek jeter, Felix Hernandez, McFarlane Toys, mike trout, Prince Fielder, SportsPicks, Stephen Strasburg, Tim Tebow, Tony Gwynn | Comments (9)
McFarlane Toys has created a chase version of Mike Trout’s figure that includes an MLB-authenticated piece of one of his stolen bases from last season.
Posted on March 19, 2013 – 12:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | MLBPA, Nationals, Panini America, Stephen Strasburg, Stephen Strasburg Panini, USA Baseball, Washington Nationals | Comments (11)
Panini America announced on Tuesday that it has signed Stephen Strasburg to an exclusive autograph deal.
Posted on July 20, 2012 – 2:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Mini, Bryce Harper, featured, Matt Kemp, MLB, NSCC, Roy Halladay, Stephen Strasburg, The National, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (5)
Topps announced even more that it has planned for the National Sports Collectors Convention set for Aug. 1-5 in Baltimore.
Posted on March 15, 2012 – 8:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | action figures, featured, Lego, MLB, MLBPA, New York Yankees, Oyo Sportstoys, sports toys, Stephen Strasburg, toys | Comments (6)
Sometimes the ideas come from out of nowhere, but for Tom Skripps it came after building a spaceship from a certain popular building-block brand and a subsequent trip to Fenway Park to see his Boston Red Sox play.
Posted on February 29, 2012 – 9:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1963 Topps, 2012 Topps Heritage, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Brett Lawrie, Buster Posey, derek jeter, featured, Jesus Montero, Justin Verlander, Matt Moore, MLB, New York Yankees, Stephen Strasburg, Topps, Topps Heritage | Comments (27)
This year’s edition of the hobby’s annual throwback to yesteryear, Topps Heritage, isn’t set to arrive in hobby shops until March 14, but we got our hands on an early sample box and cracked it without the cameras rolling.
Posted on September 6, 2011 – 3:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Bowman Sterling, featured, MLB, Stephen Strasburg, Topps, Washington Nationals | Comments (0)
Topps knows how big of a deal its exclusive player Stephen Strasburg was for baseball — and the hobby as a whole last year — before his injury.
Posted on September 5, 2011 – 2:53 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2010 Bowman, featured, MLB, Stephen Strasburg, Topps, Washington Nationals | Comments (15)
Exactly 368 days after it was revealed that he would need season-ending and career-threatening Tommy John elbow-ligament replacement surgery, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg’s MLB return was confirmed Tuesday evening.
Posted on September 2, 2011 – 4:04 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Uncategorized | 2011 Topps supreme, 2011 Topps Tribute Baseball, college football, Dallas Texans, featured, Nicktoons, Nolan Ryan, Pulling with everyday people, Stan Musial, Stephen Strasburg, the cup, Threadless, Wade Belak, Weekly Highlights | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for Aug. 29 – Sept. 2.
Posted on June 21, 2011 – 4:31 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2010 Bowman, baseball cards, Beckett Grading Services, BGS, featured, Stephen Strasburg, Strasburg SuperdFractor, Topps | Comments (13)
The hard part is over with — and now you can have a chance to own one of the most talked-about baseball cards ever made while helping raise money for a charity and some Little League and softball organizations.
Posted on June 3, 2011 – 10:59 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2010 Bowman Chrome SuperFractor Stephen Strasburg, baseball cards, Bowman, featured, Razor Rookie Retro, Stephen Strasburg, Strasburg, Strasburg SuperFractor | Comments (4)
A 43-year-old California man has found the Stephen Strasburg 2010 Bowman Chrome SuperFractor in a pack of Razor Rookie Retro and has big plans in store for the $21,000 baseball card.
Posted on May 24, 2011 – 10:24 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter, Allen & Ginter, Dave Hobrecht, featured, Matt Garza, MLB, Roy Halladay, Stephen Strasburg, Topps, Trevor Hoffman, Ubaldo Jimenez | Comments (5)
By Chris Olds | Baseball Editor This year’s Allen & Ginter baseball card set from Topps doesn’t arrive for about two more months, but we’ve got a new tease of what you’ll find inside the packs thanks to sports artist Dave Hobrecht. As you might have seen in The Art Issue of Beckett Sports Card […]
Posted on July 28, 2010 – 10:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2010 Bowman, MLB, Stephen Strasburg, Stephen Strasburg Superfractor, Topps | Comments (3)
The premiere Stephen Strasburg card from 2010 Bowman — his 1/1 Red autograph — sold for $17,000 after 10 bids Wednesday evening in an auction that ran for a good portion of this month with Huggins and Scott.
Posted on June 15, 2010 – 11:16 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2010 Bowman, MLB, Stephen Strasburg, Stephen Strasburg Superfractor, Topps, Washington Nationals | Comments (14)
Beckett Media learned a bit about the buyer of the $16,000 Stephen Strasburg card — Robert J. Power, a 37-year-old accountant from Michigan — on Monday.
Posted on May 28, 2010 – 2:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2010 Bowman, MLB, Stephen Strasburg, Stephen Strasburg Superfractor, Topps, Washington Nationals | Comments (5)
For 31-year-old Leo Kim, it’s a reality and it’s a $16,304 Stephen Strasburg SuperFractor found in a pack of 2010 Bowman that is up for grabs on eBay right now.