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Tag Archives: Stephen Strasburg

Panini America CEO Mark Warsop looks back on two years of MLBPA-approved baseball cards

“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.”

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.

First look: 2013 Panini Hometown Heroes baseball cards

Panini America is coming home with a new line of retro-styled baseball cards arriving later this year.

Your Turn (Beckett Baseball No. 90): Which MLB rookie arrivals were most memorable?

Tell us who you think made the biggest impact upon arrival in the comments below — and pick your top 10 in our poll.

McFarlane Toys adds extra chase to Mike Trout’s debut figure

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.

Panini America signs Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg to exclusive autograph deal

Panini America announced on Tuesday that it has signed Stephen Strasburg to an exclusive autograph deal.

Topps readies Mini promos for NSCC

Topps announced even more that it has planned for the National Sports Collectors Convention set for Aug. 1-5 in Baltimore.

Oyo Sportstoys readies for rookie season in MLB

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.

Preview Gallery: 2012 Topps Heritage baseball

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.

Topps celebrates Stephen Strasburg’s return with additions to 2011 Bowman Sterling

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.

Stephen Strasburg returns Tuesday … you ready?

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.

Weekly Highlights (Aug. 29 – Sept. 2)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for Aug. 29 – Sept. 2.

Stephen Strasburg SuperFractor Raffle site is live

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.

California man finds Stephen Strasburg SuperFractor in pack, plans raffle to benefit charity and leagues

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.

Sneak peek: 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Highlight Sketches

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 [...]

Stephen Strasburg 1/1 Red autograph card sells for $17,000

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.

EXCLUSIVE — Stephen Strasburg SuperFractor buyer: “A card like this is just what the industry needs”

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.

Stephen Strasburg SuperFractor auction ends at $16,403

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.