Posted on January 20, 2014 – 3:21 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football | 2014 bowman, baseball cards, Colorado Rockies, MLB, nfl, Seattle Seahawks, super bowl, Texas Rangers, Topps | Comments (5)
Russell Wilson is headed to the Super Bowl in February, and he’s headed to the baseball field in April.
Posted on June 9, 2013 – 3:18 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Contests, Just for Fun | 2013 Topps Big League Minis, Beckett Contests, Beckett Updates, Big League Minis, Dallas Cowboys, David Ortiz, Lil Papi, Texas Rangers, Topps, vinyl toys | Comments (15)
For the most creative Big League Mini traveler and Beckett reader, we’ll offer up a special prototype figure and a box of 20 — yep, 20 — unopened packs. For four other creative readers, we’ll give you each five unopened packs.
Posted on May 20, 2013 – 4:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Bowman, 2013 Bowman Lucky Redemption, Jurickson Profar, MLB, Texas Rangers, Topps | Comments (3)
It’s no longer a mystery who will appear on the second 2013 Bowman Lucky Redemption card.
Posted on April 5, 2013 – 6:21 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Baltimore Orioles, Chris Davis, home runs, Texas Rangers | Comments (9)
Four games, four home runs, 16 RBI and a .467 batting average.
Posted on April 2, 2013 – 9:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Houston Astros, NPB, Panini America, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish, Yu Darvish autographs, Yu Darvish checklist, Yu Darvish No-hits Astros, Yu Darvish No-hitter, Yu Darvish Rookie Card | Comments (2)
Yu Darvish appears on a total of 659 baseball cards valued at $16,977.75 not including rarities.
Posted on October 19, 2012 – 8:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Bryce Harper, McFarlane Toys, McFarlane Toys Collectors Club, Texas Rangers, Washington Nationals, Yu Darvish | Comments (0)
A McFarlane Toys Collectors Club-exclusive Yu Darvish SportsPicks figure arrives next month.
Posted on October 2, 2012 – 2:52 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | American League, Baltimore Orioles, derek jeter, Detroit Tigers, Josh Hamilton, Josh Reddick, Manny Machado, Miguel Cabrera, MLB, New York Yankees, Oakland A's, Texas Rangers, Topps | Comments (1)
With the exact postseason picture not quite clear just yet — but five American League teams definitely in — now’s the time to be readying those cardboard caches.
Posted on July 3, 2012 – 12:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tier One, Nippon Professional Baseball, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (10)
It’s no secret that Yu Darvish’s autographs are among the hottest cards for this year’s rookie class in MLB, but Topps has teased a different twist for the Japanese star’s latest autographs arrving via redemptions in the recently released Tier One.
Posted on June 22, 2012 – 1:56 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1997 Bowman, 1997 Bowman Chrome, 2004 USA Baseball 25th anniversary, featured, New York Mets, R.A. Dickey, Texas Rangers, Topps, Upper Deck, USA Baseball | Comments (7)
One of the most-interesting stories in baseball this year might be the emergence of New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey, a guy who has the best record in MLB and some of the hottest cards around.
Posted on June 4, 2012 – 6:21 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Series 2, Al Kaline, Golden Giveaway, Jay Bruce, Nelson Cruz, Nolan Ryan, Texas Rangers | Comments (5)
Topps is adding a bit more luster to the 2012 Topps Series 2 baseball set that arrives on Wednesday as it teased two inclusions on Monday.
Posted on May 15, 2012 – 3:51 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Cooperstown, Hall of Fame, Josh Hamilton, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers | Comments (1)
His bat is headed to Cooperstown, his baseball cards are headed upward.
Posted on May 8, 2012 – 9:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1999 Topps Traded, Bowman, Josh Hamilton, Josh Hamilton 4, Josh Hamilton Home Runs, Josh Hamitlon HRs, MLB, Panini America, Texas Rangers, Topps | Comments (1)
Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton hit four home runs against the Orioles Tuesday night in Baltimore, tying the record for the most longballs hit in a single game, which was shared by only 15 other players in MLB history.
Posted on May 4, 2012 – 11:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1986 World Series, Bill Buckner, Boston Red Sox, Heritage Auctions, Jose Canseco, New York Mets, Texas Rangers | Comments (8)
There’s a price for imperfection.
Posted on April 27, 2012 – 10:22 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen, 2012 Topps Museum Collection, 2012 Topps Tribute, MLB, Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (4)
Yu Darvish’s gem on Tuesday night — 10 strikeouts in eight-plus scoreless innings for a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees — meant one thing.He’s arrived.
Posted on April 24, 2012 – 11:39 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | MLB, Texas Rangers, Tommy Bahama | Comments (1)
Major League Baseball and Tommy Bahama have teamed up to produce “Collector’s Edition” shirts for six teams this year with the first arriving this week.
Posted on April 12, 2012 – 10:25 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Golden Giveaway, featured, Oakland A's, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish | Comments (10)
Topps announced on Thursday that the code cards found in packs of 2012 Topps can now unlock cards of two of the most talked-about rookies in MLB so far this season — Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.
Posted on April 2, 2012 – 4:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Bowman, 2012 Bowman Chrome, 2012 Bowman Chrome Superfractor, featured, Superfractor, Texas Rangers, Yu Darvish, Yu Darvish autograph, Yu Darvish SuperFractor | Comments (12)
When Topps tweeted a photo of new Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish holding a pair of freshly signed cards on Monday, it signaled that the next big thing in baseball cards is about to arrive with the message sent in the Japanese star’s left hand.
Posted on March 5, 2012 – 2:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, MLB, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (3)
Japanese pitching star Yu Darvish will only have his autographs found in Topps products as the lone exclusive licensee of Major League Baseball cards signed him to an exclusive autograph deal that was announced on Monday.
Posted on January 18, 2012 – 5:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2009 Bowman, baseball cards, BBM, featured, Japanese baseball, Nippon-Ham Fighters, Texas Rangers, Topps, World Baseball Classic, Yu Darvish | Comments (9)
One of Japan’s most successful professional pitchers just might be on his way to America as the Texas Rangers won the bidding rights for Yu Darvish of the NPB’s Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters and now have 30 days to sign him to a big-league deal.
Posted on October 27, 2011 – 1:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autographs, Derek Holland, Elvis Andrus, featured, Ian Kinsler, Mike Napoli, MLB, Nelson Cruz, Nolan Ryan, Steiner Sports, Texas Rangers, Topps, World Series | Comments (8)
It’s no secret that, on cardboard, the Texas Rangers have one player who stands out from the rest in the hobby and on the national stage — that’s Josh Hamilton.