Tag Archives: Topps

Promotions To Keep Collectors Busy At The National

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media The 36th National Sports Collectors Convention opens today in Chicago and hobbyists from all over the world are about to convene on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Whether they are breaking boxes or hunting for a great item for their personal collections, there are plenty of opportunities to […]

Dare to Tear: Ripping a 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Double Rip Card

Would you dare to tear? Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds rips his 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Double Rip Card in this tear-worthy Box Busters video.

Your Turn: Who’s your favorite Hall of Famer?

Who’s your favorite Hall of Famer?

To rip or not to rip … that is the Ginter question

Do you rip it? Do you dare to tear?

Beckett Radio previews the National convention

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host For the past month, Beckett Radio has previewed the National Sports Collectors Convention, which starts Wednesday in Chicago. Host Derek Ficken has interviewed numerous card companies, distributors and even the man behind the Convention, Mike Berkus. If you are planning to go to the National, or you just would like […]

First look: 2015 Topps Strata baseball cards

Strata is coming to baseball and it’s including some of the biggest names in the game with some of the biggest pieces possible with nothing but hits in single every pack.

Topps reveals Ginter buyback auto list

This year’s edition of Topps’ popular Allen & Ginter line is the 10th version of the retro-styled brand and one of the inclusions in this year’s product that makes it stand out is something we’ve seen before.

Ripping Retail: 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Topps Vault adds signed memorabilia to lineup

For more than a decade, the Topps Vault program has helped get behind-the-scenes collectibles from the making of our collectibles into collectors’ hands.

Kris Bryant signs with Fanatics Authentic

MLB’s biggest rookie has a new home.

BGS Diary (July): Digging vintage, Kris Bryant, ‘Eight Men Out,’ minis and The Dude

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor | Commentary For the last few months, I’ve submitted a few cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too. Here […]

Topps commemorates Todd Frazier’s Home Run Derby win, Mike Trout’s All-Star MVP

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The Derby champ and the MVP are now noted on cardboard. Cincinnati Reds slugger Todd Frazier was the MLB All-Star Home Run Derby Champ and Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout was The Midsummer Classic’s MVP and Topps has commemorated both with a three-piece wall art offering released […]

Box Busters: 2015 Bowman Inception baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Bowman Inception in this latest episode of Box Busters.

Beckett 20 Questions on … college cardboard

School ties are seemingly everywhere on cardboard from the past and present. Now they’re the focus here for our latest 20 Questions …

First Look: 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter checklist

The wait is over for the biggest questions about one of the hobby’s most-popular products. Who will be signing for Allen & Ginter this year?

Topps’ NSCC promos also include Ginter, Gypsy Queen

Topps’ plans for promo cards at the National Sports Collectors Convention will have even more of a retro-styled twist.

Oakland Raiders great Ken Stabler dies at 69

Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to their first Super Bowl championship in 1977, has died. He was 69.

Latest Topps release focuses on MLB All-Stars

The Gold set is limited to only 10 serial-numbered copies and is $199.99, while the Silver set is limited to 49 copies at $99.99. Each is printed on 16-point glossy card stock.

Topps tests Fire in baseball as wall art collection

The latest Topps baseball brand is Fire — but you won’t find these cards in packs.

Top Six: Collecting USA Soccer hero Carli Lloyd

By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Baseball Senior Market Analyst | Commentary For the first time since 1999, the United States Women’s National Team are World Cup Champions. Throughout the tournament stellar defending and six goals from midfielder Carli Lloyd insured that USWNT would be adding a third star — one for each of their World Cups […]

Topps prepares exclusive cards for All-Star FanFest

When MLB’s All-Star converge upon Cincinnati, there will be another show besides the All-Star Game for collectors to check out.

BGS Diary Predictor (July): What will Olds submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Stadium Club goes acrylic for wall art line

You can now put The Club on your wall.

First Pitch celebs get jumbo treatment from Topps

Topps revealed its First Pitch: Complete Oversized baseball card sets and there are three new ways to get your hands on some of the most-unique cards made this year.

First Look: 2015 Topps Strata baseball cards

A Bowman brand came off the calendar for this year and 2015 Topps Strata is replacing it.

Top Five: Overlooked Joc Pederson baseball cards

Here’s a rundown of five overlooked Joc Pederson baseball cards …

Topps details print runs on rarest 2015 Stadium Club parallels

Those Stadium Club parallels may not be numbered, but that doesn’t mean they’re not rare.

On the Rise: Cincinnati Reds 3B Todd Frazier

By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Baseball Senior Market Analyst | Commentary Unheralded in the hobby since his first cards appeared in the 2006-07 USA Baseball product, Todd Frazier is having a breakout season, both on the field and in the hobby. In 73 games this season, he’s hitting .290 with 25 home runs – the […]

Box Busters: 2015 Bowman football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2015 Bowman in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Series 2 baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Series 2 in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Stadium Club baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Stadium Club in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Win a 2015 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron box from Beckett Radio

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host Beckett Radio is pleased to announce it is giving away a box of 2015 Upper Deck Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron on the latest episode. Be sure to listen in to see how you can win this box from them. Send your answers in to radio@beckett.com or on their Twitter page […]

First Look: 2015 Topps Heritage WWE

World Wrestling Entertainment is turning back the clock for the next release with the return of Topps Heritage wrestling cards in November.

Topps readies Bowman homage for VIPs at National Sports Collectors Convention

For VIP bag buyers, Topps will have a five-card set of 1953 Bowman “cards that never were” — a checklist that includes Ernie Banks, Al Kaline, Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays.

Stadium Club returns with tradition it is known for — strong photography

One tradition that we have come to expect in the hobby has been the strong photography found in Topps’ Stadium Club brand.