Tag Archives: Topps

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.

Five cards to chase after Max Scherzer’s no-hitter

He was a beanball away from a perfect game, but a no-hitter still might impress.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Series 2 baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips a box of 2015 Topps Series 2 in this latest Box Busters Preview video.

The Warriors are Golden once again

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst | Commentary First off, as a Bay Area native, I want to congratulate the Golden State Warriors players, front office, and especially the fans. What an amazing 2014-15 NBA season that was capped off with “dethroning” the King, LeBron James. With this recent NBA championship, many collectors should start buying into […]

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Archives baseball cards

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

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Finest baseball cards

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

BGS Diary (June): Vintage Pudge, Atomic Paige, Cooperstown autographs, Canseco & more

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for June — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

First Look: 2015 Topps Platinum football cards

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media November will see the upcoming NFL season in full swing as teams race for division titles and the hottest rookies will be vying for collector attention, but it also marks the release of 2015 Topps Platinum Football – which is a perfect place to find those freshmen and much […]

First Look: 2015 Bowman’s Best baseball cards

Bowman’s Best is back and now it’s time for a look.

Poll: How much can Will Ferrell’s autos sell for?

The first Will Ferrell 2015 Topps Archives autograph has hit eBay with a Buy It Now price of $899.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Tier One baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Tier One in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Buster Posey talks cards on eve of Topps Series 2

For three-time World Series champ Buster Posey, the catcher for the San Francisco Giants, seeing himself on a baseball card for the first time was a moment to remember, too.

First Look: 2015 Topps Diamond football cards

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Another high-end release is coming to the football market in December with the debut of 2015 Topps Diamond and it is expected to bring collectors plenty of limited autograph and patch cards from the game’s best stars and rookies. Topps has taken things to a new level as the […]

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Star Wars Illustrated Empire Strikes Back + win a box

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Star Wars Illustrated Empire Strikes Back in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2015 Topps Premier Gold

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media All of the top talent from the Barclay’s Premier League is back again in a premium trading card release this December as Topps produces the sophomore edition of its high-end Premier Gold product, which saw a successful debut last year. As a special new twist for 2015, legends have […]

Ripping Retail Retro: 1983-84 O-Pee-Chee hockey

Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open packs of 1983-84 O-Pee-Chee hockey cards in this latest Ripping Retail Retro video.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Pro Debut baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Pro Debut in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1985 Topps baseball cards

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open packs of 1985 Topps cards in this latest Ripping Retail Retro video.

Topps adds NBA hopefuls to Allen & Ginter

This year’s Allen & Ginter set from Topps will be the home of legendary fictional fighters named Rocky Balboa and Thunderlips as well as future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki.

First look: 2015 Bowman Draft baseball cards

Every 24-pack hobby box will include one autographed card when it arrives in hobby shops on Nov. 25.

Joey Gallo shines in MLB debut

Texas Rangers top prospect Joey Gallo did not disappoint the home fans in his Major League debut last night. The 2012 first round pick was a triple shy of the cycle, going 3-4 with four RBI and a walk. Baseball America rated Gallo the 15th-best prospect in baseball entering the 2015 season, following a 2014 […]

Topps adds Thunderlips autos to Allen & Ginter

First there was Rocky Balboa, now there’s Thunderlips.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1978-79 Topps hockey

Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open packs of 1978-79 Topps hockey cards in this latest Ripping Retail Retro video.

Topps blows up its 2014 Premier Gold set

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media A few months ago, Topps released its sophomore Premier Gold Soccer effort and the stars of the Barclay’s Premier League are back once again with a special oversized edition that may generate some excitement among fans and collectors. There will be four different types of set available and it […]

Topps puts Hurricane Sandy Relic into Pro Debut

What do you think of the card? Tell us in our poll and in the comments below.

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

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in June and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed.

First Look: 2015 Topps Heritage High Number baseball

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor Heritage High Number is back in packs beginning on Sept. 23. Topps revealed the details on 2015 Topps Heritage High Number on Wednesday, a product that makes a return in pack form for the first time since 2009. Topps released the Heritage update in packs in 2008 and 2009 along […]

Ripping Retail Retro: 1986-87 Topps hockey cards

Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open packs of 1986-87 Topps hockey cards in this latest Ripping Retail Retro video.

First Look: 2015 Topps Chrome Mini Football

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Football collectors will bidding a fond farewell to Topps this season, but that does not mean that the company is holding back by any stretch with the announcement that they are once again producing a special mini edition of their ever-popular Chrome product. Set for release on December 18, […]

NFLPA releases Rookie Premiere participant list

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor Will your top NFL rookie be among those with event-used memorabilia cards and autographs when the first 2015 NFL products arrive? Now’s the day you can find out. The NFL Players Association released the list of  more than 40 top rookies who will be in attendance […]

Beckett 20 Questions on … this season and its cards

The MLB All-Star Game will be here before you know it — but at least there’s plenty of time remaining in the baseball card season. We figured we’d take a moment and allow you to assess both in our latest 20 Questions.

Box Busters Retro: 1997 Bowman Chrome baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Reed Kasaoka of BBCexchange.com as they rip into a box of 1997 Bowman Chrome in this latest Box Busters Retro video.

First look: 2015 Topps Update baseball cards

Topps unleashed the first look at 2015 Topps Update on Thursday and one big thing is the first thing that jumps out at one off of the product’s details — the base set will consist of 400 cards, which is the largest checklist for the release in years.

Topps online release gets an update set

Topps revealed the ’52 Tribute Update Series on Thursday, a 20-card addition to the previously released line that revisits the famed 1952 Topps set and is only available online via Topps.com.