Posted on November 29, 2014 – 12:01 am | Author: chrisolds
Football | 2014 Topps Chrome, Cleveland Browns, Johnny Football, Johnny Manziel, Money Manziel, nfl, Texas A&M, Topps | Comments (9)
This year’s edition of Topps Chrome has arrived for football fans, and it’s got a few surprises in store.
A notable one? Johnny Manziel autos — on multiple types of cards — with the added inscription “Money Manziel.”
Posted on November 27, 2014 – 12:02 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Grading Services, Pro Wrestling | 1957 Topps, 1971-72 Topps, 2005 Topps Fan Favorites, 2010 Bowman, 2013 Topps WWE, AJ Lee, Beckett Grading Services, Beckett Vintage Grading, BGS Diary, Bryce Harper, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dr. Jim Beckett, frank Robinson, John Johnson, Topps, USA Baseball, WWE, WWE Divas | Comments (4)
For the last few months, I’ve submitted five cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Here is the batch of five cards I got back from BGS for November.
Posted on November 26, 2014 – 1:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News | 2014 Topps Dynasty, 2014 Topps Dynasty checklist, autographs, Dynasty, Topps, Topps Dynasty | Comments (6)
By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor Topps continues to tease what is its priciest single-card pack of baseball cards in the company’s history for a Dec. 3 release and the latest information released Wednesday is the most-important one of all for collectors deciding whether or not to dig in on the premium brand. The autograph subject checklist. The brand is 2014 Topps […]
Posted on November 26, 2014 – 9:41 am | Author: chrisolds
Pop Culture News, Pro Wrestling | 2015 Topps WWE Chrome, AJ Lee, Brie Bella, brock lesnar, Charlotte, Daniel Bryan, Hulk Hogan, Paige, Ric Flair, Roman Reigns, The Rock, Topps, WWE, WWE Chrome, WWE Divas | Comments (0)
WrestleMania 31 is set for late March, but the Topps hopes to steal the show not long afterward.
Posted on November 23, 2014 – 9:50 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pop Culture News, Pro Wrestling | NWA, Steve Borden, Sting, Sting Survivor Series, Sting WWE, TNA, Topps, TRISTAR, WCW, Wonderama, wrestling, wrestling autographs, WWE | Comments (2)
He’s been a professional wrestler on the national stage for more than 25 years but there was one thing that Sting had never done until Sunday night at Survivor Series.
Posted on November 19, 2014 – 1:23 pm | Author: David Lee
Football | Beckett Football, panini, Score, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (0)
The first issue of Beckett Football Card Magazine was published 25 years ago this month. That iconic picture of Bo Jackson staring you down on the cover is one of the most recognized images in the industry. A quarter of a century is very long run in the publishing business (287 issues). The magazine has […]
Posted on November 19, 2014 – 9:42 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Hideki Matsui, Hideo Nomo, Ichiro Suzuki, Los Angeles Dodgers, Masahiro Tanaka, Masanori Murakami, New York Yankees, Nippon Professional Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, Topps, Upper Deck, Yu Darvish | Comments (9)
The final game of the Japan Series is scheduled for Thursday with MLB and Japan splitting the first six games. That got us thinking — who are the top players in MLB today and in MLB history?
Posted on November 18, 2014 – 4:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2005 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Grandstand, 2008 Donruss Elite Extra Edition, 2008 Topps Heritage, 2009 Sweet Spot Rookie Signatures Silver, Boston Red Sox, Donruss, Pablo Sandoval, Pablo Sandoval autograph, Pablo Sandoval Rookie Card, Panini America, San Francisco Giants, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (0)
Sandoval’s cardboard presence is a unique one — here are five early cards to consider grabbing before he signs somewhere.
Posted on November 17, 2014 – 5:32 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News | 1965 Topps, 2014 Topps Heritage, 2014 Topps Heritage High Number, Topps, Topps Heritage | Comments (3)
It’s 1965 one last time this Wednesday.
Posted on November 17, 2014 – 3:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Industry News, Latest News | 2015 Topps, Babe Ruth, MLB, Topps | Comments (0)
Topps is turning to the biggest name in the game to power its 2015 Topps Series 1 in-pack game element.
Posted on November 17, 2014 – 1:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News | Atlanta Braves, Jason Heyward, Panini America, Panini Select, Shelby Miller, St. Louis Cardinals, Topps, Topps Archives, Topps Five Star, Topps Heritage, Topps Triple Threads | Comments (1)
The Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals pulled the first blockbuster trade of the off-season on Monday with a four-player deal that sent pitcher Shelby Miller to Atlanta and All-Star outfielder Jason Heyward to the Cardinals.
Posted on November 17, 2014 – 10:20 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Bowman, Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins, Mike Stanton, Topps | Comments (3)
The Miami Marlins and Giancarlo Stanton have agreed to a 13-year, $325-million contract — the biggest in MLB history, solidifying his place in Florida, and perhaps the game, making him more than a young slugger seemingly always on the trading block.
Posted on November 14, 2014 – 9:43 am | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | Billy Hamilton, Danny Santana, Dellin Betances, george springer, Jose Abreu, Kolten Wong, Masahiro Tanaka, Nick Castellanos, Roenis Elias, Topps, Topps Rookie All-Star Team, Travis d’Arnaud, Xander Bogaerts | Comments (2)
Eleven baseball players have been honored and next year their Topps baseball cards will be enhanced with a trophy.
Posted on November 14, 2014 – 9:26 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News | American League MVP, Los Angeles Angels, mike trout, Mike Trout Autographs, Mike Trout MVP, MLB, Panini America, Topps | Comments (2)
Here are my picks for five cool Trout autographed cards — not the most-important cards, just impressive ones.
Posted on November 12, 2014 – 5:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News | 2014 American League Cy Young, Cleveland Indians, Corey Kluber, Panini America, Topps | Comments (1)
The File on … American League Cy Young Award-winner Corey Kluber as seen in this month’s Beckett Baseball.
Posted on November 12, 2014 – 12:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News | 2015 Topps Tier One, 2015 Topps Tier One checklist, MLB, Tier One, Topps | Comments (0)
Tier One is back for another high-end run.
Posted on November 12, 2014 – 8:49 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News, World Of Collectibles | 2014 MLB Awards Collection, Jacob DeGrom, Jose Abreu, MLB, Rookie of the Year, Topps, Topps Wall Art | Comments (0)
This year’s award-winners can get more than a plaque to put on their wall.
Posted on November 11, 2014 – 4:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Football, Hockey, Latest News, Pop Culture News, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | Allen & Ginter, autographs, Bench Warmer, Bob Feller, Cheech Marin, Cooperstown, derek jeter, display cases, Dr. James Andrews, Exquisite Collection, Joe Namath, Kris Bryant, Leaf Trading Cards, LeBron James, mike trout, Miranda Lambert, Panini America, Pete Rose, Rory McIlroy, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Signature Kicks, sticker autographs, Topps, Upper Deck, Verne Troyer | Comments (4)
Here is our latest batch of 20 Questions — tell us what you think with the questions below and raise a few of your own at the end if you’d like.
Posted on November 11, 2014 – 11:51 am | Author: Brian Fleischer
Baseball, Latest News | 2014 National League Rookie of the Year, Bowman, Jacob DeGrom, New York Mets, Topps | Comments (0)
Here are some of deGrom’s best cards to add your collection.
Posted on November 11, 2014 – 10:26 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Latest News, Pop Culture News | 1991 Topps Desert Shield, 2001 Topps Heritage Time Capsule, 2007 Topps Distinguished Service, 2008 Topps Honor Roll Mini Medals, 2010 Upper Deck National Convention Million Pack March, 2011 Press Pass Signings Black and White, 2011 TRISTAR Obak, 2012 Americana Heroes & Legends, 2012 Panini Cooperstown With Honors, Air Force, Army, Camo cards, Marines, Navy, Panini America, press pass, Topps, TRISTAR, Upper Deck, USA Baseball, Veterans Day | Comments (0)
If you’re gung-ho to start a military segment of your sports card collection, it won’t be tough as there are many ways you can go about it and many, many options out there for you to explore.
Posted on November 10, 2014 – 2:40 pm | Author: David Lee
Football | allen hurns, jacksonville jaguars, Topps, Topps Finest | Comments (0)
Topps has announced Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Hurns as the Mystery Rookie Autograph Redemption player in 2014 Topps Finest Football. Hurns is currently tied for most touchdown catches (5) among rookies. Yesterday against the Dallas Cowboys, he hauled in 112 yards and two touchdowns. Look for first pricing on 2014 Finest in the December […]
Posted on November 10, 2014 – 1:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | 2014 American League Rookie of the Year, Chicago White Sox, Jose Abreu, Panini America, Rookie Cards, Topps | Comments (0)
Here are my picks for the top five Abreu Rookie Cards — of the 20 that he has so far — to track down.
Posted on November 7, 2014 – 11:26 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Breaker Central | 2014 Topps Supreme, baseball cards, MLB, Topps | Comments (6)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into packs of 2014 Topps Supreme in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on November 7, 2014 – 9:45 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Industry News, Latest News | 2014 Topps Dynasty, autographs, baseball cards, MLB, Topps | Comments (1)
Topps continues to tease what is its priciest single-card pack of baseball cards in the company’s history for a Nov. 19 release and here is a selection of new images released since the last time we checked in on the brand.
Posted on November 5, 2014 – 4:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News | baseball awards, Beckett Baseball, Bowman Heritage, Clayton Kershaw, Grandstand, Great Lakes Loons, Los Angeles Dodgers, Panini America, Players Choice Awards, Topps, USA Baseball | Comments (0)
This month’s Beckett Baseball cover star, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, picked up a record three Players Choice awards this week.