Tag Archives: Topps

Short-printed 2015 Topps variations get rarer — and bigger — as wall art

The short-printed variations in 2015 Topps Series 1 that arrived last week just got a lot rarer and a lot bigger.

Beckett.com by the numbers: 2015 Topps Series 1

The auctions have ended, the numbers have been crunched. The ranges have been tabulated and the prices have been posted.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2015 Topps Series 1 in latest edition of Box Busters.

What’s it worth? Final 2015 Topps mystery gets answer Wednesday

It’s been out less than a week, but not all of the questions out of 2015 Topps have been answered.

Topps’ latest art line is Black & Gold jumbos

The Gold cards are 1/1s and cost $99.99 only on Topps.com. The Black cards are limited to only five copies and are $69.99 per card also available only on the site.

Box Busters Preview: 2015 Topps Series 1

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2015 Topps Series 1 in on opening day for the product in this preview edition of Box Busters.

Sparkles, photo variations return in 2015 Topps

Among the inclusions are First Pitch cards of celebrities at MLB games — a first for the brand — but two things collectors will be hunting are back from past releases. Sparkles and photo variations.

Malcolm Butler gets first football card in Topps’ Super Bowl commemorative set

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor An undrafted rookie out of a small school made perhaps the biggest play of the biggest game of the season on Sunday. And now he’ll have his first football card. Patriots safety Malcolm Butler is one of two bonus cards — the other being Super Bowl […]

BGS Diary Predictor (Feb.): What will he 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.

Beckett 20 Questions on … a bit of everything

It’s a busy time of year with a new wave of baseball coming, the Super Bowl on tap and plenty of new cardboard arrivals. For this latest edition of 20 Questions, we’re tackling, well, a little bit of everything.

Win Topps football cards with #BeckettBigGame during Super Bowl XLIX … and right now, too

Beginning at 5 p.m. Central on the @BeckettMedia Twitter account during Super Bowl Sunday, we’ll be asking questions and seeking out your #BeckettBigGame submissions.

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman Chrome football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Bowman Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps creates three Super Bowl card sets

The Super Bowl is a big game — and Topps’ Super Bowl presence reflects that with some big cardboard.

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Whiteside, Thompson, Noel

Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate. — By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst Hassan Whiteside – C, Miami […]

Topps’ 1951 Tribute includes Berger, top stars

Topps recently lost a pioneer in former executive Sy Berger, who helped create the famed 1952 Topps set. Now, collectors can get him on a new card as part of the 1951 Sy Berger Tribute Collection, an offering in Topps’ wall art series.

Topps adds gaming exec Steven Chiang to board

Topps’ commitment to the digital world took another step Monday as it announced the hiring of Steven Chiang, a long-time video- and social-gaming executive, who was was named to the company’s board of directors.

Baseball loses a legend: Ernie Banks dies at 83

“Mr. Cub” is now undoubtedly playing two.

First Look: 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball

Topps’ run with Allen & Ginter baseball cards turns 10 this season and the company isn’t holding much back when it comes to the unusual inclusions that have made the brand a staple.

Top 5: Early Max Scherzer cards to own

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor | Commentary Baseball’s $210-million man officially has his contract — and his baseball cards remain affordable. Max Scherzer’s deal with the Washington Nationals will last seven years. In seven big-league seasons with the Diamondbacks and Tigers, Scherzer has gone 91-50 with a 3.58 ERA and 1,321 strikeouts in […]

Top 5: Triple H cards that will make you cry

Before you shed a single tear about “the moment” that has inspired some extra attention on the WWE’s biggest bad guy, check out this selection of cardboard … five Triple H cards that will make you cry.

First pitches are first surprises in 2015 Topps

The Dude and a seven-nation army might be impressed.

First Look: The 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball checklist

Topps released the checklist for it 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball card set today, which arrives on Feb. 6.

Beckett By the Numbers: Martin Luther King Jr.

How many cut autographs — or for that matter how many trading cards — does Martin Luther King Jr. appear on?

First Look: 2015 Topps Pro Debut baseball cards

Once again, Topps will let many minor leaguers make their pro debut in Pro Debut

First Look: 2015 Bowman Inception baseball cards

One box, five hits — that’s the Bowman Inception model for this year.

Topps brings Tek technology to wall art line

Topps’ latest line of wall art is one that a few collectors might appreciate as the company’s popular 2014 Topps High Tek brand has gotten the jumbo treatment.

First Look: 2015 Bowman Football

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media A hobby favorite is back again as 2015 Bowman Football kicks off a big season for Topps with plenty of rookie and autograph content from the upcoming freshman class. With it being the final season that the company can feature members of the NFL Players’ Association on cards, expect […]

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman Sterling baseball cards

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

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Five Star baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into a box of 2014 Topps Five Star in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Strata football

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2014 Topps Strata in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps hopes The Warriors fans come out and collect

A cult classic now has a trading card set.

Jameis Winston to NFL: Do you want his cards?

Controversial Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is headed to the NFL — and he already has trading cards made by Topps and Upper Deck.

Fab 4: Early cards of a new Hall of Fame class

Three pitchers and a member of baseball’s 3,ooo-hit club were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday and each of them has readily attainable and affordable early cardboard that collectors can chase.

BGS Diary Predictor (Jan.): What will he submit?

We want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.

ESPN’s Stuart Scott loses cancer battle

Long-time ESPN anchor Stuart Scott who helped bring personality and non-traditional approaches to broadcasting and SportsCenter lost his long-time battle with cancer on Sunday. He was 49.