Posted on November 6, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Latest News, World Of Collectibles | Chicago Cubs, game-used bats, Kris Bryant, Michael Kennedy, Twitter | Comments (1)
It started with a simple question on Twitter last week — a question from a collector to a promising baseball prospect. It ended on Thursday with a game-used bat in that collector’s hands.
Posted on August 12, 2014 – 3:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates, Football, Industry News, News Categories | Alabama Crimson Tide, Alabama football, autographs, Evan Mathis, Evan Mathis Receipt, nfl, Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Eagles, Pro Football Talk, Twitter | Comments (1)
Kirk Keith is a serious Alabama football collector, and he’s got a legendary piece of new Crimson Tide memorabilia that’s not so serious — but still pretty cool.
Posted on March 24, 2014 – 7:41 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, News Categories | #CardChat, Panini America, Panini Rewards, Redemptions, Twitter | Comments (0)
Beckett’s Susan Lulgjuraj hosts a weekly chat every Monday Twitter with collectors discussing different hobby topics.
Posted on March 21, 2014 – 3:19 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Hockey, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Collectibles, World Of Sports | checklists, Panini America, Topps, Twitter, Upper Deck | Comments (5)
Collectors had a discussion about checklists on Twitter. See their reactions and what group it seems to affect most.
Posted on August 22, 2013 – 11:45 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Beckett Updates, Football, News Categories | 2013 Topps football, Twitter | Comments (2)
Topps has made it even easier to interact with football players and teams by adding Twitter handles to card backs for each player.
Posted on April 24, 2013 – 12:21 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Beckett Updates, Football, News Categories | 2013 Upper Deck Football, Darren Rovell, ESPN, Twitter, Upper Deck | Comments (6)
[View the story "ESPN's Darren Rovell thinks Upper Deck's CLC isn't sustainable" on Storify]
Posted on December 3, 2012 – 2:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Dale Murphy, National Treasyres, Panini America, Twitter | Comments (9)
Former Atlanta Braves slugger Dale Murphy tweeted photos of National Treasures baseball cards as he signed them on Monday on his account, @DaleMurphy3.
Posted on October 5, 2012 – 11:44 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | baseball cards, Chad Hermansen, game-used memorabilia, Instagram, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Roger Maris, Topps, Twitter | Comments (6)
Some of us out there have noticed the peculiarities of cardboard and other collectibles when they have been viewed using Instgram.
Posted on June 28, 2012 – 10:47 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Arizona Diamondbacks, baseball, MLB, Trevor Bauer, Twitter, USA Baseball | Comments (6)
USA Baseball is giving stuff away again — starting with an autographed Trevor Bauer cap today.
Posted on June 27, 2012 – 11:29 am | Author: chrisolds
Football | 2012 Prestige, @EricLeGrand52, Eric LeGrand, Panini America, Rutgers, Tampa Bay Bucs, Twitter | Comments (0)
Today, with the arrival of Prestige from Panini America, Eric LeGrand has something else to talk about.
Posted on January 4, 2012 – 11:28 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Hockey | 2011-12 Donruss Elite, @biznasty2point0, featured, MLBPA, NHL, Panini America, Panini MLBPA, Paul Bissonnette, Twitter | Comments (11)
It may look like a simple trading card, but it’s got to be an industry first.Call it the first Twittergraph.
Posted on December 22, 2011 – 1:55 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Non-Sports | 2011 Topps American Pie, American History, Charlie Sheen, Facebook, featured, ipod, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Major League, Michael Jackson, MTV, music memorabilia, non-sports cards, O.J. Simpson, pop culture, Steve Jobs, The Ramones, Topps, Twitter | Comments (5)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into two boxes of 2011 Topps American Pie in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on December 14, 2011 – 7:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Non-Sports | 2011 Topps American Pie, celebrity memorabilia, featured, Google, Kanye West, Kurt Cobain, Michael Jackson, pop culture, Steve Jobs, Tetris, Topps, Twitter | Comments (10)
The return of Topps’ American Pie line after a decade on the sidelines was a slightly surprising one, but after just glimpsing at some of the cards in the newly released set it’s clear that it has done its job.
Posted on July 8, 2011 – 2:52 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Beckett Updates | 2010-11 The Cup, Allen & Ginter, Babe Ruth, Dallas Cowboys, Darren Rovell, Dirk Nowitzki, featured, Field of Dreams 2, Funnyordie, Gold Standard Football, Honus Wagner, Marvel, Michael Jordan, Michael Jordan card, Mickey Mantle, MLB Cactus, NFL Lockout, panini, Ringside Boxing Round Two, Taro Tsujimoto, Taylor Lautner, Topps, Twitter, Upper Deck, Wildcat lawsuit, Wrigley Field | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for July 4 – July 8.
Posted on July 6, 2011 – 12:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | @nickswisher, Beckett Baseball, Nick Swisher, Twitter | Comments (0)
So we’ll be mentioning a few MLB players’ Twitter feeds in the next Beckett Baseball … here’s an obligatory piece of Nick Swisher multimedia we’ll be sending people to see here from the magazine.
Posted on June 27, 2011 – 3:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | @usabaseball, baseball memorabilia, Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw, featured, game-used memorabilia, Mark Teixeira, Mike Moustakas, mike trout, Nine Innings of Summer, Pedro Alvarez, Twitter, USA Baseball, USABaseball.com | Comments (0)
By Chris Olds | Baseball Editor | Commentary Perhaps it’s just a personal bias toward the Red, White and Blue uniforms worn by some of the best baseball players in the country long before they become pros, but the Nine Innings of Summer promotion currently under way from the USA Baseball organization is one that […]
Posted on June 15, 2011 – 11:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | @shaq, basketball, food, NBA, Oreos, Shaquille O'Neal, supercollector, Twitter | Comments (4)
The Amusing Retiree, Shaquille O’Neal, has been one to watch on Twitter for some time now, but one of his latest tweets just might be one that has a SuperCollector or two (have you entered your collection?) licking their chops.
Posted on May 19, 2011 – 10:04 am | Author: chrisolds
Football | featured, foootball cards, Mark Ingram, nfl, NFL Players Rookie Premiere, Panini America, Rookie Premiere, Topps, Twitter | Comments (9)
In the days of instant gratification, the NFL PLAYERS Rookie Premiere autograph and photo shoot weekend is a must as collectors demand to see the players in their uniforms on their Rookie Cards as soon as possible.
Posted on February 23, 2011 – 8:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Football | 2011 Topps Five Star, @BenTateRB, Ben Tate, featured, Houston Texans, nfl, Topps, Twitter | Comments (7)
But not all of the 2011 Topps Five Star cards include an inscription quite as special — quite as confident — as this one from Houston Texans running back Ben Tate.