Posted on December 31, 2014 – 4:40 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions | Allen & Ginter, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Boston Red Sox, Connie Mack, frank Robinson, Jerry Koosman, Mickey Mantle, National Treasures, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Panini America, Pete Rose, retro brands, Rickey Henderson, Sam Crawford, Topps, Topps Heritage, Ty Cobb, vintage, Walter Johnson | Comments (15)
With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.
Posted on December 9, 2014 – 4:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Pop Culture News | 2014 Topps Five Star, 2014 Topps Five Star Checklist, Charlie Sheen, Cleveland Indians, Dan Marino, derek jeter, Five Star, Jackie Robinson, Kansas City Royals, Major League, MLB, Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn, Ricky Vaughn, Roger Maris, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (4)
Click here to view the Five Star checklist as released by Topps
Posted on December 8, 2014 – 12:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Industry News, Your Turn | Gavin Escobar, group breaks, Panini America, Topps, Ty Cobb, Upper Deck | Comments (17)
In the comments below, show us an image (link) of your best pull, what it might have cost you (if you remember) and where you got it from.
Posted on October 3, 2014 – 3:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Astros, Billy Hamilton, Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw, derek jeter, Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Abreu, Jose Altuve, MLB, MLB playoffs, Omar Vizquel, Panini America, Stephen Strasburg, Tigers, Topps, Ty Cobb, World Series, Yankees | Comments (6)
Take a break from the action and check out our latest 20 Questions on the best players of 2014 as well as offer your take on today’s cardboard and more.
Posted on May 16, 2014 – 12:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories, Vintage News | 2014 Topps Dynasty, Babe Ruth, featured, Jackie Robinson, Ken Griffey Jr, Lou Gehrig, Mariano Rivera, mike trout, MLB, Ted Williams, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (15)
Presenting what it calls “the most carefully curated subject list in trading card history” and the “most-premium Topps product of all time”, Topps released the basic information and first looks at its latest high-end baseball card brand on Friday.
Posted on April 22, 2013 – 6:41 pm | Author: chrisolds
Auction News, Baseball, Beckett Updates, Football, News Categories, Vintage News | 1932 U.S. Caramel, Babe Ruth, Bobby Jones, Bronko Nagurski, Jack Dempsey, Lou Gehrig, Memory Lane Inc., National Chicle, The Babe Ruth Story, Ty Cobb | Comments (2)
A high-grade 1932 U.S. Caramel set — all in PSA 8 condition — joins a high-grade copy of football’s holy grail card on the auction block this week.
Posted on December 3, 2012 – 1:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | 2012 Cooperstown, 2012 Panini Cooperstown, Detroit Tigers, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, Panini America, Ty Cobb | Comments (1)
If one looked closely at the on-box features of 2012 Panini Cooperstown, the very last line of the product’s features on the back panel of the wax box was a simple one.
Posted on November 21, 2012 – 3:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Beckett Baseball, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (1)
This 2012 Topps Museum Collection Primary Pieces Ty Cobb card — one of just 25 made — is going to one SuperCollector who submits all the necessary info between now and Feb. 1.
Posted on September 12, 2012 – 12:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | 2012 Panini Golden Age, baseball cards, Bob Woodward, featured, Loch Ness Monster, Panini America, shoeless joe jackson, Ty Cobb | Comments (13)
It’s 2012 Panini Golden Age, a retro-styled product that will include eccentric inclusions, pennant or movie-focused box-toppers … and minis.
Posted on September 1, 2012 – 2:35 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, Breaker Central, News Categories, Vintage News | 1993 Action Packed ASG, Babe Ruth, Bob Uecker, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young, Dizzy Dean, featured, Roberto Clemente, Satchel Paige, shoeless joe jackson, Thurman Munson, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Whitey Ford, Who's on First? | Comments (4)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1993 Action Packed All-Star Gallery in this latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.
Posted on August 15, 2012 – 4:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Prime Cuts, 2012 Prime Cuts, Albert Pujols, baseball, Connie Mack, featured, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, MLBPA, Panini America, Pete Rose, Rogers Hornsby, Satchel Paige, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, USA Baseball, Yu Darvish | Comments (8)
Panini America revealed the latest edition of Prime Cuts on Tuesday and the 2012 edition will arrive in October — just six months after the arrival of the 2011 product.
Posted on July 10, 2012 – 3:15 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | Christy Mathewson, E98 series, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb | Comments (10)
Digging through an attic can be fun by uncovering old family treasures, secrets and sometimes even a stash of old baseball cards.
Posted on June 5, 2012 – 10:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Tier One, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Babe Ruth, bat knob Relics, Ernie Banks, featured, frank Robinson, game-used bats, Hank Aaron, Jay Bruce, Joe DiMaggio, Jose Bautista, Josh Hamilton, Lou Gehrig, Matt Kemp, Mickey Mantle, MLB, Roberto Clemente, Roger Maris, Tier One, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (34)
For card collectors and game-used cards, bats are not always as impressive. It’s not always a love-love relationship. But Topps is intending to change that with its upcoming Tier One release.
Posted on May 18, 2012 – 2:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates | 2011 Limited, Archie Bradley, Danny Hultzen, Gerrit Cole, Josh Bell, Panini America, Pete Rose, Trevor Bauer, Ty Cobb | Comments (0)
The 2011 Limited baseball card set from Panini America has arrived on Beckett.com with the prospects, legends and more all in tow.
Posted on February 16, 2012 – 12:28 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Limiited, Ben Hogan, Cal Ripken Jr., Don Mattingly, featured, George Steinbrenner, Jack Johnson, Jimmie Foxx, Joe Jackson, Ken Griffey Jr, Lou Gehrig, Lucille Ball, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Pete Rose, Ty Cobb | Comments (14)
Panini America unveiled its newest forthcoming baseball card product under its MLBPA licensing deal on Thursday, and it’s one that a few collectors might remember from the Donruss days.
Posted on February 8, 2012 – 6:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Prime Cuts, featured, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Mel Ott, Panini America, Pete Rose, Prime Cuts, Roger Maris, shoeless joe jackson, Stan Musial, Ted Williams, Thurman Munson, Ty Cobb | Comments (9)
Just hours after Panini America unveiled its licensing deal with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, it pulled back the curtain on the first product that will be utilizing those Hall of Famers to the Nth Degree.
Posted on January 27, 2012 – 1:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats, Albert Pujols, Babe Ruth, baseball, Beckett Grading Services, Cal Ripken Jr., derek jeter, featured, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, MLB, New York Yankees, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Ty Cobb | Comments (17)
With five days remaining until the arrival of the hobby’s most collected baseball card set, Topps has pulled back the curtain on a set of rather lustrous cards that will be found in packs of 2012 Topps as redemptions.
Posted on December 19, 2011 – 9:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Al Kaline, Eddie Plank, Honus Wagner, Stan Musial, T206, tobacco cards, Topps, Ty Cobb, Vintage cards, Willie Mays | Comments (0)
A PSA 5 specimen of one of the hobby’s more sought-after pre-war cards sold for more than $100,000 as had been expected in Memory Lane Inc.’s Winter Classics Auction that closed on Saturday night.
Posted on December 15, 2011 – 12:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, Jackie Robinson, Jim Thorpe, Jimmie Foxx, Johnny Mize, Lou Gehrig, Mel Ott, MLB, Panini America, Prime Cuts, Rogers Hornsby, Roy Campanella, shoeless joe jackson, Thurman Munson, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson | Comments (4)
Panini America announced on Thursday that one of the most-popular high-end releases from the Donruss-Playoff days, Prime Cuts, will return in March with some of baseball’s most legendary names in tow.
Posted on December 1, 2011 – 3:41 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Cap Anson, Eddie Plank, featured, Honus Wagner, Lou Gehrig, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, T206, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Willie Mays | Comments (0)
A PSA 5 Eddie Plank T206 card is among the treasures up for sale in Memory Lane Inc.’s Winter Classics Auction which opens on Saturday.
Posted on November 3, 2011 – 4:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Carl Yastrzemski, featured, frank Robinson, Gypsy Queen, Hank Aaron, Matt Kemp, MLB, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Robinson Cano, Ryne Sandberg, Sandy Koufax, Topps, Ty Cobb, Wille Mays | Comments (14)
One of Topps’ most popular retro baseball card lines of the year, Gypsy Queen, will be back once again in 2012.
Posted on September 30, 2011 – 11:58 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011 Topps Marquee, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, derek jeter, featured, Nolan Ryan, Topps, Ty Cobb | Comments (11)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2011 Topps Marquee boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on September 21, 2011 – 5:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Leaf Pete Rose Legacy, baseball cards, Cincinnati Reds, Leaf, MLB, Montreal Expos, Pete Rose, Philadelphia Phillies, Ty Cobb | Comments (10)
Baseball’s career hits leader Pete Rose is one of the sports world’s most polarizing — and, yet in some areas, beloved — figures.
Posted on September 20, 2011 – 2:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Charles Conlon, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, John Rogers, photos, Rogers Photo Archive, Sport magazine, The Sporting News, Ty Cobb, vintage memorabilia | Comments (3)
Arkansas entrepreneur John Rogers is a noted collector — he paid $1.62 million for a Honus Wagner T206 card in 2008 — but the next step for him was to own the original pieces that have made a few baseball cards in the past but really are items that have helped shape something much more impressive, something more indelible.
Posted on April 26, 2011 – 1:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 SP Legendary Cuts, baseball cards, cut autographs, Cy Young, featured, T206, Ty Cobb, Upper Deck, Walter Johnson | Comments (4)
When the latest edition of SP Legendary Cuts arrives from Upper Deck later this year, the product will be packing what is perhaps the biggest checklist of cut autographs of players who appeared in the landmark T206 card set.