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Tag Archives: Willie Mays

Beckett 20 Questions on … Tanaka, Topps Dynasty, prospects and more

Here’s the latest 20 Questions touching on a bit of everything in MLB today — check it out and tell us what you think with your answers and the comments below.

High-grade vintage powers Memory Lane auction

A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.

Red Hot & Rare: Short-printed 2001 Topps Archives autos light up auction block

How much for this Lou Brock? You wouldn’t believe it if I typed it.

Topps unveils five-card National VIP set

Topps’ National VIP set includes an offering of cards modeled in the famed 1952 design … but with a twist.

Topps adds Yu Darvish, Richard Petty and others to 2012 Allen & Ginter autograph lineup

Topps announced on Wednesday that it will be adding two MLB newcomers and two other sports legends to the popular retro-styled card line.

Willie Mays is Topps’ first Prime 9 player of 2012

You can “Say Hey” to this year’s HTA Prime 9 cards beginning today as Topps has announced the first player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.

(Updated) Card Gallery: 2012 Topps baseball

While we’re a few days away from Feb. 1 — aka the official arrival day for this year’s version of the hobby’s most-collected set, Topps baseball — we’ll offer some peaks at what’s inside the wrappers in the simplest way possible.

Preview Gallery: 2012 Topps Prime 9 redemptions

Topps’ Prime 9 redemption card program returns once again for 2012 with nine stars from the past and present set to be redeemed at participating hobby shops around the country.

Topps teases Gold Rush Golden Tickets

Topps continued its week of 2012 baseball set teases on Wednesday as it showed the world what its Golden Tickets will look like when collectors start ripping into the flagship product beginning next week.

Topps releases details on Gold Rush wrapper redemption

Ok, all you cardboard 49ers … the Gold Rush rules have been declared.

T206 Plank tops $100K at auction as expected

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.

Memory Lane Inc. set to auction six-figure Plank

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.

Your Turn: Which Topps baseball cards (old or new) would you have Ken Griffey Jr. sign?

The biggest hobby news of this week was Topps landing Ken Griffey Jr. to an autograph deal beginning next year, and instantly after hearing that the idea of the card above — an autographed 1989 Topps Traded buyback card — came to my mind.

First Look: 2012 Topps Museum Collection

It’s 2012 Topps Museum Collection — a high-end line with four packs per box and one Relic or autographed Relic in every pack. Where’s the crazy part come in? Earlier this year — actually less than a month ago — the company teased 2012 Topps Marquee.

First impressions: 2012 Topps Marquee baseball cards

Topps has teased what its Topps Marquee baseball set will look like next year by releasing a few mocked up card images for the high-end set coming in 2012.

First look: 2012 Topps Heritage (with poll)

Topps’ next 2012 baseball card announcement will likely be one that takes us all back to 1963 as the company offered up the first glimpses at next year’s Topps Heritage baseball card set on Monday.

Weekly Highlights (Sept. 12 – Sept. 15)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for Sept. 12 – Sept. 15.

Willie Mays to sign autographs for Topps

Legendary Hall of Famer Willie Mays will sign autographs for Topps products next year.

First look: 2012 Topps Tribute baseball cards

Topps unveiled its first high-end product of the 2012 baseball card season Tuesday evening and it’s the newest edition of the product that might have been the runaway hit of the high-end offerings this year.