Tag Archives: WWE

Auction Diary: Wahoo McDaniel’s Rookie Card & Joe Willie Namath come my way

I know nice cards when I see them. I know nice cards when I want them. I know that, most of the time, I can’t afford them.

Bret Hart, Sting, Canadian Superstars highlighted in 2015 Topps WWE Road to Wrestlemania exclusives

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Topps WWE Road to Wrestlemania has several exclusives depending on where you’re buying it and what kinds of packs you’re busting. The first continues to pay tribute to Sting, a modern professional wrestling legend but one who has fought in a WWE ring only once so far. Bret […]

Tweeting Retail: 2015 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania

What did Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds find when he ripped into a blaster box of 2015 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania cards?

Ripping Retail: 2015 Topps Chrome WWE

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a pair of 2015 Topps WWE Chrome blaster boxes in this latest Ripping Retail video.

Signature City: Brock Lesnar gets his first WWE autograph card

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Brock Lesnar has been one of the most intimidating athletes in sports (and sports entertainment) for more than a decade. And while collectors have been able to snag his signature on cardboard for years, it has been limited to MMA cards stemming from his time in UFC. For wrestling […]

Five-card tribute to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary Just when you thought you had the answers, he changed the questions. The world of professional wrestling suffered another loss last Friday as “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the legendary icon who headlined the first Wrestlemania, died at the age of 61. For the last 30 […]

BGS Diary Predictor (July): What will Olds 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.

First Look: 2015 Topps Heritage WWE

World Wrestling Entertainment is turning back the clock for the next release with the return of Topps Heritage wrestling cards in November.

“The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes dies at 69

Professional wrestling lost one of its greatest performers and influential minds behind the scenes on Thursday with the passing of “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. He was 69.

Topps adds Thunderlips autos to Allen & Ginter

First there was Rocky Balboa, now there’s Thunderlips.

BGS Diary Predictor (June): What will Olds submit?

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in June and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed.

BGS Diary (May): A lone Michael Jordan 10, another Lana, a rare Yankee & one USA Baseball lineup

Here is the batch of cards that I got back from BGS for May — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

Beckett 20 Questions on … having fun in the hobby

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor The sports card world of just 20 years ago was immensely different from today, but one thing is the same for many collectors. They just want to have fun with their hobby … right? Defining “fun” will vary from person to person (see our Your Turn […]

First Look: 2015 Topps WWE Undisputed

World Wrestling Entertainment cards have officially gone high-end.

BGS Diary Predictor (May): What will Olds submit?

Of the 10 cards listed below, a few are headed to Beckett Grading Services today for his next BGS Diary. Can you predict which ones they will be?

Wrestling loses a legend: Verne Gagne dies at 89

Verne Gagne dedicated his life to the world of professional wrestling — a career that spanned four decades in the ring and even more time beyond as a promoter and owner of the American Wrestling Association. He died Monday at age 89.

BGS Diary: Seeing gold, stickers … and furry autos?

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for April — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

First Look: 2015 Topps WWE Road To WrestleMania

Topps revealed the first looks at 2015 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania on Monday, a step-by-step recap of the year that was and sets the stage for WWE’s biggest event of the year.

Top 5: Brock Lesnar trading cards to chase

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Matt Bible. And, I’m the one … bringing some news on the one … in 21-1. WWE champion Brock Lesnar is not going anywhere. Tuesday night, Lesnar told ESPN that he has signed a contract extension with the […]

BGS Diary: WWE Divas Paige & Lana, Harmon Killebrew, Sandy Koufax and Sy Berger, too

For the last few months, I’ve submitted a few cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too.

Top 5: Cards of WWE Diva Paige

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary When it comes to this year’s wrestling cards, this is her house. The night after WrestleMania 30 last year, Paige made her WWE debut by winning the Divas Championship from AJ Lee on Raw. Ever since, she has ridden a wave of massive popularity […]

Box Busters: 2015 Topps WWE + win our kiss card

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps WWE in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Legends, Divas power interest in 2015 Topps WWE

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor | Commentary Some of the newest names in professional wrestling as well as some of the oldest ones are capturing the attention of collectors who have ripped into packs of 2015 Topps WWE, which arrived last week. More than 65 eBay auctions have ended with final […]

Sting makes WWE card debut — with even more to be found in Walmart packs

Sting has his first WWE trading cards with the arrival of 2015 Topps WWE this week, but collectors will find even more for the wrestling icon if they shop around.

WWE releases a first for Sting auto collectors

He hasn’t had a single WWE match yet, but he has a WWE-certified autograph.

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.

BGS Diary: Bull Durham, Star hoops, “Macho Man” Randy Savage … and Bill Murray’s baseball card?

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor | Commentary 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. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too. Here […]

Top 5: Top “Macho Man” Randy Savage cards to own

“Macho Man” Randy Savage is headed to the WWE Hall of Fame on March 28 — nearly four years after his death from a heart attack at age 58 — the company officially announced Monday night during Raw.

Leaf Originals arrives with many new signers

You might know their names or faces if you’re not a wrestling fan, but even if you are a fan you probably don’t know their autographed cards that well. Why? Because they’ve never had one.

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.

BGS Diary: Saban, Cerrano, Hawk, Animal & practice

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for December — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin is latest WWE Icon

A beer-guzzling, attitude-fueled WWE legend is the latest star to get the McFarlane Toys treatment.

BGS Diary: Vintage, booklets, Dr. Beckett & more

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.

First Look: 2015 Topps WWE Chrome wrestling

WrestleMania 31 is set for late March, but the Topps hopes to steal the show not long afterward.

Top 5: Sting wrestling cards to own

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.