Posted on September 24, 2014 – 7:32 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | derek jeter, Derek Jeter baseball cards, Derek Jeter retires, jeter, Jeter retrospective, New York Yankees, Yankees | Comments (3)
The twilight of Derek Jeter’s spotless journey with the New York Yankees is coming to a close with a few days all that remain in the hourglass called his career. We’ve known him on cardboard even longer than that.
Posted on August 12, 2014 – 3:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention | 1927 New York Yankees, autographs, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, MLB, Murderers Row, Topps, Topps Five Star, Yankees | Comments (3)
Collector Alan Zimmerman stopped by the Beckett Media booth during the recent National Sports Collectors Convention to show off a rather legendary pull from Topps Five Star.
Posted on June 24, 2014 – 12:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions | 1983 Donruss, 1983 Fleer, 1983 Topps, Allen & Ginter, Andre Dawson, braves, Cal Ripken Jr., Clayton Kershaw, Cubs, Dale Murphy, derek jeter, Dodgers, Golden Age, Greg Maddux, Hall of Famers, Joe Jackson, Joe Morgan, Montreal Expos, Pete Rose, Reds, Tom Glavine, Tony Gwynn, Vin Scully, Wade Boggs, Yankees | Comments (16)
There’s plenty going on in baseball, so we’ll keep this edition of 20 Questions short and to the point with questions about hot hitters, strong arms and plenty of baseball cards.
Posted on April 15, 2014 – 12:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Masahiro Tanaka, Masahiro Tanaka Rookie Card, New York Yankees, Panini America, Yankees | Comments (3)
Panini America has added a chase to the chase for its Masahiro Tanaka cards.
Posted on April 3, 2014 – 8:48 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 bowman, 2014 Topps Gypsy Queen, 2014 Topps Series 2, Masahiro Tanaka, Masahiro Tanaka Rookie Card, New York Yankees, Yankees | Comments (0)
Masahiro Tanaka’s first start with the New York Yankees comes on Friday night.
Posted on April 1, 2014 – 6:17 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2014 Donruss, Japan, Japanese baseball, Jose Abreu, Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees, Panini America, World Baseball Classic, Yankees, Yordano Ventura | Comments (15)
Panini America is the first U.S.-based baseball card company to unveil new cards of Japanese star and New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Posted on December 3, 2013 – 8:54 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Hobby Pulse Poll | Jacoby Ellsbury, Jacoby Ellsbury baseball cards, Jacoby Ellsbury Boston Red Sox, Jacoby Ellsbury New York Yankees, Red Sox, Yankees | Comments (2)
Jacoby Ellsbury is a Yankee What does that mean for his cardboard? Tell us by taking our three-question poll …
Posted on August 3, 2013 – 1:49 am | Author: Dan Good
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention, Non-Sports | 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, auction, beatles, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Yankees | Comments (0)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor A Mickey Mantle game-worn jersey drew $454,100 (including premiums) in Legendary Auctions’ Friday sale, one of the highest prices ever paid for a baseball jersey. Mantle wore the jersey during the end of the 1963 season. After the season ended, the jersey was shipped to minor-league Binghampton, and GM [...]
Posted on August 2, 2013 – 4:41 pm | Author: Dan Good
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention | 1952 Topps, 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, convention, crime, grading, Mickey Mantle, NSCC, stolen mantle, Topps, Yankees | Comments (7)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Thieves stole a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle from a dealer’s case at the National Sports Collectors Convention – and now authorities and fellow dealers are trying to track down the card. Jeff Foy, a dealer with Indianapolis-based Card Country, said he believes a group of three people were likely [...]
Posted on July 11, 2013 – 9:01 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Beckett Updates | #ASGApples, all-star game, apples, asg, baseball, bobby thompson, braves, brewers, Dodgers, Giants, Instagram, New York City, Pirates, Ralph Branca, Yankees | Comments (0)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor I headed north, scrambling in skyscrapers’ shadows, in search of … apples. No, not the edible kind – no Granny Smiths on this trip. I was looking for giant-sized apple statues, each six feet tall and adorned with MLB team logos. The apples are scattered about New York City, [...]
Posted on November 14, 2012 – 10:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Five Star, 2012 Topps Five Star, autographs, Babe Ruth, Bryce Harper, featured, Five Star, mike trout, Relics, Yankees | Comments (14)
Whether one can afford it or not, the $500-per-pack 2012 Five Star baseball card set from Topps is getting broken — a lot.
Posted on August 25, 2012 – 11:35 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | a.j. burnett, dave mcnally, hank bauer, orioles, pie in the face, World Series, Yankees | Comments (0)
Sorry, A.J. Burnett – someone else beat you to the shaving cream celebration.
Posted on July 25, 2012 – 8:45 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Bowman Chrome, 2012 Bowman Sterling, 2012 Topps Five Star, 2012 Topps Update, featured, Ichiro Suzuki, Ichiro Yankees, MLB, New York Yankees, Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB, Orix Blue Wave, Seattle Mariners, Topps, Yankees | Comments (16)
Ichiro Suzuki’s New York career is just two games old and that means it’s time for one thing — his first Yankees baseball cards.
Posted on May 14, 2012 – 1:32 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1992 Bowman, Baseball Hall of Fame, Brian Wilson, Bruce Sutter, Carlos Delgado, Dennis Eckersley, featured, Goose Gossage, Hoyt Wilhelm, Manny Ramirez, Mariano Rivera, Mike Piazza, New York Yankees, Rollie Fingers, Yankees | Comments (11)
It may not look like much, but the baseball card seen here is the most-valuable release in one of the most-important sets of the 1990s.
Posted on September 20, 2011 – 10:24 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autographs, featured, game-used memorabilia, Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports, Yankees | Comments (2)
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera now sits atop the all-time saves list with 602 — and counting — and that means one thing … Steiner Sports has the commemorative memorabilia covered.
Posted on July 9, 2011 – 12:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 3000 hits, baseball cards, derek jeter, DJ3K, Jeter 3000, Jeter Rookie Cards, New York Yankees, Topps, Yankees | Comments (12)
Now that he has his 3,000 hits, we dared to rank all eight of Derek Jeter’s rookie cards.
Posted on June 15, 2011 – 8:48 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | Alex Rodriguez, baseball, Carl Crawford, Carlos Ruiz, Cliff Lee, Cody Ross, Kevin Youklis, Mariano Rivera, MLB, MLB Players Chouce, Robinson Cano, Tim Lincecum, Yankees | Comments (3)
After two months of talking, designing and meetings, fans have an opportunity to own clothing designed by some of baseball’s biggest stars.
Posted on May 18, 2011 – 9:44 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps Marquee, baseball cards, featured, Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees, Topps, Yankees | Comments (1)
Joe DiMaggio LLC has announced that two companies have been selected as licensees thus far: Majestic Athletic/VF Corp for jerseys and T-shirts and Topps for trading cards.