Posted on May 11, 2012 – 4:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1987 Topps Minis, 2012 MLB All-Star Game, 2012 Topps, 2012 Topps Update, autographs, Babe Ruth, Brett Lawrie, Bryce Harper, featured, Mickey Mantle, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (10)
Topps released the basic product information and preview images Friday for its final chapter of the flagship brand this year, 2012 Topps Update.
Posted on May 11, 2012 – 2:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
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Topps Archives will arrive on May 23 with many nods to the past on the baseball diamond, but Topps unveiled plans for even more to appear in the product chock-full of designs from the last 60 years of baseball cards.
Posted on May 9, 2012 – 9:57 pm | Author: chrisolds
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Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2012 Bowman jumbo packs — and watches a collector rip into even more — in this Box Busters preview video.
Posted on May 2, 2012 – 3:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
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From Ryan Braun to Matt Kemp, Yu Darvish and the arrival of Bryce Harper, there’s been plenty to talk about with the beginning of the 2012 MLB season.
Posted on May 1, 2012 – 9:00 am | Author: chrisolds
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If you’ve ever wanted to appear on an official Topps baseball card, now’s your chance.
Posted on April 27, 2012 – 10:22 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen, 2012 Topps Museum Collection, 2012 Topps Tribute, MLB, Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (4)
Yu Darvish’s gem on Tuesday night — 10 strikeouts in eight-plus scoreless innings for a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees — meant one thing.He’s arrived.
Posted on April 19, 2012 – 2:09 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Triple Play, Panini America, Yu Darvish | Comments (8)
Have you turned a triple play lately? If not — and it’s not easy — then Panini America’s next baseball card brand just might let you do that.
Posted on April 19, 2012 – 10:07 am | Author: chrisolds
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Topps unveiled the first look and basic set information for 2012 Bowman Chrome on Thursday, the latest chapter in the always-beloved brand that will pack a bit more punch this year.
Posted on April 12, 2012 – 10:25 am | Author: chrisolds
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Topps announced on Thursday that the code cards found in packs of 2012 Topps can now unlock cards of two of the most talked-about rookies in MLB so far this season — Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.
Posted on April 2, 2012 – 4:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
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When Topps tweeted a photo of new Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish holding a pair of freshly signed cards on Monday, it signaled that the next big thing in baseball cards is about to arrive with the message sent in the Japanese star’s left hand.
Posted on March 28, 2012 – 9:51 am | Author: chrisolds
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Topps announced on Wednesday that it will be adding two MLB newcomers and two other sports legends to the popular retro-styled card line.
Posted on March 5, 2012 – 3:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
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Topps unveiled its latest forthcoming 2012 baseball card line of the year on Monday as it pulled back the curtain on 2012 Topps Finest, which will arrive on Aug. 8 with the Japanese star — and plenty more.
Posted on March 5, 2012 – 2:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, MLB, Texas Rangers, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (3)
Japanese pitching star Yu Darvish will only have his autographs found in Topps products as the lone exclusive licensee of Major League Baseball cards signed him to an exclusive autograph deal that was announced on Monday.
Posted on January 18, 2012 – 5:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
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One of Japan’s most successful professional pitchers just might be on his way to America as the Texas Rangers won the bidding rights for Yu Darvish of the NPB’s Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters and now have 30 days to sign him to a big-league deal.
Posted on January 4, 2012 – 5:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball cards, Bowman, Bryce Harper, featured, mike trout, MLB, Topps, Yu Darvish | Comments (20)
Which rookies/prospects will you chase in 2012? (BASEBALL ONLY)
Posted on December 15, 2011 – 12:44 pm | Author: chrisolds
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Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into 10 random packs of Japanese baseball cards from BBM and Konami in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.