Monthly Archives: October 2012

First look: 2012 Prizm Football

Panini America is bringing its Prizm technology to football.

ITG reveals redemptions for 2012 Fall Expo

In the Game will showcase two of its products at the 2012 Fall Expo, and collectors have a chance to get exclusive expo cards.

Panini reveals Fall Expo wrapper redemption plans

Panini America is continuing its popular wrapper redemption program at the 2012 Fall Expo.

Toronto Fall Expo Collectors Guide

Even if there isn’t a hockey season, many fans aren’t going to let a lockout get in the way of their fun.

Beckett By The Numbers: 2011-12 Exquisite Collection

The 2011-12 Exquisite Collection basketball card set has arrived on

Win a Lebron James card

Today’s prize: 2011 Upper Deck All-Time Greats Gold Spectrum #43 Lebron James

Beckett 20 Questions … to start the NBA season

We’re not waiting for a 7 p.m. tip-off in Cleveland for the season to begin. We’ve got 20 questions about basketball and basketball cards that we’re curious to see how you, the collectors, answer.

Win a Blake Griffin autograph card

Today’s prize: 2010-11 Classics Significant Signatures #43 Blake Griffin /99

Who’d you get? Panini America drafts its 2011-12 NBA rookie redemption class

You might have pulled one of the cards, now you can know who they are.

Sereal shows off KHL cards of NHL players

The KHL’s trading cards are coming together.

Panini’s continued deal with NBA excites Kobe Bryant … and his kids love seeing his old Afro on cards

“For the NBA, it’s just great for the globalization of the game. Panini is obviously a global brand. … I doubt we’ll ever catch soccer, but we’ll make it a formidable challenge.”

NBA renews Panini America’s card license

Panini America will star on the hardwood a few more years.

Upper Deck’s Fleer Retro Football pictures released

Card companies are taking lessons in history these days.

Tennis great Pete Sampras signs memorabilia deal

American tennis great Pete Sampras has joined a list of tennis stars offering event-used memorabilia.

Win a Shania Twain memorabilia card

Today’s prize: 2011 In the Game Canadiana Mega Memorabilia #MM40 Shania Twain

San Francisco Giants, World Series champions: Who are you collecting?

For the second time in three years, the San Francisco Giants are your World Series champs. Which Giant is worth your collecting dollars?

UD brings back Priority Signings for Fall Expo

Hockey fans attending the 2012 Sportscard & Memorabilia Show in Toronto will be happy to learn Upper Deck’s Priority Signing wrapper redemption program is back.

Want a World Series team’s celebration-used champagne cork? It’ll cost you …

A post-game NLDS celebration-used and MLB-authenticated champagne bottle cork might cost you a few bucks to own.

More auctions pop up to help Nelkin family

Sometimes there’s a story that seems to move people. It touches people in a way least expected.

Pull-out autographed jersey cards among most popular in 2012 Panini Gridiron

Panini America’s 2012 Gridiron Football came out this week with a slightly tweaked name and some impressive photos on the base cards.

Your Turn (Beckett Baseball No. 82) — What do you predict for baseball cards in 2013?

As we begin to prepare the January 2013 issue of Beckett Baseball, we simply want to know … What do you predict for baseball cards in 2013?

Box Busters: 2012-13 Panini Threads

Join Beckett Basketball’s Rob Springs and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012-13 Panini Threads boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Gridiron football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012 Gridiron from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Certified football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Certified boxes from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Press Pass Legends

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012 Press Pass Legends in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck launches credit card program for trading cards

Spending money could earn you more cards.

Win a 2012-13 O-Pee-Chee Hockey hobby box

Today’s prize: 2012-13 O-Pee-Chee Hockey hobby box

Beating the odds: Hockey cards give ailing man a lift

Richard Huffman doesn’t normally show off his dance moves, but when he pulled a redemption card out of a Parkhurst Champions pack, he couldn’t help but get down.

Win a subscription to an online price guide for a year

Today’s prize: One-year online price guide subscription to the sport of your choice.

World Series slugger Pablo Sandoval has just one Rookie Card

With three home runs in his first three at-bats Wednesday night — two off of reigning AL Cy Young winner and MVP Justin Verlander — in Game 1 of the World Series, San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval just might be on the minds of a few collectors.

First look: 2013 Bowman baseball cards (with final autograph & relic checklists)

Topps unveiled its plans for 2013 Bowman on Wednesday, and one downplayed inclusion just might grab the attention of some collectors out there.

Box Busters: 2012 Bowman Chrome

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2012 Bowman Chrome boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Ripping Retail: 2012 Rookies & Stars Longevity

Check out the video to see what Beckett Football editor Susan Lulgjuraj pulled in her box of 2012 Rookies & Stars Longevity, a retail only box that comes with four hits for $50.

Panini’s Black Friday promotion is back

Panini America is bringing back its Black Friday Promotion.

Guest Commentary: The Bash Brothers’ baseball legacy is smeared but not forgotten

As a baseball card junkie living 10 miles from the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in 1986, I was a naïve Little Leaguer fascinated by the Bash Brothers.