Monthly Archives: January 2013

A look at San Francisco 49ers on cards

Let’s look at top 49ers on cardboard.

NJ collector pulls Abraham Lincoln cut autograph

Stanley Fishburne wasn’t ready to leave.

Panini previews Super Bowl cards

Are you ready for the Super Bowl?

St. Louis Cardinals great Stan Musial dies at 92

Major League Baseball lost one of its greatest hitters Saturday as St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan “The Man” Musial died after prolonged illnesses

Box Busters: 2012-13 Upper Deck SP Game Used NHL

Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2012-13 SP Game Used. Check out the video to see what she pulled.

First look: 2012-13 Panini Marquee

Panini America has yet another new basketball line up its sleeve.

First look: 2013 Bowman Platinum baseball cards (with preliminary checklist)

Bowman Platinum is back — and Topps is promising that it’s “going platinum crazy” with this year’s release.

NHL teams move away from paper tickets

Hockey fans and collectors in Winnipeg awoke earlier this week to some startling mail – their beloved souvenir tickets were a thing of the past.

2012 Limited Phenom rookies grabbing attention

The end of the regular season in football doesn’t mean an end to collecting. There are still plenty of football products on the collecting calendar.

ITG turned down NHLPA license this summer

Last summer, he was presented with a proposal – the opportunity to receive an NHL Players Association license for one year, producing two releases.

Curt Schilling’s bloody sock will be auctioned

The ultimate Boston red sock is hitting the auction block.

Will Beckett Baseball make it to the MLB Fan Cave? Oh, and … show us your Fan Caves!

As part of our SuperCollectors issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly coming this summer, we’re seeking to showcase some of the best collectors’ Fan Caves out there.

Beckett 20 Questions on … the hits

We’re curious what you think about “the hits” in the hobby these days … answer our latest 20 Questions for the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.

NHLPA decision could have devastating impact on Canadian dealers

This card season could have devastating implications for Canadian card shops that rely heavily on hockey card sales.

Ripping Retail: 2012 Topps Chrome baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2012 Topps Chome rack packs (they were on sale) in this latest Ripping Retail video.

NHLPA restricts 2012-13 rookie class on cards

There will be no new Rookie Cards in product in 2012-13.

Free Price Wednesday: Shane Vereen Rookie Cards

Vereen’s game was the epitome of breakout performance.

First look: 2013 Topps baseball cards (with FINAL checklist)

Topps has released the final checklist for 2013 Topps Series 1. See it here.

Beckett speaks to ESPN’s Mint Condition about the lockout’s impact on hockey cards

Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj speaks with ESPN’s Michele Steele on the impact the NHL lockout had on hockey cards.

Leaf previews 2013 Best of Hockey

Best of Hockey is scheduled for a March release.

Actor Paul Sorvino agrees to sign for Rittenhouse

Paul Sorvino will sign for a Star Trek product coming soon.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Timeless Treasures

Join Beckett Basketball’s Rob Springs and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012-13 Timeless Treasures from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps UFC Bloodlines

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012 Topps UFC Bloodlines in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Canadian card shops hurt by NHL lockout

With no NHL, customers didn’t think much of buying new cards.

2012-13 Upper Deck SP Game Used hockey is live

The release of hockey cards may be slow this year, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t there.

Are you up for a new $10 Card Shop Challenge?

Go to a card shop and spend $10 on something (not wax) that will impress. Tell us about your find in the comments below.

MLBPA confirms 53 RC logo eligible rookies for initial 2013 baseball card sets

The MLB Players Association provided Beckett Media with the list of 2013 Rookie Card-eligible players.

Five NFL divisional playoff standouts

Several players had stellar weekends, solidifying their place in the game.

First look: 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball cards (with final checklist)

Topps teased the design for the eighth edition of its Allen & Ginter baseball set on Tuesday morning.

First look: 2012-13 Panini Past & Present

Panini America revealed the first glimpses at the forthcoming sophomore edition of Panini Past & Present.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Strata football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012 Topps Strata in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Your Turn (Beckett Basketball 246): Who is the most-collectable point guard?

We want to know … who do you think is the most-collectable point guard?

First look: 2013 Topps Series 2 baseball cards (with preliminary checklist)

Series 1 is coming soon, but it’s never too soon to see Series 2.

Box Busters: 2012 Bowman Sterling football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012 Bowman Sterling in this latest edition of Box Busters.

By the Numbers: 2012-13 Panini Contenders

The 2012-13 Panini Contenders basketball card set has arrived on