Monthly Archives: September 2013

Yasiel Puig Bowman Chrome Superfractor leaves BGS, heads into dealer Super Box

The 2013 Bowman Chrome Superfractor of Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has been pulled, has been sold, has been graded and is headed into another product.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Topps Chrome baseball blaster box (with Purple Refractor bonus pack)

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2013 Topps Chrome in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Panini Prizm jumbo pack (with Red Pulsar Prizm bonus)

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a jumbo pack of 2013 Panini Prizm in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

Box Busters: 2013 Panini Prominence Football

Beckett Football’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Panini Prominence Football.

Week 4: Monday Morning Collector

Several running backs had impressive showings this weekend – and late last week.

Box Busters: 2013 Certified Football

Beckett Football’s Susan Lulgjuraj opened a box of 2013 Certified Football from Panini America.

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Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez throws wild no-hitter

Pitcher Henderson Alvarez no-hit the AL Central-winning Detroit Tigers — and appears on just 131 baseball cards.

First look: 2014 Topps WWE wrestling cards

The lone licensee of World Wrestling Entertainment trading cards offered the first looks and details of its 2014 Topps WWE cards on Friday with the newest wave of superstars, Divas, legends and more set for a Feb. 28 release.

Denis Brodeur’s hockey impact extends far beyond his famous son

Denis Brodeur’s impacts on the game – and card collecting – extend far beyond his lineage.

Friday Hot List: Topps Chrome, Panini Prizm and MMA

The rookie autographs in 2013 Topps Chrome are selling well in the first week of its release

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Heritage Minors

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2013 Topps Heritage Minors in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Classic Auctions to offer impressive pre-war hockey collection

There are more than 400 PSA-graded cards in Simon Bourque’s collection ready to go for auction.

UD Infinite cards only available through credit card program

Collectors may have noticed an interesting card from Upper Deck on the secondary market – UD Infinite.

Ticket stub for Wilt Chamberlain 100-point game up for auction

You can make a claim to being there by winning an auction for a ticket stub in Steiner Sport’s Fall Classic Auction.

First look: 2013-14 Dominion Hockey

Each hobby box will come with six cards, including four hits.

First look: 2013-14 Timeless Treasures Basketball

The first NBA autograph memorabilia Rookie Cards will appear in 2013-14 Timeless Treasures.

Cryptozoic changes autograph announcement policy

Cryptozoic is changing the way it makes its autographs announcements.

Topps readies wrapper redemption for 2013 Bowman Chrome

The Blue Waves are back.

Cryptozoic picks up Supernatural, Arrow, Scandal and Adventure Time licenses

Cryptozoic Entertainment announced four new licenses this weekend at the Philly Non-Sports Card Show.

Tampa Bay Rookie QB Mike Glennon to reportedly start this weekend

Collectors will have to keep an eye on one more NFL rookie this weekend.

St. Louis Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha nearly no-hits Nationals

In just his 15th big-league appearance and ninth start of his career, St. Louis Cardinals rookie right-hander Michael Wacha nearly no-hit the Washington Nationals, losing the no-no to an infield single with two out in the ninth inning Tuesday night in St. Louis.

Week 3: Monday Morning Collector

Manning is one of the week’s Veterans of the Week in Monday Morning Collector (by the way, I know it’s Tuesday)

Collect Call: Topps talks about redemptions

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he talks with Topps VP of Finance and Operations David Leiner about redemptions in this latest edition of Collect Call.

Michael Jordan’s birth certificate ends up on eBay

Michael Jeffrey Jordan’s birth certificate is back on the market.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Intrigue Basketball

Beckett Basketball’s Susan Lulgjuraj opened a box 2012-13 Panini Intrigue Basketball.

Topps provides redemption list for 2013 Topps Chrome

Topps issued a statement on Tuesday noting that, while there are many redemptions in the product, “many of the redemption cards in this product are already in-house and ready to be shipped out.”

Box Busters: 2012-13 Innovation Basketball

Beckett Basketball’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2012-13 Innovation Basketball.

Get your hands on some 2013 Panini Cooperstown wax — Wednesday night during Chatter Up

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for this week’s Chatter Up over on the Beckett Media Facebook page on Wednesday night at 8:30 Central.

First look: 2013 Topps Mini Football Cards

Collectors, get ready because 2013 Topps Mini Football cards are almost here.

Theros Releases this week

This Friday marks not only the release of a new expansion set for Magic: The Gathering, but also a whole new standard tournament block.

First look: 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey

The Cup is coming after all.

Highest BVG-graded 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card sells for $81,000+

The best Beckett-graded Mick came and went on auction block this past weekend resulting in a big sale.

Tip Sheet: Five tips for success on eBay

Look for even more tips like these in the upcoming Auction Issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.

Auction of a Lifetime: Heritage readies Stan Musial collection for November sale

Stan Musial’s memorabilia is hitting the auction block via Dallas-based Heritage Auctions.