Category Archives: Baseball

2017 Leaf Trinity Baseball Showcases Autographs 3 Ways

Posted on October 30, 2017 – 12:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Leaf Trinity Baseball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and other info on the prospect set that delivers three styles of autographs.

Jackie Robinson Game-Used Cap, Complete with Protective Plates, Sells for Almost $600,000

Posted on October 28, 2017 – 2:21 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a game-used Jackie Robinson cap, customized with three protective plates, selling for almost $600,000 through Lelands in October, 2017.

2018 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Mixes Old, New and Colorful Quirks

Posted on October 26, 2017 – 10:40 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2018 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other highlights for the retro-minded release.

2017 Bowman High Tek Baseball Pattern Variations Cheat Sheet

Posted on October 26, 2017 – 10:25 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman High Tek Baseball pattern variations gallery and guide. Find out patterns exist, pattern names for the main cards and how rare each one is.

2017 Topps Archives Signature Series Baseball Checklist Shifts Focus to Active Players

Posted on October 25, 2017 – 12:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Archives Signature Series Baseball player list, release date, hobby box breakdown and more. Cards are signed buybacks from active players.

Clayton Kershaw Rookie Card Rankings and More

Posted on October 24, 2017 – 9:30 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a ranked list of Clayton Kershaw Rookie Cards and other pre-Rookie highlights. See what his most valuable early cards are and find out why.

2017 Topps Now World Series Match-Ups Preview On-Field Pairings

Posted on October 24, 2017 – 2:16 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Now World Series Match-Ups checklist, print runs and more. The mini, print-on-demand set highlights on-field pairings from the Astros and Dodgers.

2017 Topps Fire Baseball Box Busters

Posted on October 24, 2017 – 1:33 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Fire Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball Box Busters

Posted on October 24, 2017 – 10:06 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 Join Beckett Media’s Eric Norton and Paul Wirth as they open some 2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball. What will they find? Watch and find out.

2017 Topps On-Demand Checklists and Details

Posted on October 23, 2017 – 11:01 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps On-Demand is a series of online exclusives, which kicked off with a small Star Wars – May the 4th release. Get checklists, details and more.

2017 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Box Busters

Posted on October 23, 2017 – 10:10 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 Join Beckett Media’s Eric Norton and Paul Wirth as they open some 2017 Topps Triple Threads Baseball. What will they find? Watch and find out.

2017 Panini National Treasures Baseball Checklist Crosses Generations with Autographs and Memorabilia

Posted on October 23, 2017 – 9:35 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini National Treasures Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, hobby box breakdown and more for the ultra high-end release.

2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Baseball Box Busters

Posted on October 20, 2017 – 11:31 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Topps Update Series Variations Bring Back Retired Legends, Rookies and All-Stars — See Them All

Posted on October 20, 2017 – 9:25 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Update Series variations checklist and galleries. Find out exactly what to look for to spot SSP cards including images, codes and more.

Jersey Aaron Judge Wore to Hit His 52nd Home Run of Record-Setting 2017 Could Be Yours

Posted on October 19, 2017 – 5:03 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the game-used jersey Aaron Judge wore to hit his final home run of the 2017 regular season being sold by Steiner Auctions in November, 2017.

2017 Topps Archives Snapshots Baseball Raids the Vault for Another Online-Exclusive

Posted on October 19, 2017 – 2:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Archives Snapshots Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, hobby box breakdown and all the info you need for the online-exclusive.

2017 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Box Busters

Posted on October 19, 2017 – 12:55 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Topps Heritage Minors Variations Gallery, Checklist and Guide

Posted on October 19, 2017 – 11:35 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out how to spot the 2017 Topps Heritage Minors variations and know exactly what to look for on the SSP cards. Get a gallery, checklist and more.

2017 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball Makes New from Old

Posted on October 19, 2017 – 10:40 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball checklist and print runs. The online-exclusive mashes up old designs with new concepts. Each week is a new set.

2017 Bowman High Tek Baseball Checklist Combines Prospecting and Patterns

Posted on October 18, 2017 – 3:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman High Tek Baseball checklist, pattern info, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date and much more for the acetate release.

2017 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Checklist Continues with Ultra High-End Trend

Posted on October 18, 2017 – 9:16 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball checklist, team set lists and breakdown, release date, hobby box breakdown and plenty more for the ultra high-end set.

2017 Topps Update Series Baseball Checklist Wraps the Flagship Set with Rookies, Traded Players

Posted on October 18, 2017 – 9:12 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Update Series Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, hobby and hobby jumbo box breakdowns and other key details.

2017 Topps Heritage Minors Baseball Checklist Uses the Past to Look to the Future

Posted on October 18, 2017 – 8:36 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Heritage Minors Baseball checklist, release date, hobby box breakdown and other details. Design are inspired by 1968 Topps Baseball.

2017 Topps Chrome Sapphire Box Sets Now Include 5 Rookie Autographs

Posted on October 16, 2017 – 11:34 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Chrome Sapphire Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, Rookie Autographs, Superfractor info and more for the online-exclusive box set.

5 Weird and Wonderful Topps Baseball Test Issues and Oddball Sets from the 1990s

Posted on October 13, 2017 – 9:18 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Topps didn’t make just cards back in the 1990s. Here are 5 fun oddball baseball novelty products they made during the tumultuous decade.

1916 M101-4 Sporting News Babe Ruth Rookie at $400,000 and Rising

Posted on October 12, 2017 – 4:37 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a 1916 M101-4 Babe Ruth card being sold by Robert Edward Auctions in October, 2017. The card, graded PSA 7, quickly rose to $400,000.

2010 Bowman Chrome Stephen Strasburg Superfractor Autograph Pulled — 4 Years After the Redemption Expired

Posted on October 11, 2017 – 11:45 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the redemption card good for the 2010 Bowman Chrome Stephen Strasburg Superfractor Autograph being pulled 4 years after it expired.

2018 Topps Inception Baseball Centers on Young Players, Big Designs and Autographs

Posted on October 11, 2017 – 10:32 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2018 Topps Inception Baseball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and all you need to know about the product.

Love at Second Sight: 5 MLB Stars Who Could Reclaim a Hobby Hot Spot This Postseason

Posted on October 10, 2017 – 5:28 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

These 5 MLB stars used to be hot in the hobby but have fallen off as late. But a strong showing in the playoffs could make their cards hot once again.

7 Players Who Could Finally Make a Hobby Breakthrough This MLB Postseason

Posted on October 9, 2017 – 5:49 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Highlighting 7 players whose baseball cards might finally catch on with collectors with deep runs into the 2017 MLB postseason.

Jose Altuve Rookie Card Countdown and Why They’re Some of the Most Overlooked in the Hobby

Posted on October 5, 2017 – 7:56 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Jose Altuve Rookie Card countdown looking at the most valuable cards, details, parallel info and more on other early prospect cards.

2018 Topps Opening Day Baseball Puts Fun First

Posted on October 5, 2017 – 12:03 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2018 Topps Opening Day Baseball checklist details, release date, box breakdown and all the info you need on the entry-level release.

2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Baseball Checklist Has Top Picks, International Signings and an Autograph Per Pack

Posted on October 4, 2017 – 11:08 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more for the prospect- and autograph-focused release.

Aaron Judge Game-Used Fresno State Bulldogs Jersey Coming Up for Auction

Posted on October 3, 2017 – 7:23 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on an Aaron Judge game-used Fresno State jersey being sold at auction by SCP Auctions. This is the first Judge college jersey offered publicly.

Who’s Your Pick to Be #1 in 2018 Topps Baseball?

Posted on October 2, 2017 – 5:14 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Who do you want to be card #1 in 2018 Topps Baseball? Find out how you can vote for who leads off the flagship set’s checklist.