Category Archives: Baseball

2017 Topps Transcendent Baseball Includes VIP Party with Hank Aaron – See the Checklist Now

Posted on December 11, 2017 – 8:06 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Transcendent Baseball checklist, team sets, release date, hobby box breakdown, party info and all you need to know about the pricey release.

What a Difference a Day (and a Trade to the Yankees) Makes

Posted on December 11, 2017 – 5:28 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Looking at the immediate impact the Giancarlo Stanton trade to the New York Yankees has had on some of his key baseball cards.

10 Hall of Fame-Worthy Chipper Jones Cards

Posted on December 11, 2017 – 1:20 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

50000As far as the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Class goes, Chipper Jones is all but a given. He’s one of the greatest third basemen to ever play the game. And when it comes to the hobby, Chipper Jones cards remain extremely popular.

Shohei Ohtani Japanese Rookie Cards Gallery

Posted on December 8, 2017 – 6:32 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Take a look at the Japanese Shohei Ohtani Rookie Cards that came out in 2013, five years before his MLB debut. Includes extensive gallery, card info and more.

2017 Panini Elite Extra Edition Baseball Checklist Highlights Prospects and Autographs

Posted on December 7, 2017 – 8:29 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Elite Extra Edition Baseball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and more for the autograph-heavy, prospect-driven product.

2017 Bowman Chrome Autographs and Prospect Breakdown

Posted on December 7, 2017 – 7:32 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2017 Bowman Baseball Chrome Prospect Autographs including a checklist, player info and other helpful resources to track their progress.

2017 Bowman Chrome Draft Variation SSP Gallery — Facsimile Signatures and Autographs

Posted on December 6, 2017 – 11:28 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman Chrome Draft variations checklist and gallery. Get tips on how to easily spot the Facsimile Signature and Autograph SSP variations.

Unreleased 1998 Select, Pinnacle Certified Baseball Cards Create Feast for Player Collectors

Posted on December 5, 2017 – 4:46 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a stash of unreleased 1998 Pinnacle Certified and Select Baseball base cards landing on eBay in December, 2017. Pinnacle went bankrupt before the cards came out.

2018 Topps Definitive Collection Baseball Asks Collectors to Go Big

Posted on December 1, 2017 – 5:21 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2018 Topps Definitive Collection Baseball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and a detailed look at what to expect.

15 of the Coolest Bo Jackson Cards from the 1980s and Early ’90s

Posted on November 30, 2017 – 5:18 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

15 of the coolest Bo Jackson cards from the 1980s and early 1990s brought together in one place. See some of Jackson’s top baseball and football cards.

Where Are the 2017 Topps Holiday Cole Hamels Cards?

Posted on November 27, 2017 – 1:12 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Holiday Cole Hamels short print details. Get info on Topps confirmed the card’s SP status and what led to the situation.

Bryzzo Gets a Baseball Card

Posted on November 22, 2017 – 8:04 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, aka Bryzzo, appearing on a 2017 Panini Chronicles Baseball card. See it and other cards featuring the Cubs pair.

2017 Topps Dynasty Baseball Checklist Is Near the Top of the High-End Scale

Posted on November 22, 2017 – 12:44 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Dynasty Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more. Every card is a high-end autograph numbered to 10 or less, most with patches.

2017 Bowman Draft Baseball Goes Jumbo with Year’s MLB Draft Picks — Checklist and Team Set Lists Added

Posted on November 22, 2017 – 11:45 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman Draft Baseball checklist, team set lists, hobby jumbo and super jumbo box breakdowns and comparisons, release date and other key info.

2017 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball Checklist Includes Cody Bellinger, Rhys Hoskins Autographs

Posted on November 22, 2017 – 8:27 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other key info. Rhys Hoskins and Cody Bellinger highlight the set.

2017 Panini Chronicles Baseball Checklist Tells Several Stories with a Single Product

Posted on November 21, 2017 – 7:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Chronicles Baseball checklist, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date and more for the release that mixes several brands.

2017 Topps Cyber Weekend Baseball Cards Given Free to Online Orders

Posted on November 21, 2017 – 2:20 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Cyber Weekend Baseball is a set of four cards given as a bonus to online orders. Find out how to get them and get a checklist.

2018 Topps Series 2 Baseball Expands and Adds to the Flagship

Posted on November 21, 2017 – 10:40 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2018 Topps Series 2 Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and all you need to know about the flagship set’s second installment.

2017 Topps Holiday Hobby Shop Promotion Embraces Turkey and Ugly Sweaters — Starts Today

Posted on November 17, 2017 – 11:16 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Bowman Holiday Baseball checklist, team set lists, promotion details, list of participating shops and more. The promotion happens November 17.

2017 Topps Gallery Baseball Puts the ‘Art’ in Walmart — Get the Details and Checklist

Posted on November 16, 2017 – 2:01 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Gallery Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, box configurations and more for the Walmart exclusive.

2017 Topps High Tek Patterns Variations Gallery and Guide

Posted on November 15, 2017 – 4:14 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps High Tek pattern variations gallery and guide. Find out about the various base patterns, rarity and how to spot them in the complex baseball set.

2018 Bowman Baseball Offers Early Look at New Prospect Crop

Posted on November 14, 2017 – 2:01 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2018 Bowman Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other key info on the early-season, prospect-driven release.

2017 Topps Holiday Baseball Brings Snowflakes, Exclusive Checklist to Walmart

Posted on November 14, 2017 – 12:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Holiday Baseball checklist, team set lists, blaster box breakdown, release date and more for the winter-themed Walmart exclusive.

2017 Baseball Card Release Dates and Set Information

Posted on November 14, 2017 – 8:48 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 baseball card release dates, calendar, checklists, set information and more. Use this as a starting point for all the year’s products and to shop for hobby boxes.

2017 Panini National Treasures Baseball Box Busters

Posted on November 10, 2017 – 1:01 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2017 Topps Now Postseason Baseball Checklist, Autographs, Bonus Cards and More

Posted on November 10, 2017 – 10:46 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Now Postseason Baseball checklist, print runs, bonus cards, autographs and more. The small release came in the form of playoff-bound team sets.

2017 Topps Mini Baseball Takes an On-Demand Approach with a Massive Checklist

Posted on November 9, 2017 – 3:06 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Mini Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, pack configuration and all you need to know about the large online-exclusive release.

2017 Topps High Tek Baseball Gets New Configuration — Checklist and Team Sets Added

Posted on November 8, 2017 – 4:37 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps High Tek Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, hobby box breakdown, pattern details and more for the bold, acetate release.

2017 Topps Archives Signatures Series Postseason Edition Focuses on Retired Players

Posted on November 8, 2017 – 10:32 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Archives Signatures Series Postseason Edition Baseball checklist, player list, release date, hobby box breakdown and more.

2017 Topps Luminaries Baseball Checklist Is All Autographs, All Low-Numbered

Posted on November 8, 2017 – 8:46 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Luminaries Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, hobby box breakdown and all you need to know about the ultra-premium release.

2017 Topps Update Series Baseball Box Busters

Posted on November 8, 2017 – 8:30 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

Roy Halladay Remembered Through Baseball Cards

Posted on November 7, 2017 – 6:39 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Highlighting memorable moments from Roy Halladay’s life and career using baseball cards.

2017 Topps Chrome Update Baseball Mega Boxes Get More Chrome, Still a Target-Exclusive

Posted on November 7, 2017 – 11:34 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Chrome Update Baseball checklist, team set lists, mega box breakdown, odds, release date and more. The set returns as a Target-exclusive.

2017 Topps All-Star Rookie Team Includes Aaron Judge, Cody Bellinger

Posted on November 7, 2017 – 10:41 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the full 2016 Topps All-Star Rookie Team roster, which includes Aaron Judge, Cody Bellinger, Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi.

Kevin Maitan May Have Delivered the Most Memorable Baseball Card Inscription of the Year

Posted on November 3, 2017 – 2:47 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

A look at how an inscription mix-up on a 2017 Bowman Chrome Kevin Maitan autograph made for a memorable card.