Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Rings Have 108 Diamonds On Top and a Goat on the Inside

Get the specifics on the 2016 Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series rings including how many diamonds were used and the story behind the ring’s many symbols.

2016 Topps Chicago Cubs World Series Champions Card Set Isn’t Getting Cancelled

2016 Topps Chicago Cubs World Series Champions box set details. The 25-card set highlights the Cubs and their World Series run.

2016 Topps Now Chicago Cubs World Series Championship Team Sets

2016 Topps Now Chicago Cubs World Series Championship team set checklist and details. Available as an online-exclusive, sets can be bought with or without an autograph.

Here’s a Pennant from the Last Time the Chicago Cubs Won the World Series

See what a 1908 Chicago Cubs World Champions pennant looks like. One is being sold by Heritage Auctions.

BGS Diary (May): A lone Michael Jordan 10, another Lana, a rare Yankee & one USA Baseball lineup

Here is the batch of cards that I got back from BGS for May — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

Win our autographed Kris Bryant baseball bat

Tell us in a comment below who is your favorite USA Baseball card or player.

USA Baseball is common thread with emerging stars

Sure, they’re all now MLB rookies in Chicago. They’re all now under lock and key for another season before they can be free agents (thanks, Super Two rule!) and they’re all guys who have been watched closely on cardboard for some time. But that about of time is longer than you might think. Why? USA Baseball cards.

Kris Bryant gets his own Topps wall art line

Kris Bryant is kind of a big deal — even bigger as wall art.

Kris Bryant arrives: 10 baseball cards to consider

Today’s the day — Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant gets the call.

Kris Bryant Superfractor pulled, graded by BGS

The Kris Bryant 2013 Bowman Chrome Superfractor autograph visited Beckett Grading Services for encapsulation after it was pulled by a customer of Neuhart Cards in Delaware, Ohio. Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds caught up with Neuhart’s Brian Rideout who hand-delivered the card to BGS for grading.

30 days, 30 teams, 30 contests: Chicago Cubs

00000 — By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The start of a new baseball season is not far away and we wanted to add some march madness of the MLB variety to collectors’ routines leading up to the new season. Today, we’re launching 30 contests for 30 teams that will last for 30 days. Each MLB team […]

Baseball loses a legend: Ernie Banks dies at 83

“Mr. Cub” is now undoubtedly playing two.

Kolek, Schwarber are Heritage mystery redemptions

Two mysteries from last year’s Topps Heritage Minors baseball card set have been solved.

BGS Black sparks added interest in perfect 10s

It’s been nearly a month since Beckett Grading Services launched BGS Black — a simple new label that notes perfect BGS 10 Pristine cards that have four perfect 10 subgrades with a striking black flip.

Top 5: Baseball players on new teams … so far

The MLB Hot Stove is quite warm this week with several moves that could spark interest in the baseball cards of a few key players.

Fan’s Twitter question lands a Kris Bryant bat

It started with a simple question on Twitter last week — a question from a collector to a promising baseball prospect. It ended on Thursday with a game-used bat in that collector’s hands.

Kris Bryant BGS 10 highlights huge grading day at The National

Beckett Grading Services Director Jeromy Murray said Thursday’s grading total set a Beckett record for the first day of a National show.

Gallery: This year’s Baseball Hall of Fame plaques

Coming soon to the long-collected and often-autographed Hall of Fame plaque postcards are these six players as released Sunday by the Baseball Hall of Fame …

All five Bowman Lucky Redemptions are good for Kris Bryant autographs

If you got Lucky buying Bowman, you got Kris Bryant.

Guest Commentary: Highlighting Wrigley Field on cardboard

As baseball celebrates the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field, I thought I’d reach into the cardboard archives to see how card companies captured baseball at 1060 W. Addison Street through the years.

Pittsburgh Pirates legend and Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner dies at 91

Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner, who hit 369 home runs in just 10 major-league seasons before becoming a broadcaster for the New York Mets, died Thursday. He was 91.

First look: 2013 Elite Extra Edition baseball cards

Panini America announced on Tuesday that its annual prospecting staple will return for 2013 with a 100-card set, autographs, diecuts, parallels and more in store when it arrives on Jan. 9.

NSCC Notebook: Preview & Day 1 nuggets … (updating)

Nuggets and notes from this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention … look for this file to be updated throughout the day on Wednesday, the sneak-preview night for the show.

Check this out: Something old in something new from Beckett Grading Services

While it’s one of many Joe Sewell signed checks out there, one thing set it apart from all the rest.

Adam Greenberg gets one more shot in the majors — and so do his baseball cards

Adam Greenberg gets one more shot in the majors on Tuesday night in Miami.

Ernie Banks is Topps’ seventh Prime 9 redemption

Topps has announced its seventh HTA Prime 9 card of the year, and it’s Ernie Banks who is the newest player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.

Guest column: Santo is right for Cooperstown

Ron Santo’s “Golden Era” ticket into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday morning had been a long time coming for one of the greatest ambassadors the game has ever known.

TOTALLY FAKE BASEBALL CARDS II: 29 Albert Pujols cards you won’t see in 2012 … and one you might

This year’s biggest question in baseball is “Where will Albert Pujols go?” and it’s one that has ramifications for the game, its salary records and, of course, for many a collectors’ baseball cards.

Theo Epstein’s deal is done … is The Curse of the Billy Goat next?

Theo Epstein, the man who built the Boston Red Sox into a World Series winner, has traded one former curse for another.