Tag Archives: World Baseball Classic

20 Questions on … USA Baseball cards

With the July issue of Beckett Baseball being prepared right now — one focusing heavily on the Red, White and Blue of cardboard — we also figured that now might be a good time for a USA-focused edition of 20 Questions.

Beckett 20 questions on … Jose Abreu and other Major League Baseball stars from Cuba

Jose Abreu just might be this year’s Yasiel Puig when it comes to cardboard. Or, do we ask … is he better?

Panini America issues first new Masahiro Tanaka baseball cards

Panini America is the first U.S.-based baseball card company to unveil new cards of Japanese star and New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Tribute WBC Edition

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013 Topps Tribute World Baseball Classic Edition in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps clarifies printing mistakes in Tribute WBC set

This time, Topps is pointing out a couple of printing mistakes on 2013 Topps Tribute World Baseball Classic Edition, which arrives in hobby shops on Friday.

First Look: 2013 Topps Tribute World Baseball Classic Edition (with checklist)

Its baseball cards are going high-end.

Ripping Retail: 2008 Topps Update HTA Jumbo

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2008 Topps Update HTA Jumbo box found at a retail store in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Topps signs Yoenis Cespedes to autograph deal

Topps announced on Friday that it has signed Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to an autograph deal, meaning the promising Cuban star will appear in products beginning with 2012 Bowman.

Japanese star Yu Darvish signs with Rangers (updated)

One of Japan’s most successful professional pitchers just might be on his way to America as the Texas Rangers won the bidding rights for Yu Darvish of the NPB’s Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters and now have 30 days to sign him to a big-league deal.

Bidding on Cuba’s Yoennis Cespedes heats up with collectors, too

Get out your World Baseball Classic cards from various 2009 Topps brands, boys and girls … there’s some hunting to do.