Former President George W. Bush has signed 200 cards for 2011 Allen & Ginter Baseball from Topps, including a handful with inscriptions.
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Miller High Life and other companies are stepping up to cover Christian Lopez’s tax bill as a result of gifts received for returning Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit ball. Topps has also announced they’ll be producing a Lopez card later this year.
Last night, Panini let it slip on Twitter that they’re headed back to the diamond with 2011 Elite Extra Edition Baseball.
Although the 2011 MLB FanFest is winding down, there’s still a handful of exclusive giveaways for collectors.
Steiner Sports has announced a line of 3,000 hit baseball memorabilia celebrating Derek Jeter’s milestone achievement. The DJ3K line includes several exclusive autographed pieces.
When he left for Yankee Stadium on Saturday, Christian Lopez was just another fan. When he caught the ball that marked Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit, he became part of history. After returning the ball, Lopez instantly made himself part of baseball lore.
Bringing together science and sport, the 2011 Home Run Derby will include baseballs infused with 24K gold. The special balls are already available for collectors.
Just like year’s past, 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball offers a checklist of non-baseball autographs that ranges from intriguing to downright strange. Get the detailed list of 2011 signers here.
The Toronto Blue Jays have teamed up with the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council in Ontario to produce a set of baseball cards that promote fire safety. More than 200 fire departments throughout the province will be handing out the cards to local youth as a part of the Swing into Summer Safety awareness […]
The 2011 Fan Fest Auction at the All-Star Game boasts over 550 lots and includes Curt Schilling’s private collection of over 200 items that will be auctioned for charity. The items will be on display starting July 8th at the Phoenix Convention Center. Some of the many highlights of the auction are included below with […]
Before there were cards with pieces of game-used memorabilia embedded in them, before there were variations that sparkled in your eye, even before there were Super Chrome Die-Cut X-Fractor cards, there was the base card–the much maligned, often over-looked, mostly disregarded, common base card. You know, the base card that has proven to be the […]
Heritage Auctions is at again with another Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction. The auction has a good amount of baseball items as well as several items from each of the other sports. Bidding amounts on most items are well below the estimated value so prices should pick up considerably as the auction nears its end. […]
The most important skill a future lawyer takes away from law school is issue spotting. In other words, when given a hypothetical situation, how many potential legal problems can you identify? This helps lawyers protect their clients. It’s also why if you have a lawyer in the family, they probably annoy you when they visit […]
I think Toby Harrah said it best when he was quoted as saying, “Statistics are like a girl in a fine bikini. It shows a lot, but it doesn’t show everything.” It’s true that statistics don’t show you everything about a player, but they do tell you just about everything you would ever need to […]
As a young man in the 1980s and 90s, Jeremy Telford was an avid baseball card collector. He worked jobs around town to fund his collecting habit. Although he yearned to have the large sums required to obtain high-end cards, his budget prevented him from doing so. He was only able to purchase the cheaper […]
If you were to ask me, I would probably tell you that I’m a vintage card collector. I consider vintage collecting to be much more “cool” than set building. Think about it–anyone can walk into a big-box store, buy a bunch of blaster boxes, and call themselves a set builder (which is what I do). […]
Mike Stanton rookie card checklist and buying guide. Includes analysis of his top rookie cards including his 2008 Playoff Contenders and 2008 Bowman Chrome RC Autographs.
Topps has released the names of the signers for the mystery autograph redemptions found in 2011 Bowman Baseball. The list of signers has five names: Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds Darin Mastroianni, Toronto Blue Jays Jarred Cosart, Philadelphia Phillies Lars Anderson, Boston Red Sox Collectors will not know which card they’re getting […]