The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for December 18, 2014
We've traveled to the far corners of the World Wide Web to track down the top sports card and memorabilia stories for today, December 18, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Top Green Bay Packers Rookie Cards of All-Time - Few teams command the collecting respect given to the Green Bay Packers. We count down the top modern and vintage Packers rookie cards of all-time.
- Oscar Taveras Game-Used Memorabilia Headed to Auction, Proceeds to Support Family - Several pieces of game-used Oscar Taveras memorabilia are heading to the auction block with proceeds going to his family. Among the items are his first home run ball, a 2014 postseason jersey and more.
- 2014 Leaf Trinity Baseball Cards - Out today, get the full checklist and more for Leaf's unique all-autograph, prospect-driven release.
- 2014-15 Upper Deck AHL Hockey Cards - 2014-15 Upper Deck AHL Hockey offers some of the first cards of the sport’s incoming prospects. Boxes come with five autographs.
- 2014 Panini Boxing Day Trading Cards - 2014 Panini Boxing Day marks the second year of the promo set produced for Canadian hobby shops. Similar to Panini Black Friday, it has an eclectic mix of cards and inserts from several sports.
- 2015 Funko Pop Disney Frozen Series 2 Vinyl Figures - 2015 Funko Pop Disney Frozen Series 2 adds five more vinyl figures to the popular line. Anna and Elsa each get two new versions. There’s also a second Olaf.
- 2014 Bowman Sterling Football Review - 2014 Bowman Sterling Football delivers a lot of hits. But is it worth the price of admission?
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- A Story of Lost and Found - Vin Scully's 1988 World Series Ring, Dodgers Blue Heaven
- Upper Deck Celebrates 25 Years of Upper Deck Hockey with Special Young Guns Promotional Set, Upper Deck Blog
- Panini America Sheds Light on Key Changes to Company’s Hobby Sales Force, The Knight's Lance