The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for March 31, 2015
We've traveled to the far corners of the World Wide Web to track down the top sports card and memorabilia stories for today, March 31, 2015. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Complete Breakdown of the 2014-15 Panini Threads Basketball Rookie Cards - Despite being entirely exclusive to Target, 2014-15 Panini Threads Basketball makes things more interesting by dividing the various rookies by the box configuration. Check out all the rookie card options and where to find them in our detailed guide.
- 2015 Panini Prizm Baseball Cards - 2015 Panini Prizm Baseball returns with ample shine, just as much color and a good amount of autographs. Twelve-pack boxes have a pair of signed cards and nine Refractor-like Prizm parallels.
- The First Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sketch Cards Are Gorgeous, Rare and Very Expensive - For those who took a chance on the 2015 Rittenhouse Buffy the Vampire Slayer Ultimate Collector’s Set, things are paying off. Check out some of the jaw-dropping sketch cards that were given away as incentives.
- 2015 Onyx Authenticated Platinum Elite Baseball Cards - 2015 Onyx Authenticated Platinum Elite Baseball is a relatively affordable way to collect some of baseball’s top prospects. Each box includes at least one autograph.
- Chris Mullin Rookie Card Guide and Other Key Early Cards - The new head basketball coach for St. John’s University, Chris Mullin enjoyed a very successful career in the NBA and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011. Check out his rookie card and other key early cards in our detailed player profile.
- 2015 Topps MLS Variation Short Prints Guide - Just like the previous season’s release, the 2015 MLS base variations have a specific theme. Know what to look for with our side-by-side comparison and full checklist.
- 2015 Funko Pop Boondock Saints Vinyl Figures - Vigilante brothers Connor and Murphy MacManus are getting the vinyl figure treatment in 2015 Funko Pop Boondock Saints.
- 2014 Topps Supreme Football Cards - Is 2014 Topps Supreme worth the risk? Here's our review to break it down.
- 2015 Topps Heritage Baseball Review - We've added a detailed product review with our thoughts on 2015 Topps Heritage Baseball.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Thrift Treasures 85: A mini helmet signed by an NFL HOFer, Cardboard Icons
- Who Will Be Drafted First? Upper Deck’s Football Predictor Cards are Back!, Upper Deck Blog