The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for April 2, 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, April 2, 2015. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014-15 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey Variations Guide - Upper Deck has snuck in several rare variations in 2014-15 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey. Get a full look at them all and know what the differences are.
- 15 Most Valuable Football Rookie Cards of the 1990s - The 1990s were a transformative period for football collectors, but the many rookie cards still offer some of the top overall options. Join us as we look at the 15 most valuable football rookie cards from the decade.
- 2014-15 Panini Preferred Basketball Cards - 2014-15 Panini Preferred Basketball sticks with the high-end focus of recent years, however the types of autographs and memorabilia cards have been switched up. Boxes have three autographs and one book card.
- 2014 Topps Five Star Football Cards - 2014 Topps Five Star Football marks the company’s premium peak for the NFL season. The ultra high-end product has six total autographs and memorabilia cards per box.
- 2015 Topps Cardboard Icons Baseball Cards - Cal Ripken Jr. is the latest addition to the ongoing online-exclusive set.
- 2015 Funko Pop Sesame Street Vinyl Figures - Several classic Sesame Street characters are getting the Pop! treatment from Funko. Check out all of the debut vinyl figures including Super Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Baseball cards in TV shows, Mark's Ephemera
- Upper Deck Throwback Thursday Create the Caption Promotion: Sidney Crosby, Upper Deck Blog
- Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of 2014-15 Select Basketball, The Knight's Lance