The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for April 16, 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, April 16, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Top George Springer Prospect Cards - George Springer is a big part of Houston's plans for a winning future. Find out about his top cards available prior to his MLB debut.
- Guide to the Top Brett Favre Cards of All-Time - Love him or hate him, Brett Favre was an NFL giant for years and the gunslinging QB remains a popular player in his retirement. View ten of the top Brett Favre cards available today in our comprehensive guide.
- Complete Visual Guide to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Cards - Although he changed his name from Lew Alcindor, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar remained the same elite player throughout his career. Take a look at all the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar base cards from his playing days in our detailed guide.
- 2014 Topps Finest Football Cards - 2014 Topps Finest Football returns with its signature mix of chromium cards and ample Refractors. Hobby boxes include both a rookie autographed patch card and autographed jumbo relic.
- 2014 Upper Deck Football Cards - Out today, get the full checklist and much more. Hobby boxes come with three autographs and there is plenty of great photography.
- 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey Cards - Today's other big new release features a lot of throwback content. See the complete checklist and more.
- 2014 Cryptozoic Downton Abbey Seasons 1 and 2 Trading Cards - Downton Abbey is one of the most popular shows in PBS history. That might not be saying a lot, but its following is huge. Cryptozoic took a bit of a risk with the license and now it's time to see if it pays off. See what's in the new release.
- 2014 Rittenhouse Marvel Universe Trading Cards - 2014 Rittenhouse Marvel Universe is highlighted by a color sketch card in every box. Get full details and the checklist for the new set that's out today.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio – Original Fleer Photographer, Bob Bartosz - Tonight’s another packed show. Find out who’s going to be on the latest episode of the best sports card talk radio show going today.
- Trey Burke Rookie Cards Checklist and Guide - Get an updated look at all of Trey Burke's rookie cards released so far.
- Michael Carter-Williams Rookie Card Checklist and Guide - Like Burke, we've got an updated list of Michael Carter-Williams rookies.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- ITG Spring Expo Redemption Program, According to Dr. Price
- Feeling the Blues: Panini America Previews More 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Prizm, The Knight's Lance
- The Daryl Spencer 1961 Union Oil Dodger Family Booklet, Dodgers Blue Heaven