The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for April 17, 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 17, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014 Bowman Baseball Checklist - It's still almost a couple of weeks until release, but the 2014 Bowman Baseball checklist is here.
- Jack Miller, 9-Year-Old Cancer Patient, Gets Upper Deck Card to Raise Money for Charity - Upper Deck and Friends of Jaclyn are partnering to create a Colorado State football card of Jack Miller, a nine-year-old who has been battling brain tumors for six years.
- LeBron James Tops 2013-14 List of Best Selling NBA Jerseys - Coming as no surprise, LeBron James had the most popular jersey during the 2013-14 season. See who else made the list of the top 15 jersey sales, as well as the top ten teams for merchandise sales.
- 2014 Topps Star Wars Wacky Packages Trading Cards - 2014 Topps Star Wars Wacky Packages mashes up two of the most popular entertainment trading card lines of all-time. The set features new parody art that imagines satirical products from the Star Wars Universe.
- 2014 Topps Archive Print Aluminum Edition Baseball Wall Art - 2014 Topps Archive Print Aluminum Edition Baseball Wall Art is an online exclusive that recreates iconic cards and wrappers. Available for one week only, each is limited to 99 copies.
- 2013-14 ITG Between the Pipes Hockey Cards - Out today, the set focuses entirely on goalies. Find at least two autographs and two memorabilia cards per box.
- Anderson Silva Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Anderson Silva is considered by many to be a UFC legend. He’s also got some tough-to-find and valuable cards. Find out about Anderson Silva’s key cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
- Rich Franklin Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - A former champion and perennial contender among UFC middleweights, Rich Franklin remains one of the more recognizable names in MMA. Get details on his key cards, signed memorabilia and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Manny Pacquiao -- Bloody Trunks Sell for $40k at Charity Auction, TMZ
- Digital Baseball Cards Brighten Future for Topps, The Motley Fool
- Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2013-14 Intrigue Basketball, The Knight's Lance
- Cubs to Sell Game-Used Memorabilia from 100th Birthday Game, Sports Collectors Daily
- Auction House Seeking Great Bambio Memorabilia for Babe Ruth Centennial Auction, Worthpoint