The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for April 24, 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 24, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Top Modern Hall of Fame Basketball Rookie Cards on a Budget - The Hall of Fame is the peak of sporting recognition, but it does not have to mean that the player's rookie cards are unaffordable. With that in mind, we take a look at 20 budget rookie cards for Basketball HOF players after 1980.
- Ultimate Fleer Jambalaya Insert Card Guide - Here's an updated look at one of the most iconic insert sets in hobby history.
- 2014 Leaf Draft Football Cards - Targeting the retail market, 2014 Leaf Draft Football includes a pair of autographs per blaster box. Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater are among those in the set.
- 2014 Leaf Trinity Football Cards - 2014 Leaf Trinity Football is the brand’s sophomore gridiron release. Every box has five cards, all of which are either patch, inscribed or glass-style autographs.
- 2014 Rittenhouse Marvel 75th Anniversary Trading Cards - A lot can happen in 75 years of storytelling. 2014 Rittenhouse Marvel 75th Anniversary looks back on the history of the comics universe with a mix of base cards and inserts.
- 2014 Funko Pop Arrested Development Vinyl Figures - Now the story of a wealthy family who lost everything and the one company who made the choice to bring them back together…as figures. It’s 2014 Funko Pop Arrested Development.
- 2013-14 Panini Signatures Basketball Cards - The checklist is here already. Look it over and plan your purchases accordingly.
- 2014 Topps Star Wars Wacky Packages Trading Cardse - We've got lots of updates and a release date for the upcoming Star Wars set.
- Peter Forsberg Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Peter Forsberg was a proven winner in both the NHL and on the international stage. Get info on his rookie cards, other key cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
- Carlos Delgado Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Despite putting up some big career numbers, Carlos Delgado cards and autographed memorabilia are somewhat overlooked in the hobby. Get details on his rookie card, other key cards and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Rare Babe Ruth Poster Discovered in Wall of Home to Hit Auction Block, Fox News
- What Happens After You Catch a 500th Home Run Ball?, Washington Post
- Pete Rose Coming To In The GameLand, According to Dr. Price
- Upper Deck Throwback Thursday Create the Caption Promotion: LaMarcus Aldridge, Upper Deck Blog