The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for April 29, 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 29, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Top 10 Selling Sports Card Hobby Boxes - Get a list of the top 10 selling sports card hobby boxes for the week April 20-26, 2014 based on quantity of completed eBay sales. 2014 Bowman Baseball leads based on pre-sales.
- How to Get Free Cards Using No Purchase Necessary NPN Offers - NPN, or No Purchase Necessary, is a virtually free shot at obtaining cards from products like Topps, Upper Deck, Panini and others. View our complete guide on how to get these free baseball, football, basketball and hockey NPN cards.
- Law of Cards: Beckett Sues Two More for Scraping Data - Beckett has filed two more lawsuits against websites for allegedly scraping price guide and checklist data. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.
- 2014 Topps Platinum Football Cards - 2014 Topps Platinum Football returns with three autographs per hobby box including an Autograph Rookie Refractor Patch card.
- 2014-15 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Cards - 2014-15 Upper Deck MVP Hockey kicks off the new card season with a budget-minded configuration. Each hobby box includes either an autograph, memorabilia card or Super Script parallel.
- 2013-14 Upper Deck Quantum Football Cards - 2013-14 Upper Deck Quantum Football is a new high-end line boasting three autographs and a memorabilia card in every box. Highlights include redemptions for relic cards with pieces of college football memorabilia.
- Masahiro Tanaka Rookie Card Guide - We've started an ongoing list featuring all of Masahiro Tanaka's rookie cards.
- Ozzie Smith Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Ozzie Smith was a nightly highlight reel in the field. Here’s a detailed look at the Hall of Famer’s rookie cards, other key cards, autographed memorabilia highlights and more.
- Jim Edmonds Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - It’s unlikely that anyone accused Jim Edmonds for playing soft. Here’s a look at the fan favorite’s rookie cards, signed memorabilia and more.
- Gary Sheffield Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Even with the dark cloud of PED allegations hovering over him, Gary Sheffield is one of the more overlooked sluggers in the hobby. Here’s a look at his rookie cards, signed memorabilia and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Fun Autograph Signing Pictures, Cryptozoic
- Steelers WR Antonio Brown Shines During 2013 Panini NFL Player of the Day Event, The Knight's Lance
- Panini America Previews Plans for the 2014 Toronto Spring Expo, The Knigt's Lance
- Babe Ruth Watch Given by Yankees to Be Auctioned, USA Today