The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for April 30, 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 30, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Almost 50 Shades of Everything But Grey: 2014 Bowman Prospect Parallels - 2014 Bowman Baseball has a lot of color for prospect and player collectors. Get a detailed breakdown of all the Bowman, Bowman Chrome and autograph parallels.
- Top Budget Hall of Fame Basketball Rookie Cards of the 1970s - The NBA scene during the 1970s was big and loud, but many Hall of Fame rookie cards can be found for cheap. View the top 15 HOF rookie cards under $50 with our helpful guide.
- 2014 Bowman Baseball Cards - Officially out today, this is traditionally the premier prospecting set of the year. Find the full checklist and more.
- 2013 Topps Five Star Football Cards - Also out today is Topps' ultra high-end football set. We've added the checklist so you can see what's in the set.
- 2014 Topps MLB Chipz - Back for a second season, the oddball product presents players on a variety of poker chips.
- 2014 Press Pass Showbound Football Cards - It's not long before the NFL draft and Press Pass has another all-autograph release out. Get details and a link to the checklist.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio – Autograph University’s Matt Raymond - 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.
- Richard Petty Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - When it comes to racing legends, few are bigger than Richard Petty. Take a look at his rookie card, find out about other key cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Brag Photo: Awesome Sidney Crosby Autograph Cards Arrive at UD Headquarters, Upper Deck Blog
- Signature Moment: Soccer Legends Signing for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Prizm, The Knight's Lance