The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for August 20, 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, August 20, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014 Topps Football Variation Short Prints Guide - Get a complete look at the 2014 Topps Football variations with this easy-to-use guide. Includes checklists, galleries, side-by-side comparisons and more.
- 2013-14 Panini National Treasures Basketball - Out today, we've got the full checklist and more for the ultra high-end release.
- 2014 Topps Football - One of the biggest gridiron sets of the year is out. We've got you covered with the complete checklist, set info and more.
- 2013-14 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey - If premium hockey is your thing, Ultimate Collection hits today.
- 2014 Topps Chrome MLS - There really is a little something for everyone as far as new releases go. MLS gets tricked out in Chrome for the first time. Full details and checklist await you.
- 2014 Cryptozoic Walking Dead Season 3 Part 2 - The two-part series wraps up with the release of the second set. The autographs aren't quite as potent overall, but the Governor is one of the signers.
- 2014 Rittenhouse Under the Dome Season 1 - The crowded list of new releases includes the first set for the hit show of last summer. Get the full checklist and more.
- Philadelphia Phillies Collecting and Fan Guide - In the "City of Brotherly Love," the Philadelphia Phillies reign supreme. View our complete guide to collecting the Phillies, including top players, cards, autographs and more.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio – NHLPA’s Marty McQuaig, What’s New at Leaf - 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.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Upper Deck Artist Spotlight: Mick and Matt Glebe, Upper Deck Blog
- Pat Neshek gets signed Babe Ruth ball after trading numbers with John Lackey, Yahoo!
- Mo'ne Davis merchandise means money -- and outrage, USA Today
- A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Grantland