The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for August 6, 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 6, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014 Panini VIP Party Brings Some Sweet Exclusive Cards - The 2014 Panini VIP Party not only included appearances and autographs from several big-name athletes, but an exclusive set of cards as well. Get a detailed break down, checklist, hot list and more.
- 2014 Topps Inception Football - The distinct look and autograph-heavy content of Inception are back. The set is out today.
- 2014 Donruss Series 2 Baseball Cards - Out today, get the 2014 Donruss Series 2 checklist, set info and more.
- 2014-15 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Cards - The new hockey card season kicks off today with the release of 2014-15 Upper Deck MVP. Full details and the complete checklist await you.
- 2014 Topps Mini Baseball Cards - Launching to the masses today, get the full checklist and more for Topps' latest online-exclusive.
- 2014 Funko Pop WWE Series 2 Vinyl Figures - 2014 Funko Pop WWE Series 2 brings with it a second batch of stylized vinyl figures. Highlights include Daniel Bryan, Hulk Hogan and "Macho Man" Randy Savage.
- 2014 Cryptozoic Walking Dead Season 3 Part 2 Trading Cards - The checklist is out. Look for the set in two weeks.
- Detroit Red Wings Collecting and Fan Guide - The Detroit Red Wings are the winningest American franchise in the NHL, with 11 Stanley Cup championships. View our complete guide to collecting the Detroit Red Wings.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio – National Recap, Set of the Week, Hot in the Shop - 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:
- Flawless First-Timers: Panini America Adds Key Autos to Final 2013-14 NBA Products, The Knight's Lance
- Upper Deck Shines a Light on the Group Breaking Phenomenon at the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Upper Deck Blog
- 35th National Sports Collectors Convention Recap Part 3 of ?, The Trading Card Manifesto