The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for December 11, 2013
We've traveled to the far corners of the World Wide Web to track down the top sports card and memorabilia stories for today, December 11, 2013. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- They Used What? The Weirdest Memorabilia Cards of All-Time - From Santa suits to dirt to cornstalks and even teddy bears, the memorabilia card landscape is filled with strange pieces. Take a look at some of the weirdest things you can add to your card collection.
- 2013 Topps Strata Football - Officially out today, we've added the full checklist. Be on the look out for Clear Cut Signatures, which fall one per box.
- 2013 Topps 75th Anniversary Trading Cards - Looking at Topps' history in pop culture, the set is highlighted by an eclectic mix of autographs. Signers come from The Goonies, Gilligan's Island, James Bond and even Howard the Duck.
- 2013-14 Panini Timeless Treasures Basketball Cards - Out today is Panini's first high-end NBA set for 2013-14.
- Roger Maris Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Roger Maris was part of the historic 1960′s New York Yankees roster and responsible for one of the most memorable seasons for home runs in baseball history. Our guide includes a look at his rookie card, autographed memorabilia, shopping options and more.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio – Collection Intervention TV Host, UltraPro Giveaway - 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.
- Earl Campbell Cards, Rookie Cards and Memorabilia Guide - Here’s the skinny on Earl Campbell cards and autographed memorabilia. Learn about his rookie card, know what to look for in an authentic signature and more.
- Hulk Hogan Cards and Memorabilia Guide - Hulkamania still runs wild in the hobby. Get a detailed look at Hulk Hogan cards and memorabilia with this handy guide. Includes details on his top cards, autographs and more.
- 2013 Cryptozoic Revenge Season 1 Trading Cards - 2013 Cryptozoic Revenge Season 1 trading cards capture the first batch of episodes of the hit primetime soap. Autographs, costume cards and sketch cards lead the chase.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Mint Condition: Stockton's Signature, ESPN
- Auburn University Identifies Fan who Paid $12K for Unique Memento of Iron Bowl Victory, AL.com
- Finding Rare Babe Ruth Baseball Cards in Ithaca, Ithaca.com
- Keith Olbermann Signs Cards for 2014 Topps Heritage Baseball, Keith Olbermann
- 2013 Super Box Rookies and Phenoms 20-Case Break with Potential for 2013 Bowman Chrome Yasiel Puig Autographed Superfractor, Blowout Cards
- A Closer Look at National Chicle's 1934-36 Diamond Stars Gum (and #5, Tom Bridges) , Number 5 Type Collection
- Denard Robinson, Panini America Team Up at 2013 Pop Warner Super Bowl, The Knight's Lance
- Contractual Obligations, The Topps Archives