The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for December 23, 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 23, 2013. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Top 10 Most Forged Sports Memorabilia Signatures - PSA/DNA has released their latest list of the most forged and dangerous sports autographs. The list includes such all-time legends as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.
- 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey Cards - 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey takes it old school with a more accessible price point than Fleer Retro. Boxes come with a rookie autographed patch card and two other hits. Jambalaya and Precious Metal Gems are among the basic inserts.
- 2013-14 SP Authentic Hockey Cards - 2013-14 SP Authentic Hockey is back, offering something for both set builders and hit seekers. Every box has three autographs including one autographed Future Watch rookie card.
- 2014 Topps Baseball Complete Set – Hobby Edition - The 2014 Topps Baseball Complete Set – Hobby Edition comes with the full Series 1 and Series 2 sets plus a pack of five exclusive Orange parallels. The factory set is one of the hobby's oldest traditions.
- 2013 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Review - We cracked a set and delve into the good and not so good of the online exclusive.
- 2013 Topps Turkey Red Football Review - Pondering this online exclusive? Here are our thoughts.
- 1992 Topps Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Trading Cards - It might not be as loved as the first film, but 1992 Topps Home Alone 2: Lost in New York trading cards are the closest thing collectors have. One of the final no-frills entertainment sets from the company, the checklist has 66 cards and 11 stickers.
- Damian Lillard Rookie Cards Checklist and Guide - The sixth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, Damian Lillard is making a strong showing for the Portland Trail Blazers. Get an in-depth look at all of his rookie cards with this comprehensive guide.
- Jorge Posada Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Comprehensive buying guide to Jorge Posada cards and autographed memorabilia. Includes rookie card details, autograph exemplars, memorabilia highlights and more.
- Jonathan Quick Rookie Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide - Comprehensive guide to buying Jonathan Quick cards and autographed memorabilia. Get a detailed break down of all his rookie cards, signature exemplars and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Panini America Cracks Two Boxes of 2013 Select Baseball (with Contest), The Knight's Lance
- Asking Price for Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award Cut 95%, Los Angeles Times
- Police: Report of Shots in Cooperstown Memorabilia Store, Albany Times Union
- The Hershey Bears' Christmas Jerseys Included Santa Hockey Socks, TheScore.ca