The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for December 23, 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, December 23, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Pro Set Santa Claus Cards Continue to Bring Christmas Cheer - There is no shortage of Santa Claus trading cards out there. However, none are as iconic in the hobby as the ones made by Pro Set. Look back on the classic inserts and see them all.
- Complete Visual Guide to Kobe Bryant Rookie Cards - One of the greatest of all-time on the court and in the hobby, Kobe Bryant is an NBA legend. Check out all of his 1996-97 rookie cards in our detailed guide.
- Phil Kessel Rookie Cards Guide and Checklist - Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs are eager to see the Stanley Cup return. At lot of those hopes rest on Phil Kessel. Get a full look at all of his rookie cards and more.
- 2005-06 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey Cards - There’s high-end hockey cards and then there’s The Cup. Here’s a detailed look and full checklist for the set that started it, 2005-06 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Panini America Shares More Packout Peeks of 2014 National Treasures Baseball, The Knight's Lance
- You May Be Getting Duped When Buying 'Official' NFL Merchandise, ABC News
- 1957 Topps Cincinnati Reds Team Set, Cincinnati Reds Collector