The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for December 4, 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 4, 2013. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Why Wait for 2014 Bowman? Top Kris Bryant Prospect Cards Available Now - Kris Bryant is considered by many to be baseball's next big thing. While he doesn't have any official rookie cards yet, collectors have plenty of options already. Get a detailed look at all of the top Kris Bryant prospect cards.
- 2013 Topps Five Star Baseball - Get the full checklist for 2013 Topps Five Star Baseball now. The set releases Friday.
- 2013 Panini Totally Certified Football Cards - Out now, get the complete checklist and more.
- Law of Cards: What Card Makers Can Learn from the Charles Lindbergh Hair Card Lawsuit - Paul Lesko looks at the lessons to be learned from a lawsuit involving a Charles Lindbergh trading card that came with a questionable signature.
- Law of Cards: Inside the Collectors Universe v. SaintSoft App Lawsuit - Collectors Universe isn’t happy with some of the functions SaintSoft is using on their coin collecting apps. Paul Lesko breaks down Collectors Universe’s complaint in the recently filed lawsuit.
- 2013-14 Panini Gold Standard Basketball Cards - 2013-14 Panini Gold Standard Basketball takes the gold theme to all corners of the release. Boxes of the high-end product include four autographs and a memorabilia card.
- 2013 Funko Big Bang Theory Mystery Minis Vinyl Figures - 2013 Funko Big Bang Theory Mystery Minis is a line of 16 blind pack vinyl figures. Featuring all the show’s lead characters, the line includes several short prints and Star Trek-themed variations.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio - 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.
- Yogi Berra Cards, Rookie Cards, and Memorabilia Guide - Yogi Berra is one of the best catchers in MLB history. Check out our comprehensive guide to Yogi Berra cards and autographed memorabilia, including a list of several of his first cards, as well as detailed tips on what to look for in a Yogi Berra signature.
- Greg Maddux Cards, Rookie Cards and Memorabilia Guide - Comprehensive guide to buying Greg Maddux cards and autographed memorabilia. Get full details on all of his rookie cards, know what an authentic Greg Maddux autograph looks like and more.
- Gordie Howe Cards, Rookie Card Info and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Guide to collecting Gordie Howe’s hockey cards and memorabilia. Includes a rookie card info, autographed memorabilia highlights, authentic signature exemplars and more.
- Evgeni Malkin Cards, Rookie Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide - Evgeni Malkin is one of the best hockey players of his generation. Get a detailed look at his cards and memorabilia including a full rookie card checklist, autographed memorabilia guide and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- The Final Panini Brother Has Died, But Their Creation Remains Immortal, Yahoo Eurosport
- Peyton Manning Declines, Autographs Fan's Wedding Invitation, CBC
- Acetate Appreciation: 1999 Finest - Peel and Reveal, Condition Sensitive
- Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2013-14 Timeless Treasures Basketball, The Knight's Lance