The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for February 27, 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, February 27, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Upper Deck Back as NHL Exclusive in 2014-15 - Starting next season, Upper Deck is back as the exclusive company for NHL-licensed hockey cards. Get details on the deal and more.
- NHLPA Director of Licensing Adam Larry Discusses Exclusive Upper Deck Deal - NHLPA Director of Licensing Adam Larry shares some of the reasons why Upper Deck was granted an exclusive hockey card license starting in 2014-15.
- 2014 Topps Football Cards - Focusing largely on rookies and fantasy sports, 2014 Topps Football has a big checklist of base cards, inserts, autographs and memorabilia cards. Hobby boxes promise one hit while jumbo boxes have two autographs and a rookie patch card.
- 2013-14 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey Cards - Although the full checklist isn't available yet, Upper Deck has released the list of Young Guns rookie cards.
- 2013-14 ITG StickWork Hockey Cards - Out today, the unique product is dedicated entirely to game-used stick cards.
- 2014 Rittenhouse Star Trek Movies Autographs Gallery and Guide - See all of the 2014 Rittenhouse Star Trek Movies Autographs with this handy guide. The list of signers includes Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Leonard Nimoy and Bendict Cumberbatch.
- 2014 NECA Simpsons 25 of the Greatest Guest Stars Figures - Lots of celebrities have appeared on The Simpsons over the years. 2014 NECA Simpsons 25 of the Greatest Guest Stars figures capture some of the most memorable. The line includes action figures and mini figures.
- Larry Bird Cards and Memorabilia Guide - Larry Bird is one of the most popular NBA players in the history of the league. View a checklist of his rookie cards, autographed memorabilia guide, shopping guide, and more.
- Jerome Bettis Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Jerome Bettis was one of the most popular running backs of his generation. Get a detailed rookie card checklist, autographed memorabilia guide and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Special Delivery: Peyton Manning Arrives at Panini America HQ, The Knight's Lance
- Collectors Universe Certifies Its 50 Millionth Collectible, MarketWatch