The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for January 17, 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, January 17, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Topps Player Contracts Offer Collectible Look Behind the Curtain - Topps player contracts give collectors an opportunity to get a small piece of real hobby history connected to their favorite player or team. Take a look at these unique collectibles and see what makes them so cool.
- Russell Wilson Card Coming to 2014 Bowman Baseball - Russell Wilson is coming to 2014 Bowman Baseball. Topps announced that they’re making a card of the Seahawks quarterback as a member of the Rangers. Texas recently picked him in the Rule 5 draft.
- 1972 Kellogg’s All-Time Baseball Greats Baseball Cards - 1972 Kellogg’s All-Time Baseball Greats is an overlooked gem in the hobby. Extremely affordable, the 3-D set consists of only Hall of Famers.
- 1994 Topps Nancy Kerrigan: My Diary Trading Cards - 1994 Topps Nancy Kerrigan: My Diary is a strange one. On the one hand it offers a personal look at an Olympic hero. On the other, well, some of the shots are odd for a set of mainstream trading cards.
- 2013 Leaf Trinity Baseball Short Prints - We've added short print info for the Patch Autographs, including confirmed print runs.
- Rajon Rondo Cards and Memorabilia Guide - Returning from an ACL injury, collectors hope Rajon Rondo can regain his pre-injury form and lead the Boston Celtics back into contention. View his full rookie card checklist, top rookie cards, autograph guide, and more.
- Serena Williams Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Get a detailed look at Serena Williams cards and autographed memorabilia with this handy guide. Includes details on key cards, shopping guide and more.
- Nolan Ryan Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Nolan Ryan is easily one of the most popular players of all-time in the hobby. Get a detailed look at his rookie cards, autographed memorabilia and more with this handy guide.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Navy Giving Away 100 David Robinson Rookie Cards, Washington Post
- Signing Session with Top Rookies Headlines Thursday at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, The Knight's Lance