The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for January 22, 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 22, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Getting Started Collecting Replica Super Bowl Rings - Super Bowl rings are not just for players. Although the expensive symbols of NFL success are not readily available, replica rings offer collectors a chance to obtain a cheaper version. View a complete guide including images of every Super Bowl ring.
- Kickstart Your Collection of Masahiro Tanaka Cards - Now that Masahiro Tanaka is officially a New York Yankee, here's a look at his cards that are available now.
- Top 10 Selling Sports Card Hobby Boxes - Get a list of the top 10 selling sports card hobby boxes for the week of January 11-17, 2014 based on quantity of completed eBay sales. 2013 Topps Chrome Football holds the top spot for another week but the first baseball set of 2014 is rising quickly.
- 2014 Panini Super Bowl XLVIII Collection Football Cards - 2014 Panini Super Bowl XLVIII Collection Football is a small factory set that highlights both the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. A second configuration adds members of the Giants and Jets, local teams for the host New Jersey area.
- 1984 Topps Gremlins Trading Cards - Based on one of the most memorable movies of the decade, 1984 Topps Gremlins trading cards cover both the comedy and the horror of the cute creatures gone bad. Get full details on the set including a complete checklist.
- Johnny Manziel Football Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide - Johnny Manziel made a name for himself in the hobby long before he turned pro. Get a detailed guide to Johnny Manziel cards and signed memorabilia, including images, analysis and much more.
- Randall Cobb Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Guide to collecting Randall Cobb cards and autographed memorabilia. Includes a full rookie card checklist, top picks, memorabilia highlights, autograph analysis and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Feeding the Addiction From An Early Age with Pinball, Wax Cracker
- Exclusive Panini Super Bowl Highlights Cards, The Knight's Lance
- Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2013-14 Elite Basketball, The Knight's Lance
- Virginia Middle-Schooler Wins Grand Prize in Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter Contest, The Knight's Lance