The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for January 28, 2015
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 28, 2015. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard Basketball Cards - It's all about the gold in the new basketball set, which arrives today. The complete checklist and more await you.
- 2014-15 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey Cards - Rookies and autographs are at the forefront of Upper Deck's latest hockey release. Check out the checklist and more.
- 2014-15 SPx Basketball Cards - SPx is back on the court and out now. See the full checklist and more.
- 2014 Panini Country Music Trading Cards - It has been a long time since the stars of Nashville have had a set of their own. 2014 Panini Country Music trading cards change that. Hobby boxes have four hits including a pair of autographs. Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line and LeAnn Rimes are among the signers. The set is out today.
- Hakeem Olajuwon Rookie Card Guide and Checklist - The face of the Houston Rockets for the better part of two decades, Hakeem Olajuwon is a top NBA center and Hall of Fame player. View a guide to his rookie card and other key early cards in our detailed profile.
- 2015 Upper Deck Smurfs Stickers - Upper Deck is feeling smurfy with a sticker collection that’s cute and nostalgic. 2015 Upper Deck Smurfs Stickers go back to the animated classic of the 1980s.
- 2015 Funko Pop Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron Figures - 2015 Funko Pop Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron bring together several of Earth’s Mightest Heroes as well as the film’s titular villain in a series of stylized vinyl bobblehead figures.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Bill Belichick collects football cards of coaches he's worked under, SI.com
- Panini Kid Reporter Dylan Cooperider Grills the Seahawks at Super Bowl Media Day, The Knight's Lance
- 2011-12 Upper Deck SP Authentic Hockey, A Pack to Be Named Later