The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for July 1, 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, July 1, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Place Your Betts! Mookie Betts Rookie Cards and Prospect Cards - Mookie Betts is one of the most promising Red Sox prospects in some time. Find out about his rookie cards and key prospect cards.
- 2014 Topps NFLPA Rookie Premiere Football Cards - 2014 Topps NFLPA Rookie Premiere Football celebrates two decades of photo shoots, autographs and memorabilia. Single-pack boxes have an autograph, 19 base cards and five parallels.
- Topps Garbage Pail Kids, Mars Attacks 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives - Topps is returning to the San Diego Comic-Con for the first time in several years and they’re bringing several exclusives with them. Find out about new Mars Attacks and Garbage Pail Kids items available only at the show.
- 1992-93 Upper Deck Hockey Cards - 1992-93 Upper Deck Hockey features 640-card checklist spread across two series. A growing number of inserts are joined by rookie cards of Paul Kariya, Saku Koivu, Chris Pronger and more.
- Bruce Sutter Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Relievers are largely overlooked in the hobby. This includes Hall of Famer Bruce Sutter, one of baseball’s most dominant early closers.
- 2014 Funko Nightmare Before Christmas ReAction Figures - 2014 Funko Nightmare Before Christmas ReAction Figures take an old-school approach to the animated classic. The full lineup has eight figures including three versions of Jack Skellington.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- What Happens After a NHL Draft Pick is Selected – Behind the Scenes Running "The Gauntlet", Upper Deck Blog
- Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Early Boxes of 2014 Golden Age Baseball, The Knight's Lance
- Why Do Signatures Have To Be So Difficult To Collect?, Pack War
- Boy In Need Of Heart Transplant Gets Panini Stickers, CBS
- Cristiano Ronaldo Panini sticker in bizarre drugs haul, Yahoo