The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for July 14, 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 14, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014 Topps All-Star FanFest Baseball Cards - Charlie Brown is one of the exclusive Topps cards that's front and center at the 2014 All-Star FanFest in Minneapolis. Find out about all the special cards made for the event including a full image gallery.
- 2014-15 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey Cards - 2014-15 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey marks the card maker's 25th anniversary on the ice. Highlights include Young Guns rookie cards, die-cut acetate inserts and stamped buybacks.
- 2014 Panini Prestige Football - The set's checklist is now posted.
- 2014 Topps Allen & Ginter Getting a Binder with Exclusive Cards - We've added a checklist and images of all six of the binder-exclusive cards.
- 2014 Funko San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives - The latest SDCC announcements from Funko include Game of Thrones, Sharknado and ThunderCats.
- 2014 Cryptozoic Sleepy Hollow Season 1 Trading Cards - 2014 Cryptozoic Sleepy Hollow Season 1 trading cards bring the hit horror show to the hobby for the first time. Boxes promise both an autograph and a memorabilia card.
- 2001 Topps Planet of the Apes Trading Cards - 2001 Topps Planet of the Apes trading cards rise above the lackluster film they're based upon. Highlights include autographs from entertainment legends Charlton Heston and Kris Kristofferson.
- Josh Gibson Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Josh Gibson is a Negro League Baseball legend. Find out about his top early cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Brag Video: Natalie Gulbis Reacts to 2014 Exquisite Collection Golf Cards, Upper Deck Blog
- Kobe Bryant Joins Panini America for Key Signing Session, The Knight's Lance
- Babe Ruth's Boston contract fetches $1 million at auction, Concord Monitor
- A Rare and Valuable Lou Gehrig Baseball Mitt Is A Holy Grail, Forbes