The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for March 12, 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, March 12, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Bryce Harper Signs New Exclusive Autograph Deal with Topps - Bryce Harper and Topps have signed a new multi-year autograph deal. Under the agreement, Topps is the only company that will produce Bryce Harper autograph cards.
- 2013-14 Panini Crown Royale Hockey Cards - Like Silhouettes? They're back in Panini's latest hockey set. Full details and the complete checklist are waiting for you.
- 2013 Bowman Chrome Mini Baseball Cards - This test set is out now. Boasting 30 Refractors per factory set, the print run is likely relatively low. See the checklist and more.
- 2014 SP Authentic Golf Cardse - Arriving today, we've got the complete checklist for Upper Deck's latest golf set, which includes the first base set rookie card of Rory McIlroy. And lots of autographs, including some guy named Tiger Woods.
- 2014 Sage Hit Low Series Football Cards - Another new release today, get a jump on collecting autographs of some of the players slated for the 2014 NFL Draft.
- 2014 Leaf Metal Draft Football Short Prints - Want to know if the cards you pulled are short prints? We've added details to the checklist.
- Karl Malone Cards and Memorabilia Guide - “The Mailman” may not have delivered championships, but he was still one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history. View Karl Malone’s rookie card, autographed memorabilia guide and more.
- Steve Yzerman Cards, Rookie Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide - Outside of Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, few players were as good and beloved as Steve Yzerman. Get a detailed look at his rookie cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
- Chuck Liddell Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - One of MMA’s first superstars, Chuck Liddell remains a legend of the sport. Get a detailed look at his first cards and autographed memorabilia.
- 2013-14 Panini Totally Certified Hockey Review - Find out what we think of Totally Certified Hockey after opening a box.
- 2013-14 Panini Titanium Hockey Review - We also busted a box of Titanium Hockey. See how it compares.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Upper Deck Announces a Random Acts of Kindness Reward Program, Upper Deck Blog
- 2013-14 Titanium Basketball Retail Delivers Five Times the Rookies in Unique Subset, The Knight's Lance
- Panini America Enters Octagon on Saturday with Fist-Rising Lightweight Myles Jury, The Knight's Lance