The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for May 13, 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, May 13, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014 Bowman Kris Bryant Superfractor Autograph Pulled - It took a little longer than Jose Abreu, but the 2014 Bowman Kris Bryant Superfractor Autograph has been pulled and listed on eBay for an astronomical amount.
- Collecting Million Dollar Arm’s Dinesh Patel and Rinku Singh - Thanks to Million Dollar Arm, Dinesh Patel and Rinku Singh are back in the spotlight. Here’s a look at some of their key baseball cards that have been made over the years.
- Ultimate Guide to Michael Jordan Figures - Michael Jordan rules the collecting scene and that extends to his many various figures. Presenting another collectible for fans to honor their favorite player, collectors of all budgets have options with Michael Jordan figures. View a complete guide, including images, info, shopping guide and more.
- John Gibson Rookie Card Guide - Suddenly thrust into the postseason spotlight, John Gibson rookie cards have quickly gained attention as well. Here’s a list of what to look for as well as highlights of other early cards featuring the goaltender.
- 2014 Topps Star Wars Chrome Perspectives Trading Cards - We've added the checklist for the set, which is due out tomorrow. Get ready to chase the first Star Wars Refractors since the 1990s as well as on-card autographs.
- 2014 Funko Horror Series ReAction Figures - 2014 Funko Horror Series ReAction Figures bring together some of the most iconic characters in modern horror. The six-figure lineup includes Jason, Freddy, Michael Myers and more.
- 2014 Topps Baseball Wrapper Art Prints - 2014 Topps Baseball Wrapper Art lets collectors display recreations of classic hobby artwork. Available individually and as decade sets, these limited edition prints are exclusive to the Topps website.
- Mats Sundin Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Looking for a reasonably priced hockey Hall of Famer to collect? Look no further than Mats Sundin. Get a full rookie card checklist, autographed memorabilia highlights and more.
- O.J. Simpson Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - At one point, O.J. Simpson was near the top of the hobby world. But his on-field accomplishments were virtually washed away by the fallout of a bizarre murder trial. Take a look at Simpson’s rookie card, autographed memorabilia and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Join Upper Deck for an Interactive Football Draft Recap Event on BreakersTV, Upper Deck Blog
- Gretzky of Gretzky Collectors Selling More Stuff; Jersey May Fetch $250K, Windsor Star
- Panini America Studies Staggering Prices of 2014 FIFA World Cup Prizm’s Best Cards, The Knight's Lance
- Box Busting Isn't For Everyone, The Chronicles of Fuji