The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for May 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, May 14, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- What’s Hot in 2014 Panini Prizm World Cup Soccer - Find out what 2014 Panini Prizm World Cup Soccer cards are drawing the most interest with this real-time list of the most-watched auctions currently listed on eBay.
- Top 10 Vintage Basketball Rookie Cards of All-Time - Vintage basketball cards tend to get overlooked in the hobby, but 10 cards stand out from the rest. View a comprehensive guide to the top ten vintage basketball rookie cards of all-time, including cards images, info, shopping guide and more.
- Law of Cards: Topps HUDDLE Runs into Tesco’s HUDL Mark- Topps’ battle for a trademark on Huddle, the name of their football app, continues. It now faces possible opposition from British retailer Tesco. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details.
- Corey Crawford Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - It took a little bit of time for Corey Crawford cards to catch on, but with a Stanley Cup to his name, their following is growing. Get a full rookie card checklist, autographed memorabilia highlights and more.
- Henrik Lundqvist Rookie Card Guide - Henrik Lundqvist is, arguably, the greatest goalie ever for the New York Rangers. Get a detailed look at all of his rookie cards as well as key pre-rookie cards that date back to his days in Sweden.
- 2014 Topps Star Wars Chrome Perspectives Trading Cards - It has been about a decade since the last on-card Star Wars autographs came out. It has been even longer since there were Refractors. They're both back with today's new release. Get full details, the complete checklist and more.
- 2014 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 3 Trading Cards - The latest Game of Thrones set is out today. Look for two autographs per box. See the full checklist and more.
- 2014 Upper Deck Captain America: The Winter Soldier Trading Cards - Better late than never. Upper Deck's set based on the Captain America sequel is here.
- 2014 Press Pass American Thunder Racing Cards - Today's fourth new release comes courtesy of Press Pass. American Thunder delivers one NASCAR autograph and two memorabilia cards per box.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio – 100th Anniversary of Cracker Jack - Tonight’s another packed show. Find out who’s going to be on the latest episode of the best sports card talk radio show going today.
- 2013-14 SP Authentic Basketball Review - We cracked a box and here's what we thought.
- 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey Review - Get an in-depth review of Upper Deck's latest hockey release.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Brag Photo: Upper Deck Innovates Memorabilia with New Autographed Shadow Box Collectibles, Upper Deck Blog
- Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2013-14 Crusade Basketball, The Knight's Lance
- Having Fun with Pre-Sale Pricing, A Cardboard Problem
- Fundraiser Gutted as Sports Memorabilia Stolen from Storage, Bristol Post