The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for May 22, 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 22, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Photo-Matching and Its Importance in Authenticating Sports Memorabilia - With the high prices game-used jerseys and memorabilia fetch, knowing it's real is extremely important. Find out about photo-matching and how it is used to authenticate sports memorabilia.
- 2013 Upper Deck Exquisite Football Cards - There’s high-end and then there’s Exquisite. 2013 Upper Deck Exquisite Football delivers five low-numbered autographs per box including signatures from 2014 rookies.
- 2013-14 Panini Select Basketball Cards - 2013-14 Panini Select Basketball highlights autographs, memorabilia and chromium card stock. Every box includes a pair of signed cards as well as six Prizm parallels.
- 2013-14 Panini Innovation Basketball Cards - 2013-14 Panini Innovation strives for unique designs that, in some ways, harken back to the 1990s when inserts were loud and proud. Single-pack boxes have two autographs and a memorabilia card.
- 2014 ITG Draft Prospects Hockey Cards - 2014 ITG Draft Prospects Hockey focuses largely on the players expecting to hear their names called come draft day. Single-pack boxes have three autographs and two memorabilia cards.
- 2006 Rittenhouse X-Men: The Last Stand Trading Cards - 2006 Rittenhouse X-Men: The Last Stand features a rounded checklist that includes lots of inserts, a strong autograph list and the first sketch cards for the film franchise.
- Johnny Damon Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - A popular player wherever he played, Johnny Damon pieced together nice career numbers. Find out about his rookie card, other key cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
- Omar Vizquel Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Omar Vizquel put together a career worthy of Hall of Fame consideration. Here’s a look at his rookie cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Ewww! Boy 'left traumatised' after finding animal in World Cup stickers, Metro
- The ultimate NFL garage sale, NFL.com
- A Small Dust-Up: Panini America Addresses Powder Mystery in Prizm and Crusade, The Knight's Lance
- Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2013-14 Rookie Anthology Hockey, The Knight's Lance