The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for May 30, 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 30, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Win a Free 2013-14 Topps Premier Gold EPL Soccer Box! - Our latest contest is up and this time there's a box of 2013-14 Topps Premier Gold EPL Soccer up for grabs with five autographs and five memorabilia cards in it.
- Top 10 Selling Sports Card and Trading Card Hobby Boxes - Get a list of the top 10 selling sports card hobby boxes for the week May 20-26, 2014 based on quantity of completed eBay sales. 2014 Panini Prizm World Cup leads once again.
- 2014 Topps Update Series Baseball Cards - 2014 Topps Update Series Baseball brings the flagship set to a close with updated rookies, traded players and in-season highlights. Hobby boxes have one autograph or relic card while jumbo boxes have three hits.
- 2014 Flair Showcase Football Cards - 2014 Flair Showcase Football sees the revival of the brand’s tiered structure made popular in the late 1990s. Hobby boxes include at least two hits and one additional premium insert.
- 2013-14 Panini Rookie Anthology Hockey Cards - Out today, get the full checklist and set info for this release that updates many early-season Panini sets with new rookies and traded veterans.
- 2014 Cryptozoic Adventure Time PlayPaks Trading Cards - 2014 Cryptozoic Adventure Time PlayPaks focus on fun rather than complexity. The playful set includes character-focused base cards and several simple, interactive inserts.
- Diego Maradona Rookie Card and Apparel Guide - While his “Hand of God” plays sometimes overshadows his complete body of work, Diego Maradona is rightly mentioned among the greatest to ever play the game. View his earliest soccer cards, as well as a buying guide for Diego Maradona apparel and memorabilia.
- Frank Gifford Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Popular on and off the field, Frank Gifford cards and autographed memorabilia continue to be relevant today, particularly among vintage collectors. Find out about his rookie cards and more.
- Scott Rolen Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Scott Rolen was one of the most accomplished third basemen of his generation. Find details on his rookie cards, other key cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Panini America Reviews Action-Packed First Days of the 2014 NFLPA Rookie Premiere, The Knight's Lance
- 1933 Goudey Tommy Thevenow, Poor Old Baseball Cards
- Stan Musial's wallet and contents available on eBay for $2199.99, Yahoo