The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for May 8, 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 8, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Top 10 Selling Sports Card Hobby Boxes - Get a list of the top 10 selling sports card hobby boxes for the week April 29 to May 5, 2014 based on quantity of completed eBay sales. 2014 Bowman Baseball dominates in its first week of release.
- Clayton Kershaw Signs Exclusive Autograph Deal with Topps - Topps has signed Clayton Kershaw as an autograph exclusive. Find out about the deal that included the card maker making a donation for every strikeout Kershaw records in 2014.
- In The Game and Leaf Trading Cards Partner Up - In the Game and Leaf are partnering up. The two companies announced a strategic alliance that will see both sides collaborate more and work together.
- 2013-14 Upper Deck Quantum Football Cards - Releasing today, get the full checklist and details for Upper Deck's new high-end set.
- 2014 Disney Store Star Wars Trading Cards - 2014 Disney Store Star Wars trading cards were available exclusively at participating stores in North America and the UK. To build the set, collectors had to visit stores several times.
- Brian Leetch Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - The American-born Brian Leetch is one of the greatest New York Rangers of all-time. Take a look at his rookie cards, autographed memorabilia highlights and more.
- Adam Oates Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Adam Oates was one of the best playmakers of his time. Here’s a look at his rookie cards, other key cards, autographed memorabilia and more.
- 2014 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Review - We busted a box and here's what we thought.
- 2013-14 ITG Between the Pipes Hockey Review - We've added a comprehensive review for the recent ITG all-goalies set.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- On Mothers Day Forgive Your Mom For Throwing Out Your Baseball Cards, Forbes
- Subpoenas Issued to Memorabilia Dealers with Ties to Grey Flannel Auctions, New York Daily News
- Panini America Previews Score Football RCs for 2014 NFL Draft Attendees, Media, The Knight's Lance
- Panini America On Location: Wednesday at the 2014 NFLPA Debut, The Knight's Lance
- Got, Got, Got, Need: Panini's World Cup Sticker Factory – In Pictures, The Guardian