The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for May 9, 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 9, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 15 Books Every Sports Lover Should Read - Playing sports and watching them are fun, but sometimes, just sometimes, you want to read about them. Here are the 15 books we feel every sports lover should read.
- Top 20 Budget Hall of Fame Basketball Rookie Cards of the 1950s & 1960s - Vintage Hall of Fame basketball rookie cards can command huge amounts, but deals can still be found. Take a look at the top 20 budget basketball HOF options from the 1950s and 1960s, including images, analysis and much more.
- Panini Previews 2014 Score Football Rookie Cards of Top Draft Picks - It didn’t take long for Panini to reveal their first rookie cards of the top 2014 NFL Draft Picks. Find out who’s headed to 2014 Score Football and take a look at their upcoming cards.
- 2014 Topps Supreme Baseball Cards - After debuting as an Asian exclusive, 2014 Topps Supreme Baseball marks the brand’s North American diamond debut. Every box of the high-end product comes with two autographs.
- Law of Cards: Topps Aims to Knockout KNOCKOUTS AND TAPOUTS Trademark - Attorney Paul Lesko looks at why Topps is trying to get a trademark for “Knockouts and Tapouts” nixed and how it fits into their UFC plans.
- 2014 McFarlane Boston Red Sox World Series Champions Figures Box Set - The 2014 McFarlane Boston Red Sox World Series Champions box set commemorates a memorable season for Beantown baseball with special figures of David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia.
- 1996-97 Flair Showcase Basketball Cards - Boasting multiple base tiers, limited Legacy Collection parallels and cool inserts, specifically Hot Shots die-cuts, 1996-97 Flair Showcase Basketball offers plenty. Collectors can find rookie cards for Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson and Ray Allen, as well as base and insert cards for Michael Jordan.
- Jeff Bagwell Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Jeff Bagwell was one of the most dangerous hitters of the 1990s and into the new millennium. Find out about all of his rookies cards, autographed memorabilia highlights and more.
- Bob Griese Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Leading your team to an undefeated season and back-to-back Super Bowls gets you noticed. Here’s a look at Bob Griese cards and autographed memorabilia, including rookie card details, other key cards to look for and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Got, Need, Swap: The Panini Football Cards that Span the Generations, Yorkshire Post
- Former Upper Deck Building Sells for $16 Million, San Diego Source
- Topps Redemption Update - May 9th 2014, Topps
- Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Carter-Williams, HRX and More, The Knight's Lance