The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for October 20, 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, October 20, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- So Many Awesome 1998 Playoff Contenders Football Peyton Manning Cards - There’s so much more Peyton Manning to 1998 Playoff Contenders than just his classic Rookie Ticket Autograph. Find out about all of his cards in the set and which ones might be considered good deals.
- Upper Deck Signs Exclusive Trading Card Deal with Euroleague Basketball - Euroleague Basketball is the latest Upper Deck trading card exclusive. Get details on the deal as well as when you can expect to see the first cards from the international league.
- 2014 OYO Peyton Manning All-Time Passing Touchdowns Leader Minifigure - In honor of Peyton Manning breaking Brett Favre’s career record for passing touchdowns, OYO has produced a limited edition minifigure of the Broncos quarterback.
- Russell Wilson Named Top-Selling NFL Player - Russell Wilson is the most popular player in the NFL, at least according to merchandise and collectibles sales. The Seahawks quarterback tops the list of the top 50 players for the second fiscal quarter of 2014.
- 1986 Topps Howard the Duck Trading Cards - Not all movies that get the trading card treatment are blockbusters. 1986 Topps Howard the Duck is a perfect example. That said, the movie is infamous with some its epic weirdness captured on cards.
- 2014 Upper Deck Conference Greats Football Cards - The full checklist is available ahead of Wednesday's release.
- Sammy Watkins Rookie Card Guide - Here's an updated look at Sammy Watkins' rookie cards.
- 2014 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey Review - We busted a box of Upper Deck's Canadian-focused hockey set and here's what we thought.
- 2014 Upper Deck Guardians of the Galaxy Review - Guardians of the Galaxy has an awesome autograph checklist. But how's the rest of the set?
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Rookies baseball-card app lands partnership with Upper Deck, St. Louis Business Journal
- Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014 Playbook Football, The Knight's Lance