The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for October 21, 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 21, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Tough 2014-15 Panini NBA Hoops Short Prints Add Chase, Not Flash - 2014-15 Panini NBA Hoops has a handful of short print inserts that forgo flashy technology, autographs and memorabilia. Take a closer look at Kobe’s All-Rookie Team, Highlights and more.
- 2014 Topps Valor Football Cards - The full checklist is out for Topps's (sort of) upcoming football set, which releleases officially on Friday.
- 2013-14 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey Cards - The complete checklist for The Cup has been added, Upper Deck's ultra-premium offering to close out the 2013-14 season.
- 2014 Panini Black Friday Trading Cards - Panini has unveiled initial plans for their annual promo set.
- 1995 Fleer Ultra X-Men Trading Cards - 1995 Fleer Ultra X-Men continues with the brand’s focus on premium content. Boris Vallejo, Julie Bell and Luis Royo are among the artists contributing to the release. Inserts include Powerblast, acetate and chromium designs.
- Complete Guide to Tomas Hertl Rookie Cards - Here's a full look at all of Hertl's rookie cards.
- 2015 Funko DC Comics Mystery Minis - The 2015 Funko DC Comics Mystery Minis lineup includes 17 different blind box figures. Batman, Superman, Lex Luthor and Harley Quinn are among the heroes and villains in the set.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Vintage Oddball Week, Part 2: Cereal Killing, Red Cardboard
- Tackling Flawless: Panini America Peeks the Jumbo Juiciness of 2014 Flawless Football, The Knight's Lance
- Ruth Rookie, Record Price for Rare McKinley Card Push REA Auction Over $4 Million, Sports Collectors Daily