The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for October 23, 2013
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 23, 2013. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2014 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards - Aimed at collectors concerned more with having fun than monetary value, 2014 Topps Opening Day Baseball features a simple base set, 3-D inserts, mascot cards and autographs.
- 2013 Panini Playbook Football Highlights, Hits Tracker and Hot List - 2013 Panini Playbook Football is all about the booklets. We take a look at some of the best options and also provide a real-time listing of the most watched cards on eBay.
- 2013 Panini Prizm Football Cards - Out today is Panini's sophomore Prizm football set. There are plenty of colorful parallels to go around plus the introduction of loaded jumbo boxes. Get full details, the complete checklist and more.
- 2013 Leaf Best of Football Cards - 2013 Leaf Best of Football highlights high-end cards from the past that have been bought on the secondary market and repackaged. Boxes also have one original art card.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio - Tonight’s another packed show. Find out who’s going to be on the latest episode of the best sports card talk radio show going today.
- 2013 Topps Prime Football Cards - Another new release today, 2013 Topps Prime Football promises a lot of different autograph and memorabilia combinations from top 2013 rookies.
- 2013-14 NBA Hoops Basketball Cards - The new basketball card season is here with today's release of 2013-14 NBA Hoops.
- 2013 Rittenhouse James Bond Autographs and Relics Trading Cards - Out now, the latest James Bond set includes the first certified autograph cards of Teri Hatcher.
- Law of Cards: Panini Files 18 Trademark Applications in One Day - Article Description.
- Law of Cards: MLB, NHL, NBA, CLC File Lawsuit Against Nearly 900 Websites - The NBA, NHL, MLB and CLC have teamed up to file a massive lawsuit against nearly 900 websites for allegedly selling fake sports memorabilia. Paul Lesko has the details and copies of the court documents.
- 2013 Topps Wacky Packages Halloween Postcards - 2013 Topps Wacky Packages Halloween Postcards is the latest in a line of holiday-themed online Wacky exclusives. Sets include six postcards, a sketch card and more.
- Nail Yakupov Rookie Card Guide - Ever since the the Edmonton Oilers selected Nail Yakupov first overall in the 2012 NHL Draft, collectors have expected great things from the young Russian player. Get full details for all Nail Yakupov rookie cards with this comprehensive guide.
- Adrian Peterson Card and Memorabilia Guide - Comprehensive guide to buying Adrian Peterson cards and autographed memorabilia. Browse Adrian Peterson’s rookie card checklist, signed memorabilia guide and much more.
- A.J. Green Cards and Memorabilia Guide - One of the top receivers in the game today, A.J. Green cards and memorabilia are gaining steam in the hobby. Get a full A.J. Green rookie card checklist, top picks, autograph guide and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Jose Abreu’s First Live Autographs to Arrive in 2013 Prizm Perennial Draft Picks, The Knight's Lance
- iCollectPanini.com, Panini America Launch Online-Only “Fall Heroes” Promotion, The Knight's Lance
- What Panini America Discovered in Three 2012-13 Flawless Briefcases, The Knight's Lance
- More About Superlative Hockey, According to Dr. Price
- History Museum's Baseball Collection Comes with Questions, TampaBay.com