The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for October 29, 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 29, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Kansas City Royals Key Baseball Card Guide: VIDEO - Cardboard Connection Video host Ivan Lovegren discusses the top Kansas City Royals baseball cards for collectors to keep in their crosshairs.
- San Antonio Spurs Give Fans Replica 2014 Championship Rings - The San Antonio Spurs presented their fans and players with 2014 title rings on opening night. While the fans’ replica version is obviously not the same as the players’ version, collectors on the secondary market have pushed values high for the arena giveaway rings.
- 2014 Topps Supreme Baseball Cards - After making its diamond debut as an Asia-exclusive release last year, 2014 Topps Supreme Baseball arrives with a wider release this time around. Get the full checklist and more for the all-autograph release.
- 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 Trading Cards - The latest batch of Garbage Pail Kids are out officially today.
- 2015 Topps Star Wars Illustrated: The Empire Strikes Back - 2015 Topps Star Wars Illustrated: The Empire Strikes Back digs deep into the story’s lore, offering an artistic interpretation of the original radio drama. The hobby-exclusive has two premium inserts per box.
- 2014 Panini Country Music Trading Cards - It has been a long time since the stars of Nashville have had a set of their own. 2014 Panini Country Music trading cards change that. Hobby boxes have four hits including a pair of autographs. Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line and LeAnn Rimes are among the signers.
- 2015 Cryptozoic The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trading Cards - 2015 Cryptozoic The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug captures the second film in Peter Jackson’s epic trilogy. Highlights include autographs and Fine Art cards with original artwork.
- 2015 Cryptozoic Sons of Anarchy Seasons 4 and 5 Trading Cards - The gents of SAMCRO are back for 2015 Cryptozoic Sons of Anarchy Seasons 4 and 5. Autographs, costume cards and replica patch cards are among the highlights.
- Tonight on Cardboard Connection Radio – Reps from Upper Deck and Leaf Trading Cards - 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.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Todd Gurley case highlights need for reform, ESPN
- Panini America Readies Historic Derek Jeter Buy-Back Autographs for Future Releases, The Knight's Lance
- Royal Canadian Mint shoots and scores with Hockey Canada Coin, Stockhouse
- Giants World Series means giant sales for businesses, San Mateo Daily Journal
- By The Numbers: Are Low End Products Still Feasible?, Battlin' Bucs