The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for October 31, 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 31, 2013. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Breaking Down the 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospect Autographs - Get an in-depth look at the 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft Baseball Prospect Autographs checklist. It includes 17 of the top 20 picks in the 2013 MLB Draft.
- Top 2013-14 NBA Rookies to Watch and Collect - While the rookie class might not be as strong as next year, there is still value in this group of rookies. We take a look at some of the top rookie options for the 2013-14 season, including Anthony Bennett, Victor Oladipo and Michael Carter-Williams.
- 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Baseball - Check out the complete checklist for the upcoming set that features lots of 2013 MLB draft picks.
- 2012-13 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball Cards - Upper Deck's ultra high-end brand returns in a couple of weeks. Get the full checklist now.
- 2013 Super Box Rookies and Phenoms Baseball Cards - Out today, this repackage product offers collectors a second chance at the 2013 Bowman Chrome Yasiel Puig Autographed Superfractor.
- 1959 Topps You’ll Die Laughing Trading Cards - 1959 Topps You’ll Die Laughing is one of the landmark monster card issues. Featuring stellar artwork from Jack Davis, the fun set mixes classic monsters and funny gags.
- 1988 Topps Fright Flicks Trading Cards - There will likely never be another set like 1988 Topps Fright Flicks. Using images from 15 different horror films, it’s a comedic tribute to the genre at the time. Ghostbusters, A Nightmare on Elm Street and An American Werewolf in London are among the featured films.
- 2013 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball Cards - Get a full list of short prints for Leaf's recent set.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Panini America, Jockey Chantal Sutherland Riding Together at 2013 Breeders’ Cup, The Knight's Lance
- Panini America Opens Some Early Boxes of 2013 Absolute Football, The Knight's Lance
- Collectors Universe Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.325 Per Common Share, Wall Street Journal