The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for October 4, 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 4, 2013 Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2013 Topps Finest Baseball Cards - We've added the full 2013 Topps Finest Baseball checklist, which is out next week.
- Comprehensive NHL Hockey Jersey Buying Guide - NHL jersey shopping can be a confusing and time-consuming process. Use our helpful guide to make an informed decision and identify the best hockey jersey for your needs.
- Yasiel Puig Rookie Cards Checklist and Guide - One of the most exciting baseball rookies in years, Yasiel Puig cards have lit a fire in the hobby. Get an in-depth look at all of his rookie cards with this comprehensive guide.
- 2013 Bowman Chrome Wrapper Redemption – Update - Topps has given word that their supply of 2013 Bowman Chrome Baseball Blue Wave Refractor packs has run out.
- Special Edition #getbeard Boston Red Sox OYO Minifigures Released for Playoffs - With the Boston Red Sox back in the postseason, OYO Sportstoys has produced a line of 12 limited edition minifigures focusing on the team’s beards.
- 2014 Topps MLS Soccer Cards - 2014 Topps MLS soccer cards offer a comprehensive look at the league. Every hobby box delivers a total of three autographs and three memorabilia cards.
- 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 ITG Superlative The First Six Hockey Cards - 2013 ITG Superlative The First Six Hockey digs into the sport’s past. Focusing strictly on the Original Six franchises, each high-end box has seven hits including at least three on-card autographs.
- Mars Attacks Tabletop Game Launches on Kickstarter, Fully Funded Within 15 Minutes - Within 15 minutes, a Kickstarter campaign for a Mars Attacks miniatures game was fully funded. Get details on the game, rewards and exclusive Topps cards available in the campaign.
- 2013 Topps Inception Football Review - Get a detailed review on the hit-heavy product from Topps.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Power to the Purples: 2013-14 Prizm Hockey Purple Cracked Ice Cards Arrive, The Knight's Lance
- Inside Flawless: The Spectacular Autograph Lineup for 2012-13 Flawless Basketball, The Knight's Lance
- Upper Deck Previews 2013-14 NHL Artifacts Cards from Quality Control Testing, Upper Deck Blog
- Topps Redemptions Update - October 4th 2013, Topps Replacement Update
- Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Blake, Durant, Crosby and More, The Knight's Lance
- REA’s First Fall Auction Underway; Top T205 Set, Old Judge Poster Among Highlights, Sports Collectors Daily
- Mariano Rivera's Farewell Tour Shifts from Baseball to Business, Forbes
- Want to Own Stan the Man Mementos?, St. Louis Business Journal
- Cashing In On a Rose, ESPN Mint Condition