The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for September 16, 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, September 16, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Top 10 Selling Sports Card and Trading Card Hobby Boxes - Get a list of the top 10 selling sports card hobby boxes for the week of September 7-13, 2014 based on quantity of completed eBay sales. 2014 Topps Chrome Baseball continues its reign on top.
- Johnny Baseball: Johnny Manziel Baseball Cards Coming from Leaf - Johnny Football baseball cards? They’re coming. Leaf has unveiled plans for a handful of Johnny Manziel autographed baseball cards in a trio of releases.
- 2014 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball Cards - 2014 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball returns as an all-autograph release. Highlights include signatures from several top 2014 draft picks and Leaf Memories Buyback Autographs.
- 2014 Funko Pop E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Vinyl Figures - One of cinema's most beloved aliens returns with 2014 Funko Pop E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial vinyl figures. See the entire lineup, which includes E.T., Elliott and Gertie.
- Upper Deck Lands Assassin's Creed Trading Card License - Fans of the video game Assassin's Creed can be on the lookout for trading cards and other collectibles coming from Upper Deck.
- 1989 Topps Ghostbusters II Trading Cards - Without a set for the original, 1989 Topps Ghostbusters II gives the classic franchise its first solo set of trading cards. The affordable release has 88 cards and 11 stickers.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Collector Says He Scored Honus Wagner Card for $200, NBCNews.com
- Driver Used by Record-Setting Sam Snead Expected to Fetch $250,000+, Sports Collectors Daily
- Nominees Announced for 2014 Week 2 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week, The Knight's Lance
- How NFL Players Are Winning the Game for Micro Endorsements, Adweek