The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for September 22, 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 22, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- Ranking the Best Derek Jeter Rookie Cards - With lots to pick from, what is the best Derek Jeter rookie card? We count down the best and most valuable of the Yankee great's rookies.
- First and Last Babe Ruth Yankees Contracts Heading to Auction Block - Babe Ruth's first and last contracts with the New York Yankees are being put on the auction block. See both contracts and find out about the sale, which is slated to conclude in early November.
- 2014 Topps Heritage Minor League Variation Short Prints Guide - Check out all the 2014 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball variation short prints with our comprehensive guide. Includes side-by-side comparisons of the base and variation cards, detailed checklist and more.
- 2014 Topps NFL Magnetz - 2014 Topps NFL Magnetz is something for collectors looking to branch out from strictly cards. The checklist for the retail-targeted product has more than 100 players including top stars and key rookies.
- 2014 Leaf Trinity Baseball Cards - 2014 Leaf Trinity Baseball has just three types of cards, all of which are highlighted by on-card autographs. Every card in the prospect-driven release is either an autographed patch, inscription or done on clear plexiglass.
- 1979 Topps Moonraker Trading Cards - It might not be the most universally loved James Bond film, but 1979 Topps Moonraker is one of the most readily available and iconic trading card sets in the franchise’s history.
- Anaheim Ducks Collecting and Fan Guide - They may play in Disneyland but the Anaheim Ducks are far from a Mickey Mouse organization. View our complete guide to collecting the Ducks, including top players to collect, autographs, cards, jerseys and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014 Immaculate Baseball, The Knight's Lance
- Marketing Jeter's Farewell Season, by the Numbers, TIME