The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for May 22, 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, May 22, 2013. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2013 Topps Update Series Baseball Cards - Capturing the latest roster moves and rookie call-ups, 2013 Topps Update Series bookends the flagship set. Hobby boxes promise either an autograph or relic card while jumbo boxes have an autograph and two relics.
- Brian Urlacher Cards and Memorabilia Guide - Brian Urlacher will go down as one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history. Check out a full list of Brian Urlacher rookie cards, as well as a complete shopping guide for his cards and autographed memorabilia.
- 2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 Trading Cards - 2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 features plenty of new gags along with lots of inserts and parallels. Highlights include sketch cards, artist autographs and a chance to appear in a future GPK set.
- Law of Cards: Judge Allows J&T’s Fraud Suit Against Upper Deck to Continue - A judge is allowing J&T Hobby to continue their fraud case against Upper Deck. Paul Lesko has the latest arguments from both sides and where the lawsuit is headed next.
- 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 Score Football - Fresh off the 2013 draft comes the first NFL rookie cards of the league's newest players. Out today, this profile has complete set details and a full checklist.
- 2012-13 Panini Brilliance Basketball Cards - A new basketball brand debuts today from Panini. We've got the full checklist and set details.
- 2013 Topps UFC Knockout Trading Cards - Another new set today, 2013 Topps UFC Knockout has tons of hits, including several Ronda Rousey autographs. See the checklist and get complete set info.
- 2013 Panini Cooperstown Baseball - We've made some updates to our original profile that was originally published last month.
- Exclusive Topps Star Wars Jedi Legacy Circle is Now Complete Card Available on Facebook - Find out how to unlock an exclusive Topps Star Wars Jedi Legacy Circle is Now Complete card through the Topps Star Wars Facebook page.
- 2013 Topps Star Wars Jedi Legacy Trading Cards - Releasing today, get a full checklist, set info and more. As far as Star Wars sets go, this one's loaded.
- 2013 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 2 Trading Cards - Rittenhouse ups the ante with a second Game of Thrones set that has more than the first. Besides two autographs per box (including nearly every major player), there are also randomly inserted relics and sketch cards. See the checklist and our detailed profile for today's final new release.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Inside the Met's Surprising Card Collection, ESPN Playbook
- C'mon...Join Team Jack!, The Chronicles of Fuji
- Noah Wyle -- I Own a Piece of Jackie Robinson History, TMZ
- Consumer Alert: Beware of Fake Sports Memorabilia Online, WKYT
- Players, Teams Hope to Raise Money for Tornado Victims Via Auctions, Sports Collectors Daily
- Former Royals Publicity Man is Auctioning Memorabilia, Kansas City Star