Card Company Buzz
Bryce Harper hits another moon shot, justifying collectors’ faith in the teenage sensation. They’re releasing another set today. Panini’s Father’s Day promo includes some 9/11 anniversary game relics and Michael Jordan is ‘el hombre’ in Mexico. It’s all in the latest card company online buzz.
Storified by Sports Collector · Tue, Jun 12 2012 21:54:25
Yes, Bryce Harper hit another mammoth home run last night. He’s hit seven already. That’s good news for collectors who went all in on his rookie cards. Check out the homer below.
Michelin: Longest Drive | WSH@TOR: Harper crushes a solo homer to center – Video6/12/12: Bryce Harper blasts another deep homer, his seventh of the season, for a solo shot in the third to give the Nationals an early lead
On Tuesday, Topps Tweeted out some uncut sheets from its Gold Rush insert set that’ll be sent out as part of the 2012 Series II wrapper redemption program.. Yes, you still have time to send in your wrappers for a Gold Rush pack.
Here is the Harper RC on Gold Rush uncut sheet http://pic.twitter.com/fSF8qv7LTopps Company
Topps also releases its 2012 Pro Debut product on Wednesday, which means even more Harper cards. No autographs in this one (that we know of) but he’s in the base set, has a relic card and a ‘Minor League All Stars’ insert card. It’s hard to make fun of all of the hype surrounding the 19-year-old when he continues to produce. Boxes are selling for around $65 on eBay.
2012 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Preview | Sports Collectors Daily|Sports collecting newsMinor Leaguers Galore in 2012 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Now in their third year as the exclusive licensee of both Major League and Minor L…
Father’s Day is Sunday and Panini America has been revealing some of the images of what collectors may find when they stop into local shops this weekend for a special promotion, set up after the positive vibe from last November’s Black Friday. They’ve cut up some memorabilia from the NFL’s 9/11 anniversary games last September and stuck it on some of the cards.
Panini America Brings Footballs from NFL’s 9-11 Tribute Games to Father’s Day PromoThe opening weekend of the 2011 NFL season was more special and emotional than normal. It was a weekend full of patriotism and reflection…
Panini was set to release its 2012 Titanium Hockey product today. Upper Deck trots out SPx Football on the 26th. Meantime, their blog features a story about a massive Michael Jordan stash from south of the border.
Michael Jordan is the Man in Mexico! | Upper Deck BlogYou can tell just how popular a professional athlete is by how they are perceived in countries outside the U.S. If they have a world-wide…