It looks like the wrapper might be a throwback to 1979 and now we know some of the card designs in the 2016 Topps Archives Baseball set will be, too. The annual edition will make its return the week of June 1. In addition, Topps has snared autographed cards from the cast of one of the most popular baseball movies ever made, "Bull Durham". A full checklist for the product … [Read more...] about 2016 Topps Archives Baseball Checklist Includes Bull Durham Cast Autographs
2016 Topps Triple Threads Baseball, the longest-running high-end product in the company’s history, returns this fall with the familiar array of die-cut relic cards and autographs. There will be two packs per box with seven cards per pack. Each box is guaranteed one autographed Triple Relic numbered to 99 or less, one autographed rookie card or Unity Jumbo Relic numbered to 99 … [Read more...] about 2016 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Preview
2016 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball will mark its 11th year with chase elements that include autographs from Kevin Costner, cards of big city mayors and ancient Roman coins. There will be some actual baseball cards that are part of the mix in this quirky annual product that pays homage of the 19th century issue of the same name. A full checklist for the product is … [Read more...] about 2016 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball Preview
How does a billionaire get his start? If his name is Mark Cuban, he sells baseball cards. Cuban grew up in Pennsylvania and even before his teenage years was selling garbage bags, stamps, baseball cards and whatever else he could flip. Growing up in Pennsylvania in the late 1960s and early 70s, Cuban applied some strategy to his sales efforts. He spoke with Patrick … [Read more...] about Notes: Kid Mark Cuban Sold Cards, Big Bucks for Kobe Letters
You never know what’s going to become of that kid you used to run around with. For some youngsters growing up in southern California in the late 1960’s, it was a brush with fame they probably wouldn’t have guessed. One of their teammates on the 1968 Ventura Babe Ruth National League All-Stars couldn’t carve out a pro baseball career but eventually Kevin Costner showed up on … [Read more...] about If it’s Just a Baseball Signed by Some Kids, Why is Someone Asking $1,699?
One of the greatest sports movies ever made celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Bull Durham helped revitalize minor league baseball and its lines are still quoted by players at all levels and millions of fans each summer. Now, Bull Durham is coming to baseball cards. 2013 Topps Pro Debut Baseball, the fourth edition of the annual minor league set, will include cards … [Read more...] about Bull Durham Cast Autographs Part of 2013 Topps Pro Debut Baseball