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  1. Fan who caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th ball has card

    Chris Olds

    The New York Yankees fan who caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit ball but gave it back finally got himself a Topps baseball card. And the funny part? He might have had an easier time catching the ball than it might be finding one of his cards. Christian...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  2. Yu Darvish signs autographed card deal with Topps

    Chris Olds

    If you want an autographed baseball card of Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, there will be only one place to look. Topps. The Japanese pitching star signed an exclusive deal with Topps, and only the fully licensed maker of official MLB cards will h...

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  3. St. Louis Cardinals' rally squirrel gets trading card

    Chris Olds

    The rodent has a rookie card. This year's Topps baseball card set arrives on Wednesday with more than 300 of the baseball players one might expect -- but no bubble gum -- and with a few other extras, too. One of those extras, a tough-to-find short...

    Blog | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  4. Brian Wilson's beard now has its own trading card

    Chris Olds

    It's official. The Beard has its own baseball card. The walking sideshow that is San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson can arguably be attributed largely to the beard which has been honored by having its own card in a set released by Topps this we...

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  5. Topps releases cards to celebrate Royal Wedding

    Chris Olds

    The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton isn't exactly a sporting event, but that's not stopping Topps from getting into the action on trading cards and injecting it into a baseball card set that arrives this week. Collectors who rip i...

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2011
  6. Manny Pacquiao, autograph to appear in trading card set

    Chris Olds

    When the sixth installment of Topps' popular Allen & Ginter baseball card set arrives in July, it will be packing some punch that the collecting ranks haven't seen before. It will include the first autographed trading card of WBC Super Welterweight ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  7. Unlike fakes, Derek Jeter has Red Sox trading card

    Chris Olds

    The drama of where Derek Jeter will go -- and how much he will get paid -- will unfold sometime before next season (we hope), but an old Topps baseball card will have everyone one-upped if he somehow ends up in Boston. How? Jeter already has been lis...

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  8. The late Leslie Nielsen appeared on Upper Deck baseball card

    Chris Olds

    Many of you might know him as Lt. Frank Drebin, a former major league baseball umpire or, of course, opera star Enrico Pallazzo. But many of you might not know that Leslie Nielsen, who died Sunday at age 84, actually can be found in packs of basebal...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2010
  9. Bryce Harper card sold to investment banker

    Chris Olds

    First, it was Stephen Strasburg. Now, it's Bryce Harper. The season began with a bang as a one-of-a-kind Strasburg SuperFractor baseball card from 2010 Bowman sold for big bucks, and the season is winding down with another big sale. This time, th...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2010
  10. Bryce Harper card sold to investment banker

    Chris Olds

    It didn't do as well as the Stephen Strasburg card, but it's not too shabby.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  11. Logan Morrison goes from baseball card shop to major leagues

    Chris Olds

    Logan Morrison goes from baseball card shop to major leagues.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2010
  12. Jordin Sparks, Stuart Scott in unusual card set

    Chris Olds

    Baseball card collectors who rip into packs of the new Allen & Ginter cards when they arrive already know what's in store. The unexpected. (And that's not even a nod to card No. 130 -- we'll get to that.) You see, since 2006 Topps has turned back th...

    Blog | Conversation | July 10, 2010
  13. Jordin Sparks, Stuart Scott in unusual card set

    Chris Olds

    The unusual set is on the shelves. Tony Hawk, Regis Philbin, among others are in the set.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2010
  14. Abraham Lincoln appears in a baseball card

    Chris Olds

    In the past few years, Topps has inserted a few surprises in its baseball card sets just to see if collectors would notice -- and to get a few non-collectors to take notice, too, and pick up a pack or two. In 2007, it was a Derek Jeter card with Mic...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2010
  15. Abe Lincoln in a baseball trading card?

    Chris Olds

    Abraham Lincoln is in the background of a baseball card.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2010
  16. Baseball cards featuring bugs? Yep, they're coming, from Upper De...

    Chris Olds

    Sports fans collect a lot of things -- baseball cards, autographs, memorabilia, bugs. Bugs? That's not a Joba Chamberlain reference there -- it's the latest concoction in the baseball card world from Carlsbad, Calif.-based Upper Deck. It has put a...

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2010