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  1. Adam Greenberg gets at-bat, trading card

    Chris Olds

    One more at-bat, one more baseball card. Topps announced Tuesday night that Adam Greenberg will be included in its 2013 baseball card set. "Adam Greenberg ... embodies dedication, hard work and persistence," Topps VP Mark Sapir said in making t...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  2. Sportswriters in Panini's Cooperstown set

    Chris Olds

    Cooperstown is coming to baseball cards, and it's not just baseball players that Panini America will be including. When Panini's 2012 Cooperstown set arrives in late August, it will include the Nolan Ryans and Ty Cobbs that one would expect -- but...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  3. Topps will make one fan a minor leaguer

    Chris Olds

    If you've ever wanted to take the field as a professional baseball player, here's your chance. You just need to find a one-of-a-kind prize card in an upcoming Topps baseball set. When 2012 Topps Heritage Minor League arrives in September, it wi...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  4. Kate Upton getting Topps trading card

    Chris Olds

    She's been a dancing machine and she's denied Justin Verlander entrance into the Perfect Club in "MLB 2K12" commercials, but there's one place you haven't yet seen Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue superstar Kate Upton. On a baseball card. But ...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  5. Topps unveils Bryce Harper cards

    Chris Olds

    After Bryce Harper's first big league at-bat on Saturday, Topps already had his first rookie card ready. And it showed it to the world before his second time up. This week, the company unveiled its plans for Harper cards in all of its remaining...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Fans can get branded bats from baseball movies

    Chris Olds

    If you know the name Roy Hobbs, then you might simply think "The Natural." But "Wonderboy" might come to mind, too. The duo go hand in hand -- well, Wonderboy in the hands of Robert Redford (aka Hobbs) at least -- in the 1984 film that was nominated...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  10. Topps to release trading cards next year with gold

    Chris Olds

    Topps celebrated its 60th anniversary of making baseball cards this year by placing actual diamonds into cards. Next year, it's going gold. The company recently unveiled the design for its flagship card set to arrive next February, and it's one that ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 01, 2011
  11. Fitness king Jack LaLanne is honored with own trading card

    Chris Olds

    With apologies to Jerry Lawler, Richard Petty and LeBron, this is a sports card fit for a king. A fitness king, that is. Although he died in January at age 96, Jack LaLanne's legacy as a fitness champion can be found celebrated in packs of baseball ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  12. USA Baseball gives away game-used memorabilia via Twitter

    Chris Olds

    If you've ever wanted to get your hands on a baseball player's game-used cap, batting gloves, helmet, autograph or other memorabilia, you now have a chance every weekday until Oct. 25 -- just by getting on Twitter. USA Baseball (@USABaseball) is g...

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Derek Jeter's rookie trading cards are affordable

    Chris Olds

    Derek Jeter's quest for 3,000 hits has him at the epicenter of baseball immortality discussions these days but his rookie cards are anything but elite. In fact, they're actually quite affordable. While the New York Yankees shortstop appears on liter...

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  15. Bryce Harper's trading cards rising in value

    Chris Olds

    A year ago, the Bowman line of baseball cards from Topps set the collecting world ablaze with the high-dollar autograph cards and a one-of-a-kind SuperFractor card of Stephen Strasburg commanding some serious money. Fast forward to this year's ver...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  16. Macho Man remains elusive on cardboard

    Chris Olds

    It's tough to find Macho Man

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2011