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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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Macho Man remains elusive on cardboard

    Chris Olds

    It's tough to find Macho Man

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  12. Charlie Sheen Day to honor Cinco de Mayo at ballpark

    Chris Olds

    While many of us will recognize Thursday as Cinco de Mayo, the holiday of Mexican heritage and the 1862 Battle of Puebla, baseball fans in Lake Elsinore, Calif., will be celebrating something a bit different. At 7:05 p.m. Thursday at the Diamond it...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Topps celebrates anniversary by giving away diamond ring

    Chris Olds

    Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but Topps is hoping she'll remember baseball cards, too. As part of its 60th anniversary celebration, the company will give a $10,000 diamond engagement ring to one lucky couple on Monday -- Valentine's Day -- a...

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2011
  16. 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