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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. Jeremy Lin trading card for Knicks is coming Feb. 29

    Chris Olds

    With all the buzz about Jeremy Lin and the skyrocketing sales of his basketball cards, many a Knicks fan and collector have dealt with one reality in the last week. He doesn't yet have a Knicks basketball card. But all that changes on Feb. 29 with t...

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  4. 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
  5. ESPN card is in a recently released set from Topps

    Chris Olds

    Don't call it a birthday card -- it's a trading card. The launch of ESPN in 1979 is one of 200 memorable moments and people in American history highlighted on trading cards in a recently released set from Topps. It's a moment nestled alongside the li...

    Blog | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  6. Mich. fan wins Stanley Cup replica inside pack of cards

    Chris Olds

    Diehard sports memorabilia collectors always clamor to find something more inside packs of trading cards but this ... well, it might not be topped. One hockey fan recently took home a miniature replica of the Stanley Cup originally awarded to a...

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Beadle mania: Trading cards for ESPN host selling fast!

    Chris Olds

    Diehard sports fans may not have too many reasons to rip into packs of the recently released Americana set of celebrity trading cards, but we can think of at least one. Who? Michelle Beadle. The co-host of ESPN's "SportsNation" appears on a card in t...

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  10. Dirk Nowitzki among gold cards in new Panini set

    Chris Olds

    Sports fans might not have realized it, but gold hit a record high last week at $1,602.10 an ounce. But for Panini America, that news was priceless. Why? The Texas-based exclusive manufacturer of NBA trading cards launched a new product last week n...

    Blog | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  11. 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
  12. Manny Pacquiao autograph cards a hit

    Chris Olds

    When Topps announced that it had reached an autograph deal with Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao back in March, the company -- and more than a few collectors -- figured they had a hit on their hands. But they may not have expected a card that h...

    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. Mysterious NHL draft pick finally gets trading card

    Chris Olds

    If you know your NHL Draft history -- or are a Buffalo Sabres fan -- then you know the name Taro Tsujimoto. He's the real-life 183rd overall pick of the 1974 NHL Draft. He's got a brand new card in the 2010-11 Score Rookies & Traded hockey set from...

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2011
  15. Perfect Michael Jordan rookie card sells for $100K

    Chris Olds

    A professionally graded perfect copy of Michael Jordan's 1986-87 Fleer rookie card sold for six-figures recently in a sale brokered by a California auction house. The card, which was graded a Pristine 10 by Beckett Grading Services, fetched $100,000...

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2011
  16. 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