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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. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Topps needs help picking 60 greatest baseball cards

    Chris Olds

    Baseball cards have been around since the 1800s, but one of the most recognizable names in the game -- one right up there with Mantle and Mays -- has only been around the diamond for a few decades. It's Topps. In fact, the company is celebrating its...

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2010
  15. Topps to give away diamonds with trading cards

    Chris Olds

    If you collected baseball cards at one time or another, one name probably comes to mind first -- Topps. After all, the company has only been around for 59 years and counting so that's a lot of cardboard and a lot of memories. In 2011, the longest-r...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2010
  16. 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