Joe Namath’s 1965 rookie card from Topps is quite coveted, but the story behind the creation of the card adds to its appeal. Namath said he was pulled out of a hospital bed for the shoot.
Panini is back on the field of baseball. In an announcement made today in Texas, Panini has inked a multi-year trading card licensing deal with the Major League Baseball Players Association, with Josh Hamilton as the headliner for the product.
Topps has signed an autograph deal with Willie Mays to be featured in 2012 baseball products, complete with relic cards, too.
Whether it’s his flowing locks of hair or his hard-hitting style and exceptional play for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Troy Polamalu is a fan-favorite. And now for the first time since his rookie season, you can find Polamalu autographed cards in upcoming Panini product.
Recent confusion over the autographs of the 2011 USA Baseball team in Topps Chrome leads to a clarification from Topps.
With Stephen Strasburg’s return to baseball this week, Topps will be adding the hyped pitcher to its Bowman Sterling line in 2011.
Lousiville Slugger is honoring the greatest slugger of all time, Muhammad Ali, with a commemorative bat.
The famed photography of Charles Conlon will be on display at the OpenHouse Gallery in New York on Sept. 19. The invitation-only event will include five original works of art replicating the Conlon Collection by the celebrated photorealist artist Adam Port.
Who would you rather have a relic card of: Carlos Quenr Sandy Koufax? Adam Jones or Mickey Mantle? Thought so. And so did Topps, which has replaced many lower teier relic cards with some big-name stars for the November release of Topps Tier One Baseball.