Topps has planned special activities around the All-Star festivities where baseball fans won’t want to miss a day. Topps will offer exclusive baseball cards, giveaways and a special day for baseball fans to rediscover cards.
The annual spring training report is in from David Moriah. This year’s scene was in Arizona, where some sparkling new stadiums reside and the teams still make signing autographs a priority.
Topps digital programs continue to grow. Topps BUNT 2015 is now available, and Topps has provided some stunning stats. For instance, Topps BUNT players have collected more than 150 million digital baseball cards since its inception.
Topps BUNT, the exclusive trading card app of Major League Baseball, has been releasing Spring Training cards since pitchers and catchers reported in late February.
A 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey brought $169,400; a 1920 autographed Chicago White Sox baseball featuring six players banned in the Black Sox scandal, including Joe Jackson, sold for $81,070; and a 1952 Topps Baseball graded near set rang up at $72,600 in Goldin Auctions’ recent sale.
Everyone wants the stars when it comes to autographs. Forgers are happy to oblige. PSA/DNA has released its annual Top 10 Most Dangerous Autographs list, and Mike Trout is added to the list.
Mike Trout signed baseball cards will only come from Topps, and the superstar outfielder remains the face of the Topps BUNT moblie app.
More than 20 rows of sports collectibles made the I-X Center in Cleveland a mecca for collectors during the 2014 National Convention.
The live portion of the Babe Ruth 100th Anniversary Auction wrapped up July 12, grossing more than $3.6 million. the rest of the lineup, which contains more than 200 Ruth items in the 1,200-lot lineup, concludes Friday, July 18.
A new licensing agreement between RareInk, MLB Properties and the MLBPA means a new line of limited-edition artwork featuring MLB players past and present, historical moments and ballparks.