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.
From E cards and T206 examples through the heyday of Topps and Bowman releases from the 1950s, Greg Bussineau’s spring auction is loaded with must-see examples. Check out the full lineup.
Topps continues to bring in big names to move the needle in its digital operations, naming Steven Chiang to its board of directors.
Len Brown’s first big job at Topps involved the 1960 Topps Baseball issue; Brown details his involvement here, from writing the backs, to dealing with trades to the gray vs/ white colors.
Topps has appointed Jeremy Strauser as General Manager of Digital, hoping to further capitalize on the popular apps such as Topps BUNT.
Len Brown spent 41 years at Topps, coming up with the text kids memorized and recited for decades; he recounts his time here. From being asked as a kid about his thoughts on products to producing the cards himself, Brown has seen plenty of cardboard history.
Football card collectors weren’t looking for quirky keepsakes that adorn their fingers in 1966, but that is what Topps provided. Check out this overview of 1966 Topps Football Funny Rings.
Part 3 in trying to collect it all focuses on football cards, from the popular sets to the local and regional issues. Here is an overview of what’s on the market, foreign and domestic, and how many football cards that are available for the taking.
Sy Berger, the man behind the first Topps cards and the man responsible for signing all of the players featured on cards back in the day, has passed away at age 91.
Topps and Parker Brothers teamed up for one of the most interesting and confusing quirks in the football card hobby: the 1974 Topps Parker Brothers set filled with goal posts, asterisks and variations within variations.