Doc Jacobs, an Iraq War veteran hoping to raise awareness for fellow veterans, has received his own baseball card from Upper Deck, with signed copies available in the July release of Goodwin Champions.
Upper Deck has gone to great lengths to provide meaningful rookie cards in its Upper Deck Football set, providing 200 different subjects and on-card signatures with 99.8 percent of the autograph content live in the product.
The memorable touchdown run by Jack Hoffman during Nebraska’s spring football game has now been immortalized as a blown-up football card, courtesy of Upper Deck. The card will be used to raise awareness and funds for Team Jack, in his fight against brain cancer.
Upper Deck has a deal in place with the MLBPA, resulting in two new baseball products in 2013, starting with Fleer Retro Baseball debuting this summer.
Michael Jordan cards don’t go away, they just get more expensive. Upper Deck has provided details on a new Jordan Master set from his North Carolina Years that will include Jordan signed card, championship rings and much more. $5,000 for the set?
Geno Smith, Matt Barkley, Tyler Wilson, Mike Glennon, Eddie Lacy, Giovani Bernard and Montee Ball are among the future NFL rookies Upper Deck has signed to trading card and autograph deals for upcoming football products.
Upper Deck’s Richard McWilliam passed away in January, leaving behind many innovations in the sportscard industry and a legacy of hard-nosed business practices.
In an extremely popular event, Upper Deck will once again be celebrating National Hockey Card Day by giving away free packs of hockey cards at participating hobby shop dealers. The event will be held Feb. 16 in the U.S. and Feb. 9 in Canada.
There are a bevy of new insert sets that will have collectors clamoring to crack these packs of SP Game-Used Hockey. First up are the “Draft Day Marks” autograph cards that profile talented rookies and veterans on the day they were drafted.
Upper Deck has announced the passing of its founder and CEO, Richard McWilliam. McWilliam started the company in 1989 and is credited with many of the innovations now taken for granted in the sportscard industry.