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Panini announced that collectors that purchase a VIP Package will receive a 10-card set of cards. This set will include
NBA Draft Picks #1 pick DeAndre Ayton from the Phoenix Suns, Duke’s Marvin Bagley III of the Sacramento Kings, Luka Doncic with the Dallas Mavs. Baseball will have Ozzie Albies of the Braves, Rhys Hopkins of the Phillies, Rafael Devers from the Red Sox and Shohei Ohtani of the Angels. The last three cards will be NFL players, Cleveland Browns #1 Pick Baker Mayfield, #2 Pick Saquon Barkley of the NY Giants and Sam Darnold of the NY Jets.

Topps will have a taste of home cooking in their VIP card set. The 5 cards will include current and former Cleveland Indian players and will be a flashback to the 1983 Topps regular issue. Featured in the set are Corey Kluber, Francisco Lindor. Bob Feller, Jim Thome, and Omar Vizquel.

 

Stylin and Profilin

 

Remember you gotta look good when your roaming around The National and this year people at NSCC and Beckett have just the items for you. The National are offering four different T-shirts at $24.99 each – baseball, basketball, football and hockey can be ordered by clicking here 

Use the code CLEVELAND and get $5.00 off

The folks over at Beckett have Fat Packs Gear for sale. From July 9th to July 18th use the code fatpacks50 and receive 50% off on your order. Plus anyone who stops by the Beckett booth in a Fat Packs shirt will be entered into a giveaway. You must check in with Eric to be entered. FatPacks Gear can be purchased by clicking here. 

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Our friends over at Sports Collectors Daily has a story posted on “How To Have a Fun and Productive Time” Click Here

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105.3 The Fan

Dallas/Fort Worth 105.3 The Fans’, RJ Choppy was so sure that Tim Tebow would get the call up last season that he made a bet with his radio partner Shan Shariff. Choppy, would EAT, yes eat a Tebow football card if he didnt get the call up to the Majors… Well we all know that call never came.

RJ, with plenty of condiments, kept his side of the bet and ate up,

105.3 The Fan

going with a Score football card, instead of the original Chrome card that was chosen.  Eric Norton, host of Beckett Medias’ Fatpacks show with Eric and Paul was in studio to watch the meal, and also break the news to RJ that Panini was jumping on board to make a digital Instant card of the big event.

105.3 The Fan posted the video to there Facebook page, click here to check it out. 

New School with Shan and R.J. can be heard weekdays, 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on 105.3 The Fan.

 

 

2014 Topps

With temps around -10 to -15 here in the Midwest, 2014 Topps baseball couldn’t come at a better time. Hopefully this release in a few days will help warm things up. So until we are able to rip packs we’ll have to settle for just checking out the checklist. Here’s a link to the full 2014 checklist that Beckett has released.

My Youtube Follows

Posted: January 24, 2014 in Baseball Cards, beckett, Hobby Shop
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With so much media out there for collectors to watch, listen, tweet and retweet here is a list of some of the guys I follow on Youtube.TV Some do breaks, some do mail days, and some just talk cards. If you have some time check some of these guys out.

Sports Collectors Daily

DominusInfinitus

RbiCru7

Sports Card Radio

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Exchanger Card Breaks

I just saw a very interesting article by Chris Olds over at Beckett, and it seems all those cards we got in the Topps giveaways, mostly commons, will go back to Topps if we dont claim them. Check out the article over at Beckett by clicking here.

The 31st National is over, and as collectors and dealers make there way back home everyone must have a few ideas on how we can make this show better. Below are the some ideas from Sports Collectors Daily, Sports Cards Uncensored and A Cardboard Problem.

The National Card Show: New Directions?

Ten Ways to Improve The National

Can The National be more like San Diego Comic-Con?

What if you pulled a 2010 Prestige Tim Tebow 1/1 autograph, and the next thing you know you lost it. Baltimore collector Bill Shoul tells Beckett the horror of his son losing his 2010 Prestige Tim Tebow 1/1 autograph, and then finding it 24 hours later.