Archive for June, 2007

2006 Leaf R & S Target Promotion Winners Announced

Auto Date Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

PeytonManningKickoffClassic Donruss Playoff recently announced the two grand prize winners of the the 2006 Leaf Rookies and Stars “Kickoff Classic” Promotion.  The Target exclusive promotion sends the two winners to the opening day game of their choice.

The promotion featured a 10-card set that was inserted in Target blaster boxes with the “Kickoff Classic” logo.  The players in the set included Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Tom Brady, Eli Manning, Shaun Alexander, LaDainian Tomlinson, Cadillac Williams and Ronnie Brown.

The two winners were Richard Wood of Conroe, Texas and Wanda June of Springfield Missouri.

[tags]Donruss Playoff, Rookie and Stars, Promotion[/tags]

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Topps Offers Sneak Peak at Rookie Premiere Autographs

Auto Date Friday, June 8th, 2007

Jamarcus_Rusell_Rookie_Premiere_Autograph The NFL Rookie Premiere event was recently held in Los Angeles.  Thirty-four of the top rookies from this years NFL Draft gathered for photoshoots, autograph sessions and more.

 NFL Rookie Premiere autographs will be included in the upcoming Topps Football which is scheduled for release in July.

Each card will feature a Hologram Authentication sticker.  There will be a red ink version which is limited to 10 copies.  Dual and Quad autograph cards are also available and will be limited to five copies.

TOPPS NFL ROOKIE PREMIERE AUTOGRAPHS CHECKLIST

RPA-JR JaMarcus Russell Oakland Raiders QB
RPA-CJ Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions WR
RPA-AP Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings RB
RPA-TG Ted Ginn Jr. Miami Dolphins WR
RPA-ML Marshawn Lynch Buffalo Bills RB
RPA-BQ Brady Quinn Cleveland Browns QB
RPA-DB Dwayne Bowe Kansas City Chiefs WR
RPA-RM Robert Meachem New Orleans Saints WR
RPA-YF Yamon Figurs Baltimore Ravens WR
RPA-GO Greg Olsen Chicago Bears TE
RPA-AG Anthony Gonzalez Indianapolis Colts WR
RPA-KK Kevin Kolb Philadelphia Eagles QB
RPA-JB John Beck Miami Dolphins QB
RPA-DS Drew Stanton Detroit Lions QB
RPA-SR Sidney Rice Minnesota Vikings WR
RPA-DJ Dwayne Jarrett Carolina Panthers WR
RPA-KI Kenny Irons Cincinnati Bengals RB
RPA-CH Chris Henry Tennessee Titans RB
RPA-SS Steve Smith New York Giants WR
RPA-BL Brian Leonard St. Louis Rams RB
RPA-BJ Brandon Jackson Green Bay Packers RB
RPA-LB Lorenzo Booker Miami Dolphins RB
RPA-JH Jason Hill San Francisco 49ers WR
RPA-PW Paul Williams Tennessee Titans WR
RPA-TH Tony Hunt Philadelphia Eagles RB
RPA-TE Trent Edwards Buffalo Bills QB
RPA-GW Garrett Wolfe Chicago Bears RB
RPA-JLH Johnnie Lee Higgins Oakland Raiders WR
RPA-JT Joe Thomas Cleveland Browns OT
RPA-GA Gaines Adams Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE
RPA-PWI Patrick Willis San Francisco 49ers LB
RPA-TS Troy Smith Baltimore Ravens QB
RPA-MB Michael Bush Oakland Raiders RB
RPA-API Antonio Pittman New Orleans Saints RB

TOPPS NFL ROOKIE PREMIERE
DUAL AUTOGRAPHS CHECKLIST

RPDA-RQ JaMarcus Russell Oakland Raiders QB
  Brady Quinn Cleveland Browns QB
       
RPDA-PJ Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings RB
  Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions WR
       
RPDA-RJ JaMarcus Russell Oakland Raiders QB
  Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions WR
       
RPDA-JS Dwayne Jarrett Carolina Panthers WR
  Steve Smith New York Giants WR
       
RPDA-PL Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings RB
  Marshawn Lynch Buffalo Bills RB

TOPPS NFL ROOKIE PREMIERE
QUAD AUTOGRAPHS CHECKLIST

RPQA-RQSB JaMarcus Russell Oakland Raiders QB
Brady Quinn Cleveland Browns QB
Drew Stanton Detroit Lions QB
John Beck Miami Dolphins QB
RPQA-RQPJ JaMarcus Russell Oakland Raiders QB
Brady Quinn Cleveland Browns QB
Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings RB
Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions WR
RPQA-SGGP Troy Smith Baltimore Ravens QB
Ted Ginn Jr. Miami Dolphins WR
Anthony Gonzalez Indianapolis Colts WR
Antonio Pittman New Orleans Saints RB
RPQA-JGLP Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions WR
Ted Ginn Jr. Miami Dolphins WR
Marshawn Lynch Buffalo Bills RB
Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings RB
RPQA-JGBM Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions WR
Ted Ginn Jr. Miami Dolphins WR
Dwayne Bowe Kansas City Chiefs WR
Robert Meachem New Orleans Saints WR

[tags]Topps, NFL Rookie Premiere, Autographs[/tags]

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Upper Deck Sues Topps

Auto Date Thursday, June 7th, 2007

Topps announed on Wednesday that Upper Deck and Northwood Investors are suing it and other involved in the purchase of Topps by Tornante Co, LLC and Madison Dearborn partners.

Topps had agreed to be acquired for $9.75 per share in March and in May Upper Deck made an unsolicited offer of $10.75 per share.

Upper Deck alledges that Topps breached a confidentiality agreement that they had signed and fraudulently induced Upper Deck into entering into an agreement.

[tags]Upper Deck, Topps[/tags]

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Second Upper Deck SPx Rookie Redemption Revealed

Auto Date Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

It is believed that New York Yankees pitcher Philip Hughes will be card #107 from 2007 SPx Baseball. 

Upper Deck will reveal a new player every week until all redemptions have been revealed.

Announced Cards

  • #106  Tim Linecum, San Francisco Giants
  • #107  Philip Hughes, New York Yankees

 

[tags]Upper Deck, SPx, Redemption[/tags]

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