Donruss Produces Set for Dallas Cowboys Kids Club

Auto Date Monday, August 13th, 2007

f_KidsClub_WARE Donruss has announced that they are producing a special 6-card set for members of the Dallas Cowboys Kids Fan Club. The players featured in the set will be Tony Romo, Terry Glenn, Jason Witten, DeMarcus Ware, Roy Williams and Terence Newman.

Every child that registers will receive the following Cowboys collector items:

  • Personalized welcome letter from Jerry Jones
  • Rowdy Rookies exclusive Donruss football cards
  • Autographed 8 x 10 by Rowdy (The Official Mascot of the Dallas Cowboys)
  • 8 x 10 Official membership certificate
  • Drawstring bag with the Rowdy Rookies logo
  • Rowdy Rookies coloring book
  • Rowdy Rookies sticker set
  • Die-cut Rowdy Rookies logo sticker
  • Logo button with Rowdy Rookies logo
  • Rowdy logo fridge magnet
  • Personalized wallet-size membership card
  • Access to the Kids Club website featuring games, downloads and Football 101 for kids
  • Two free tickets to a Dallas Desperados home game

For more information, visit www.DallasCowboys.com

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Topps Reveals Finest Redemption #8

Auto Date Friday, August 10th, 2007

Topps announced that rookie redemption card #8 of 10 from 2007 Topps Finest Baseball is Justin Upton of the Arizona Diamond Backs.

So far the seven announced redemptions are:

1) Hideki Okajima, Boston Red Sox
2) Elijah Dukes, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
3) Akinori Iwamura, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
4) Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants
5) Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox
6) Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers
7) Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima, Boston Red Sox
8) Justin Upton, Arizona Diamondbacks

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Revealed: 2006-07 SP Game Used Letter Marks Short Prints

Auto Date Friday, August 10th, 2007

Beckett has posted a chart of the letters within a player’s name that are available in lesser quantities.

You can take a look at the chart here.

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Topps Announces Allen & Ginter Short Prints

Auto Date Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Topps has announced the list of short printed autograph and relic cards from the newly released 2007 Allen & Ginter Baseball.

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Albert Pujols 25
Johan Santana 100
Brian Cashman 100
Miguel Cabrera 100
Ryan Howard 100
Joe Frazier 120
Augie Garrido 200
Cael Sanderson 200
Bob Baffert 200
Chien-Ming Wang 200
Dan O’Brien 200
Dennis Rodman 200
Freddy Adu 200
Gary Hall Jr. 200
Greg Louganis 200
Jamie Fischer 200
Jason McElwain 200
Joe B. Scott 200
John “Mule” Miles 200
Julio Juarez 200
Ken Jennings 200
Kerri Walsh 200
Laila Ali 200
Mario Andretti 200
Mark Selby 200
Mark Zupan 200
Mia Hamm 200
Mike Aponte 200
Misty May-Treanor 200
Stanley “Doc” Glenn 200
Ted Toles 200
Tommie Smith 200
David Wright 200
Alex Rodriguez 225

There are also 10 copies of each autograph that were signed in red ink by the subjects.

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Arthur Shorin 50
Keith Olbermann 100
Alex Rodriguez 250
Barry Bonds 250
Brian Cashman 250
Bruce Lee 250
Dan O’Brien 250
David Ortiz 250
Gary Hall Jr. 250
Jamie Fischer 250
Joe Frazier 250
Julio Juarez 250
Ken Jennings 250
Kerri Walsh 250
Laila Ali 250
Mia Hamm 250
Mickey Mantle 250
Tommie Smith 250

 [tags]Allen & Ginter, Short Prints, Topps[/tags]

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Donruss To Release Celebrity Set

Auto Date Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Donruss announced at The National that they will be releasing Donruss Studio Americana in November.

Former WWE diva and Dancin’ with the Stars finalist, Stacy Keibler, was on hand to sign promo cards at the Donruss booth.  Donruss also handed out promo cards of Mickey Rooney, Debbie Reynolds, Cedric the Entertainer and Wayne Newton.  Other names will be released throughout the next few months before the November release.

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Topps Releases "Cards That Never Were"

Auto Date Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Topps has released a series of cards that depicts players in Topps sets that were never issued in that particular year.

Some of these include:

  • 1952 Topps Joe Dimaggio
  • 1954 Topps Stan Musial
  • 1952 Topps Whitey Ford
  • 1967 Topps Nolan Ryan
  • 1982 Topps Ryne Sandberg

The cards are available exclusively through etopps.com.

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Topps Reveals Finest Redemption #7

Auto Date Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Topps announced that rookie redemption card #7 of 10 from 2007 Topps Finest Baseball is a dual card of Boston Red Sox phenoms Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima.  Matsuzaka was also redemption #5 and Okajima was redemption #1.

So far the seven announced redemptions are:

1) Hideki Okajima, Boston Red Sox
2) Elijah Dukes, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
3) Akinori Iwamura, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
4) Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants
5) Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox
6) Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers
7) Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima, Boston Red Sox.

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Michael Vick Cards Pulled From Future Release

Auto Date Sunday, July 29th, 2007

Upper Deck and Donruss have decided to pull Michael Vick cards from all future releases that have not been printed yet.  Upper Deck also pulled all UD Authenticated memorabilia items from its website.

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Topps Offers Private Reception with Greg Oden

Auto Date Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

If you are willing to pay $1,000 then you will be able to attend a private reception with NBA 1st Pick Greg Oden.

Topps is offering 100 invitations for sale for a private reception with Greg Oden during the National Collector’s Convention in Cleveland.

Attendees will receive Hors d’oeuvres and drinks, a professional picture taken with Greg Oden and a special Allen & Ginter card that will only be available at this reception.

Topps sure seems to be getting their money’s worth out of Oden.

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Upper Deck Unveils Final SPx Baseball Redemption

Auto Date Friday, July 20th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced the final SPx Baseball redemption card. Card #137 is Hunter Pence of the Houston Astros.  

There are a total of 8 rookie redemption in SPX Baseball and Upper Deck has finished unveiling all of them:

  • #106  Tim Linecum, San Francisco Giants
  • #107  Philip Hughes, New York Yankees
  • #110  Mark Reynolds, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • #113  Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds
  • #118  Kevin Slowey, Minnesota Twins 
  • #120  Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers 
  • #128  Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox
  • #137  Hunter Pence, Houston Astros

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Upper Deck Revamps Ultimate Collection Line

Auto Date Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced that the upcoming Ultimate Collection Baseball and Football brands will have three times more game used and autograph cards than in prior years.

Each pack will now contain one autograph and two game used cards per pack.  Each pack has a suggested retail price of $100.  Every box will have at least one patch card numbered to 50 or less.

Ultimate Collection Baseball is set to arrive in October and will include signed rookie cards of such hot rookies as Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence, Kei Igawa and Akinori Iwamura.

2007 Ultimate Collection Football will be available in November.

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Topps Reveals Finest Redemption #6

Auto Date Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Topps announced that rookie redemption card #6 of 10 from 2007 Topps Finest Baseball is Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers.

So far the six announced redemptions are:

1) Hideki Okajima, Boston Red Sox
2) Elijah Dukes, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
3) Akinori Iwamura, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
4) Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants
5) Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox
6) Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers

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[tags]Ryan Braun, Topps, Finest, Redemption[/tags]

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