Fourth Upper Deck SPx Baseball Redemption Revealed

Auto Date Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced another Mystery Rookie Redemption card from 2007 SPX Baseball. Card #113 is Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds.

There are a total of 8 rookie redemption in SPX Baseball and to this point the following have been revealed:

  • #106  Tim Linecum, San Francisco Giants
  • #107  Philip Hughes, New York Yankees
  • #110  Mark Reynolds, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • #113  Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds
  • #118  ??
  • #120  ??
  • #128  ??
  • #137  ??

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Topps to Offer Draft Day Rookie Autographed Cards

Auto Date Monday, June 25th, 2007

NBA Draft 2007 Topps has announced that they will be offering limited edition autographed rookie cards of 4 future NBA stars.  These card which only will be available through Topps.com will feature Greg Oden, Brandan Wright, Yi JianLian and Nick Young.

The cards will be available on Topps.com on Friday, June 29th from 3PM EST through Friday, July 6th 3PM or until the cards sell-out, whichever comes first.  Each customer is limited to 1 card of each player.

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Topps to Celebrate Mickey Mantle Day (7/7/07)

Auto Date Thursday, June 21st, 2007

MickeyMantleDayCard Topps will celebrate Mickey Mantle Day on 7/7/07 during this year’s MLB All-Star FanFest (July 6-10th in San Francisco).  They will have a wrapper redemption program where fans and collectors can receive one of seven cards.  These cards are:

  1. Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants
  2. Barry Bonds, San Francisco Giants
  3. Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees
  4. David Wright, New York Mets
  5. Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies
  6. Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox
  7. Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees (only on 7/7/07)

There will also be two relic cards: Barry Bonds Uniform Relic (#’d to 250) and Mickey Mantle Bat Relic Card (#’d to 77).  Topps will announce how these cards can be obtained during FanFest.

Topps will also have available a 2007 Topps Baseball Complete Set with special All-Star packaging.  The set contains five exclusive All-Star cards.  Collectors will also receive a 5-card Home Run Derby Champions set with the purchase of the complete set.  This set includes:

  1. Ryan Howard (2006)
  2. Bobby Abreu (2005)
  3. Miguel Tejada (2004)
  4. Garret Anderson (2003)
  5. Jason Giambi (2002)

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Upper Deck Babe Ruth 1/1 Autograph Up For Auction

Auto Date Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

The New Jersey collector who pulled the 2007 Upper Deck Premier Autographed World Series Ticket card has decided to auction off the card.  The auction is being handled by Beckett Select Media Auctions and is listed on eBay.

The card was graded a BGS 9.5 by Beckett Grading and the autograph was authenticated by James Spence Authenticators.

The auction can be found here.

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Upper Deck Series 2 Delivers First Dice-K Jersey Card

Auto Date Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Upper Deck Series 2 Baseball, which is releasing today (June 20th), will contain the first game-used jersey cards of Daisuke Matsuzaka.

Besides the Dice-K jersey cards, Series 2 will contain other highlights such as 1989 rookie reprints, Star Signings and Rookie of the Year Predictor cards.

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First Kevin Durant Autograph in Baseball Packs?

Auto Date Monday, June 18th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced that the first card and certified autograph of future First or Second NBA pick Kevin Durant will appear in Upper Deck Goudey Baseball which will be released in August.

Durant signed an exclusive deal with Upper Deck earlier this year for autographs and memorabilia.

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Upper Deck Launches "Rookie Card of the Month" Redemption

Auto Date Monday, June 18th, 2007

FredLewisRedemption According to Beckett, Upper Deck is teaming up with Major League Baseball to launch a new wrapper redemption program called “Rookie Card of the Month”.

Collectors will be able to redeem Upper Deck and Fleer wrappers for one of six cards throughout the season.  The cards will be available at your local hobby shop.

The first card (May) is outfielder Fred Lewis of the San Francisco Giants.  Lewis hit for the cycle in his major league debut.

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Topps Reveals Finest Redemption #5

Auto Date Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Topps announced that rookie redemption card #5of 10 from 2007 Topps Finest Baseball is Pitcher Daisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka of the Boston Red Sox.

So far the five 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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

 

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