Panini America Begins Gradual Reveal of 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Hockey SPs
Panini America officials on Friday morning began pulling the curtain back on the array of short-printed Rookie Ticket Autographed Rookie Cards that have kept collectors guessing since 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Hockey released on May 18. Since releasing all of those Rookie Card SPs at once would kind of remove all the mystery, we've decided to leak them gradually over the next few weeks, starting…
These Autos are LONG Overdue . . .
For collectors who have patiently waited for Chris Long to sign for Donruss/Panini, the wait is now over. Joe White, Football Acquisitions Manager, stayed hot on the heels of the feared defensive lineman knowing that collectors were wanting his dual and triple Pen Pals. Long, the second overall pick in 2008, was named to the NFL All-Rookie Team and…
2011 Spring Expo Autograph Checklist
Collectors have been asking and Panini’s here to deliver. Here’s a complete list of the autographs from the Spring Expo wrapper redemption. (more…)
Breaking News: Manny Machado Returns 2010 Donruss Elite Extra Edition Autos!
In a late-breaking development that was as completely unexpected as it should be universally embraced by the passionate prospecting community, highly touted Baltimore Orioles prospect Manny Machado finally returned his 2010 Donruss Elite Extra Edition autographs to the company. But no one, it should be noted, is happier with this special delivery than Panini America Brand Manager Mike Payne, who developed 2010…
The Panini America Routing Table Today: Massive Peeks at Football, Hoops & Hockey
The almost-always-abounding Panini America Routing Table was especially fruitful today, seemingly warped by the weight of a plethoric batch of early process previews from upcoming products such as 2011 Donruss Elite Football, 2011 Score Football, 2010-11 Score Rookies & Traded Hockey and 2010-11 Totally Certified Basketball. With the help of the company wheelbarrow, I hauled a heaping batch of proofs to the scanner…
Panini’s Plans for the 2011 Spring Expo
Officials at Panini America recently released details for the upcoming 2011 Toronto Sportcard and Memorabilia Spring Expo (beginning April 29 at the Toronto International Centre) and once again will aim to please hockey collectors with a trademark wrapper redemption program. Panini has developed a 13-card redemption set updating 2010-11 Donruss Hockey, including 10 Rated Rookies. (more…)
A Belated, Watch-to-Win Episode of Panini Unwrapped: 2010-11 Classics Basketball
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjlEt47MTAA&w=555&h=446] In this better-late-than-never edition of Panini Unwrapped, Tracy Hackler hastily rips through one box of 2010-11 Classics Basketball and gives collectors a chance to win the hits. Watch to learn how you can win.
Panini NHL March Rookie of the Month
Jeff Skinner, CAR – 11 Points in 14 games, 7 Goals, 4 Assists & was +5 Other Rookie Highlights & Top Performances (more…)
Panini America February NBA Rookie of the Month: Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
Blake Griffin, LAC – 14 games averaging 23.1 points, 11.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists & 54 double-doubles on the season Other Rookie Highlights & Top Performances (more…)
Panini Unwrapped Walmart Edition: Los Angeles Clippers Guard Eric Gordon
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4CIA1RfXE0&w=480&h=390] Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Gordon took some time during the recent NBA All-Star break to appear on behalf of Panini America at a Walmart event in Torrance, Calif. During a fun-filled morning, Gordon signed autographs, played NBA Adrenalyn with the kids on hand and sat down with Panini America's Scott Prusha for a quick interview.