The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2019 Contenders Draft Picks Baseball (90+ Pics)

Baseball's postseason may just be underway, but today is a baseball collecting holiday of sorts for another reason, especially for prospect-minded hobbyists looking to invest in the bright future of the game. For today, you see, is release day for Panini America's 2019 Contenders Draft Picks Baseball -- an ink-aided, youth-infused tribute to the best rookies, draft picks, prospects and…

Panini Peek: 2019 Contenders Draft Picks Baseball (Preview Gallery)

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for a handful of exciting new products coming soon enough to a hobby shop or online retailer near you and, over the course of the next two days, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, continuing now with the highly anticipated 2019 Contenders Draft Picks Baseball release. For each…

Four Years Later, First Autograph Cards of Cody Bellinger are Heating Up the Hobby

Almost four years before Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Cody Bellinger became an everyday starter in late April and immediately started ripping the cover off the ball, he caught the eye of Panini America officials. They tabbed the then-18-year-old Bellinger to sign autographs for inclusion in the company's 2013 Elite Extra Edition Baseball product. Fast forward to today and we find Bellinger…