You never know where you’ll see baseball cards pop up

New-York-Mets-KimmelYou never know where you’ll see baseball cards and late-night TV is one place where some good ol’ American cardboard surfaced.

Actor Viggo Mortensen was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and brought some gifts for the host.

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They Tweeted It … Jimmy Kimmel



A few of the celebs found on Topps’ First Pitch cards have started to react to their cards via Twitter. Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t the only one, but here you go.

You might expect it to make the air tonight, which probably would entice a few of his non-collecting regular fans to go find one. If you haven’t seen them all, click here for a full gallery and checklist.

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Add Mo’ne Davis & Kristaps Porzingis to the 2016 Topps First Pitch roster + gallery/checklist

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A few more First Pitch cards from 2016 Topps Series 1 have begun to trickle out onto eBay in advance of the product’s official release on Wednesday and there’s another surprise among the celebs doing the ceremonial honors.

One of them is former Little League World Series star and 14-year-old Mo’ne Davis.

Davis became  first girl to earn a win and to pitch a shutout in Little League World Series history during the 2014 event capturing the hearts of many. She appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and became a household name.

Who else is among the surprises in the set?

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 31)

SuperThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: 2016 Topps Jordan Spieth First Pitch, big breaks,  a 264 collector, Johnny Manziel & more.

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PGA star Jordan Spieth among the 2016 Topps’ First Pitch celebrities

2016ToppsJordanSpiethThe first retail pulls from 2016 Topps have begun to hit eBay in advance of its widespread release on Wednesday and that means we get out first glimpses at the surprise inclusions in the First Pitch set.

A checklist has not been released for the insert set, but it appears that this year’s version will include golfer Jordan Spieth who has not had any official PGA cardboard despite dominating successes this past year.

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Who might make the cut for First Pitch in 2016 Topps Series 1?

Topps-AlbaOne of the surprises in last year’s Topps baseball card set was First Pitch, a collection of celebrities seen throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at MLB games.

It’s back for 2016 Topps Series 1 — a set that’s just 13 days away — and it’s still a secret as the checklist has not yet been revealed. (Nor has the design — so you can settle for last year’s Jessica Alba card above.)

But Buzz has done some research to perhaps discover who’ll be in this year’s set. We don’t know how many cards there might be, but they’ll be found a few times per box.

Keep reading for the possibilities.

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