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Jul 30, 2015, 18:47 ET
Upper Deck paid tribute to Daniel Alexander with his very own baseball card last night. Daniel has been battling brain cancer and was adopted by the Notre Dame Baseball Team through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. Upper Deck created this card to help raise awareness and funds for his fight.

Daniel Alexander, an Inspirational Youngster Battling Cancer and Adoptee of the Notre Dame Baseball Team, Receives His Very Own Upper Deck Baseball Card!

 At the age of just 9-years-old, Daniel Alexander was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, but this courageous youngster fought hard...

Jul 08, 2015, 08:45 ET
Upper Deck Authenticated is rolling out a new line of premium posters featuring original art from top comic artists as part of the company's new website. Fans can capture the Marvel Daredevil exclusive variant poster at Comic-Con International this week at the Upper Deck booth. The standard version without the color background is available on

Upper Deck Announces New Line of Limited-Edition Premium Art Prints

 Upper Deck announced today the launch of UD Gallery, a new portfolio of premium, limited edition posters that feature all original artworks of...

Jun 26, 2015, 19:10 ET
Upper Deck signs the #1 NHL Draft Pick to an exclusive trading card deal. McDavid will also appear on packaging for the trading card company.

Upper Deck Inks #1 NHL® Draft Pick Connor McDavid to Exclusive Trading Card Deal

 Upper Deck, the exclusive provider of NHL® and NHLPA-licensed hockey cards, is pleased to announce that the company has entered an...

Mar 18, 2015, 18:53 ET
Upper Deck & Michael Jordan agree to a long-term renewal deal allowing the leader in sports collectibles to deliver exclusive authentic Jordan autographed memorabilia to fans around the world!

Michael Jordan and Upper Deck Agree to Long-Term Renewal for Exclusive Collectibles, Trading Cards and Autographed Memorabilia

 Upper Deck, the exclusive provider of trading cards and memorabilia for some of the world's greatest athletes, including LeBron James, Wayne...

Feb 20, 2015, 14:16 ET
Marcus Mariota signs a deal to appear in new Upper Deck Football trading card products and to sign autographs. His first cards can be found in 2015 Upper Deck Inscriptions Football where every card will be autographed and include a unique inscription. The product hits store shelves on March 11, 2015.

Touchdown! Upper Deck Scores Top Football Draft Picks to Trading Card Deals!

With several professional teams establishing themselves as the dominant forces in football, many franchises are looking to turn the tide with what...

Nov 05, 2014, 15:53 ET
Upper Deck Authenticated & Lionel Messi agree to a deal where the leader in sports collectibles can deliver authentic autographed memorabilia to fans around the world!

Upper Deck launches new memorabilia collection signed by Futbol Superstar Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi may only be 27 years old, but he is widely considered to be the greatest futbol player on the field today. Messi, possessing a magic...

Oct 20, 2014, 14:21 ET
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Upper Deck Strengthens Basketball Lineup by Inking Exclusive Deal with Euroleague Basketball

Upper Deck, the leader in high quality sports cards and collectibles, has announced an exclusive trading card agreement with Euroleague Basketball,...

Oct 13, 2014, 14:54 ET
Upper Deck releases a new expansion for the company's popular Legendary Deck Building Game for Guardians of the Galaxy. Do battle against evil with Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Groot and Rocket Raccoon! (PRNewsFoto/Upper Deck)

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy are Coming to the Latest Expansion of Legendary™: A Marvel Deck Building Game!

 Upper Deck's Legendary™: A Marvel Deck Building Game has become the company's top gaming property with two core sets (Legendary™...

Sep 24, 2014, 15:57 ET
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Upper Deck Signs Deal to Become the Exclusive National Trading Card Partner of the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association

The industry leader in quality craftsmanship, authenticity and innovation creates premium trading card sets for the American Hockey League...

Sep 23, 2014, 19:10 ET
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Upper Deck's Ultimate Man Cave Contest searches for the five best man caves in North America to help decorate with exclusive memorabilia

 With the new football season underway, golf's FedExCup Playoffs, the prestigious Ryder Cup coming, baseball playoffs and NHL® and...

Sep 16, 2014, 16:25 ET
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Upper Deck Signs Multi-Year Deal to Become the Exclusive Trading Card Partner of the Canadian Football League and CFL Players' Association

Upper Deck prepares its first premium CFL trading card set, which will be printed in Canada and available in stores on September 24 Upper Deck...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:53 ET
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Game On! Upper Deck & Ubisoft® Announce Assassin's Creed® Licensing Deal!

  Upper Deck has reached an agreement with Ubisoft to create a line of products including trading cards, games, game accessories,...

Jul 23, 2014, 18:53 ET
Upper Deck's 2014 Exquisite Collection Autograph Rookie Patch Card of Rory McIlroy will be his most premium card of the year and experts anticipate it will trade for well over $1000. Golf fans will be searching desperately to add this card to their collection when 2014 Exquisite Collection Golf arrives in stores on July 29! (PRNewsFoto/Upper Deck)

Upper Deck to Release 2014 Exquisite Collection Golf - a Super-Premium Line of Golf Trading Cards - on July 29

 Capping off the summer height of golf's major championship season, Upper Deck will release its brand-new line of 2014 Exquisite Collection...

Jul 02, 2014, 17:19 ET
Upper Deck released Marvel Legendary Villains giving gamers the opportunity to play against Marvel heroes in the popular deck building game for the first time ever!  (PRNewsFoto/Upper Deck)

Evil Wins In Upper Deck's Latest Expansion For Legendary™, A Marvel Deck Building Game!

 Gamers declared Legendary™: A Marvel Deck Building Game a hit when they played as Marvel Super Heroes trying to save the day, but things...

Jun 12, 2014, 11:28 ET
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Upper Deck Recognizes Teen Founder of 'Cards2Kids' with a Scholarship Award in Honor of Richard P. McWilliam

 John Makowiec is a Chicago-area teenager whose passion for collecting sports cards began when he was just five years old. As a high school...

Apr 16, 2014, 15:56 ET
9-year-old cancer patient receives his very own Upper Deck Star Rookie card. Card depicted Jack Miller with the Colorado State Rams who adopted Jack through the Friends of Jaclyn charity. Jack's Upper Deck Star Rookie cards will be used for charitable purposes and to create awareness for the Friends of Jaclyn charity. (PRNewsFoto/Upper Deck)

Jack Miller, the 9-Year-Old Inspiration for the Colorado State Rams Football Team, gets an Upper Deck Trading Card!

Upper Deck has joined forces with the Friends of Jaclyn charity to shine a light on some of the incredible children who have been the inspiration...

Apr 02, 2014, 19:07 ET
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Jaclyn Murphy, the Inspirational Cancer Survivor and Founder of the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation, Receives Her Very Own Upper Deck Trading Card!

Jaclyn Murphy has been profiled on HBO's "Real Sports" twice and her inspirational story leaves everyone who has seen those shows deeply affected....

Apr 02, 2014, 12:20 ET
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Upper Deck Celebrates 20th Anniversary of "The Crow" with New License Agreement and Line of Products

Upper Deck and Pressman Film, led by veteran producer Edward R. Pressman, are joining forces to bring the popular franchise The Crow to fans via...

Feb 28, 2014, 06:00 ET
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Upper Deck, the industry leader in trading cards and authentic sports memorabilia, kicks off its 25th anniversary this week

 Upper Deck, the trend-setting industry leader in sports and entertainment trading cards and authentic sports memorabilia, begins its 25th...

Feb 26, 2014, 18:02 ET
Johnny Manziel will have rare autograph rookie cards in 2014 Upper Deck Football which releases on April 16! Upper Deck is the home to the first licensed rookie cards of the year for Manziel, Bridgewater, Bortles, Sam and more! (PRNewsFoto/Upper Deck)

Upper Deck Inks Top Football Draft Picks to Trading Card Deals

The first licensed football rookie cards of the year will debut in 2014 Upper Deck Football and fans can expect to see some of the best prospects...