About Beckett Media

Founded in 1984, Beckett Media is the leading publisher of sports and specialty market collectible platforms in the U.S. Beckett Media operates Beckett.com, the leading online destination for sports collectible enthusiasts, and is the premier publisher of monthly sports collectibles magazines. The company also operates Beckett Grading Services, a leading third-party professional sports card grading service.

The privately held company, considered the world's most trusted source in collecting, currently publishes 18 magazines. Circulation of all Beckett titles combined exceeds 1.1 million copies. Beckett.com offers collectors instant access to more than twenty-two million sports memorabilia items from close to 1,200 hobby shops worldwide and auctions.

Beckett Media LLC, employs nearly 300 people producing monthly sports card collecting magazines for baseball, football, basketball, hockey, motor sports, sports collectibles, as well as gaming and kids entertainment publications covering massive multiplayer online games (MMOs such as World of Warcraft), Pokemon, Webkinz, Club Penguin, Hot Wheels, video games and teen celebrities from movies, music and TV. The company also produces a line of successful price guide books.

Beckett products are distributed via a unique channel of more than 3,500 independent collectibles hobby accounts. In addition, Beckett magazines and books are distributed through such retailers as Barnes and Noble, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart, Target, Waldenbooks, Borders Books, Meijer's, independent hobby shops and hundreds of national and regional grocery, drug and convenience store chains. Beckett books are also available from online booksellers such as barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com.