Stopped by one of my local shops (Stevens Creek Sports Cards) today to pick up the new Beckett and some boxes for my sets. I also wound up buying three packs of 2008 Bowman Draft Picks and Prospects as well. Keep reading to see the break. Continue reading
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Box / Pack Break with tags baseball cards, Boston Red Sox, Bowman Chrome, Bowman Draft, Box / Pack Break, California, Chris Carter, Evan Longoria, Fremont, prospects, rookie cards on November 29, 2008 by Cardboard Icons
Card of the Day with tags 1990, Auto, autograph, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, bronze statue, busts, California, Card of the Day, collecting, debate, Don Mattingly, Frank Thomas, hobbies, Ken Griffey Jr., Kevin Maas, Lou Gehrig, Man Rules, Mickey Mantle, Monument Park, New York Yankees, No talking in the bathroom, prospects, restroom, rookie cards, rookie of the year, Ruthian Power, Sammy Sosa, San Jose, Sandy Alomar Jr., signature, signed, sports cards, Upper Deck, Yankee Stadium on July 17, 2008 by Cardboard Icons
**Note: With the All-Star game taking place this week at Yankee Stadium, I will spend the next several days showcasing cards from my Yankee collection.
The Yankees have always produced legends. Ruth. Gehrig. Mantle. But for each one of those guys who have had their names, faces and resumes engraved in bronze and placed in Monument Park, there are dozens of other legends whose accomplishments, or lack thereof, are engrained in the minds of fans and particularly of baseball card collectors. In 1990, the hobby had two major budding superstars: Ken Griffey Jr. and Frank Thomas. But at Yankee Stadium there was another youngster with apparent Ruthian power trying to make a name for himself. That was Kevin Maas. Continue reading