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Card of the Day: 1993 Upper Deck “On Deck With …” George Brett

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 26, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

brettfrontIn my mind, the fifth anniversary of Upper Deck was a rousing success. The fact that the company moved to an all-glossy front for most cards and used full-bled photos for inserts really made for an attractive product. Need proof? Look at this 1993 Upper Deck George Brett “On Deck With…” insert to the left.

The design for base cards was OK (not great), and the rookie/prospect cards looked awesome. But this set was all about the inserts; my favorite were the “Then and Now” and “Triple Crown Contenders” sets. And in 1993, the hobby was insert crazy, so this product really brought a lot to the table. Continue reading