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Blaster Break: 2008 Topps Updates & Highlights

Posted in Box / Pack Break with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

griffeysoxAs noted earlier, I decided against better judgment and purchased a Target Blaster of 2008 Topps Updates & Highlights to start my set. Here are the results pack by pack. And you know this kind of stuff is riveting, especially when you have ZERO shot at pulling anything worth a damn. So, there is a CONTEST at the end of this entry. Read on … Continue reading

Card of the Day: 2001 Topps Heritage Grandstand Glory Yogi Berra

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 15, 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.

Josh Hamilton was simply inspiring yesterday at Yankee Stadium. His story is amazing — even though itberra1 has been told hundreds of times over during the last year and a half — but this blog will not be about Hamilton. Instead it is about Yankee Stadium … or a piece of it anyway. In this card, 2001 Topps Heritage Grandstand Glory Yogi Berra, resides a piece of a seat used in Yankee Stadium. But this isn’t like any generic seat card. It’s not just some non-descript piece of grainy wood resting inside the card’s window like the vast majority of seat cards. What we truly have here is a card with character. Continue reading