Wednesday, November 30, 2011

2008 Topps Sterling Ernie Banks

The 2008 Topps Sterling Checklist includes Ernie Banks, along with 37 other Baseball Legends. Other cubs in this set include: 240 Ryne Sandberg and 89 Rogers Hornsby

There are 173 cards in the banks set with 75 1/1
Base /250
Framed White /50
Framed Burgundy /10
Framed Gold /5
Framed Sterling Silver /1
Framed Cherry Wood /1

2008 Topps Sterling Base

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2008 Topps Sterling #277 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #278 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #279 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #280 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #281 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #282 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #283 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #284 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #285 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #286 Ernie Banks 250
2008 Topps Sterling #287 Ernie Banks 250

Some of the Relics in this set
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs

If you like autos as much as i do this is a great set to collect many of these cards are fairly cheap

Base /99
Sepia /75
Emerald /50
Gold /25
Sapphire /10
Platinum 1/1


2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR19 Marlon Byrd /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR20 Andrew Cashner /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR21 Randy Wells /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR22 Marlon Byrd /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR23 Aramis Ramirez /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR24 Starlin Castro /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR25 Marlon Byrd /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR26 Tyler Colvin /99

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2011 Topps Triple Threads Unity Relic Autographs UAR27 Andrew Cashner /99

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

1968 Topps reverse side

1968 Topps has one of the most interesting backgrounds ever and appears to be a burlap design which featured a color photograph of the player surrounded in a round corner border. The players name is located at the bottom of the card. The players team and position are also located at the bottom of the card but inside a colored circle.

The backs are similar to the popular 1967 set, except yellow instead of green and are vertical just as they were in 1966 with the typical stats, biography and fun trivia questions and answers,see how many you can get right.

Subsets:
Statistical Leaders (LL) (1 to 12)
Checklist cards (CL)(151 to 158)
Multiplayer cards (MP)
World Series Highlights (WS)
Rookie cards (RC)
All Star cards (AS)(361 to 380)

Released in 7 series
Series 1 (1-109)
Series 2 (110-196)
Series 3 (197-283)
Series 4 (284-370)
Series 5 (371-457)
Series 6 (458-533)
Series 7 (534-598)
high number series (498-598) is slightly more difficult and expensive to collect

Printer Friendly Cubs team Checklist

Compliments of Summer Breeze


More on the 1968 Topps

5 NL Home Run Leaders Ron Santo
9 NL Pitching Leaders Ferguson Jenkins
11 NL Strikeout Leaders Ferguson Jenkins
13 Chuck Hartenstein RC
37 Billy Williams
60 Ken Holtzman
83 John Stephenson
101 Glenn Beckert
119 Ted Savage
136 Randy Hundley
159 Don Kessinger
179 Bill Stoneman RC
184 Lou Johnson
202 Adolfo Phillips
219 Rob Gardner
235 Ron Santo
258 Rookie Stars Arcia RC/Schlesinger
279 Bill Hands
296 Byron Browne
321 Leo Durocher MG
339 Rich Nye
355 Ernie Banks
356 A Checklist 5 Ken Holtzman Head Centered within Circle
356 B Checklist 5 Ken Holtzman Head Shifted Right within Circle
366 Ron Santo AS
380 Ken Holtzman AS
382 Ramon Hernandez
410 Ferguson Jenkins
427 Dick Calmus
451 Al Spangler
475 Joe Niekro
506 Clarence Jones RC
516 Pete Mikkelsen
542 John Boccabella
561 Lee Elia
591 Dick Nen

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