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2009 Upper Deck Series Two Baseball Is Hot!

Box-Toppers, Buybacks, USA Baseball Content and Jeter Autograph Rookie Cards Are Creating a Collector Frenzy Around 2009 Upper Deck Series Two Baseball

Upper Deck pulls out all the stops to celebrate 20th Anniversary in latest Baseball release

Building on the success of its Series One counterpart, Upper Deck’s 2009 Series Two Baseball debuted this week with more loaded content than ever before. Each hobby box will include two memorabilia cards and one autograph card. Some boxes will also include a 20th Anniversary box-topper that will include an additional memorabilia or autograph card from the last 20 years’ worth of Upper Deck Baseball More >

2009 Upper Deck Icons Baseball Preview

2009 Upper Deck Icons Baseball gives an insert, parallel, Lettermen, memorabilia card or autograph card in each pack.

2009 Upper Deck Icons Baseball Box Break:

  • Five serial-numbered inserts and parallels per box, on average!
  • Two Lettermen cards per box, on average!
  • Two Memorabilia cards per box, on average!
  • One Signature card per box on average!

Topps Unveils 2009 Finest Baseball Rookie Redemption # 1

Topps announces the player redeemable for the 2009 Topps Finest Baseball Redemption # 1 is Matt LaPorta, Outfield, Cleveland Indians.

Throughout the 2009 Major League Baseball season, Topps will announce the subjects for the 10-card Rookie Redemption set.  Each Master Box of Topps Finest includes one Rookie Redemption.  In addition, collectors can also find redemptions for Refractor (#’d to 199) and Gold Refractor (#’d to 50) versions.

Stay tuned for Rookie Redemption # 2!

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2009 Upper Deck MLB Ballpark Collection Preview

Here is a preview of the 2009 Upper Deck MLB Ballpark Collection baseball cards.

There will be three memorabilia cards or one autograph and two memorabilia cards per pack. Each pack will contain one dual memorabilia card and one quad memorabilia card, while there will be cards with as many as eight memorabilia pieces embedded into them. Each four-pack box will include two autographed cards.

2009 Upper Deck MLB Ballpark Collection Base Cards

Swatch Autograph

Rookie Autographs

Teammate Timelines

Piece of History 500 Club Quad Memorabilia

Career Legacy Triple Reggie Jackson

UD Spokesman – Woods, Jordan and Jeter

Dual Swatch Memorabilia

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Where is the kindness?

Whenever we can, we all brag about our so-called “steals”. Here on SCF we even have a contest called “eBay steal of the week”, where we vote on the best steal.

There is nothing wrong with boosting about a bargain we can find bargains in a store as well as online. If the seller has done a mistype, chooses to end the auction early morning, or put the card in the wrong category, well it’s lucky for whoever picks it up at a dirt cheap price. Sometimes it’s down to plain luck, that particular day maybe the interest in a special More >

Twins Fest

Guest Article by Topher aka Christopher Lawson

SUCCESS! (If you call nearly killing your wife to miss both Mauer and Morneau a success, anyway…)

This was my first year at a Twins Fest. Or is it TwinsFest? Well, either way, it was my first. Being the loving, caring, giving husband that I am, and because she is supposedly the bigger Twins fan; I invited my wife to come along. Yes, yes, I know. Husband of the year and the likes! You don’t need to tell me twice. But you’re certainly more than welcome to!

So we headed out at, oh, around 3pm to More >