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Recent Signings and Promotions Have Baseball Releases Performing Strong for Upper Deck
Whether you are a Red Sox fan or Yankee fan, Upper Deck has good news for collectors this week. Last year’s rookie sensation Daisuke Matsuzaka recently completed a signing for Upper Deck and customers who were waiting on his cards should be receiving them soon. Several hundred of these cards shipped out last week so for the first time, “Dice-K” autograph cards are live in the market.
Former Team USA alum and first-round draft pick Ian Kennedy also recently returned his autographs to Upper Deck. Those collectors who were lucky More >
Upper Deck Rewards Sweepstakes Winners with Private Baseball Clinic Hosted by Derek Jeter!
New York Yankees Team Captain Ready to Put Youngsters Through the Paces of Baseball Fundamentals at Legends Field in Tampa
In yet another way to get trading card collectors closer to the action on the field of play, the Upper Deck Company conducted its annual “MLB Scoreboard Challenge” sweepstakes in 2007 and is happy to announce that seven lucky youngsters have won the right to learn baseball fundamentals from one of the game’s best: New York Yankees Team Captain Derek Jeter!
Ten-year-old Madeleine Baxter from Little Rock, Arkansas, and 12-year-old More >
There has been a debate within the hobby of card collecting about the effect of Game-Used and Autographed cards. Some people say that they have enhanced the hobby and brought in a new life and interest, while others see these premium cards as the slow cold death of the hobby itself. The reason for the latter is that more and more people will only collect the premium cards and leave the base cards to rot in a box. It is not my intent here to further this debate only to give it as background for the effect that it has More >
Sweet Spot Classic Baseball was the winner of a variety of awards in Beckett Baseball’s Best of 2007 category. The product won Best Retired-Theme Product, Best Upper Deck Product, Best Cut Signature Set, and Best Game-Used Retired Card Set. The product also won accolades with collectors regarding the Mystery Cut exchange cards.
Upper Deck has been working with a variety of vendors and James Spence Authentication to provide those lucky collectors who redeemed the cards a very solid list of deceased personalities to be included in the set. There will still be some additional personalities added, but the list is very More >
One of the greatest aspects of baseball card collecting is prospecting. Prospecting is a type of collecting in which you buy the cards of a young player who you will become good and hope he does so the cards you bought go up in value (very generalized). Looking towards the future I give you my list of the one guy from all the major league teams who I think will become the biggest thing in their respective teams (this week ill do the AL East):
AL EAST: Devil Rays-Evan Longoria (age 21)- As good as Delmon Young was this year (.288 BA More >