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Does anyone remember way back in the late 1990s when companies tried to capture the idea of a futuristic baseball card? Stl_Cardinals_Fan, a mod at SCF certianly did. So much that volunteered to write this third installment. And he did a very fine job.
During this series, I will try to recapture some of these great sets in hopes of bringing some of you back to those days of collecting.
From the years 1995-1999, each company produced several sets that captured this spirit. So let’s take a one tank trip down memory lane and rediscover some of these lost sets.
This is part three More >
While it did not gain the $80 book value that the Daisuke Matsuzaka card from the set did last year, the Kosuke Fukudome Upper Deck Ovation is now regarded as the second best card from the series.
Signed to a four year, $48 million contract by the Chicago Cubs in the offseason, Fukudome’s card hit eBay in waves.
As the hype died down, the card dropped to an eBay price of $5-$8 with a lot of nine recently selling for $30.
I would look for this card to jump a bit in value as baseball season gets underway especially if Fukudome does what More >