Archive for November, 2010

Sports Collectors Daily

The hobby has changed alot in the last few years, and I’m sure we can expect alot of changes in the new year both good and bad. The folks over at Sports Collectors Daily posted the

“Ten Things We’d Like to See in 2011”  Check it out, they have some good ideas that could really catch on.

2010-11 Upper Deck Hockey – Hobby

24 Packs – 8 cards per pack

Pack 1

Jarkko Ruutu, Tuomo Ruutu, Lout Eriksson, Marc-Edwards Vlasic, Jarome Iginla, Daniel Cirardi, Flyers Checklist, Tuukka Rask (20th Anniv)

Pack 2

Stephen Weiss, Patrik Berglund, Niklas Backstrom, Drew Doughty, Mattias Ohlund, Daniel Alfredsson, Steven Stamkos P.K. Subban (Young Gun)

Pack 3

Blackhawks Checklist, Ryan Callahan, Mark Ciordano, Mike Green, Patrice Bergeron, Sidney Crosby, Jaroslav Spacek, Hockey Heroes Card

Pack 4

Michal Handzus, Ryan O’Reilly, Trent Hunter. Brad Stuart, Nicklas Backstrom, Kyle Brodziak, Dwayne Roloson, Cody Almond (Young Gun)

Pack 5

Bobby Ryan, Jonathan Ericsson, Rich Peverley, AJ Umberger, Henrik Sedin, Dave Bolland, Andrew Brunette, Michael Ryder

Pack 6

Brad Boyes, Martin Erat, Erik Cole, Gilbert Brule, Dan Boyle, Zach Parise, Matt Duchene, Steve Yzerman (Hockey Heroes)

Pack 7

Jean-Scbastien Ciguere, Ryan Kesler, Antoine Vermette, David Krejci, Darren Helm, Brandon Morrow, Scott Upshall, Marian Hossa

Pack 8

Pekka Rinne, Radim Vrbata, Henrik Zetterberg, Curtis Glencross, Wojtek Wolski, Jeff Deslauriers, Steve Downie, Andrew Cogliano (20th Anniv)

Pack 9

Martin St. Louis, Milan Lucic, Phil Kessel, Dainius Zubrus, Cotton Orr, Cuillaume Latendresse, Jonathan Toews, Erik Johnson

Pack 10

Cam Ward Joni Pitkanen, Mason Raymond, JP Dumont, Dustin Penner, Brent Burns, Brandon Dubinsky, David Backes (20th Anniv)

Pack 11

Matt Niskanen, Martin Brodeur, Brad Richardson, Alexandre Burrows, Tomas Fleischmann, Tom Pyatt, Chris Stewart, andres Lindback (Young Guns – 20th Anniv)

Pack 12

Marc Staal, Ryan Malone, Brooks Laich, Nik Antropov, Jonathan Quick, Matt Moulson, John Tavares,Ryan Miller

Pack 13

Joel Ward, Rob Scuderi, John Mitchell, Scmyon Varlamov, Ville Leino, Ray Emery (Game Used Jersey)

Pack 14

Llya Bryzgalov, Ryan Whitney, Martin Hanzal, Michal Rozsival, Corey Perry, Troy Brouwer, Mike Cammalleri, Kyle Clifford (Young Gun)

Pack 15

Niklas Hagman, Stephane Veilleux, Jay Bouwmeester, Brian Elliott, Cory Stillman, Drew Stafford (Game Used Jersey)

Pack 16

Nick Johnson (Young Guns), Ryane Clowe, Andy McDonald, Chris Butler, Ron Hainsey, Tuukka Rask, Brian Cionta, Stephane Robidas

Pack 17

Chad LaRose, Lubomir Visnovsky, Duncan Keith, Daniel Paille, Rick Nash, Mikael Samuelsson, Johan Franzen, Nick Bonino (Young Guns)

Pack 18

Joe Pavelski, Mike Richards, Brian Campbell, Bryan Little, Alex Coligoski, Evander Kane, Vernon Fiddler, Jarome Iginla (All-World)

Pack 19

Nazem Kadri (Young Gun), Tim Connolly, Blake Comeau, Bryan McCabe, Martin Caborik, Kristian Huselius, Brad Richards, David Clarkson

Pack 20

Francois Beauchemin, Scott Hartnell, Martin Havlat, Jordan Staal, Tobias Enstrum, Sergei Samsonov, Dion Phaneuf, Marco Sturm

Pack 21

Fedor Tyutin, Brian Boucher, Derek Morris, Cody McLeod, David Backes, Jusst Jokinen, Kris Russell, Niclas Bergfors

Pack 22

Tyler Kennedy, Erik Karlsson, Nick Schultz, Matt Carle, Valtteri Filppula, Dustin Brown, Jay McClement, Mark Streit (20th Anniv)

Pack 23

Mike Fisher, Hal Gill, Carey Price, Cal Clutterbuck, Anze Kopitar (All-World), Jamie Langenbrunner, Shea Weber, Steve Sullivan

Pack 24

Craig Anderson, Jaime Brown, Jason Blake, Matt Carle (20th Anniv), Sami Salo, George Parros, Michael Frolik, Jochen Hecht

Mejier Box Break LOT

Posted: November 9, 2010 in Box Break

Stopped at the local Meijer store picking up a Rak-pack of 2010 Absolute Memorabilia ($4.99), box of Score Hockey ($9.99), and a box of 2010 Topps Update ($19.99).  Unlike most box breaks here, pack by pack, I’m only listing some of the nice hits.

Absolute Mem

Sam Bradford, Star Gazing Game Used Jersey 147/250

Mike Iupati, Blue Spectrum Rookie 57/75

The rest were all base cards of LT, Peterson, McNabb, Brady,Hester,Rivers, Addai, Wayne, Moss

2010 Topps Update

Lou Brock, WS Patch

Reggie Jackson (SP)

CYMTO – Nolan Ryan, Reggie Jackson, Barry Larkin

Other Noteables – Yount (T.Red), Jeter (Future Star), Reese (T. Red), C.Mathewson (Vintage Legends), Mel Ott (Vintage Legends)

2010-11 Score Hockey –  

Rookies – Matt Martin, Dustin Kohn, Arturs Kulda, Bobby Butler, Philip Larsen, Zach Hamill

Net Cam – Pekka Rinne

We have a buyer, according to ChicagoSports.com, Grant DePorter, CEO of Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group, has purchased the Sammy Sosa corked bat with an auction bid price of $14,407.The bat, which was used in a 2003 Cubs game against Tampa Bay, will be on display at Harry Caray’s Restaurant on Kinzie beginning Thursday. DePorter said,  “This bat is unquestionably a unique piece of Chicago sports history, and it is a perfect fit for our museum collection.”

2010-11 Prestige Basketball Box Break

$19.99 – 8 Packs – 10 Cards per pack

Pack 1

Rose, Lee, McGee (Bonus Shot 412/499, Cole Aldrich (Rookie), Okur, Larry Bird, Bosh,Oden, Wade, Deng

Pack 2

Billups,Durant, Duncan (Hardcourt Heroes)Evan Turner (Rookie), Worthy, Kukoc, Connie Hawkins, Lewis, B. Davis, J. Smith

Pack 3

Elliot williams (Prestigious Picks Game Used 87/499), Ariza, A. Miller, Mayo, Patrick Patterson (Rookie), Q. Buckner, N. Young, Dunleavy Sr, Bogut, A. Parker, Granger

Pack 4

Nelson, B. Gordon, JR Smith, Gasol, Diaw, G. Vasquez (Rookie), G. Payton, Udrih, Maravich, Jianlian

Pack 5

Love, C. Anthony, Ed Davis (Prestigious Picks 137/299), Quincy Pondexter (Rookie), McGee, Michael Cooper, D. Williams, T. Murphy, J. Crawford, M. Beasley

Pack 6

Jeff Green, S. Battier, Nash, Devin Ebanks (Rookie),  Mashburn, G. Hill, KC Jones, R. Westbrook, D. Jones, B. Roy

Pack 7

Nowitzki, T. Douglas, Curry, Jarvis Varnado (Rookie), Moses Malone, P. Millsap, Larry Johnson, D. Gallinari, L. Aldridge, James Jones

Pack 8

A. Stoudemire, DJ Augustin, R. Sessions, R. Sessions, Derrick Favors (Rookie), Turkoglu, Muresan, Landry, Taj Gibson, C. Paul, R. Hamilton

A nice looking set for an early basketball break. Likes the look of the Prestigios Pick cards and alot of the older stars back from the day.

Pack 3