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Sixth Upper Deck SPx Baseball Redemption Revealed

Auto Date Monday, July 9th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced another Mystery Rookie Redemption card from 2007 SPX Baseball. Card #120 is Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers

There are a total of 8 rookie redemption in SPX Baseball and to this point the following have been revealed:

  • #106  Tim Linecum, San Francisco Giants
  • #107  Philip Hughes, New York Yankees
  • #110  Mark Reynolds, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • #113  Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds
  • #118  Kevin Slowey, Minnesota Twins 
  • #120  Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers 
  • #128  ??
  • #137  ??

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Fifth Upper Deck SPx Baseball Redemption Revealed

Auto Date Friday, June 29th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced another Mystery Rookie Redemption card from 2007 SPX Baseball. Card #118 is Kevin Slowey of the Minnesota Twins

There are a total of 8 rookie redemption in SPX Baseball and to this point the following have been revealed:

  • #106  Tim Linecum, San Francisco Giants
  • #107  Philip Hughes, New York Yankees
  • #110  Mark Reynolds, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • #113  Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds
  • #118  Kevin Slowey, Minnesota Twins 
  • #120  ??
  • #128  ??
  • #137  ??

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Babe Ruth 1/1 Autograph Card sells for 40k

Auto Date Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

The Upper Deck Premier Babe Ruth Autograph we profiled earlier has sold for $40,100 on eBay.

The card was pulled earlier this year by a New Jersey collector and the sale was handled through Beckett Select Media Auctions.

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Fourth Upper Deck SPx Baseball Redemption Revealed

Auto Date Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced another Mystery Rookie Redemption card from 2007 SPX Baseball. Card #113 is Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds.

There are a total of 8 rookie redemption in SPX Baseball and to this point the following have been revealed:

  • #106  Tim Linecum, San Francisco Giants
  • #107  Philip Hughes, New York Yankees
  • #110  Mark Reynolds, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • #113  Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds
  • #118  ??
  • #120  ??
  • #128  ??
  • #137  ??

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Topps to Celebrate Mickey Mantle Day (7/7/07)

Auto Date Thursday, June 21st, 2007

MickeyMantleDayCard Topps will celebrate Mickey Mantle Day on 7/7/07 during this year’s MLB All-Star FanFest (July 6-10th in San Francisco).  They will have a wrapper redemption program where fans and collectors can receive one of seven cards.  These cards are:

  1. Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants
  2. Barry Bonds, San Francisco Giants
  3. Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees
  4. David Wright, New York Mets
  5. Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies
  6. Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox
  7. Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees (only on 7/7/07)

There will also be two relic cards: Barry Bonds Uniform Relic (#’d to 250) and Mickey Mantle Bat Relic Card (#’d to 77).  Topps will announce how these cards can be obtained during FanFest.

Topps will also have available a 2007 Topps Baseball Complete Set with special All-Star packaging.  The set contains five exclusive All-Star cards.  Collectors will also receive a 5-card Home Run Derby Champions set with the purchase of the complete set.  This set includes:

  1. Ryan Howard (2006)
  2. Bobby Abreu (2005)
  3. Miguel Tejada (2004)
  4. Garret Anderson (2003)
  5. Jason Giambi (2002)

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Upper Deck Babe Ruth 1/1 Autograph Up For Auction

Auto Date Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

The New Jersey collector who pulled the 2007 Upper Deck Premier Autographed World Series Ticket card has decided to auction off the card.  The auction is being handled by Beckett Select Media Auctions and is listed on eBay.

The card was graded a BGS 9.5 by Beckett Grading and the autograph was authenticated by James Spence Authenticators.

The auction can be found here.

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Upper Deck Series 2 Delivers First Dice-K Jersey Card

Auto Date Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Upper Deck Series 2 Baseball, which is releasing today (June 20th), will contain the first game-used jersey cards of Daisuke Matsuzaka.

Besides the Dice-K jersey cards, Series 2 will contain other highlights such as 1989 rookie reprints, Star Signings and Rookie of the Year Predictor cards.

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First Kevin Durant Autograph in Baseball Packs?

Auto Date Monday, June 18th, 2007

Upper Deck has announced that the first card and certified autograph of future First or Second NBA pick Kevin Durant will appear in Upper Deck Goudey Baseball which will be released in August.

Durant signed an exclusive deal with Upper Deck earlier this year for autographs and memorabilia.

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Upper Deck Launches "Rookie Card of the Month" Redemption

Auto Date Monday, June 18th, 2007

FredLewisRedemption According to Beckett, Upper Deck is teaming up with Major League Baseball to launch a new wrapper redemption program called “Rookie Card of the Month”.

Collectors will be able to redeem Upper Deck and Fleer wrappers for one of six cards throughout the season.  The cards will be available at your local hobby shop.

The first card (May) is outfielder Fred Lewis of the San Francisco Giants.  Lewis hit for the cycle in his major league debut.

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Topps Reveals Finest Redemption #5

Auto Date Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Topps announced that rookie redemption card #5of 10 from 2007 Topps Finest Baseball is Pitcher Daisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka of the Boston Red Sox.

So far the five announced redemptions are:

1) Hideki Okajima, Boston Red Sox
2) Elijah Dukes, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
3) Akinori Iwamura, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
4) Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants
5) Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox

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Second Upper Deck SPx Rookie Redemption Revealed

Auto Date Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

It is believed that New York Yankees pitcher Philip Hughes will be card #107 from 2007 SPx Baseball. 

Upper Deck will reveal a new player every week until all redemptions have been revealed.

Announced Cards

  • #106  Tim Linecum, San Francisco Giants
  • #107  Philip Hughes, New York Yankees

 

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First Upper Deck SPx Rookie Redemption Revealed

Auto Date Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Upper Deck has announced that San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum will be card #106 from 2007 SPx Baseball. 

Upper Deck will reveal a new player every week until all redemptions have been revealed.

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