2009 Topps / Wife’s Mail Call (8 Feb 09)

Posted: February 8, 2009 in Baseball, Mailbag
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I have been seeing posts all over about the 2009 Topps Series 1, so I decided to take a look myself. While at Target, we picked up two packs. Overall, I found the picture quality of the cards to be much better then the 2008 version. But without further delay, here is what we got (out of two retail packs):

Pack One:

  • Brad Lidge (Phillies)
  • Dave Roberts (Gaints)
  • Roy Oswalt (Astros)
  • Jeff Francoeur (Braves)
  • Cliff Lee (Indians)
  • Daisuke Matsuzaka (Red Sox)2009 Topps Daisuke Matsuzaka
  • Ian Stewart (Rockies)
  • Orlando Hudson (Diamondbacks)
  • 2008 National League Leaders – Strikeouts (Lincecum, Haren, Santana)
  • Postseason Highlights (Phillies win first title in 28 Years)2009 Topps Phillies
  • Legends of the Game (Roberto Clemente)
  • ToppsTown (Alex Gordon)

Pack Two:

  • Jeremy Guthrie (Orioles)2009 Topps Jeremy Guthrie
  • Javier Vazquez (White Sox)
  • Jerry Hairston (Reds)
  • Jose Guillen (Royals)
  • Joe Mather (Cardinals)
  • Roy Halladay (Blue Jays)
  • Marcus Thames (Tigers)
  • Jeremy Sowers (Indians)
  • Ross Gload (Royals)
  • Grady Sizemore (Indians)
  • ToppsTown (Evan Longoria)2009 Toppstown Evan Longoria
  • Turkey Red (Joe Mauer)2009 Turkey Red Joe Mauer

If you are interested in any of the cards, please send me a message and we can work it out.

Wife’s Mail Call

The first card we received this weekend was a 2008 Upper Deck Premier Brian Roberts card (PP2-BR). It is 11/18 and has double game used jersey relics. I was glad my husband found it on ebay considering the boxes are so expensive and only have 7 cards per box. This card is also much thicker than any of our other jersey cards.

2007 Upper Deck Premier PP2-Br Brian Roberts (11/18)

Card number two is from the Hall of Famer Frank Robinson. It’s a 2005 Donruss Champions Impressions (44). According to the back of the card, “The enclosed piece of material was cut from an Authentic Item personally worn/used by Frank Robinson in an official Major League Baseball game.”

2006 Donruss Champions Impressions Frank Robinson (44)


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Comments
  1. nmboxer says:

    One of the mystical facts of baseball card collecting: Brian Roberts cards never fail to be kind of cool looking.

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