Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Eve Packs: 2011 Topps Chrome and Update

Last night I spent Christmas Eve Eve with my extended family. A few of them managed to sneak in some card related gifts (including my Uncle, but we'll get to him in another post). I ended up recieving a rack pack of Topps Chrome and a blaster of Update.

First the Chrome:
94- Shane Victorino. Awesome, starting with a Phillie.
39- Travis Wood PURPLE BORDER #'D TO 499. Nice. The man was just traded to the Cubbies for Sean Marshall.
122- Adam Lind. Bleh, Blue Jay.
128- Matt Joyce. Bleh, Ray.

Pack 2-
97- Ubaldo Jiminez.
210- Pedro Strop
218- Hector Noesi

Pack 3-
74- Nelson CRUUUUZ!
78- Sean Rodriguez
220- Aaron Crow

15- Tim Lincecum
133- Drew Storen, who I saw close a game.
125- ROY OSWALT, Phormer Phillie.

And now the Update-

Pack 1-
253- Scott Linebrink.
165- Al Alburquerque.
153- Matt Guerrier
142- Alex White. Weird card.
Duos of Hank Aaron and Jose Bautista. Oh, no...
174- Jacob Turner
62- Jason Marquis.
316- Justin Upton AS

Pack 2-
266- Jason Isringhausen
285- David Purcey
300- Carl Crawford. A shame he didn't do a damn thing as a Red Sock
218- Matt Kemp
26- Jered Weaver cl
Bill Caudill 1980. Alright. Better than the 90's crap I've been getting.
Willie McCovey mini

Pack 3-
28- Adam Kennedy
87- Clayton Mortensen
270- Todd Frazier
36- Josh Judy
133- Fernando Salas
46- Angel Sanchez SHINY CARD!!
18- Robinson Cano AS
259- Andre Ethier CL

Pack 4-
214- Matt Daley
243- Chris Denorfia
7- Nate Schierholtz. Had such high hopes for him.
291- Andrew McCutchen AS COGNAC SHINY!!!
Michael Pineda Topps 60
147- CJ Wilson AS.
144- Aw, come on. YOOOOOOOOOOOUK AS
170- Brad Zielger

Pack 5-
77- Freddy Garcia, somehow one of our top aces.
29- Mike Macdougal
184- Tyler Chatwood rookie
210- Jayson Werth. He sucked for Washington cause he shaved his beard.
63- Doug Fister BLUE SHINY #'D TO 60! WOOOOOOOOOO!
Holliday mini
75- Gio Gonzalez AS. Now on the Nats.
154- Cliff Lee AS. Yeah, that's right.

Pack 6-
226- Steve Pearce
265- Willie Harris
83- Brandon Belt
312- Danny Duffy rookie
246- Alcides Escobar, snagged in the Greinke trade
Ricky Romero Topps Town
231- Mark Buehrle BOOZE SHINY!!!
3- Blake Beavan RD

Pack 7-
212- Pat Neshek
284- Laynce Nix.
169- Ezequiel Cabrera. Another Cabrera?
127- Rickie Weeks HRD
315- Carlos Pena
Miguel Cabrera mini. Wait, what's he doing in a Marlins uni?
52- Lance Berkman AS
53- Koji Uehara

Pack 8-
103- Josh Collmenter rookie
233- John McDonald
330- Lance Berkman. His team hopes for him to have another monster season.
148- Alex Presley rookie.
229- Asdrubal Cabrera GOLD #'D TO 2011
Reed Johnson SHINY CARD!
109- Jair Jurrjens
38- Josh Hamilton AS

Pack 9-
318- Brayan Pena
41- Lou Marson, traded away in the Cliff Lee deal. No, the first one.
199- Micah Ownings
Tom Hausman 1980. Okay.
George Sisler Topps 60
193- Lonnie Chisenhall RD
305- Carlos Beltran.

Pack 10-
65- Mitchell Boggs
95- Lyle Overbay.
237- Ryan Roberts
282- Brad Hand. Possibly a relative to Randy Foote?
206- JP Howell
Posey and McCann Duo
23- Chance Ruffin. May I guess...Bruce's son?
299- Robbie Cano Home Run Derby. He's doing his best Jack Nicholson impression on the card.

Patch Card: Brandon Belt of the Giants. He better be good.

Good packs. As for the digging, I got a Diamondbacks ring, and a Chicago White Stocking ring. Cool.

1 comment:

  1. OK, I don't want to sound desperate, but I REALLY, REALLY, REALLY need Mr. Presley. Please?