I can't remember the last time I collected a 792 card set of baseball cards. It must have been around 1993 or 1994 and by the time Topps was making Topps Total I was out of the hobby. What I've forgotten about buying those huge sets would be exactly how many commons you would get in a pack. I'm reminded of this each time I rip any 2009 Upper Deck O-Pee-Chee which has 600 cards in that set. As I flip through I'm saying to myself "who?" time and time again. So to save you the pain of 24 O-Pee-Chee cards here are the top three from my jumbo/value pack:
I haven't been surprised at a statistic as I was when I heard that Alex Rodriguez had tied Lou Gehrig's record for grand slams. I had no idea he was that close to the record and I felt the same way I do when anyone brings up Tiger Woods breaking Jack Nicholas' major championship records, "please don't break it."
|#500 Alex Rodriguez|
|#200 Derek Jeter|
|#40 Matt Cain|