Friday, May 31, 2013

1993 Topps Finest Baseball

Today I break a pack of one of the most coveted sets of the 1990's...the inaugural Topps Finest.

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This was one of the first smash hit high end hobby sets...the refractors being the most coveted hits, falling at 1 in every 15 packs and a print run of just 241 each.

Here's what we got!

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Chad Curtis won 2 World Series and is currently awaiting trial on some pretty unpleasant sounding charges.

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Sandy Alomar is one of the all-time great Cleveland Indians. He currently serves as a bench coach for the tribe.

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Ryne Sandberg is obviously a legend...despite the green color this is not a refractor, just a subset falling at about 1/pack.

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Bip Roberts! In true Bip fashion, I found him in two of the three finest packs I opened.

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The multi-sport superstar Deion Sanders.

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And here is Mike Stanton, the non-Giancarlo edition.


Unknown said...

Such a classically ugly shiny set. Love it!

...especially the Bip. lol

flywheels said...

Hmmm...could I entice you to trade away that Sanders and Stanton cards?
flywheels at yahoo . com

Anonymous said...

wow, haven't seen this pack in a long time, how did you come across this..

Kicky Sam said...

I bought them on the internets.