Thursday, April 22, 2010
2008 Upper Deck Timeline (retail)
Written by night owl at 11:56 PM
OK, it's about time I finally got off my proverbial Roger Clemens and posted something here.
After the recent card show, I can barely afford to buy random wax. Fortunately, Kmart is featuring a fairly good selection of marked down goodies these days. I grabbed a blaster of Upper Deck Timeline for $10.99, which the sticker said was a "Fantastic Value!"
Personally, I consider a blaster for $2.99 a "Fantastic Value!" A blaster for $10.99 is merely an "Appropriate Value!" for a two-year-old product. But that's why I'm not in advertising.
Anyway, each blaster promises a memorabilia card (on average). So I'm going straight to the memorabilia pack. Memorabilia packs include only four cards, which Upper Deck doesn't tell you anywhere on the box or the pack. So if I'm taking things literally, I'm owed two more cards.
I'm sure UD will hop right on that.
Ken Griffey Jr., during his White Sox phase.
Tim Wakefield memorabilia card. I pull plenty of Red Sox relics, which is nice because there are plenty of Red Sox collectors.
Wakefield began his career as a first baseman about 4,000 years ago in the town in which I currently reside.
Jimmy Rollins, fresh off his 2007 MVP award, on the Timeless Teams design.
I still like this set a lot. I'll have to pick up a few more blasters.
Another Timeline collector previously posted a hobby pack of this stuff.