Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Good, the bad and the Ugl...errr.....Awesome!

I picked up two more rack packs of Heritage today.  What can I say, I love the card stock of Heritage, and I sure as heck ain't buying the Base parallels Opening Day that came out recently (maybe I'll find a group break somewhere).  So I'm up to 5 rack packs of Heritage, or almost 100 cards.  What did I get today?

The Good

 I pulled another relic, the second in 5 packs, and Marichal is pretty cool.  But that's not even what's so good about my two packs today.  I only got 3 inserts (we'll see the 3rd later), which means.... more base cards!  I'm a set builder at heart, so most inserts don't do much for me.  Frankly I'd prefer to find a Stanton fan so this card can be where it belongs.

The Bad

 Here we come to a running theme on this blog.  I wish I wasn't always talking about this, but these 7 cards are all dupes.  I have 82 different cards and 7 dupes.  C'mon Topps.  really?

The Awesome

 The card on the left is just a base card, but it's Mike Trout and the guy who stole two of Trout's MVP awards.  I would never be able to get my hands on the Trout mini unless I lucked into pulling one.  I could certainly never afford to buy one on the secondary market.  I guess this was almont something of a Trout hot pack. 

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  1. That's probably the best Heritage pull I've seen so far, and to get one of a guy/team you collect is outstanding. Congrats!

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    1. And, sadly, it took me a minute to realize what I had. I don't really pay attention to odds etc. I just saw Trout was happy with that.

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  2. What the heck? The Trout mini is going for triple digits? (jaw drops)

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    1. Just until the novelty wears off

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  3. Great success! Congrats on getting that Trout mini. More than makes up for the dupes, I'd say!

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