Wednesday, October 10, 2012

October Group Break - Box #2 - 2001 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia

Box #2 of the break, for your viewing pleasure...


As always, scans after the page break!

Please try and contain your excitement...
Yea, so great news for Jeff Wilk, he gets a great relic of a White Sox and a cool "different" relic in that it's a game used base. We got craptastic redemptions for the Rookie Premier and the Tools of the Trade. By the way, I looked it up and Card #20 of Tools of the Trade was actually supposed to be Kazuhiro Sazaki of the Mariners... so there's that... really? 2 redemptions in 1 box? REALLY!?!?!?!? REALLY?!?!?! BOO!!!! The rookie premier material player, Carlos Garcia, at least he didn't amount to much because I have no clue what team he was on in 2001.

Alright I couldn't scan the baseball, you know, it being all round and everything... but how about that?!?!!? Bob Feller!!!!! A legend! A HOF'er and a multiple no-hit game thrower! AWESOME! And a WWII vet as well... awesome.

Well, I can only promise it will get better in 2012 Topps Triple Threads tomorrow because if there are any redemptions, they at least are still valid... freakin' a...

6 comments:

  1. And Bob Feller is also part of an Abbott & Costello routine, a Who's on First variant.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGjngdJc614

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  2. Tools of the Trade 20 would have been Kaz Suzaki of the Mariners

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  3. Which of course you already said.... I gotta learn to read to the end.

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  4. Man - two redemption cards suck. It's a crime for those.

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  5. Remind me NOT to get any of those boxes again !! Thanks for the first one had Tigers !! ( O'Well , Thats the way the cookie crunbles !!)

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  6. just my luck - the carlos garcia featured in other 2001 sets was a dodger!

    http://www.checkoutmycards.com/Cards/Baseball/2001,=carlos+garcia

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