Sunday, September 14, 2008

Baseball Heroes- Hobby Box Break


Product Description:
Pack Out: 8 cards per pack, 24 packs per box, 12 boxes per case
SRP: $3.99 per pack, $85 per box
Base Set – 200 Cards
175 Heroes
10 Dual Heroes
10 Triple Heroes
5 Quad Heroes

Per Box Highlights:
Three (3) Heroes Memorabilia Cards
One (1) Heroes Autographed Card
Six (6) Yankee Stadium Legacy Cards
Fourteen (14) Numbered Parallel Cards

Product Description: Featuring the popular Baseball Heroes design, the 2008 edition highlights 200 of the top rookie, veteran and legendary baseball players from Major League Baseball


Inserts and Parallel Cards: (1 per pack, on average)
Heroes Parallels (numbered to 499 or less)
Yankee Stadium Legacy

Autographed Cards: (1 per box, on average)
Heroes Autographs (numbered to 199 or less)
Heroes Autographed Memorabilia (numbered to 99 or less)
Signs of History Cut Signatures
Yankee Stadium Legacy Buybacks

Memorabilia Cards: (3 per box, on average)
Heroes Memorabilia Cards (numbered to 250 or less)
Heroes Dual Memorabilia Cards (numbered to 250 or less)
Heroes Triple Memorabilia Cards (numbered to 250 or less)
Heroes Quad Memorabilia Cards (numbered to 250 or less)
Heroes Patch Cards (numbered to 175 or less)
Yankee Stadium Legacy Buybacks

Autograph-Memorabilia Cards: (1 per case, on average)
Yankee Stadium Legacy Memorabilia

What we found: 192 total cards, including 135 cards from the base set for a completion rate of 67.5%, 14 parallels, 6 inserts, 3 memorabilia cards, 1 autographs, 33 doubles.

Memorabilia Cards:
#37 Kosuke Fukudome #144/200
#37 Kosuke Fukudome #13/25 (2-color patch)
#18 Frank Robinson #39/125
Autograph Cards:
#120 Ian Kennedy RC #73/95

Parallels: #73 JR Towles #37/49
#120 Ian Kennedy #25/199
#152 Ichiro #125/199
#75 Carlos Lee #245/249
#135 Chase Utley #235/249
#41 Ernie Banks #220/299
#173 Ryan Zimmerman #247/299
#47 Ken Griffey Jr.#135/399
#184 Bob Gibson/Jake Peavy #78/399
#192 Joe Mauer, Hanley Rameriz, Troy Tulowitzki, #130/499
#179 Joes Reyes, Derek Jeter #72/99
#132 Daric Barton #346/499
#40 Aramis Ramirez #39/499
#32 Carlton Fisk #361/499

Quick Thoughts: Over-all, a good value despite too many unnecessary parallels, however, I really do miss this as a tin product with a retired only player checklist.

1 comments:

Michael said...

The Fukodome patch may be worth more than the Kennedy autograph.

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