No Relics For Raul

Its going to be hard finding someone that doesn’t think baseball veteran Raul Ibanez is having a good year.  As of this writing he is batting .344 with 8 HR’s and 21 RBI’s.  Manufacturers have been pumping out cards of him starting in the early 90’s all the way up until now.  I find it interesting that he has NO relic cards made yet.  In a time when it seems like there is a jersey, bat, pants, patch, and helmet card made of every single athlete on the planet, this is one player that has been left out in the cold.  Ibanez does have a few autographed cards on the secondary market from products such as 2004 Upper Deck Etchings and 2005 Donruss Signature Series.  It just surprises me that for someone that has their face on close to 1,000 baseball cards not one of them contains a relic.  Maybe Upper Deck should have forgotten about Rey Ordonez in 1997 and made a jersey card of Ibanez.


One Response

  1. Rey Ordonez only got a relic because he’s in NY. Ibanez was in Seattle so hence the lack of coverage by Topps. Always New York-centric.

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