Card of the Day: Gino Torretta 1993 Classic Four Sport Auto

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Card of the Day: Darrelle Revis 2004 Big 33 Football Classic #2

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Flashback Product of the Week: 2007 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic

Let me start off by saying that 2007 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic was a great product.  It has a terrific selection of older players and inside each tin are some nice hits.  The major problem I have with this version of Sweet Spot is the material Upper Deck used for the players to sign.  On the cards that look like they are signed on baseballs, Upper Deck used some cheap manufactured baseball-like material that didn’t react well to the ink.  Overtime the signatures fade easily even if they haven’t been removed from the pack.  Other Sweet Spot cards from older products in most cases look better than this because they used much better material.

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Harry Kalas Red Ink Mailday!

I’ve been waiting all week for this card to arrive so I could show it off.  Last weekend I picked up this Harry Kalas 2004 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic Red Ink autograph serial numbered 1/25.  I’m so happy I was able to win this card.  I even got it for less than the blue ink version I own which is numbered 1/50.  This is the fourth Kalas autograph I own and is one of the cornerstones of my collection.  I’m always on the lookout for more Kalas autographs.

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Card of the Day: Babe Ruth ’03 UD Sweet Spot Classic Red Sox Patch

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Pen & Wood Don’t Mix

2007 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic is a really nice product if your looking for older players, but I wouldn’t be happy pulling this Tino Martinez autograph.  It looks as if he used a pen to sign his name on the piece of wood.  Sharpie markers work much better on wood instead of a pen.  You can barely see the signature.  Pens should only be used on the manufactured leather cards.

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Welcome Home Harry

Today has to be one of the best maildays I’ve ever had.  Last Saturday night I was able to outbid someone for a Harry Kalas 2005 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic Autograph.  I have been wanting to add one of these to my collection for a long time.  This one has made its way home and thats where its going to stay forever.  Kalas doesn’t have many autographed cards, and you don’t see them very often.

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Card of the Day: Carlos Ruiz 2009 Topps WBC Auto Jersey

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Card of the Day: Brett Favre 1991 Classic Draft Pick RC #30

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Card of the Day: Red Grange 2007 UD Sweet Spot Classic Mystery Cuts

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