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’17 Leaf Metal Draft Auto Contest!

This contest is for a KD Cannon 2017 Leaf Metal Draft Auto.  Good luck!!!

Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!
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Marlins ’17 Bowman Draft Auto Contest Winner Announced

Congrats to dawgpaws on being the lucky winner of the Trevor Rogers 2017 Bowman Draft Chrome Class Of 2017 Auto #’ed/250.  Once dawgpaws sends me their mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

2017 Leaf Metal Draft Football Box Break

If my memory serves me right, this is the first football product I’ve opened since Panini’s NFL exclusive went into play in April 2016.  I’ve wanted to bust a box of football cards for awhile, but refuse to purchase anything from Panini.  At one time I was a big Panini supporter.  I can’t do that anymore.  Not with the shenanigans they pull.  Panini makes too many similar products, is lazy, and has a history of questionable slip-ups.  No company is perfect, but there is just no excuse for some of the garbage they pull.  Topps, Upper Deck, and Leaf should have an NFL license.  All of that competition would create great looking cards.

I settled on a box of 2017 Leaf Metal Draft Football.  When Topps had an NFL license, a player’s Topps Chrome rookie cards were incredibly popular.  Metal Draft Football reminds me a lot of Topps Chrome.  The on-card chrome autographs make up for the fact they can’t use team names and/or logos.  In many ways, Leaf’s unlicensed stuff is better looking than Panini’s licensed products.

Here is what I pulled:

Autos

  • Juju Smith-Schuster Black Parallel #’ed/15
  • Damore’ea Stringfellow State Pride Pink Parallel #’ed/15
  • Curtis Samuel Touchdown Kings Prismatic Wave Parallel
  • KD Cannon
  • Derek Barnett

Marlins ’17 Bowman Draft Auto Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Trevor Rogers 2017 Bowman Draft Chrome Class Of 2017 Auto #’ed/250.  Good luck!!!

Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

2017 Bowman Draft Baseball Jumbo Box Break & Review

With the release of Bowman Draft, baseball products are coming to a close for 2017.  Bowman’s Best is technically the last Topps baseball set of the year.  Between the four major prospecting sets – BowmanBowman ChromeBowman Draft, and Bowman’s Best, the seeds of a new prospecting class have been planted.  The next Mickey Mantle or Aaron Judge could be starring at you right now, and you wouldn’t even know it.

Of them all, Bowman Draft is most likely my favorite with Bowman’s Best coming in at a close second.  What makes Bowman Draft fun for me is that it has the first licensed cards of newly drafted players in their MLB uniforms.  Speculation is at it’s highest as many of these guys haven’t had the opportunity to truly prove themselves when it comes to the world of professional baseball.  High speculation combined with unproven talent can have collectors spending big bucks on young players.  Especially when it comes to their autographed and/or low numbered parallels.

2017 Bowman Draft consists of a (200) card base set.  Each base Bowman card has a Chrome counterpart.  Everything has parallels out the wazoo.  Variations offer something fun to look for.  Unlike some other products, the variations found in here are easy to find.  Not only do variations have alternate images, but they come with facsimile signatures.  So browsing through that big stack of cards looking for a facsimile signature should be a breeze.  Some of them actually have real autographs and keep the alternate image.  Those are serial numbered to (99) copies.

Inserts are plentiful and come with their share of parallels and autographs.  This is the only place you’re going to find veteran content.  These come in the form of MLB Draft History cards.  Wade Boggs, Ryne Sandberg, Randy Johnson, Roy Halladay, Rickey Henderson, Jim Thome, Derek Jeter, Carlton Fisk, Barry Larkin, and Andy Pettitte are included.  Parallels are Refractor #’ed/250, Gold Refractor #’ed/50, Red Refractor #’ed/5, and Superfractor #’ed/1.  Pettitte, Jeter, Henderson, Johnson, and Sandberg have autographs.

I am very satisfied with my break.  The checklist is solid and not that full of prospects from previous years.  Hard to beat a (1) per case autograph and an Orange Refractor autograph.

Here is what I pulled:

Autos

  • Nate Pearson Bowman Chrome Draft Orange Refractor Auto #’ed/25
  • Trevor Rogers Bowman Chrome Draft Class Of 2017 Auto #’ed/250
  • Quentin Holmes Bowman Chrome Draft Auto

Case hit!!!

Parallels

  • Alex Lange Green Paper Parallel #’ed/99
  • Anderson Tejeda Silver Paper Parallel #’ed/499
  • Scott Hurst Silver Paper Parallel #’ed/499
  • Corbin Martin Purple Refractor #’ed/250
  • Adonis Medina Blue Refractor #’ed/150
  • Kramer Robertson Sky Blue Refractor #’ed/399
  • Alex Scherff Sky Blue Refractor #’ed/399
  • Drew Ellis Refractor
  • Buddy Reed Refractor
  • Hans Crouse Refractor
  • Kyle Lewis Refractor
  • Pavin Smith Refractor
  • Delvin Perez Refractor
  • Ricardo De La Torre Refractor
  • Gavin Lux Refractor
  • Blayne Enlow Refractor
  • Nick Solak Refractor
  • Tanner Houck Refractor
  • Daniel Tillo Refractor
  • James Marinan Refractor
  • Gleyber Torres Refractor
  • Will Gaddis Refractor
  • T.J. Zeuch Refractor
  • Nate Pearson Refractor
  • Nick Raquet Refractor
  • Conner Uselton Refractor
  • Dylan Cease Refractor
  • Cash Case Refractor
  • Will Craig Refractor
  • Royce Lewis Refractor
  • Jahmai Jones Refractor

Inserts

  • Randy Johnson MLB Draft History
  • Ryne Sandberg MLB Draft History
  • Mickey Moniak Bowman Defining Moments
  • Brendan McKay Bowman Defining Moments
  • Gleyber Torres Bowman Defining Moments
  • Jake Burger Bowman Defining Moments
  • J.B. Bukauskas/Corbin Martin Recommended Viewing
  • Shane Baz/Steven Jennings Recommended Viewing
  • Royce Lewis/Brent Rooker Recommended Viewing
  • Adam Haseley/Spencer Howard Recommended Viewing

Card of the Day: Rich Hill 2002 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects #98

Card of the Day: Rhys Hoskins 2014 Bowman Chrome Draft Black Wave Refractor