Card of the Day: Dallas Goedert 2018 Leaf Ultimate Draft Auto

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Card of the Day: Jon Gruden 2004 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection – Ultimate Signatures

Card of the Day: David Ross 2002 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection – Ultimate Rookies #74

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Card of the Day: Christian Hackenberg 2016 Leaf Ultimate Draft Auto

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Card of the Day: John Fox 2004 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection – Ultimate Signatures

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Carlton Bat Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This week’s contest is for a Steve Carlton 2004 Upper Deck SP Legendary Cuts – Ultimate Swatches Bat Relic.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, August 15, 2014 @ 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!!!

Flashback Product of the Week: 2009 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Baseball

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This post is usually saved for older and much more gimmicky products.  But I recently came across a box of this stuff and quickly remembered the heat Upper Deck took for it.

In August of 2009, Major League Baseball announced that it had entered into a multi-year exclusive deal with Topps to produce officially licensed MLB trading cards.  Upper Deck was allowed to continue to make baseball cards in its deal with the MLBPA, but none of their cards would be allowed to use team names and/or logos.  When Upper Deck released 2009 Signature Stars, 2009 Ultimate Collection, and 2010 Upper Deck Series 1, collectors started to notice that not much had changed.  Visible logos could clearly be seen all over the place.  It didn’t take Major League Baseball long to see this and they filed a lawsuit against Upper Deck for trademark infringement.  About a month later a settlement had been reached.  Upper Deck was allowed to sell those three products out on the market already, but anything else they made could not contain MLB team names and/or logos.

2009 Ultimate Collection Baseball is a fun product to break, if you can find a box.  They aren’t the easiest things to locate.  Every box contains one “hit”.  This product is known for its crazy jumbo patches and on-card autographs.

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