Hey everyone! There is a lot of thunder, lightning and rain going on around my house. And, to top that off, we have a house full of pre-teen girls for my daughter's slumber party. That is why I am in the Man Cave writing this!
Let's get to work on our Three-For-Thursday!
First up: 2012 Topps Series 2. 8 cards per pack.
Alex Rodriguez - Yankees - Matthew Wilson (Wahoo!!)
Andrew McCutchen - Pirates - BConrad (Wahoo!!)
Ryan Sweeney - Red Sox - Free Agent
Ken Griffey Jr Cut Above Die Cut - Mariners - Patrick Smith (Wahoo!!)
Josh Beckett Mini 82 - Red Sox - CattleRustler (Wahoo!!)
Cliff Lee - Phillies - Dawgbones (Wahoo!!)
Kerry Wood - Cubs - P-Town Tom (Wahoo!!)
Jason Kubel - DBacks - Free Agent
Wow, those inserts are sweet! The die cut is especially cool. Reminds me of the good ol' Pacific days! The mini '82 is a nice throwback. Congrats folks!
Next up: 1993 Pinnacle Series 1. 15 cards per pack.
Tim Teufel - Padres - Paul Hadsall (Wahoo!!)
John Orton - Angels - Free Agent
Pat Borders - Blue Jays - GoBlue2112 (Wahoo!!)
Glenn Davis - Orioles - gcrl (Wahoo!!)
David Wells - Blue Jays - BP_Weber (Wahoo!!)
Kenny Lofton - Indians (Wahoo!) - Workman (Wahoo!!)
Lenny Dykstra - Phillies - Free Agent
Terry Pendleton - Braves - Captain Canuck (Wahoo!!)
Charles Nagy - Indians (Wahoo!) - Workman (Wahoo!!)
Jack McDowell - White Sox - Bo Rosny (Wahoo!!)
Mike Bordick - A's - Free Agent
Tony Gwynn Now and Then - Padres - Backstop Cards (Wahoo!!)
Dave Mlicki - Indians (Wahoo!) - Free Agent
Hal Morris - Reds - Free Agent
Shawn Jeter - White Sox - Free Agent
That Tony Gwynn card is fun! Shows him 10 years apart in age. I can't believe how man Indians were in this pack. This would have been a great Tribe-or-no-Tribe pack! Ah well. Several free agents to add to the draft for the week. Congrats to Workman for getting a two-bagger in this pack and to everyone that scored cards in this round!
Our last pack tonight is 2012 Panini Triple Play. 7 items per pack.
Dustin Ackley - Seattle - Prowlingcat (Wahoo!!)
Brian Matusz - Baltimore - Free Agent
David Wright - Mets - Paul Hadsall (Wahoo!!)
Baseball 101 - Home Run
Sticker #5 Pitcher on mound, ball flying under leg
Andrew McCutchen 4 of 9 Puzzle - Pittsburgh - BConrad (Wahoo!!)
Ichiro 8 of 9 Puzzle - Seattle - Jafronius (Wahoo!!)
That pitcher on the mound sticker is weird bit of collectible, eh. Congrats to the managers pulling players from this pack. We've added a player to the draft and have a couple items to add to the random distribution at the end of the season.