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Alex Rodriguez Bowman Chrome Rainbow

Monday, March 31st, 2008

This is probably as far as I’m going to get with my Alex Rodriguez 2007 Bowman Chrome Rainbow. The 1/1 Superfractor has already been pulled and sold on eBay, so it’s probably tucked away in someone else’s rainbow for all eternity. This actually only took me about 2 months to finish, which was a lot less time than I thought it would.

If you are a player collector, chasing the rainbow can be lots of fun, and completing it (almost) is quite satisfying. Now I need to find something else to hunt…

A-Rod Triple Patch from the WBC

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Just picked this up this 2006 Exquisite Alex Rodriguez Triple Patch #’d 17/25 for my personal collection. The patches are from A-Rod’s World Baseball Classic Jersey. Sick sick sick flag patch in the middle:

Alex Rodriguez 2006 Exquisite Patch

Expecting some more pickups this weekend so check back!

Weekend Pickup: Brian Leonard Patch 1/1

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

This came in over the weekend. Really nice Patch 1/1 from 2007 National Treasures Football and a great addition for my Brian Leonard Collection. I went to Rutgers at the same time as him, so I’m always on the lookout for any of his cool looking cards.

Brian Leonard National Treasures Patch

Some of the 1/1 Rookie Jumbo Patches have really nice pieces. If you collect any of the guys from the 2007 rookie class, keep an eye out for them. Here’s the few really awesome ones that I’ve seen:

Dwayne Jarrett National Treasures PatchKenny Irons National Treasures Patch Chris Henry National Treasures Patch

Alex Rodriguez SP RC

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

From time to time I’m going to post some of the cards from my personal collection so you guys can see what I’m into. I’m a big Yankees fan, so we’ll start it off with my favorite player, Alex Rodriguez, Mr. April himself.


1994 SP - His best “true” rookie card and condition sensitive. 1,027 graded BGS 9 out of 9,971 submissions.

I have another raw version of this card and it actually looks like its in better condition than the BGS 9. When I get enough cards together I’m going to send it in to be graded.