Upper Deck Series 2 Baseball

Welcome to a Monday edition of Bustin’ Wax. Joining us today are Scott Fragale, editor of Tuff Stuff’s Sports Collectors Monthly and T.S. O’Connell, editor of Sports Collectors Digest.

Today’s Feature: Upper Deck 2008 Series 2 Baseball

  • 20 cards/pack
  • 16 packs/box ($70)

This box is a heavy load, with more than 300 cards in each box. That’s great for quantity, but what did we find inside? Team USA baseball is a great insert in this product, along with Presidential Predictors and the ever-present Yankee Stadium Legacy.

  • 1 National Team Auto and Jersey: Brett Hunter (numbered to 50)
  • 1 National Team Auto: Tyson Ross (numbered to 500)
  • 1 National Team Jersey: Ryan Flaherty
  • 1 Yankee Stadium Legacy Buyback: Bobby Murcer Glory Days jersey patch
  • 2 Presidential Predictor cards: both depicting Clinton vs. McCain
  • 4 Yankee Stadium Inserts
  • 7 other Team USA cards.

The pack opening started slow, but we found some good stuff later on, including Kosuke Fukudome’s rookie card. And now is the time we roll the tape:

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