Review 2010 Topps Update Series - MLB

hdjstuff

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2010 Topps Update Series - MLB

36 packs - 10 cards per pack
'1 autograph or 1 relic card per box!'

I received the following:

258 unique base cards - 258/330 = 78% :D
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This series is the Update of the previous 2 series of the Topps base set. The design is the same as Series 1 & 2.

Inserts

Gold Parallels #ed to 2010

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Huff
Matsui
Ka'aihue
Dubront
Saito
Blanco

Turkey Red
More Tales of the Game
Peak Performance


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9 Turkey Reds
6 More Tales of the Game
4 Peak Performance

One Million Card Giveaway
Attax Cards


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9 One Million cards
36 Attax cards

Vintage Legends
Cards Your Mom Threw Out


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9 - Vintage Legends
12 - Cards Your Mom Threw Out

Legendary Lineage
Mickey Mouse All-Stars


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5 - Legendary Lineage
Mickey Mouse All-Stars - San Fransisco Giants

Reprint
Sheets/Zito Rookie Card

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Box Topper

Chrome Refractor
Chris Carter

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Game Used Relic

Roy Halladay
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This is a great continuation of the base series. I received 78% of the set - which is pretty good. There are quite a few different inserts and the master set builder might find a small hill to climb to complete each of the insert sets. One should need to buy 2-3 boxes to complete the base set.

I particularly like the Vintage Legends and the Cards Your Mom Threw Out. These 2 inserts show the rich heritage of the national pastime.

Overall grade A - maybe just a few too many inserts....

Go buy several boxes and send the gold parallels of the Rays (and Hamilton and Teixeira) to me!!

Duane
 

Big Daddy

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I would like a shot at the million card giveaways. Also, is the Mickey Mouse card for trade? My daughter would love that!
 

daktion

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Nice review Duane. I wish topps would do an update for football. Did you pull any of these?

US-50 Mike Stanton
US-174 Matt Lindstrom
US-216 John Baker
US-237 Jhan Marinez
US-268 Logan Morrison
US-278 Brad Penny
US-287 Alex Sanabia
US-327 Mike Stanton
US-329 Jose Reyes-Hanley Ramirez

LL-66 Miguel Cabrera - Mike Stanton
PP-117 Mike Stanton
 

hdjstuff

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Brett

These are coming your way:

US-174 Matt Lindstrom
US-216 John Baker
US-237 Jhan Marinez
US-278 Brad Penny
US-287 Alex Sanabia
US-329 Jose Reyes-Hanley Ramirez

Duane

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Watch your mailboxes....

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Duane
 

dabigbenchman

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There were supposed to be 10 baseball cards per pack. I opened a box of 36 packs and got a Topps Attax card in every pack. I dont want them, and to me they are not a baseball card, i feel ripped off, like there were only 9 baseball cards per pack.
 

JJLevitsky

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Was the card in a pack of baseball cards? Does it have a picture of a baseball player on it? Yes to both questions? It's a baseball card!

While I agree with you I understand his frustration. It is tough when you buy a box of 360 cards for a 330 card set then realize that you are still going to be short of the set because of the inserts. Of course, that is why I try to go with Jumbo boxes now. Even with all of the inserts, I still put a set together and had about 70 cards leftover.

Thanks,

Jeff
 
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