Review Bowman Chrome

hdjstuff

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Bowman Chrome

One master box - 2 mini boxes
6 packs per mini - 5 cards per pack
2 Chrome Autos per Master Box

I received the following:

Bowman Chrome Prospects



24x - no dupes

Current MLB Players

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24x

Bowman Chrome is a high quality issue as always. The cards are stiff and the front of each card is mirror-like - thus 'chrome'. The reverse of the card is glossy as well.

The BCP - is an extension of the previously issued Bowman Chrome Prospects earlier in the year. The Prospect portion of the issue is 100 cards #ed 151 thru 250 and the veteran/current player cards are numbered 1-100.

Parallels

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One regular refractor - Henry Owens -- AND Topps included the word refractor on the reverse of the card!!

Blue refractors -
BCP - Shane Dawson #ed to 150
James 'Big Game' Shields - #ed to 150

Inserts

Top 100 Bowman Scouts Updates

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4x -- all of the cards appear to be refractors

Arizona Fall League / Out of the Gate

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Arizona Fall League -- Renato Nunez / Lucas Sims
Out of the Gate - Aaron Nola

Autos

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Jacob Faria (young man can't write - I hope he can play baseball!)
Fernando Tatis, Jr - green refractor #ed to 99

Both autos are blue Sharpee on card autos -- they look great!

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Bowman Chrome is a great issue for the set builder, rookie collector and player collector. One should be able to build pretty close to a base set with 4 master boxes and receive enough inserts to trade or sell.

I like the different colors of refractors as well as the inserts in this issue. The Arizona Fall League inserts are my favorite.

Overall grade A -- could have received a few more base cards....

Go buy several master boxes and send the cellar dwelling Rays parallels - autos to me!

Duane
 

rotorob

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Nice review, Duane. I like BC better this year than in years past.

I didn't pull any Rays parallels or autos in my box, but I think I have a couple of Rays autos from other sets, if you'd like to swap the Tatis.

PLMK.

Thanks!
 

rotorob

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Duane -
Here are the Rays autos:
2013 Topps Supreme Autographs Sepia #SAALC Alex Cobb 32/35
2014 Topps Tier One New Guard Autographs #NGAJOD Jake Odorizzi 308/399
2007 Artifacts Autofacts #SK Scott Kazmir

PLMK if interested.

Thanks!
 

David K.

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Base cards in the hobby and venting boxes (jumbo).. .are different. Numbers the same but different front. Best regards, David
 
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