Thursday, August 14, 2008

2008 Allen and Ginter (Yeah, me too)

Yes, I too fell victim to the hoopla over the Target blaster boxes of 2008 Topps A&G cards. Rather than list out what I got in each pack, though, I'll just list the cards and throw in a few pics...

Marie Currie (Nobel Prize winner for discovering Radium and Polonium, then won another for chemistry ten years later)
Carlos Zambrano Game-Used (nice BRIGHT blue)
Thabo Mbeki Mini World Leader (South Africa)
Jake Peavy (Padres)
Brian Roberts (Orioles)
Hideki Matsui (Yankees)
David DeJesus (Royals)
Brad Penny Black Mini (Dodgers)
Brad Asmus State Flag (Astros/Connecticut)
Joe Blanton (A's)
AJ Burnett (Blue Jays)
Jeremy Bonderman Black Mini (Tigers)

Harriet Tubman (Led hundreds of slaves along the 'Underground Railroad' - "The Moses of Her People")
The Gateway Arch (St. Louis)
Greg Maddux (Padres)
A&G "Crack the Code" commercial card (no actual code on card)
Brian Scheinder (Mets)
Yovani Gallardo (Brewers)
Daric Barton (A's)
Ivan Rodriguez (Tigers)
Coco Crisp (Red Sox)
A&G Checklist 1/4
Gary Sheffield (Tigers)
Adam LaRoche (Pirates)
Rich Hill (Cubs)
Yuniesky Betancourt Mini (Mariners)
Houston Street (A's)
Nick Swisher (White Sox)
Dmitri Young (Nationals)
Scott Rolen Mini (Blue Jays)
Jeremy Hermida Mini (Marlins)
Dmitiri Young State Flag (Nationals/Mississippi)
Luke Scott (Orioles)
Nyjer Morgan (Pirates)

Bram Stoker ("Dracula" author!)
Chipper Jones (Braves)
A&G "Crack the Code" American Revolution - KF1THITDEAN, VBWNFI4LAW (See Scan)
Brendan Harris (Twins)
Moises Alou (Mets)
Aaron Rowand (Giants)
Geovany Soto (Cubs)
JJ Putz Mini (Mariners)
Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers)
Javier Vazquez (White Sox)
Ryan Church (Mets)
Hideki Matsui Black Mini (Yankees)
Lastings Milledge State Flag (Nationals/Florida)
A&G Checklist 2/4
Jesse Carlson Rookie (Blue Jays)
Jay Bruce Rookie (Reds)
Johnny Damon (Yankees)
Mike Lowell (Red Sox)
Tim Hudson (Braves)
Matt Cain (Giants)
Chien-Ming Wang Mini (Yankees)
A&G "Crack the code" commercial card
Fredrich Neitzsche (Famous Existentialist)


DaveH said...

Ummm...I think you meant that Marie Curie won two Nobel prizes.

--David said...

ROTFL... Nobel, Pulitzer, Grabber Machine.... It's all prizes.. :-) (I'll fix that, thanks!)