Friday, September 27, 2013

What the repack?

A couple week's back, I picked up a $5 repack box that consisted of 4 packs and 100 cards. Nothing too great in the box - I did get a few cards for the collection. But the best part was one specific pack.


Yeah....ok. It's 2012 Update. Nothing so wonderful, and I really don't need any of the 12 cards within, but maybe I would get lucky. It happens, right? Imagine my surprise when the first 8 cards in the pack looked like this....


LOT of new uniform and team names I must have missed at the end of last season. On the plus side, dig all them rookies!!! If Cam Johnson can improve his strike out/hit ratio, he could be a real contender for multiple Cy Youngs. (snark)

Wow, Topps. I gave the wrapper a good look over - it was not resealed by any means. So how 8 cards jumped from the football production line to the baseball production line confounds me. The foil is horribly off center on the NFL cards. I did get a few baseball cards in the pack.


So you short me 67% of my cards, then give me junk like that. Tragic.

5 comments:

  1. Wow, I've never heard of anything like that happening before. That's come crazy stuff right there.

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  2. Someone at Topps Quality Control needs to get their you-know-what together.

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  3. That's hilarious. That's worse than when Upper Deck used to put the wrong sport's hologram logo on the back of their early sets sometimes, after they branched out into NHL and NBA.

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  4. I hear LaMichael James is quite the base stealer..

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