Posts Tagged ‘Upper Deck’

Five Worst Baseball Card Products EVER

Posted: May 21, 2017 by Crackin' Wax in Lists
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There are many reasons why collectors love certain baseball card products. There are equally as many reasons why collectors absolutely detest certain baseball card products. At the end of the day, though, what’s good and what’s not usually boils down to opinion. We recently trolled and polled the internet asking for YOUR opinions. Here’s what YOU chose as the Five Worst Baseball Card Products EVER.


I’m running thru some topics for some upcoming videos, and I started thinking about some of the absolute worst baseball card products I’ve ever ripped. 2008 Topps Moments & Milestones came to mind (even though I scored a case hit). I only bought one box of the stuff and I still recall scratching my head at what seemed at the time to be convoluted execution. It’s definitely not a product I want to see return (but that’s just me).

What, in your opinion, are the worst baseball card products ever made, and why? We’ll be producing a video featuring some of your picks, so be as detailed as you want!

A couple of days ago, I asked you all which box of cards you would like to receive for free if I were to, hypothetically, give one away. Here are the results…

National Treasures 9 votes
Triple Threads 7 votes
Museum Collection 4 votes
Immaculate Collection 2 votes
Strata 2 votes
Topps Chrome 2 votes
2007 Elite Extra Edition 1 vote
2007 Ultimate Collection 1 vote
2011 Bowman Draft 1 vote
2013 Archives 1 vote
2014 Bowman Chrome 1 vote
2014 Triple Threads 1 vote
2015 Archives 1 vote
2015 Bowman Draft 1 vote
2015 Cooperstown Collection 1 vote
2015 Topps Update 1 vote
Five Star 1 vote
Allen & Ginter 1 vote
Archives 1 vote
Elite 1 vote
Tier 1 1 vote

A very small sample to be sure, but it appears that high end is the preference when it comes to free boxes of cards, and Panini’s National Treasures, the most expensive on the list, also tops the charts. I’d be curious to see how this survey would shake out with a much larger sample size, however it wouldn’t surprise me in the least if National Treasures remained the most popular choice.


The much-anticipated first-ever Ladies’ Night charity break is now open to the public! This break benefits the great organization, VDAY (a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls) and marks the break hosting debut of the amazing @literalquirk! As of this posting, there are 18 great spots still available!

To learn more about this unique break and to grab up your spots, just visit the Ladies’ Night Charity Mixer page found in the menu at the top of the blog.

Ladies’ Night Charity Mixer

Posted: December 2, 2014 by Crackin' Wax in Group Break
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A while back, a prominent female figure in the trading card collecting hobby posed a #CardChat topic on Twitter regarding women in the hobby following this year’s National Convention. The topic and responses given gave @literalquirk and I motivation to celebrate the wonderful women in our hobby by hosting our first ever Ladies’ Night Charity Mixer, a 10-box break which will benefit VDAY—a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. Five dollars from each spot sold will be donated to this great cause!

Not only that, this break will mark the hosting debut of @literalquirk! Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on this!

If you’re a female who loves to collect baseball cards and would like to help us raise money for a great cause, leave a comment here and I’ll give you the details on how to join in on the break! Don’t worry, guys. You’ll get your turn. We’re just giving the ladies first dibs!