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Gonna be a long post Smile

So I got most of my Christmas shopping done early this year and decided to splurge on me a little too. Was in the mood for a little more retro stuff, even if it doesn't have big hits. My criteria was the box had to be under $30 and have some of my PC guys cards I don't have. Found 21 boxes, average cost $24.41.

Here are the boxes and the "interesting" hits, stuff that books for $5+ or is one of my PC guys.

  • 2002 Upper Deck MVP Baseball Hobby Box
    • Game Souvenirs Jersey Robin Ventura mem
    • Game Souvenirs Bat Jersey Combos Todd Zeile mem
    • Derek Jeter base
    • Derek Jeter Checklist base
    • Barry Bonds base
    • Barry Bonds Checklist base
    • Alex Rodriguez base

  • 2004 Upper Deck Diamond Collection Pro Sigs Baseball Hobby Box
    • Signature Collection Juan Rivera auto
    • Derek Jeter base
    • Alex Rodriguez base

  • 2003 Upper Deck MVP Baseball Hobby Box
    • Gold Adrian Beltre /125
    • Gold Benito Santiago /125
    • Derek Jeter base
    • Barry Bonds base
    • Juan Gonzalez base
    • Alex Rodriguez base

  • 2003 Upper Deck First Pitch Baseball Box
    • Star Rookie Hideki Matsui
    • Star Rookie Marco Scutaro
    • Derek Jeter base
    • Barry Bonds base
    • Barry Bonds Season Highlights Checklist base

  • 2003 Upper Deck Standing O! Baseball Box
    • Die Cut Albert Pujols
    • World Premieres Jose Contreras
    • World Premieres Clint Barmes
    • Derek Jeter base
    • Barry Bonds base
    • Juan Gonzalez base
    • Alex Rodriguez base

  • 2003 Upper Deck Victory Baseball Hobby Box
    Note: Card game so wasn't expecting much of anything
    • Blue Bernie Williams /650
    • Green Derek Jeter
    • Solid Hits Alex Rodriguez
    • Solid Hits Barry Bonds
    • Clutch Players Derek Jeter
    • Derek Jeter base
    • Alex Rodriguez base (2x)
    • Barry Bonds base (2x)
    • Juan Gonzalez base

  • 2003 Upper Deck Vintage Baseball Hobby Box
    Note: The short prints drew me to this box...I didn't get a single one worth a damn lol
    • Stellar Stat Men Alonso Soriano / Ichiro / Vladimir Guerrero
    • Nolan Ryan base

  • 2002 Upper Deck Honor Roll Baseball Retail Box
    Note: Multiple cards for each player profiling their career highlights
    • Stitch of Time Gold Bret Boone mem/24
    • All 5 different Barry Bonds base cards
    • All 5 different Alex Rodriguez base cards

  • 2002 Upper Deck Minor League Baseball Retail Box
    • Signature Collection Corwin Malone auto
    • Draft Day Gems Jeremy Hermida
    • Draft Day Gems Khalil Greene
    • On The Fast Track Josh Hamilton
    • Nick Swisher base
    • Francisco Liriano base

  • 2002 Upper Deck Ovation Baseball Hobby Box
    • Lead Performer Alex Rodriguez mem
    • Superstar Spotlights Silver #93 Ichiro
    • Superstar Spotlights Silver #111 Alex Rodriguez
    • All 6 different Alex Rodriguez base cards
    • All 1 Derek Jeter base card
    • All 1 Barry Bonds base card

  • 2002 Upper Deck Prospect Premieres Baseball Retail Box
    • Bill Murphy mem
    • Scott Kazmir auto
    • Scott Moore auto
    • James Loney base
    • Francisco Liriano base
    • Jon Lester base
    • Curtis Granderson base
    • Brian McCann base

  • 2002 Upper Deck Rookie Update Baseball Hobby Box
    • USA Future Watch Swatches Huston Street mem
    • Star Tributes Mike Sweeney mem
    • SPx Pete Zamora auto /825
    • Diamond Connection Jeriome Robertson /1999
    • Diamond Connection Jason Beverlin /1999
    • SP Authentic Future Watch J.J. Trujillo /1999
    • SP Authentic Future Watch Kevin Cash /1999
    • SP Authentic Future Watch Aaron Guiel /1999
    • SPx Juan Gonzalez base

  • 2002 Upper Deck Series 2 Baseball Hobby Box
    • The People's Choice Greg Maddux mem
    • UD Plus Hobby Freddy Garcia /1125
    • UD Plus Hobby Jimmy Rollins /1125
    • Chasing History Juan Gonzalez
    • Chasing History Ken Griffey Jr.
    • Superstar Summit Ichiro
    • Superstar Summit Derek Jeter
    • Year of the Record Alex Rodriguez base
    • Year of the Record Barry Bonds base
    • Juan Gonzalez base
    • Derek Jeter Season Highlights Checklist base
    • Barry Bonds Season Highlights Checklist base

  • 2002 Upper Deck Victory Baseball Hobby Box
    • Gold Ichiro
    • Big Play Makers Alex Rodriguez base
    • Alex Rodriguez Team Checklist base
    • Barry Bonds Team Checklist base
    • Derek Jeter Team Checklist base
    • Juan Gonzalez base
    • Barry Bonds base

  • 2001 Pacific Private Stock Baseball 2-Pack Hobby Box
    • Game Gear Rafael Furcal Bat mem
    • Game Gear Ken Caminiti Bat mem
    • PS-206 Action Mini Juan Gonzalez

  • 2001 Upper Deck Victory Baseball Hobby Box
    Note: Only card booking over $5 is the Ichiro rookie and I didn't pull one Sad
    • Victory's Best Derek Jeter base
    • Victory's Best Barry Bond base
    • Victory's Best Juan Gonzalez base
    • Victory's Best Alex Rodriguez base
    • Big Play Makers Derek Jeter base
    • Big Play Makers Alex Rodriguez base
    • Derek Jeter Team Checklist base
    • Barry Bonds base
    • Juan Gonzalez base
    • Derek Jeter base

  • 2000 Bowman Baseball Hobby Box
    • Retro/Future Roy Oswalt
    • Major Power Barry Bonds
    • Roy Oswalt base
    • Alex Rodriguez base

  • 2000 Upper Deck Black Diamond Rookie Edition Baseball Hobby Box
    Note: Very shiny and pretty red/gold/black. However, for being Rookie Edition I only got one Rookie, and it was a Gold parallel, just not worth much so not listed here.
    • Authentic Pinstripes Derek Jeter Jersey mem
    • USA Anthony Sanders Jersey mem
    • USA Jon Rauch Jersey mem
    • Diamond Might Barry Bonds
    • Diamond Skills Alex Rodriguez
    • Derek Jeter base (2x)
    • Barry Bonds base
    • Alex Rodriguez base
    • Juan Gonzalez base (2x)

  • 2000 Upper Deck Hitter's Club Baseball Hobby Box
    • Accolades Cal Ripken Jr.
    • Accolades Barry Bonds
    • Accolades Mark McGwire
    • Generations of Excellence Derek Jeter / Nomar Garciaparra
    • Hitter's Club Frank Thomas
    • Derek Jeter base (2x)
    • Alex Rodriguez base
    • Barry Bonds base
    • Juan Gonzalez base

  • 1999 Topps Stadium Club Series 2 Baseball Hobby Box
    • Stadium Club Chrome Refractor Juan Gonzalez
    • Video Replay Alex Rodriguez
    • Matt Holliday base
    • Barry Bonds base

  • 1999 Upper Deck Encore Baseball Hobby Box
    Note: Very shiny and cool looking
    • Strokes of Genius Barry Bonds
    • Upper Realm Derek Jeter
    • McGwired!! Jim Parque
    • Rookie Encore Gold Troy Glaus /500
    • Star Rookie Pat Burrell
    • Gold Chipper Jones /125
    • Driving Forces Juan Gonzalez
    • Pure Excitement Alex Rodriguez
    • Derek Jeter base (2x)
    • Alex Rodriguez base (2x)
    • Juan Gonzalez base
    • Barry Bonds base

    Final PC Counts:
    24x Derek Jeter
    29x Barry Bonds
    33x Alex Rodriguez
    1x Josh Hamilton
    14x Juan Gonzalez
    1x Nolan Ryan

    Overall, very pleased and even found 2 sets that I'll probably buy some more of at these prices, the cards are just too shiny and pretty lol
that looks like a lot of fun!
Looks like you bolstered your pc a little. very nice!
Sounds like ALOT of fun !!! congrats
Fun box breaks! Looks like you did pretty well, too.
Cool stuff, thanks for sharing!

On a side note, who the he*l is ranking these threads (like this one) at 3-stars (or less). Here, the OP took the time to post the results of TWENTY-ONE different boxes in the BOX BREAK THREAD. How is this not a 4-star (if not 5-star) post??? It probably makes no difference, but when I see a whole page of threads that have 0-3 stars something's not right.
Looks like you had some fun. Lots of Jeter, ARod and Bonds too.
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