Ripping Retail: A 1990s baseball gem

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Beckett Baseball‘s Chris Olds rips into a box of baseball cards that’s more than 20 years old in this latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

What was inside? Watch and find out …


Joe Soper

Come on Chris…. whats wrong with Kirt Manwaring??? the guy won a gold glove once upon a time and has a WS ring!

Have been away from the hobby for quite a while and am enjoying getting back into it, appreciate the box busting videos as am overseas and is difficult to see how a box plays out. Cant just walk into a shop and try a couple packs, so seeing you guys bust them gives a bit of an idea of what to expect before spending loads to have a box shipped abroad.

thanks again…

Posted November 30, 2011 at 2:13 am | Permalink
card opinionator

Did you really put that Kevin Maas in a card sleeve? You doubled its value!

Posted November 30, 2011 at 8:45 am | Permalink
Don Davis

I dont know what is sadder. You opening this junk or me watching you open this junk.

Posted November 30, 2011 at 9:54 am | Permalink

Kevin Maas is a golden god.

Don: I only do them because a LOT of people tell me they like them. They also get just as many — if not more — views than some of the brand-new stuff.

Posted November 30, 2011 at 10:10 am | Permalink

Send me that Bagwell!!!

Posted November 30, 2011 at 11:02 am | Permalink

The two different designs was actually because the cards in packs were reprints of team set cards from that year. CMC made cards only of Triple-A players, while ProCards made cards of lower leagues. That’s why the AAA cards from packs have the CMC design from that year, while A and AA players have the ProCards design.

Posted November 30, 2011 at 12:59 pm | Permalink

chris olds will eat a box of cards at some point…i just know it.

Posted November 30, 2011 at 5:03 pm | Permalink

Paul: yep, though it is all under the CMC name as far as packaging.

Backup: um, no.

Posted December 1, 2011 at 9:12 am | Permalink

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