There’s only about 30 minutes remaining in a special championship game IPO for the final batch of World Baseball Classic eTopps cards as this is posted, but here they are:
Dae Ho Lee (Korea) — $5, a maximum of 749 will be produced
Hisashi Iwakuma (Japan) — $5, a maximum of 999 will be produced
Ichiro Suzuki (Japan) — $5.50, a maxiumum of 749 will be produced
Tae Kyun Kim (Korea) — $6, a maximum of 749 will be produced
The cards are available until 5 p.m. Eastern time but if you’re caught short today, the cards will be allocated immediately for trading in advance of tonight’s WBC championship game between Japan and Korea.
Collectors who put together the entire 12-card set will receive a card commemorating the winner of tonight’s game.
Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at email@example.com.