Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Cheapo Doubler Break: Angels, Rangers

Well, it's been a long journey, but at last we've made it to the final duo.

Teams: Angels, Rangers
Buyer: RWH
Favorite Cards: Circa '97 #33 Eddie Murray, 1999 Upper Deck MVP Power Surge #P5 Juan Gonzalez, Circa '97 #259 Ivan Rodriguez, 1998 UD Collector's Choice Jumbo #249 Ivan Rodriguez



Thoughts: The Anaheim Angels accomplished something in this break that no one ever thought possible: They made Eddie Murray not look tough and awesome. Had Eddie played more than 46 games for the Angels, word has it that he would have received a special incentive bonus in the form of a Make-a-Wish-esque opportunity to play Donald Duck (or Pluto) at Disneyland for one week.
I like that we get to see both sides of Ivan Rodriguez, who showed up on the one jumbo card that came out of the '98 Collector's Choice blister pack.

The Angels lot was bad, bad, bad, so I'm throwing in this card, 2008 Topps Gold Parallel #525 Gary Matthews (1247/2008).

And now, I'm officially group break-ed out. Speaking of which, the response for the 2005 Bowman Sterling box break was extremely lukewarm, so I'm giving up on that unless a miracle happens and 30 people demand it. You'll have to wait until I find something better that comes along.

1 comment:

Quinton said...

Would that Skybox Circa '97 card of Muarray be much more awesome if his quote was "I'm getting too old for this $#%&" a la Danny Glover?