Magnificent MasterpiecesSeptember 30, 2008 at 1:04 am | Posted in My Cards, Upper Deck | 7 Comments
Thanks to reader P.A. from Winston-Salem, NC, who sent me card #72 (Alex Rodriguez) in a trade, I have completed my set of 2007 Upper Deck Masterpieces! This comes just one day before 2008 Masterpieces is officially released.
2007 Masterpieces has been one of my favorite sets to collect. The set features paintings of 90 current and retired players on canvas-like card stock. The framed parallels are pretty nice, the relic cards look good, and the autographs are great. I pulled autographs of Josh Hamilton and Hunter Pence. Even better, the autographs are on card!
So I’m eager to get my hands on a hobby box of the 2008 version of Masterpieces. Hopefully Upper Deck can repeat the success of the 2007 set. Here’s a look at the key card for me, Evan Longoria: