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OSGB: 2002 SP Authentic Packs 19-24

It’s time to put this box to rest. Here are the final six packs of the 2002 SP Authentic box.

Pack 19:
Frank Thomas
Shannon Stewart
Torii Hunter
Miguel Tejada
Mike Lowell

Pack 20:
Barry Bonds
Alfonso Soriano
Jeff Conine
Chipper Jones
FOR THE RANGERS (Brad): a Future Watch Travis Hughes (0264/1999)
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Pack 21:
Jose Vidro
Bernie Williams
Hank Blalock
Bobby Abreu
Matt Morris

Pack 22:
Sean Casey
Freddy Garcia
Roberto Alomar
FOR THE BRAVES (Brian): a Greg Maddux jersey
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We have another hit for the Braves. Unfortunately, they badly miscut the jersey on this card. Still, you can’t go wrong with Maddux.

Pack 23:
Alex Rodriguez
Adam Dunn
Randy Johnson
Brian Giles
Corey Patterson

Pack 24:
Bret Boone
Vladimir Guerrero
Jason Giambi
Dmitri Young
Darin Erstad

Two boxes down, one to go. Our final box, the “mystery” box, is bound to supply us with some star hits. I’ll break that later this afternoon/evening and will hold the random drawing for the surprise I mentioned before. Thanks to everyone who’s been keeping up with this so far!

OSGB: 2002 SP Authentic Packs 13-18

Let’s keep this thing going. Here’s the third quarter of our 2002 SP Authentic box.

Pack 13:
Edgar Martinez
Corey Koskie
Eric Chavez
FOR THE BRAVES (Brian): a Prospects Signature card of Steve Torrealba
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Finally, a hit for the Braves! Enjoy it Brian.

Pack 14:
Andruw Jones
Nomar Garciaparra
Kevin Brown
Roger Clemens
Ichiro

Pack 15:
Larry Walker
Shawn Green
Kenny Lofton
Scott Rolen
Sammy Sosa

Pack 16:
Freddy Garcia
Roberto Alomar
Jason Kendall
Kerry Wood
Eric Milton

Pack 17:
Juan Gonzalez
Jeff Kent
Lance Berkman
Craig Biggio
Rafael Palmeiro

Pack 18:
Rich Aurilia
Roy Oswalt
Mark Buehrle
Ben Grieve
Josh Beckett

OSGB: 2002 SP Authentic Packs 7-12

Pack 7:
Lance Berkman
Alex Rodriguez
Gary Sheffield
Mike Lowell
Chipper Jones

Pack 8:
Adam Dunn
Randy Johnson
Ichiro
Troy Glaus
FOR THE ATHLETICS (Ted): a Future USA Watch Landon Powell (1771/1999)

FOR THE WHITE SOX (Adam): a Future Watch Kyle Kane (0767/1999)

Powell is currently in the Oakland Athletics’ farm system so that card will go to Ted. Adam picks up another card with this Kyle Kane Future Watch card.

Pack 9:
Edgar Martinez
Pat Burrell
Mo Vaughn
Gary Sheffield
Manny Ramirez

Pack 10:
J.D. Drew
Bobby Higginson
Barry Zito
Ken Griffey, Jr.
Mark Prior

Pack 11:
Greg Maddux
Pedro Martinez
Jeromy Burnitz
Tim Hudson
Mike Hampton

Pack 12:
Hideo Nomo
Derek Jeter
Joe Mays
Carlos Delgado
FOR THE INDIANS (MMosley): a Future USA Watch Michael Aubrey (0957/1999)
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Aubrey is currently in the Cleveland organization so this card goes to MMosley. We’re currently halfway through this box. There’s still a game-used and an autograph somewhere here. Good luck everyone!

OSGB: 2002 SP Authentic Packs 1-6

Here is box 2 of our Old School Group Break, 2002 SP Authentic. Hopefully, this box will spread the hits out a little more than Leaf Certified did. Let’s get started.

Pack 1:
C.C. Sabathia
Mike Piazza
Corey Koskie
Eric Chavez
Phil Nevin

Pack 2:
Ben Sheets
Carlos Beltran
Sean Burroughs
Albert Pujols
FOR THE PIRATES (Brad): a Future Watch Mike Gonzalez (0556/1999)
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Yes, the same Mike Gonzalez who saved 14 games for the Braves last season.

Pack 3:
Richie Sexson
Randall Simon
Troy Glaus
Todd Helton
FOR THE TWINS (Slette): a Future Watch Kevin Frederick autograph (884/999)
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Pack 4:
Mike Sweeney
Preston Wilson
Jeff Bagwell
Curt Schilling
Magglio Ordonez

Pack 5:
Ivan Rodriguez
Rich Aurilia
Jim Thome
Sean Casey
Luis Gonzalez

Pack 6:
Roy Oswalt
Juan Gonzalez
Jeff Kent
Mark Buehrle
Ben Grieve

One hit down, two to go, plus the Team USA cards. Hopefully, we can keep spreading the hits around.

OSGB: 2002 Leaf Certified Packs 11-16

I’m going to just call this final portion of the box the Thoughts and Sox portion. Here’s what was pulled:

Pack 11:
Mark Grace
John Olerud
Juan Pierre
J.D. Drew
Johnny Damon (pre-caveman)
FOR THE WHITE SOX (Adam): a Mirror Red Magglio Ordonez jersey (100/150)
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Adam informed me that his son collects the Palehose so I’m glad we were able to hook him up with something!

Pack 12:
Toby Hall
Jim Edmonds (sans bird’s head swatch)
Barry Zito
Rafael Palmeiro
FOR THE RED SOX (Adam): a Certified Skills insert of Nomar Garciaparra
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Like the All-Certified Team inserts, these also come with the three parallels: Red (/150), Blue (/75), and Gold (/25).

Pack 13:
Jeff Kent
Mark Buehrle
Mike Sweeney
Mark Mulder
Hideo Nomo

Pack 14:
Preston Wilson
Richie “No Bermanism Needed” Sexson
Javier Vazquez
Lance Berkman
Robin Ventura

Pack 15:
Pedro Martinez
Carlos Delgado
Robert Person
Joe Kennedy (RIP)
Sammy Sosa
FOR THE RED SOX (Adam): a Fabric of the Game Pedro Martinez jersey (002/100)
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So we pull an extra hit and it’s a Fabric of the Game! Awesome! Both father and son will add game-used cards to their collections. Congrats to both!

Pack 16:
Bartolo Colon
Jason Jennings
C. C. Sabathia
Jacque Jones
Brian Giles

There you have it. Box 1 of our group break yielded some very nice cards, but only three people got hits. I’m hoping that will change quickly. I’m going to take a short break and will come back with the SP Authentic box. Congrats to the winners and good luck for box 2 everyone!