2008 Bowman Chrome Baseball Review

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It’s that time of year again. No, not the pennant races, but, the release of Bowman Chrome’s baseball product. Each year this product becomes more and more anticipated, and pack busters are constantly looking for their next pot-of-gold prospect.

This year product follows on the footsteps of the 2008 Bowman releases that was packed with an all-star line-up of future talent. The Chrome release features the rookie card of Kosuke Fukudome, as well as autographs of some great prospects. Engel Beltre, Austin Jackson, Andrew Lambo, Lars Anderson, Angel Villalona, and Ryan Kalish (just to mention a few) each are featured on Prospect Autograph cards that come in base, refractor, xfractor, blue refractor, gold refractor, orange refractor, red refractor, superfractor, and printing plat variations. Each of the refractor versions are number stamped on the rear of the card. I have seen some preliminary pricing for the autographs on eBay, and the Beltre and Jackson are selling for around $50 each.

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Topps Confirms 2008 Allen & Ginter Short Print List

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Topps confirms that there are several short printed autographed cards, relic cards and base cards in the recently-released 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball.  In addition there are RED INK autograph variations limited to just 10 copies each.  The subjects and quantities are as follows.

SHORT PRINTED AUTOGRAPHS

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