With my fourth pack comes the onslaught of doubles – 23 of them! After breaking open the pack, I only needed seven of the 31 base cards for my set. I did get my first variation card of the year, so that’s a bonus. It was #177 Paul Konerko, shown shaking hands with fans as he walks off U.S. Cellular Field for the last time on September 28, 2014.
I added one San Francisco Giant in the latest pack, rookie outfielder Gary Brown (#139). He made his MLB debut on September 2, 2014 and hit .429 with 1 RBI in seven games for the Giants.
In only my fourth pack I pulled my second Rainbow Foil (1:10), this time it was Boston Red Sox rookie Rusney Castillo (#144).
The inserts included Mark McGwire’s Archtypes (#A-11), Jason Heyward First Home Run – Silver Stripe (#FHR-12), Eddie Veder First Pitch (#FP-04), and The Babe Ruth Story – From Hurler to Hitter (#BR-5)
96 Junior Lake – Chicago Cubs
139 Gary Brown – San Francisco Giants RC
157 Ubaldo Jimenez – Baltimore Orioles
229 Bryan Morris – Miami Marlins
236 Zack Wheeler – New York Mets
249 Jose Reyes – Toronto Blue Jays
323 Eric Hosmer – Kansas City Royals
177 Paul Konerko – Chicago White Sox
144 Rusney Castillo – Boston Red Sox (Rainbow Foil / 1:10)
A-11 Mark McGwire (Power) – Archetypes (1:6)
FHR-12 Jason Heyward – First Home Run – Silver Stripe
FP-04 Eddie Veder – First Pitch (1:3)
BR-5 From Hurler to Hitter (Bston Red Sox) – The Babe Ruth Story (1:2)
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