Random Card of the Day

Friday, December 14, 2018

Set: 2017 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions - Wonders of the Universe (Rate)

Card: #U-1 Orion Arm

“ I love it! We need more cards like this. I need more cards like this in my collection! ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Another one of those cards that proves that they will make a card for ANYTHING. I am shocked mostly because this is an Upper Deck card. I guess when you have no sports licenses left then you have to start being creative. ” -davidhandberry

“ Sorry, folks. I'm gonna pass. ” -kents_stuff

“ Nice Non-Sport card. When I first saw the green blob thing that turns out to be some sort of satellite, I thought it was The Hulk hefting a huge weight bar. Yes I do not know much about this insert set. ” -captkirk42

“ Is this a lenticular card? If not, that is some crummy art. I would not be happy pulling this from Goodwin Champions. ” -royals

“ huh? ” -Thunderfoot

“ this is light years over most of our heads. ” -parsley24

“ Nice one Upper Deck. Instead of pushing to try to restore your MLB licence, you're producing cards of galactic formations. ” -dilemma19

“ I think the player is missing from the front. UER? ” -NJDevils

“ Can't really tell what's going on due to the blurry artwork. I feel like if the art was made a bit clearer, this would be a better card ” -henryb123

“ Nice card ” -kirkscards

“ I think I like it. Kind of looks like the Death Star in the back though. ” -muskie027

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Set: 2008 Upper Deck Draft Edition (Rate)

Card: #90 Sam Keller

“ Other than the same photo on the back, I like it. ” -muskie027

“ I was wondering what number Sam Keller was drafted. Turns out he went undrafted and that is why they should have waited till after the draft, that would have made a better set to show them with their new teams. Instead you have a set called draft with undrafted players and a boring set either way. The front I would give a 6 and the back a 3 for having a duplicate photo and being nothing special. ” -davidhandberry

“ Sam Keller was about to make the pass of his young career... That is until the pesky 2008 Rookie Card monster had a craving for pig skins. ” -YoRicha

“ Been quite a stretch of football cards lately. Wonder what the record is for the same sport days in a row... ” -rmpaq5

“ Nice looking card, thought it was a recent Panini Score card from the white borders with colored tabs. I think I am on the record of not really liking college draft cards since you don't know where the players ended up. Most of them probably did make the big leagues but these cards were made for the draft they were being drafted in, so they are pre-pro career cards. I think this is the second day in a row where the random card was a college card of a maybe soon to be pro. OK so Sam didn't get very far in 2008 he was on the practice squad for the Raiders, then he moved to the AFL (Arena Football League) for the 2008 season. Oh wait he was an Undrafted Free Agent for the Los Angeles Avengers. He was also involved in a lawsuit against AE Games for likenesses of College Athletes which looks like the players lost. ” -captkirk42

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Set: 2000 Pacific Prism Prospects (Rate)

Card: #126 Travis Prentice

“ Luckily I have seen this set in hand or else it would not fair well for this card. I know from experience that the fronts look awesome in hand, but they probably don't scan well. The front is great, the back is perfection. I would give the front a 9 and the back a 10. ” -davidhandberry

“ Ahhh, Pacific. Home to useless parallels and cool parallels. Always trying to be different. Always interesting inserts. Tough card to scan properly. ” -cjjt

“ Nice card like the front, no major complaint, except maybe having a white background with no border. Back looks nice but should have more in the way of stats or a bio. Too much wasted space on back. ” -captkirk42

“ He a few good games in the pros, a much better college career. Not a bad looking card. ” -muskie027

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Set: 2005 Upper Deck Rookie Debut - Gold 150 (Rate)

Card: #135 Chris Henry

“ I don't like college cards- never have, never will- but I know two WVU collectors that, if I saw it for sale locally, I'd pick up and send it to one of them (Whoever I owed a thank you to at the time) ” -Billy Kingsley

“ This might be the worst card to pop up recently. I have looked at it several times and I still haven't found anything I like about this card. I hope none of the players I collect are in this dreadful set. ” -davidhandberry

“ Disagree with the set title. Rookie DEBUT OK which team did he DEBUT ON? Chris Henry sounds very familiar, like he is a superstar now. He is from WVU obviously but no mention of what team he was drafted by... Looking him up... OH OK he played for the Bengals for 5 seasons. ...He Died tragically. They could make a movie of the week about his life. ” -captkirk42

“ Fine card, I guess. ” -Kirbythedodger

“ Yikes. The front looks like a back, and the back looks like, well, a disaster. I am shocked, I am not sure I ever truly disliked and upper deck card. Maybe it is better in hand. ” -muskie027

“ Does his position really deserve the largest font on the card, UD? ” -kents_stuff

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Set: 2008 Topps Moments & Milestones (Rate)

Card: #125-24 Matt Holliday

“ Here come the haters- and that's fine. This set, like some gourmet food, is an acquired taste. And I've acquired it. I have completed 87% of this set, and would love to finish it off. If anyone has any leads, let me know. Or if anyone wants to start it, I have lots of dupes. Contact me. ” -Dave Sosidka

“ Good looking card, but what are the 24 hits relating to? There is nothing on the card that, that relates to. Otherwise a great ” -parsley24

“ Doing this on my mobile device, so I can’t see the back without cutting and pasting and going down rabbit holes. But as cool as this is as a massive chase concept (like the season biographies and such from UD), it would be funny if this card was for a 1-out bloop single on an 1 for 4 night, as opposed to a big or clutch peformance! ;) ” -stevejrogers

“ Nice card. I like the design. But what is "24 hits"; it is not mentioned on the back of the card. ” -cjjt

“ I don't understand why it says 24 Hits? This card is very confusing in what it is trying to say. ” -RoyalChief

“ The epitome of mind boggling amounts of parallels and variations. So thankful my main collection player Barry Bonds is not featured. This has to be a huge headache for any player collector. I do have several hundred of other players I've accumulated over the years. ” -weight333

“ Not a fan of these Milstone cards. One design for a zillion cards that differ only by the number for the achievement. Even when it is a player a PC I don't like them. ” -captkirk42

“ Nothing like "milestones" based on height and weight. ” -NJDevils

“ Interesting choice. I don't like this card because there are too many of them. ” -Kirbythedodger

“ Matt Holliday didn't touch home plate. ” -ketchupman36

“ Sorry, but what's the 24 for? It's card #125-24, it seems? I guess I'd have to look at the set to understand that numbering system. But if that's the case, I have no images in my head that end up being acceptable for such a numbering system. 24's not his uniform number, and clearly he had 216 hits, and he broke his own best by 20, etc. Nope, I don't get it. ” -kents_stuff

“ Seriously? There's a record for hits by a "Clydesdale?!" I love statistics, but we've clearly finally gone over the edge. The design of the card is ok, other than the vertical writing. But I'm very confused. What's the moment or milestone? 216 hits by a big guy? 24 hits.... somehow? No really, what is the 24 for? ” -Vvvergeer

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Sunday, December 9, 2018

Set: 2018 Topps Gypsy Queen (Rate)

Card: #199 Rhys Hoskins

“ Intentional error is not an error. Yuck! ” -vrooomed

“ I really like the front design. The vintage feel without it being a copy of an old design is really nice. It has to be an error though because on the front and back it says Washington Nationals and he has always been a Phillie. The back I wish had more substance. One sentence about a player is not enough and blank space and logo and legal stuff take up more space than info. The front I would give a 9, the back a 3. ” -davidhandberry

“ Went to my high school and college..... ” -Splinter_9

“ Roughly 65% of the back of this card is wasted space. Try harder, GQ. If you can't come up with more than 28 words and no stats, then maybe print on the back side of cereal boxes, instead. ” -kents_stuff

“ Obscure record on the back. ” -kirkscards

“ said it before but the term "Gypsy Queen" doesn't seem to fit for male athletes. but nice looking card ” -Thunderfoot

“ UGH I hate these intentional error card gimmicks as well as the "missing name" "errors". This one is a wrong team. ” -captkirk42

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Set: 2016-17 SP Authentic (Rate)

Card: #111 Auston Matthews

“ I don't know why it is just kinda blah to me. Good game for Auston but I would have rather an action shot from the game or something more than standing holding hockey pucks or maybe a better background than empty lockers. The back reminds me of the credits from an old black and white movie not a good look for a baseball card. I would give the front a 4 and the back a 4. ” -davidhandberry

“ This subset should have been in the flagship set. That should be about documenting the previous season. This event occured less than two months before hockey became a part of my life, though I do remember hearing about it when it happened. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Good card. Great achievement. ” -cjjt

“ OK a nice card to be a "highlight" card within the base set. If this were a Topps card it would be part of a silly insert set, and there would be 50 different variations of it driving me insane in trying to figure out which variant it was that I had. ” -captkirk42

“ Authentically a bad job. ” -NJDevils

“ The top individual performance I've witnessed in my 22+ years as a Leafs fan. ” -DanD

“ A little too much glare on that right-most puck, SP. But I think it's cool to commemorate some of these types of moments in sport. ” -kents_stuff

“ I remember watching that game, crazy stuff. Leafs are my second team, hope the Cactus can lead them to the Cup. ” -IfbBirdsCards

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Set: 2003 Upper Deck Finite (Rate)

Card: #273 Willie Ponder

“ This is just a horrible card. When the best thing about it is an action picture of a player in workout shorts, you know the card is bad. Design is terrible on both sides, especially the Finite Rookie bar across the middle of the front. At least it has a team logo on both sides and a serial number, but it's still bad. ” -spazmatastic

“ I don't know if he will ponder but I am pondering whether I like this card or not. It is a bit busy but I like the color scheme. I wish they had zoomed out just a bit to get all of him in the picture but I forgive action shots for this. I like the back. I would probably give the front a 8 and the back a 9. ” -davidhandberry

“ Never good when you're drafted to "improve special teams", unless you're a punter or kicker. ” -Splinter_9

“ Wow, green and purple looks a lot nicer on this design than the blue and tan of the NBA design. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ I hated these things when I first saw them. I like the serial numbers but thought it was too "Computerized" I won't even pretend to figure out what it says across his waist. I also don't like the summer camp/practice squad workout clothes. ” -captkirk42

“ Me like ” -Kirbythedodger

“ All time worst color combination. ” -NJDevils

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Set: 1982 Donruss (Rate)

Card: #22 Lon Hinkle

“ I did not know that Donruss made golf cards and I have to say I really like this card. It does help that it is my birth year. ” -davidhandberry

“ Great shot with the ball right by his head. Not a bad design. I don't remember him. ” -vrooomed

“ I fell asleep on the couch to whispering announcers and polite golf claps while looking at this card. ” -wjhipwell

“ That's a really neat shot. You can see the ball and the cloud of dust too. Don't know how you could get a better photo. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ I really like this design, layout, and the back information is straight and to the point offering key information. ” -rmpaq5

“ FOUR! (FORE?). Nice looking Golf card. I'm not a fan of golf but it is a nice early 1980s card. ” -captkirk42

“ The red and green color combo looks like Christmas decoration. Not a bad photo, though. ” -henryb123

“ Actually, I think this is one of the nicest golf cards and sets I have ever seen and I didn't even know it existed! Not that I collect golf much, but these are cool. ” -muskie027

“ not much of a golf guy, but nice looking card ” -Thunderfoot

“ Nice, clean, and basic card. A little odd to have the information about the family though. ” -hannajon34

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Set: 2001 Topps Archives (Rate)

Card: #177 Gene Upshaw

“ I have fond memories (and a few sets) of 2001 Archives Football. ” -trauty

“ Nice looking card and at this time I really enjoyed the reprinted vintage cards but I have grown weary of them. ” -davidhandberry

“ Love the Archives concept. Not sure if this is a reprint or an homage, but I suspect the former. Either way, I like it. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Not my fave, but a nice design ” -Kirbythedodger

“ Like these early Archives cards. If I recall they are reprints. For reprints I don't mind the stamped logo too much it is only on the buyback vintage that I have a big issue with the stamping. I'd prefer no stamping but if it is part of a new product's design I tolerate it some. ” -captkirk42

“ I never quite understood the reprints of cards that are only 20 years old. ” -kirkscards

“ I love archive cards when they use different pictures from the original. Great stuff. But reprints are good too. A chance to get those cards I can never afford. ” -cjjt

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