July means release time for Allen & Ginter. It’s always a fun set which, while clearly a baseball set, also offers a little bit of a change of pace with various off beat inclusions. It includes anything from insert sets focusing on Revolutionary Battles or World’s Dude to regular relics and autographs.
The release is bolstered by Aaron Judge, as are most of the 2017 releases. There is also a mix of sports writers and various other stars, such as Floyd Mayweather and William Shatner. Hot boxes make their first appearances in Allen & Ginter with an entire box filled with Foil Base parallels instead of standard base cards.
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The year of the Judge continues with the Stadium Club release. While Aaron Judge has seemingly driven a lot more attention on the hobby, he has already really inflated the release prices for unopened packs. Will he live up to the hype? Time will tell. Will the product live up to the prices? Well, that will be a taller order, if you don’t hit a Judge.
The Stadium Club release seems to have really hit its stride. We’ve come to expect unique images on nicer card stock, along with on card autographs. It’s a simple set, but very visually appealing. There are also a few parallels and inserts, but the main set is really the focus. A hobby box features 16 packs of 8 cards each, with 2 on-card autographs.
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