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Old 12-30-2012, 05:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New Comer - Question about bowman chrome and bowman draft picks ??????

I'm a new comer, I would like to know the different between the bowman chrome and bowman draft pick & prospect

(except the chrome card, what about the checklist and which product is easier to get the great hits ?)

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Old 12-30-2012, 05:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Bowman Chrome=prospects from the past year, veterans
(some notables from 2012 bowman chromes autos: Billy Hamilton, Jonathan Singleton, Jorge Soler)
Bowman draft=guys drafted in June+guys called up during the season
(some notables from 2012 bowman draft autos: Albert Almora, Mike Zunino)

Depends who you prefer. I'd look at the checklist for each and see which guys I like more. This year I bought five bowman draft, zero bowman chrome. Last year think I bought one bowman chrome and three bowman draft.

I prefer draft myself because I follow the draft and prospects. Also, kind of an odd idea but even if you get a bad hit in draft...it can become a good hit. Kind of a loose example but a couple people complained about hitting Jose Fernandez in 2011 bowman draft, especially since it was a redemption, but then he had a great year and his autos have gone for a pretty great price.

Welcome, hope you hit some great stuff.
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Bowman Chrome=prospects from the past year, veterans
(some notables from 2012 bowman chromes autos: Billy Hamilton, Jonathan Singleton, Jorge Soler)
Bowman draft=guys drafted in June+guys called up during the season
(some notables from 2012 bowman draft autos: Albert Almora, Mike Zunino)

Depends who you prefer. I'd look at the checklist for each and see which guys I like more. This year I bought five bowman draft, zero bowman chrome. Last year think I bought one bowman chrome and three bowman draft.

I prefer draft myself because I follow the draft and prospects. Also, kind of an odd idea but even if you get a bad hit in draft...it can become a good hit. Kind of a loose example but a couple people complained about hitting Jose Fernandez in 2011 bowman draft, especially since it was a redemption, but then he had a great year and his autos have gone for a pretty great price.

Welcome, hope you hit some great stuff.


You are such a nice guy, thank you, I will make up my mind soon ......
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:28 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Don't forget Addison Russell in Bowman Draft. In many eyes he is the most well rounded SS in the minors and his prices will only go up
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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And don't forget Castellanos in Bowman Chrome
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I know, Billy Hamilton looks juiced up.



Think he may be 100 lbs. soaking wet.
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