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Old 06-10-2012, 07:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I got this one in 04 when I didn't really understand the hobby. I thought it was the coolest thing, its a little dinged up from not knowing how to take care of it.

What was your first hit?
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The first hit I can remember of was a Michael Jordan autograph out of 2000 Sage Hit basketball, too bad it's this Michael Jordan 2000 SAGE HIT Autographs Emerald #23 - Michael Jordan - CheckOutMyCards.com
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The first hit I can remember of was a Michael Jordan autograph out of 2000 Sage Hit basketball, too bad it's this Michael Jordan 2000 SAGE HIT Autographs Emerald #23 - Michael Jordan - CheckOutMyCards.com
Lol I never heard of that one
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:38 PM   #6 (permalink)
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well, i recently found a few that I wish i had known what to do with when i was collecting.

Found 2 basketball redemptions (for 94 UD and 93 Topps). the messed up thing is i knew both cards were special for some reason so i put them into toploaders. smh.

i was going to say a peyton manning jersey out of topps 2010 was my first auto or jersey hit, but i recently found a Kaj Linna auto (hockey) from my old cards. didn't know it was special either, not even protected
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Jerome Harrison 2006 Topps Auto
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I believe it was a Glenn Dorsey rookie jersey out of a 08 UD blaster.
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Guess I'm the old fart of the bunch...I remember hitting a Dale Murphy card out of 1983 Topps and being excited...before the days of inserts or hits as you know them today...you just had base to get excited over. I grew up a Braves fan because they were the only team I could watch at least a few games a week...TV back then was only about 12 channels lol.
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I know I pulled other auto cards from 1991 Pro Line... Everson Walls/ Monte Coleman sticks out in my head, but I can't remember when I pulled those... but my first major hit I know for sure was a 1992 Pro Line Auto of David Klinger.
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2009 Topps Jumbo. I had a box that had a Mohammed Massaquoi and Steven Jackson jersey. Bit what I pulled out of the first pack of the jumbo box was a Career Best Matt Ryan Auto.
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2007 Topps Grady Sizemore All Star jersey card.
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2006 Fleer Ultra Duece McAllsiter jersey card
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My first memorable hit.........was a 2008 topps letterman brett favre base superfractor!!!!!!!!!!! unfortunately, before i was ebay savvy, I sold it at my local card shop for 125, which may not be to bad now since it was a jets uniform.......but probably bad at the time since it was probably his 5th or 6th card in a jets uni!!!
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My first really "big" hit that I can remember would be a 96/97 SPx Wayne Gretzky Autograph. This was back when the cards were those oval die cuts and it was 1 card per pack for $5.

I wish I still had it.

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First pack i ever bought. 1.98 from Walmart. Then i thought every pack had an auto.....boy was I wrong! Haha

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brian griese jersey card from target.
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Guess I'm the old fart of the bunch...I remember hitting a Dale Murphy card out of 1983 Topps and being excited...before the days of inserts or hits as you know them today...you just had base to get excited over. I grew up a Braves fan because they were the only team I could watch at least a few games a week...TV back then was only about 12 channels lol.
No, I'm with you. I hit an 89 Griffey RC but I thought we were talking "really big" hits.
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1st hit ever got it from a pack at a cumberland farms. Still have it.
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No, I'm with you. I hit an 89 Griffey RC but I thought we were talking "really big" hits.
I never did manage to pull an 89 UD Griffey Jr. card myself...lol...still pisses me off.
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First box I ever got was with my best friend when we were about 8-9. Dad had a huge room of cards and would buy his kid a box when they go out, and got me one.
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97-98 David Wesley Autographics
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damian williams rookie review jersey card! i was so excited when i got it! i will never forget!
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83 topps wade boggs
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All I wanted for my 15th birthday was a box of 1994 TSC Baseball. I saw some First Day Issue cards at the LCS from 1993, and I was bound and determined to get myself a 1994 Ken Griffey JR First Day issue. I didn't realize how bad the odds were to get the ONE card I wanted.

Regardless, I got my box. And amazingly, I pulled it. The one card I wanted, and it will be forever in my collection.

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