Friday, July 7, 2017

Box Breaks: 3 Blasters of 2017 Bowman

Like I said, I'm totally HOOKED on this baseball craze. With one of the most LOUSY basketball seasons of all time, not only because of the predictability of the Finals, but a horrible weak rookie class, it's nice to sink my teeth into something that's ON FIRE like baseball is. Even Retail is being bought at a record pace seems like, with everyone searching for Aaron Judge  cards. I decided to take a shot at three Blasters of Bowman baseball. I don't typically do Bowman breaks, but I decided to give it a whirl. Here's what I got

Blaster 1

Bowman Buyback (1:12)
Ian Kinsler 2007 Bowman Silver

Silver Parallel (1:71)
Matt Manning (#314/499)

Refractor (1:47)

Joe Jimenez (#113/499)

1951 Bowman Reproductions Insert (1:16)
Carlos Correa

Talent Pipeline (1:11)
Victor Robles/Erick Fedde/Austin Voth

Bowman Scouts Top 100 (1:8)
Trent Clark

Rookie Of The Year Favorites (1:8)
Andrew Benintendi

Blaster 2

Aaron Judge Base

Bowman 70th Parallel (1:94)
Kohl Stewart

Rookie Of The Year Favorites (1:8)
Jose De Leon

Talent Pipeline (1:11)
Eloy Jimenez/Ian Happ/Mark Zagunis

Bowman Buyback (1:12)
Dickie Thon 1990 Bowman Bronze

1951 Bowman Reproduction Insert (1:16)
Clayton Kershaw

Bowman's Scouts Top 100 (1:8)

J.P. Crawford

Blaster 3

Prospect Paper Autograph (1:69)
Patrick Weigel

Rookie Of The Year Favorites (1:8)

Jharel Cotton

Purple Refractor (1:94)
Joe Jimenez (#55/250)

1992 Bowman (1:11)
Yoenis Cespedes

1951 Bowman Reproduction (1:16)
Whitey Ford

Bowman's Scouts Top 100 (1:8)

Reynaldo Lopez

Silver (1:71)
Ryan Braun (#374/499)

Talent Pipeline (1:11)
Chase Vallot/Ryan O'Hearn/Jorge Bonificio

Overall Thoughts: Well..nothing big, but did pull an auto and a Judge Rookie. I'm also a big fun of the Bowman 1951 and 1992 Inserts. They look pretty cool. A Fun rip considering how much the hobby stuff is going for. Here's some pics of my pulls.


Top 5 Pulls of 2017

#1- 2016 Donruss Optic Gold Vinyl Cam Newton 1/1 
#2- 2017 Topps Heritage 1968 Topps Game Rookies Aaron Judge
#3- 16-17 Donruss Optic Jaylen Brown Rookie Signatures
#4- 16-17 Donruss Optic Larry Bird The Champ Is Here Gold Holo (#4/10)
#5- 2016 Donruss Optic Derrick Henry Rated Rookie Autograph (#43/150)

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