Relive History With Greats of the Game
The trading card product that set the industry standard for exclusively retired
Major League Baseball stars returns for 2004: Fleer Greats of the Game Baseball,
bringing you autographs and game-worn materials from the legends of the past.
Find signatures from some of baseballís all-timers at the rate of 1:5 packs,
while memorabilia cards fall 1:30 packs. Any true baseball collector canít do
without Fleer Greats of the Game.
Fleer Greats of the Game Baseball has a 75-card basic set as well as a parallel
series serially numbered to 500. And of course, the staple of Fleer Greats lies
in the signatures. Look for Gold Border Autographed Cards at the rate of 1:5
packs. Find signatures from the likes of Cal Ripken Jr., Eddie Murray, Carlton
Fisk, Nolan Ryan and Rocky Colavito.
A baseball game simply cannot operate without batteries. Weíve taken some of
the most celebrated pitcher-catcher relationships the game has ever seen and
brought them together again in Battery Mates. The 10-card base level insert can
be found 1:10 packs. There will also be serially numbered single and dual
autograph versions. Some of these Battery Mates include Steve Carlton/Tim
McCarver, Tom Seaver/Johnny Bench, Whitey Ford/Yogi Berra and more.
The three-tiered Glory of Their Time insert features some of the players who
simply dominated their era, either at the plate or on the mound. The 30-card
base level insert is serially numbered. Meanwhile there are two levels of
game-used memorabilia cards: A single-swatch version numbered to 250, and a
patch version numbered to 25.
One of the crown jewels of the 2004 edition of Fleer Greats of the Game is the
Etched in Time autographed insert. Each card will be numbered to just one-of-one.
These will be strictly one-of-a-kind cards featuring cut signatures from the
most legendary players to ever grace Major League diamonds. Look for Ted
Williams, Roy Campanella, Roberto Clemente, Mel Ott, Honus Wagner and more!
Comparison Cuts autographed cards will take your breath away. These dual cut
signature cards will feature rare signatures of some of the most cherished stars
in baseball history, teamed up on one card. Find a legendary signature on both
sides of these creatively designed masterpieces. These highly sought-after
cards will only be numbered to 1-of-1. Among those featured are
Babe Ruth/Roger Maris, Lou Gehrig/Cal Ripken Jr., Jackie Robinson/Larry Doby,
Lou Gehrig/Wolly Pipp and Ted Williams/Carl Yastrzemski.
Also included in Greats are Personality Cuts featuring one of one signatures
from Connie Mack, Happy Chandler and even President William Taft, who historically
is credited with introducing the seventh inning stretch.
2004 Fleer Greats of the Game Baseball will release on June 30, 2004.
Source: Fleer/SkyBox International LP
Date: June 16, 2004
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