2005 Past Time Pennants Captures Major League Baseball’s Greatest Players and Teams With
Unique Autographs & Memorabilia
Look For A Limited Mitchell and Ness Wool Pennant In Every Box; One Autographed Pennant In
The Upper Deck Company (UD) pays homage to the national pastime, professional baseball, and the
athletes that helped pave the way. 2005 Past Time Pennants Baseball provides a timeline through
Major League Baseball’s past, highlighting legendary players and historical teams who have left
their mark on history. This timeline tribute places the spotlight on when baseball first began and
is full of unique collectibles making baseball historians out of collectors. This product delivers
more than a historical perspective; it packs all the collectible bells and whistles hobbyists yearn
for, including vintage pennants and throwback Mitchell and Ness jerseys.
"2005 Past Time Pennants does a masterful job of combining history and value to appeal to collectors
and baseball historians," said product manager Gregg Kohn. "It is not only filled with various
pennants and autographs but also gives insight to some MLB’s legendary players and teams."
The 90-card regular set blends today’s innovative technology with classic style and captivating photography
to appeal to set collectors. Silver and gold parallels of the entire set add addition chase. Baseball fans
can collect greats such as Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Joe Dimaggio and Stan Musial. The Upper Deck Company
recently announced a partnership with the Curtis Management Group (CMG) to ensure that UD is the only sports
card manufacturer that can bring collectors the legends of the game. This partnership with CMG allows Upper
Deck to not only to be the exclusive trading card manufacturer for an incredible roster of legendary players,
but it also puts the company in a position to manage the proliferation that has taken place in the past
and re-establish collector values.
The real gem of this product is the unique pennants that pay tribute to the great teams of the past. Hobbyists
can collect pennants of such great teams like the ‘47 Brooklyn Dodgers, ‘53 New York Yankees and the ‘67 Boston
Red Sox. Rare autograph versions signed by greats like Brooks Robinson of the ‘66 Baltimore Orioles and Johnny
Bench of the ‘75 Cincinnati Reds adds chase and collectibilty.
One other diamond in 2005 Past Time Pennants Baseball is the throwback Mitchell and Ness Jerseys of some
of Baseball’s greatest players. Fans have a chance at full replica jersey of such legends as Ty Cobb,
Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle to name a few.
2005 Past Time Pennants hits stores this April with a suggested retail price of $4.99 per pack. The subsets
and inserts follow:
AUTOGRAPH CARDS - signature cards combine to fall two per hobby box on average with a dual signature hit in
- PAST TIME SIGNATURES - (1:10)
- DUAL PAST TIME SIGNATURES - varied numbering 25 or less
- AUTOGRAPH PENNANTS – One per case
REGULAR CARD SET
90 REGULAR CARDS - Gold Parallel numbered to 50
Source: The Upper Deck Co, LLC
Date: March 1, 2005
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