October 12, 2008

More On Donruss Threads

Beckett's blog has details of the upcoming Donruss Threads set and taking a look at it the base card list seems to be very rookie/prospect heavy. I've pulled a few names from the list to highlight what cards I am interested in tracking down.

Base Set:

24 Mark Fidrych Detroit Tigers -- The world can always use more Mark Fidrych cards!
47 Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals
65 Danny Duffy Kansas City Royals
78 Fernando Garcia Kansas City Royals
119 Keaton Hayenga Kansas City Royals
120 Brent Fisher Kansas City Royals
161 Daniel Cortes Kansas City Royals
163 Matt Mitchell Kansas City Royals

In a previous post I highlighted the return of the Diamond King and now we have the complete list...it includes some basketball players and well as college baseball players.

Diamond King List:

1 Jordan Schafer Atlanta Braves
2 Nolan Reimold Baltimore Orioles
3 Matt McBride Cleveland Indians
4 Lars Anderson Boston Red Sox
5 Blake Wood Kansas City Royals
6 Josh Vitters Chicago Cubs
7 Chris Valaika Cincinnati Reds
8 Mark Melancon New York Yankees
9 Drew Stubbs Texas
10 Rick Porcello Detroit Tigers
11 Anthony Rizzo Boston Red Sox
12 Jon Jay St. Louis Cardinals
13 Clay Fuller Los Angeles Angels
14 Damon Sublett New York Yankees
15 Brett Anderson Oakland A’s
16 Matt Spencer Philadelphia Phillies
17 Drew Cumberland San Diego Padres
18 Tim Alderson San Francisco Giants
19 Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants
20 Jess Todd St. Louis Cardinals
21 Michael Hollimon Detroit Tigers
22 Taylor Teagarden Texas Rangers
23 Daniel McCutchen New York Yankees
24 Trystan Magnuson Toronto Blue Jays
25 Michael Burgess Washington Nationals
26 Hank Aaron Atlanta Braves
27 Cal Ripken Jr. Baltimore Orioles
28 Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles
29 Bobby Doerr Boston Red Sox
30 Duke Snider Brooklyn Dodgers
31 Rod Carew California Angels
32 Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs
33 Ryne Sandberg Chicago Cubs
34 Billy Williams Chicago Cubs
35 Fergie Jenkins Chicago Cubs
36 Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds
37 George Kell Detroit Tigers
38 George Brett Kansas City Royals
39 Reggie Jackson New York Yankees
40 Don Mattingly New York Yankees
41 Phil Niekro New York Yankees
42 Whitey Ford New York Yankees
43 Yogi Berra New York Yankees
44 Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies
45 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres
46 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants
47 Gaylord Perry San Francisco Giants
48 Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals
49 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals
50 Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers
51 Joe Jackson Chicago White Sox
52 Gordon Beckham Georgia
53 Derrick Rose Memphis
54 Michael Beasley Kansas State
55 O.J. Mayo USC
56 Pete Rose Montreal Expos
57 Rick Porcello Detroit Tigers
58 Nolan Ryan Houston Astros

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