Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Some 2012 Triple Threads Relics - Ethier and Johnson

Every year Topps Triple Threads make some of the sickest relic and autograph cards. I haven't been fortunate enough to get my hands on any of those yet but hopefully soon.

I was on ebay looking for a couple of cards and came across a couple cards that were fairly cheap. I managed to win this Andre Ethier relic. It's just a simple relic with the shape of home plate. The card is numbered out of 27. The card also recognizes him playing in the 2010-2011 MLB All-Star games.

The second card I picked up on eBay a couple days later was a little different than the Ethier. This Josh Johnson relic was numbered out of 18 and the background color is different since it's a different number. This card is considered to be Emerald, while the Ethier is considered Sepia. It's been a while since Josh Johnson was a Cy Young candidate. Who remembers his dominance in April of 2011 when he won the NL Pitcher of the Month award? He was the favorite to win the Cy Young but an injury forced him to miss too much time. Luckily for me, Clayton Kershaw won it.

It's going to be tough to try and put some of these relic sets of my favorite players together. If you have any available, please send me an e-mail or leave me a comment.

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