Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Box Break: 2006 Upper Deck Update

One box of 2006 Upper Deck Update (paid $50)
24 packs per box, eight cards per pack (MSRP $2.49)


Base Set: 250 cards (1001-1250)

Regular Card Parallel: (numbered to 99 copies)

Star Attractions: 50 cards
Star Attractions Parallel: 50 cards (numbered to 99)

INKredible: 59 cards (one per box)

The Pulls

Base Set: 140 of 250 (56%)
25 Doubles
12 Triples
1 Quadruple

1 Regular Card Parallel: T. Walker

12 Star Attractions: B. Anderson, D. Pedroia, E. Aybar, H. Ramirez, J. Huber, C. James, J. Zumaya, K. Johjima, N. Markakis, J. Papelbon, S. Olsen, J. Sowers

1 INKredible: B. Broussard

The Bottom Line

Upper Deck Update is retail only, and as with most retail only products, feels stripped down. Not that there's anything wrong with that. I kind of like the no-frills approach. A perfect way to end the 2006 card set of the year.

Product Rating: 3 1/2 Gumsticks (out of five)

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