Sunday, January 10, 2010

I really like XFRACTORS!

I stopped collecting hard core right before Chrome took off and became really popular. I always looked at it just as an expensive parallel with no actual inserts. My wife bought me a box of 2009 Bowman Chrome a few months back, not knowing how I felt about Chrome and I really enjoyed it. I don't know what it is about it, but I liked it. I really liked the XFRACTOR card that I pulled and it wasn't even a player that I like, Since then I have tried to pick up a few D-Back XFRACTOR cards, so when I saw that Angelsfan of Omega Cardboard had pulled a 2008 Topps Chrome Chris Young XFRACTOR we arranged a trade. He sent me the Young XFRACTOR and a few other D-Backs. Thanks Angelsfan!



2008 Topps Chrome Chris Young XFRACTOR



2009 Topps Randy Johnson and Max Scherzer - Two former D-back pitchers




2006 Fleer Conor Jackson - Rookie Card




2004 Donruss Team Heroes Brian Bruney and Steve Finley - I didn't collect in 2004 so this is the first time I have ever seen this set.




2008 Topps Mark Reynolds - 40+ home runs in 2009. Hoping he will have an even better 2010!




2008 Bowman Draft Picks Ryne White - Never heard of him, but he hit .379 during college at Purdue and was named after Chicago Cub hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.




3 comments:

  1. I am trying to collect the whole 2008 Chrome refractor set, and honestly, don't care much for Xfractors. If you'd like I can send some your way, I know I have Jason Bay and an Alex Romero Rookie.

    Edit: I have Jimmy Rollins, Stephen Drew, Yovani Gallardo (08 and 09), Jason Bay, Gil Meche, Brian Roberts, Fausto Carmona, Hanley Ramirez, Rickie Weeks, Alex Romero.

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  2. I've always prefered the regular refractors but the xfractors are nice too. I've picked up a few of each to go along with my 08 Topps set.

    moe.

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  3. The Young xfractor look awesome

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