Saturday, September 16, 2017

Beckett Baseball Card Monthly November 1998 - Page 11

More lists on page 11 of the November 1998 Beckett Baseball Card Monthly magazine.


Ratings Game

Underrated

1. '87 Donruss Greg Maddux #36 RC ($30)
2. '91 Ultra Update Ivan Rodriguez #55 ($12)
3. '97 Donruss Signature Autographs Moises Alou #6 ($20)
4. '87 Fleer Barry Bonds #604 ($22)
5. '93 Bowman Jason Kendell #162 RC ($4)

Overrated

1. '96 Select Certified Mirror Gold Ken Griffey Jr. #47 ($3,500)
2. '93 Finest Refractor Cal Ripken Jr #96 ($1,500)
3. '97 Pinnacle Mint Frank Thomas Gold Plated Coin #2 ($80)
5. '98 Donruss Signature Series Preview Travis Lee #15 ($200)

On the right hand side of the page we have a slight variation to the typical Hot and Cold Lists that Beckett usually produces. We have "The Hot List" and "The Not List".


The Hot List

1. Mark McGwire
2. Ken Griffey Jr.
3. Sammy Sosa
4. Kerry Wood
5. Nomar Garciaparra
6. Chipper Jones
7. Alex Rodriguez
8. Ben Grieve
9. Randy Johnson
10. Darin Erstad

Probably only three, maybe four, Hall of Famers out of the 10.

The Not List

1. Andruw Jones
2. Hideo Nomo
3. Roberto Alomar
4. Barry Larkin
5. Cecil Fielder

Two out of the 5 on the Not List are in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

3 comments:

  1. I enjoyed reading the underrated and overrated lists a lot. Funny what they said about Bonds.

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    1. "HOF lock. Oh how the times have changed.

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  2. Ben Grieve on the hot list. This sure brought back some memories.

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