2008 Goudey Baseball Released
Upper Deck released its 2008 Goudeyissue on Friday. The set is again done in the design of the 1930s Goudey Gum Co. issues and randomly inserted original 1934 Goudey cars can be found hidden in packs including a Lou Gehrig.
The product includesone memorabilia card, one hard-signed autograph card and seven “Mini 1934 Goudey-Sized Parallel” cards per box.
Several short-printed autographs appear as part of the coveted Sport Royalty lineup. Reigning NBA MVP Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Terry Bradshaw, Gordie Howe, Magic Johnson and 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell top the list.
As part of the overall “Goudey Graphs” assortment, collectors will find randomly placed inserts with hard-signed signatures from ex-big leaguers like Bucky Dent, Steve Carlton, Bobby Thomson, Fred Lynn and Johnny Bench. In addition, collectors can find “Goudey Cut Signature” cards sporting the scrawls of deceased superstars such as NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt and MLB Hall-of-Famers like Joe DiMaggio, Warren Spahn and Willie Stargell.
In addition, special 1934 Goudey Sized Mini Parallels and “Goudey Presidents” cards will be featured. Previous Commander-in-Chiefs highlighted in the subset include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
The complete list of short-printed autographed cards follows below:
Short-Printed “Sport Royalty” Autographs (less than 50)
Short-Printed “Goudey Graphs” Autographs (less than 100)
Regular Cards (All Standard Card Size)
o 20 1936 Goudey Black and White SP
o Berk Ross Hit Parade of Champions
o Sports Royalty Autographs