Wednesday, March 26, 2008
1999 Upper Deck Piece of History 500 Club Harmon Killebrew
As Fleer started the legend wave of autograph sets, Upper Deck began the trend of legend game-used sets with Piece of History 500 Club bat cards.
Each card in this set is dedicated to the members of the 500 home run club including Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and all the rest of them.
This set has been continued as more players reach the plateau. Current players like Ken Griffey Jr., Frank Thomas, and Jim Thome have all been included in the set in the past few years.
And as important as these sets are to the burst of legend card releases, they are not the most important sets to come out. Check back tomorrow to see which set it was that opened the floodgates.