First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Greatest Hits baseball cards

What: 2017 Leaf Greatest Hits baseball cards
Arrives: November/December
Box basics: Four graded or encased buyback cards and one 1990 Leaf Greatest Hits buyback per box (three boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: This Leaf high-end buyback brand includes some of the greatest hits in all of baseball card history along with stamped buybacks from the iconic 1990 set.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 1990 Leaf Series 2 MLB wax pack (Hour 12)


Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … and this is the final post of this first run.

12in12-logo-smallerThe pack: 1990 Leaf Series 2 wax pack
The cost now: 
The cost then: 89 cents (That’s the suggested retail price … but who paid that back then?)

What’s inside this pack? Keep reading …

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Carlos Baerga’s Rookie Card and my 1990 Leaf baseball experience were clearly signs of changing times


You see this card? My copy of it cost me $15.

It was the summer of 1990 when a new premium set arrived upon the scene with seemingly red-hot wax that was only to be found in one hobby shop far from where I lived. I bought two packs of 1990 Leaf — and oddly I landed two Ken Griffey Jr. cards, selling one of them for $7 to an adult while standing in line to enter a small card show the following day. That money was used to get a lame vinyl logo baseball for several members of a Rookie League team to sign — one of them made The Show for some coffee as a Florida Marlin. It might have been the first time I sold a card for “real cash” and it definitely was my first time getting autographs at a show.

I never bought another pack — and still might not have to this day. That was the sum of my 1990 Leaf experience.

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First Buzz: 2016 Leaf Rookie Retro sports cards

2016-leaf-rookie-retro-1What: 2016 Leaf Rookie Retro sports cards
Arrives: June
Box basics: One graded buyback Rookie Card and one Leaf Throwback card per box (five boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf’s latest buyback product takes memorable Rookie Cards from throughout the sports world and adds a new touch in a two-card box packing plenty of potential.

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First Buzz: 2015 Leaf 25th baseball cards


What: 2015 Leaf 25th baseball cards
Arrives: Dec. 30
Hobby box basics: Four autographed cards per box, 12 boxes per case

LogoLeaf25thWhat’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Trading Cards takes a look back at the popular 1990 Leaf baseball set with this autograph-driven brand that enlists all of today’s printing techniques while looking back at the famed design with today’s prospects and some legends of the past.

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