Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 8)

Nomar-mazara-superfractorThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: “Refractors are overrated” says one Blowout member, a huge retail rack pack pull, NFL trivia, fight night in MLB and … are there too many MLB products?

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Buzz Break: 2016 Bowman baseball cards (blaster box)

2016bowmanBBblasterFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at

Kenta-MaedaThe box: 2016 Bowman baseball cards (blaster box)
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Packs per box: 8
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 80
Base set completion: 
34 of 150 (23 percent)
Duplicates: 0
Prospect set completion: 
24 of 150 (16 percent)
Duplicates: 0
Chrome prospect set completion: 
16 of 150 (11 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable players on base cards – Mike Trout, David Price, Madison Bumgarner, Stephen Strasburg, Yu Darvish, Nolan Arenado

Rookie Cards (7) – Jose Peraza, Brandon Drury, Max Kepler, Rob Refsnyder, Luis Severino, Trea Turner, Hector Olivera

Notable Prospects (both sets) – Kenta Maeda, Brendan Rodgers, Nick Gordon, Rafael Devers, Brady Aiken, Jhailyn Ortiz

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