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 … this is Hour 5.
The pack: 1982 Fleer baseball
The cost now: $3.50
The cost then: 30 cents
What’s inside this pack? Keep reading …
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The case: 2012 Panini Cooperstown baseball cards (hobby case)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com
Boxes per case: 14
Packs per box: 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 120
Cards in this case: 1,680
Base set completion:
200 of 200 (100 percent)
Duplicates: Plenty, but Buzz ain’t counting those this time
With Major League Baseball‘s historic trip to Cuba and the Tampa Bay Rays’ exhibition game against the Cuban national team on Tuesday, the spotlight is shining bright on the country and its rich baseball history.
One part of that history that might not be remembered by many collectors is the fact that there was once a minor league team in Cuba, the Havana Sugar Kings, that was a Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and a member of the International League.