2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Trading Cards

2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Trading Cards

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Sports of all sorts, monsters, the start of life are all part of 2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions, a product few will argue is nothing short of eclectic. Hobby boxes come with the promise of three hits that are either autographs, memorabilia cards, manufactured patch cards, original art cards or World War I relics.

The 2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions base set has 130 total cards. On top of this there are 25 short prints and 25 super short prints.

Mini Cards return at a rate of 1:2 packs. They come in five different styles. There are basic minis, Lady Luck Back, Canvas, Magician Back (#/4) and Presidential Back (1/1).

All autographs in 2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions come with on-card signatures. More common cards fall under the Goodwin Autographs (1:36 packs) and Baseball Prospect Signatures (1:60 packs) banners. Sport Royalty Autographs (1:600 packs) and Goudey Autographs (1:400 packs) are among the tougher signatures to find.

Goodwin Memorabilia cards come with both single- (1:14 packs) and dual-swatches (1:320 packs). Rarer Sport Royalty follow a similar pattern. Single-swatch cards land 1:320 packs while dual-swatch cards fall 1:2,560 packs.

Museum Collection Relics return in 2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions, this time featuring memorabilia pieces from World War I. Among the items being embedded into cards are pieces of U.S. Army trousers, barbed wire, an Imperial German spiked helmet cover, a British Commonwealth Officer's cap and a gas mask lens.

After concluding the Animal Kingdom patch series, a new set launches with 2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions. Origin of Species Patch Cards has a three-year plan. It kicks off with The Dawn of Complex Life. In 2015 it carries on to Age of Dinosaurs and Age of Mammals in 2016. Patches come in five tiers, each with different rarities: Reptiles, Fish, Cambrian Explosion, Anthropods, Tetrapods and Cephalopods.

Art of the Ages returns with original art cards that recreate classic paintings from the like of Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh and Leonardo da Vinci.

Monsters is a set of 3-D inserts that delve deep into creepy characters dating all the way back to ancient times. These feature painted images and come in four tiers: Bizarre Beasts (1:120 packs), Classic Creatures (1:360 packs), The Giants (1:870 packs) and Alien Menaces (1:4,160 packs). Inserted 1:80 packs, there are four Monster cards per case.

Estimated Release Date: 7/14
Product Configuration: 20 packs per box, 5 cards per pack
Price Point: Mid-End Multi-Sport Card
Target Audience: Collectors with Eclectic Tastes, Autograph Collectors, Memorabilia Card Collectors, Set Builders

2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Box Break

  • 3 Total Autographs, Memorabilia, Manufactured Patch, Masterpieces or Museum Relics
  • 10 Mini Cards
  • 100 Total Cards

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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

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