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2003 Upper Deck Classic Portraits

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Description

2003 Upper Deck Classic Portraits is a 232-card set released in October, 2003. The product is best known for the 27 collectible 8" Busts each Hobby box was packaged with.

Distribution

18 packs plus on collectible bust per box, five cards per pack (MSRP: $5). 12 boxes per case. Hobby only.

Reviews

Insertion Ratios

Cards Total Cards Numbered To Hobby Odds
Base 232 - ?
short set 100 - 4:1
short-printed prospects 45 - 1:4
MLB Proteges 45 2003 1:6
Baseball Royalty 42 1200 1:9
Gold 190 25 ?
Stitches 42 299 ?
Stitches Gold 42 25 ?
Patches 42 99 ?
Patches Gold 42 10 ?
Signs of Success 28 varies ?
Signs of Success Gold 28 25 ?

Checklist

Base Set

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  • 1 Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • 2 Randy Johnson
  • 3 Rafael Furcal
  • 4 Omar Vizquel
  • 5 Shawn Green
  • 6 Roy Oswalt
  • 7 Hideo Nomo
  • 8 Jason Giambi
  • 9 Barry Bonds
  • 10 Mike Piazza
  • 11 Ichiro
  • 12 Carlos Delgado
  • 13 Preston Wilson
  • 14 Lance Berkman
  • 15 Magglio Ordonez
  • 16 Kerry Wood
  • 17 Ivan Rodriguez
  • 18 Chipper Jones
  • 19 Adam Dunn
  • 20 C.C. Sabathia
  • 21 Mike MacDougal
  • 22 Torii Hunter
  • 23 Jim Thome
  • 24 Hank Blalock
  • 25 Johnny Damon
  • 26 Troy Glaus
  • 27 Manny Ramirez
  • 28 Mark Prior
  • 29 Brent Mayne
  • 30 Derek Jeter
  • 31 Tim Hudson
  • 32 Mike Cameron
  • 33 Mark Teixeira
  • 34 Shannon Stewart
  • 35 Tim Salmon
  • 36 Luis Gonzalez
  • 37 Jason Johnson
  • 38 Shea Hillenbrand
  • 39 Bartolo Colon
  • 40 Austin Kearns
  • 41 Vladimir Guerrero
  • 42 Tom Glavine
  • 43 Andres Galarraga
  • 44 Kazuhiro Sasaki
  • 45 Juan Gonzalez
  • 46 Vernon Wells
  • 47 Jeff Bagwell
  • 48 Mike Sweeney
  • 49 Carlos Beltran
  • 50 Dave Roberts
  • 51 Todd Helton
  • 52 Carlos Pena
  • 53 Darin Erstad
  • 54 Gary Sheffield
  • 55 Lyle Overbay
  • 56 Sammy Sosa
  • 57 Mike Mussina
  • 58 Matt Morris
  • 59 Roberto Alomar
  • 60 Larry Walker
  • 61 Jacque Jones
  • 62 Josh Beckett
  • 63 Richie Sexson
  • 64 Derek Lowe
  • 65 Pedro Martinez
  • 66 Moises Alou
  • 67 Craig Biggio
  • 68 Curt Schilling
  • 69 Jesse Foppert
  • 70 Nomar Garciaparra
  • 71 Barry Zito
  • 72 Alfonso Soriano
  • 73 Miguel Tejada
  • 74 Rafael Palmeiro
  • 75 Albert Pujols
  • 76 Mariano Rivera
  • 77 Bob Abreu
  • 78 Alex Rodriguez
  • 79 Andruw Jones
  • 80 Frank Thomas
  • 81 Greg Maddux
  • 82 Jim Edmonds
  • 83 Bernie Williams
  • 84 Roger Clemens
  • 85 Eric Chavez
  • 86 Scott Rolen
  • 87 Jorge Posada
  • 88 Bret Boone
  • 89 Ben Sheets
  • 90 John Olerud
  • 91 J.D. Drew
  • 92 Aaron Boone
  • 93 Corey Koskie
  • 94 Sean Casey
  • 95 Jose Cruz, Jr.
  • 96 Pat Burrell
  • 97 Jose Guillen
  • 98 Mark Mulder
  • 99 Garret Anderson
  • 100 Kazuhisa Ishii

short-printed prospects

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  • 101 David Matranga RC
  • 102 Colin Porter RC
  • 103 Jason Gilfillan RC
  • 104 Carlos Mendez RC
  • 105 Jason Shiell RC
  • 106 Kevin Tolar RC
  • 107 Terrmel Sledge RC
  • 108 Craig Brazell RC
  • 109 Bernie Castro RC
  • 110 Tim Olson RC
  • 111 Kevin Ohme RC
  • 112 Pedro Liriano
  • 113 Joe Borowski
  • 114 Edgar Gonzalez RC
  • 115 Joe Thurston
  • 116 Bobby Hill
  • 117 Michel Hernandez RC
  • 118 Arnie Munoz RC
  • 119 David Sanders RC
  • 120 Willie Eyre RC
  • 121 Brent Hoard RC*
  • 122 Lew Ford RC
  • 123 Beau Kemp RC*
  • 124 Jon Pridie RC*
  • 125 Mike Ryan RC
  • 126 Richard Fischer RC*
  • 127 Luis Ayala RC
  • 128 Mike Neu RC
  • 129 Joe Valentine RC
  • 130 Nate Bland RC
  • 131 Shane Bazzell RC*
  • 132 Jason Roach RC
  • 133 Diegomar Markwell RC*
  • 134 Francisco Rosario RC
  • 135 Guillermo Quiroz RC
  • 136 Jerome Williams
  • 137 Fernando Cabrera RC
  • 138 Francisco Cruceta RC
  • 139 Jhonny Peralta
  • 140 Rett Johnson RC*
  • 141 Aaron Looper RC
  • 142 Bobby Madritsch RC
  • 143 Dan Haren RC
  • 144 Jose Castillo
  • 145 Chris Waters RC

MLB Proteges

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Each MLB Protege is serial-numbered to 2003 copies.

  • 146 Hideki Matsui RC
  • 147 Jose Contreras RC
  • 148 Felix Sanchez RC
  • 149 Jon Leicester RC
  • 150 Todd Wellemeyer RC
  • 151 Matt Bruback RC*
  • 152 Chris Capuano RC
  • 153 Oscar Villarreal RC
  • 154 Matt Kata RC
  • 155 Robby Hammock RC
  • 156 Gerald Laird
  • 157 Brandon Webb RC
  • 158 Tommy Whiteman
  • 159 Andrew Brown RC
  • 160 Alfredo Gonzalez RC*
  • 161 Carlos Rivera
  • 162 Rick Roberts RC*
  • 163 Dontrelle Willis
  • 164 Josh Willingham RC
  • 165 Prentice Redman RC
  • 166 Jeff Duncan RC
  • 167 Jose Reyes
  • 168 Jeremy Griffiths RC
  • 169 Phil Seibel RC
  • 170 Heath Bell RC
  • 171 Anthony Ferrari RC
  • 172 Mike Nicolas RC*
  • 173 Cory Stewart RC*
  • 174 Miguel Ojeda RC
  • 175 Rickie Weeks RC
  • 176 Delmon Young RC
  • 177 Tommy Phelps
  • 178 Josh Hall RC
  • 179 Ryan Cameron RC*
  • 180 Garrett Atkins
  • 181 Clint Barmes RC
  • 182 Mike Hessman RC
  • 183 Chin-Hui Tsao
  • 184 Rocco Baldelli
  • 185 Bo Hart RC
  • 186 Wilfredo Ledezma RC
  • 187 Miguel Cabrera
  • 188 Ian Ferguson RC*
  • 189 Micheal Nakamura RC
  • 190 Alejandro Machado RC

Baseball Royalty

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Each Baseball Royalty is serial-numbered to 1200 copies.

  • 191 Mickey Mantle
  • 192 Ted Williams
  • 193 Mark Prior
  • 194 Stan Musial
  • 195 Phil Rizzuto
  • 196 Nolan Ryan
  • 197 Tom Seaver
  • 198 Robin Yount
  • 199 Yogi Berra
  • 200 Ernie Banks
  • 201 Willie McCovey
  • 202 Ralph Kiner
  • 203 Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • 204 Sammy Sosa
  • 205 Derek Jeter
  • 206 Nomar Garciaparra
  • 207 Alex Rodriguez
  • 208 Ichiro Suzuki
  • 209 Mike Piazza
  • 210 Jackie Robinson
  • 211 Roberto Clemente
  • 212 Babe Ruth
  • 213 Duke Snider
  • 214 Greg Maddux
  • 215 Juan Marichal
  • 216 Joe Morgan
  • 217 Rollie Fingers
  • 218 Warren Spahn
  • 219 Pee Wee Reese
  • 220 Troy Glaus
  • 221 Jason Giambi
  • 222 Roger Clemens
  • 223 Pedro Martinez
  • 224 Chipper Jones
  • 225 Randy Johnson
  • 226 Jim Thome
  • 227 Barry Bonds
  • 228 Hideo Nomo
  • 229 Whitey Ford
  • 230 Bob Gibson
  • 231 Alfonso Soriano
  • 232 Richie Ashburn

Parallels

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The first 190 base cards (all except the Baseball Royalty subset) are available in a Gold parallel, which is serial-numbered to 25 copies.

Autographs & Game-Used

Stitches

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Each Stitches is serial-numbered to 299 copies and also available in the following parallels.

  • Gold (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • Patches (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Patches Gold (serial-numbered to ten)
  • AD Adam Dunn
  • AJ Andruw Jones
  • AL Albert Pujols
  • AP Andy Pettitte
  • AR Alex Rodriguez
  • AS Alfonso Soriano
  • CJ Chipper Jones
  • CP Corey Patterson
  • CS Curt Schilling
  • DW Dontrelle Willis
  • GM Greg Maddux
  • GS Gary Sheffield
  • HB Hank Blalock
  • HC Hee Seop Choi
  • HM Hideki Matsui
  • HN Hideo Nomo
  • IR Ivan Rodriguez
  • IS Ichiro Suzuki
  • JB Jeff Bagwell
  • JD J.D. Drew
  • JE Jim Edmonds
  • JG Jason Giambi
  • JK Jeff Kent
  • JT Jim Thome
  • KG Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • KW Kerry Wood
  • MI Mike Piazza
  • ML Mike Lowell
  • MM Matt Morris
  • MO Magglio Ordonez
  • MP Mark Prior
  • PM Pedro Martinez
  • RB Rocco Baldelli
  • RC Roger Clemens
  • RF Rafael Furcal
  • RJ Randy Johnson
  • RO Roy Oswalt
  • SG Shawn Green
  • SS Sammy Sosa
  • TG Troy Glaus
  • TH Torii Hunter
  • VG Vladimir Guerrero

Signs of Success

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Each Signs of Success is also available in a Gold parallel, which is serial-numbered to 25 copies.

  • AG Alex Graman 215
  • AH Andy Van Hekken 299
  • BC Brad Cresse 121
  • BD Ben Diggins 299
  • BH Ben Howard 299
  • BP Brandon Phillips 131
  • BR Brandon Claussen 121
  • CC C.C. Sabathia 106
  • CM Corwin Malone 103
  • DB Dewon Brazelton 299
  • DH Drew Henson 246
  • DK David Kelton 102
  • HI Hansel Izquierdo 299
  • JB John Buck 98
  • JD Johnny Damon 297
  • JE Jerome Williams 103
  • JI Jay Gibbons 22
  • JJ Jimmy Journell 98
  • JU Justin Wayne 299
  • JW Jayson Werth 299
  • KG Ken Griffey, Jr. 299
  • KL Kenny Lofton 296
  • MB Mark Buehrle 220
  • MI Milton Bradley 220
  • MT Mark Teixeira 280
  • SR0 Scott Rolen 9
  • TG Tony Gwynn 49
  • TH Matt Thornton 298

Collectible Busts

Each sealed Hobby box of 2003 Upper Deck Classic Portraits comes with one of 27 collectible busts. Each bust is packaged separately and measures eight inches tall. Six of the 27 busts are short-printed. Each bust comes in one of four materials:

  • Bronze
  • Marble
  • Pewter
  • Pewter Wood

Bronze

  • BG-H Bob Gibson
  • BR-SH Babe Ruth BOS 300
  • BR-YA Babe Ruth NYY A
  • BR-YH Babe Ruth NYY H
  • DS-A Duke Snider A
  • DS-H Duke Snider H
  • HM-H Hideki Matsui
  • IS-H Ichiro 300
  • JG-H Jason Giambi
  • KG-H Ken Griffey, Jr. 300
  • MM-A Mickey Mantle A
  • MM-H Mickey Mantle H
  • NG-H Nomar Garciaparra
  • NR-AH Nolan Ryan HOU H 300
  • NR-MA Nolan Ryan NYM A
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan NYM H
  • RC-H Roberto Clemente
  • SM-H Stan Musial
  • SS-H Sammy Sosa 300
  • TS-MA Tom Seaver NYM
  • TS-RA Tom Seaver CIN A 300
  • TS-RH Tom Seaver CIN H
  • TW-A Ted Williams
  • TW-H Ted Williams
  • YB-A Yogi Berra
  • YB-H Yogi Berra

Marble

  • BG-H Bob Gibson 250
  • BR-SH Babe Ruth BOS 250
  • BR-YA Babe Ruth NYY A 125
  • BR-YH Babe Ruth NYY H 250
  • DS-A Duke Snider A 100
  • DS-H Duke Snider H 250
  • HM-H Hideki Matsui 250
  • IS-H Ichiro 250
  • JG-H Jason Giambi 250
  • KG-H Ken Griffey, Jr. 250
  • MM-A Mickey Mantle A 125
  • MM-H Mickey Mantle H 250
  • NG-H Nomar Garciaparra 250
  • NR-AH Nolan Ryan HOU H 250
  • NR-MA Nolan Ryan NYM A 125
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan NYM H 250
  • RC-H Roberto Clemente 250
  • SM-H Stan Musial 250
  • SS-H Sammy Sosa 250
  • TS-MA Tom Seaver NYM 125
  • TS-MH Tom Seaver NYM H 250
  • TS-RA Tom Seaver CIN A 125
  • TS-RH Tom Seaver CIN H 250
  • TW-A Ted Williams 125
  • TW-H Ted Williams 250
  • YB-A Yogi Berra 125
  • YB-H Yogi Berra 250

Pewter

  • BG-H Bob Gibson 100
  • BR-SH Babe Ruth BOS 100
  • BR-YA Babe Ruth NYY A 75
  • BR-YH Babe Ruth NYY H 100
  • DS-A Duke Snider A 75
  • DS-H Duke Snider H 100
  • HM-H Hideki Matsui 100
  • IS-H Ichiro 100
  • JG-H Jason Giambi 100
  • KG-H Ken Griffey, Jr. 100
  • MM-A Mickey Mantle A 75
  • MM-H Mickey Mantle H 100
  • NG-H Nomar Garciaparra 100
  • NR-AH Nolan Ryan HOU H 100
  • NR-MA Nolan Ryan NYM A 75
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan NYM H 100
  • RC-H Roberto Clemente 100
  • SM-H Stan Musial 100
  • SS-H Sammy Sosa 100
  • TS-MA Tom Seaver NYM A 75
  • TS-MH Tom Seaver NYM H 100
  • TS-RA Tom Seaver CIN A 100
  • TS-RH Tom Seaver CIN H 75
  • TW-A Ted Williams 75
  • TW-H Ted Williams 100
  • YB-A Yogi Berra 75
  • YB-H Yogi Berra 100

Pewter Wood

Each Pewter Wood Bust is serial-numbered to 11 copies.

  • BG-H Bob Gibson
  • BR-SH Babe Ruth BOS
  • BR-YH Babe Ruth NYY
  • DS-H Duke Snider
  • HM-H Hideki Matsui
  • IS-H Ichiro
  • JG-H Jason Giambi
  • KG-H Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • MM-H Mickey Mantle
  • NG-H Nomar Garciaparra
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan HOU
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan NYM
  • RC-H Roberto Clemente
  • SM-H Stan Musial
  • SS-H Sammy Sosa
  • TS-MH Tom Seaver NYM
  • TS-RH Tom Seaver CIN
  • TW-H Ted Williams
  • YB-H Yogi Berra

Autographs

Inside each 12-box Hobby case will contain an autographed bust.

Bronze

  • HM-H Hideki Matsui
  • BR-YH Babe Ruth NYY H 1
  • BG-H Bob Gibson
  • DS-H Duke Snider H
  • DS-A Duke Snider A 5
  • IS-H Ichiro 62
  • KG-H Ken Griffey, Jr. 300
  • MM-A Mickey Mantle A 1
  • MM-H Mickey Mantle H 2
  • NG-H Nomar Garciaparra 106
  • NR-AH Nolan Ryan HOU H 14
  • NR-MA Nolan Ryan NYM A 1
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan NYM H 14
  • RC-H Roberto Clemente 1
  • SM-H Stan Musial 62
  • TW-H Ted Williams 4
  • TS-MA Tom Seaver NYM A 1
  • TS-RA Tom Seaver CIN A 1
  • TS-RH Tom Seaver CIN H 14
  • TW-A Ted Williams 1
  • TS-MH Tom Seaver NYM H 14
  • YB-A Yogi Berra 5
  • YB-H Yogi Berra

Marble

  • BG-H Bob Gibson 25
  • BR-YH Babe Ruth NYY H 1
  • DS-A Duke Snider A 1
  • DS-H Duke Snider H 25
  • HM-H Hideki Matsui 25
  • IS-H Ichiro 25
  • KG-H Ken Griffey, Jr. 24
  • MM-A Mickey Mantle A 1
  • MM-H Mickey Mantle H 1
  • NG-H Nomar Garciaparra 26
  • NR-AH Nolan Ryan HOU H 23
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan NYM H 23
  • RC-H Roberto Clemente 1
  • SM-H Stan Musial 25
  • TS-RH Tom Seaver CIN H 25
  • TW-A Ted Williams 1
  • TS-MH Tom Seaver NYM H 25
  • YB-A Yogi Berra 1
  • YB-H Yogi Berra 25
  • TW-H Ted Williams 1

Pewter

  • BR-YH Babe Ruth NYY H 1
  • BG-H Bob Gibson 10
  • DS-A Duke Snider A 1
  • DS-H Duke Snider H 10
  • HM-H Hideki Matsui 17
  • IS-H Ichiro 13
  • KG-H Ken Griffey, Jr. 15
  • MM-A Mickey Mantle A 1
  • MM-H Mickey Mantle H 1
  • NG-H Nomar Garciaparra 17
  • NR-AH Nolan Ryan HOU H 10
  • NR-MH Nolan Ryan NYM H 10
  • RC-H Roberto Clemente 1
  • SM-H Stan Musial 13
  • TS-RH Tom Seaver CIN H 10
  • TW-A Ted Williams 1
  • TS-MH Tom Seaver NYM H 10
  • YB-A Yogi Berra 1
  • YB-H Yogi Berra 10
  • TW-H Ted Williams 1

Pewter Wood

  • KG-A Ken Griffey, Jr. 3
  • NG-A Nomar Garciaparra 1
  • NR-MA Nolan Ryan NYM A 2
  • YB-A Yogi Berra 2