2004 Ultra

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Description

2004 is a 395-card set released in two series. The first 220 cards were issued in November, 2003; while the last 175 cards were released as the "Update Series" in October, 2004. Each series, but especially the Update Series, has a substantial number of short-prints.

Distribution

Series One Retail/Hobby: 24 packs per box, eight cards per pack (MSRP: $2.99). 16 boxes per case.

Update Series Retail: 24 packs per box, eight cards per pack (MSRP: $3). 20 boxes per case.

Update Series Hobby: 12 packs per box, five cards per pack (MSRP: $6). 16 boxes per case.

Reviews

Insertion Ratios

Cards Total Cards Numbered To Hobby Odds Retail Odds
Base 395 - ? ?
short set 275 - ? ?
Prospects (S1) 20 - 1:2 ?
Prospects (US) 87 - 2:1 2:1
Lucky 13 (US) 13 500 1:28 1:2000
Gold Medallion short set (S1) 200 - 1:1 1:1
Gold Medallion Prospects (S1) 20 - 1:8 1:8
Gold Medallion short set (US) 75 - 1:1 1:3
Gold Medallion Prospects (US) 100 - 1:4 1:12
Platinum Medallion (S1) 220 66 1:36 1:36
Platinum Medallion (US) 162 100 1:12 ?
Platinum Medallion Lucky 13 (US) 13 13 ? ?
Performers (S1) 15 - 1:6 1:6
HR/K/RBI Kings (S1) 30 - 1:12 1:12
HR/K/RBI Kings Gold Medallion (S1) 10 50 ? ?
Diamond Producers (S1) 10 - 1:144 1:144
Turn Back the Clock (US) 20 - 1:6 1:12
Hitting Machines (US) 10 - 1:12 1:24
Season Crowns Game Used (S1) 50 399 * ?
Season Crowns Game Used Gold (S1) 50 99 * ?
Season Crowns Game Used Platinum (S1) 50 25 * ?
Diamond Producers Game Used (S1) 10 1000 ** ?
Kings Triple Swatch (S1) 10 33 ** ?
Hitting Machines Jersey Silver (US) 10 - *** ?
Hitting Machines Gold (US) 10 50 *** ?
Hitting Machines Platinum (US) 10 10 *** ?
Turn Back the Clock Jersey Copper (US) 20 399 *** ?
Turn Back the Clock Jersey Silver (US) 20 199 *** ?
Turn Back the Clock Jersey Gold (US) 20 99 *** ?
Turn Back the Clock Patch Platinum (US) 20 25 *** ?
Legendary 13 Single Game Used Gold (US) 13 varies **** ?
Legendary 13 Single Game Used Autographed Platinum (US) 13 one-of-one **** ?
Legendary 13 Dual Game Used Gold (US) 13 22 **** ?
Legendary 13 Dual Game Used Autographed Platinum (US) 13 one-of-one **** ?
Legendary 13 Collection Game Used (US) 13 13 **** ?
Legendary 13 Collection Autographed Platinum (US) 13 3 **** ?

* Odds of finding a Season Crowns: 1:24 Series One Hobby Packs

** Odds of finding a game-used card: 1:12/Series One Hobby Packs

*** Odds of finding a game-used card: 1:6/Update Series Hobby Packs

**** Odds of finding a Lucky 13 card: 1:162/Update Series Hobby Packs

Checklist

Base Set

Series One

1 Magglio Ordonez

2 Bobby Abreu

3 Eric Munson

4 Eric Byrnes

5 Bartolo Colon

6 Juan Encarnacion

7 Jody Gerut

8 Eddie Guardado

9 Shea Hillenbrand

10 Andruw Jones

11 Carlos Lee

12 Pedro Martinez

13 Barry Larkin

14 Angel Berroa

15 Edgar Martinez

16 Sidney Ponson

17 Mariano Rivera

18 Richie Sexson

19 Frank Thomas

20 Jerome Williams

21 Barry Zito

22 Roberto Alomar

23 Rocky Biddle

24 Orlando Cabrera

25 Placido Polanco

26 Morgan Ensberg

27 Jason Giambi

28 Jim Thome

29 Vladimir Guerrero

30 Tim Hudson

31 Jacque Jones

32 Derrek Lee

33 Rafael Palmeiro

34 Mike Mussina

35 Corey Patterson

36 Mike Cameron

37 Ivan Rodriguez

38 Ben Sheets

39 Woody Williams

40 Ichiro Suzuki

41 Moises Alou

42 Craig Biggio

43 Jorge Posada

44 Craig Monroe

45 Darin Erstad

46 Jay Gibbons

47 Aaron Guiel

48 Travis Lee

49 Jorge Julio

50 Torii Hunter

51 Luis Matos

52 Brett Myers

53 Sean Casey

54 Mark Prior

55 Alex Rodriguez

56 Gary Sheffield

57 Jason Varitek

58 Dontrelle Willis

59 Garret Anderson

60 Casey Blake

61 Jay Payton

62 Carl Crawford

63 Carl Everett

64 Marcus Giles

65 Jose Guillen

66 Eric Karros

67 Mike Lieberthal

68 Hideki Matsui

69 Xavier Nady

70 Hank Blalock

71 Albert Pujols

72 Jose Cruz

73 Randall Simon

74 Javier Vazquez

75 Preston Wilson

76 Danys Baez

77 Alex Cintron

78 Jake Peavy

79 Scott Rolen

80 Robert Fick

81 Brian Giles

82 Roy Halladay

83 Kazuhisa Ishii

84 Austin Kearns

85 Paul Lo Duca

86 Darrell May

87 Phil Nevin

88 Carlos Pena

89 Manny Ramirez

90 C.C. Sabathia

91 John Smoltz

92 Jose Vidro

93 Randy Wolf

94 Jeff Bagwell

95 Barry Bonds

96 Frank Catalanotto

97 Zach Day

98 David Ortiz

99 Troy Glaus

100 Bo Hart

101 Geoff Jenkins

102 Jason Kendall

103 Esteban Loaiza

104 Doug Mientkiewicz

105 Trot Nixon

106 Troy Percival

107 Aramis Ramirez

108 Alex Sanchez

109 Alfonso Soriano

110 Omar Vizquel

111 Kerry Wood

112 Rocco Baldelli

113 Bret Boone

114 Shawn Chacon

115 Carlos Delgado

116 Shawn Green

117 Tim Worrell

118 Tom Glavine

119 Shigetoshi Hasegawa

120 Derek Jeter

121 Jeff Kent

122 Braden Looper

123 Kevin Millwood

124 Hideo Nomo

125 Jason Phillips

126 Tim Redding

127 Reggie Sanders

128 Sammy Sosa

129 Billy Wagner

130 Miguel Batista

131 Milton Bradley

132 Eric Chavez

133 J.D. Drew

134 Keith Foulke

135 Luis Gonzalez

136 LaTroy Hawkins

137 Randy Johnson

138 Byung-Hyun Kim

139 Javy Lopez

140 Melvin Mora

141 Aubrey Huff

142 Mike Piazza

143 Mark Redman

144 Kazuhiro Sasaki

145 Shannon Stewart

146 Larry Walker

147 Dmitri Young

148 Josh Beckett

149 Jae Weong Seo

150 Hee Seop Choi

151 Adam Dunn

152 Rafael Furcal

153 Juan Gonzalez

154 Todd Helton

155 Carlos Zambrano

156 Ryan Klesko

157 Mike Lowell

158 Jamie Moyer

159 Russ Ortiz

160 Juan Pierre

161 Edgar Renteria

162 Curt Schilling

163 Mike Sweeney

164 Brandon Webb

165 Michael Young

166 Carlos Beltran

167 Sean Burroughs

168 Luis Castillo

169 David Eckstein

170 Eric Gagne

171 Chipper Jones

172 Livan Hernandez

173 Nick Johnson

174 Corey Koskie

175 Jason Schmidt

176 Bill Mueller

177 Steve Finley

178 A.J. Pierzynski

179 Rene Reyes

180 Jason Johnson

181 Mark Teixeira

182 Kip Wells

183 Mike MacDougal

184 Lance Berkman

185 Victor Zambrano

186 Roger Clemens

187 Jim Edmonds

188 Nomar Garciaparra

189 Ken Griffey, Jr.

190 Richard Hidalgo

191 Cliff Floyd

192 Greg Maddux

193 Mark Mulder

194 Roy Oswalt

195 Marlon Byrd

196 Jose Reyes

197 Kevin Brown

198 Miguel Tejada

199 Vernon Wells

200 Joel Pineiro


All-Rookie

201 Rickie Weeks

202 Chad Gaudin

203 Ryan Wagner

204 Chris Bootcheck

205 Koyie Hill

206 Jeff Duncan

207 Rich Harden

208 Edwin Jackson

209 Robby Hammock

210 Khalil Greene

211 Chien-Ming Wang

212 Prentice Redman

213 Todd Wellemeyer

214 Clint Barmes

215 Matt Kata

216 Jon Leicester

217 Jeremy Guthrie

218 Chin-Hui Tsao

219 Dan Haren

220 Delmon Young


Update Series

221 Vladimir Guerrero

222 Andy Pettitte

223 Gary Sheffield

224 Javier Vazquez

225 Alex Rodriguez

226 Billy Wagner

227 Miguel Tejada

228 Greg Maddux

229 Ivan Rodriguez

230 Roger Clemens

231 Alfonso Soriano

232 Miguel Cabrera

233 Javy Lopez

234 David Wells

235 Eric Milton

236 Armando Benitez

237 Mike Cameron

238 J.D. Drew

239 Carlos Beltran

240 Bartolo Colon

241 Jose Guillen

242 Kevin Brown

243 Carlos Guillen

244 Kenny Lofton

245 Pokey Reese

246 Rafael Palmeiro

247 Nomar Garciaparra

248 Hee Seop Choi

249 Juan Uribe

250 Nick Johnson

251 Scott Podsednik

252 Richie Sexson

253 Keith Foulke

254 Jaret Wright

255 Johnny Estrada

256 Michael Barrett

257 Bernie Williams

258 Octavio Dotel

259 Jeromy Burnitz

260 Kevin Youkilis

261 Derrek Lee

262 Jack Wilson

263 Craig Wilson

264 Richard Hidalgo

265 Royce Clayton

266 Curt Schilling

267 Joe Mauer

268 Bobby Crosby

269 Zack Greinke

270 Victor Martinez

271 Pedro Feliz

272 Tony Batista

273 Casey Kotchman

274 Freddy Garcia

275 Adam Everett

276 Alexis Rios

277 Lew Ford

278 Adam LaRoche

279 Lyle Overbay

280 Juan Gonzalez

281 A.J. Pierzynski

282 Scott Hairston

283 Danny Bautista

284 Brad Penny

285 Paul Konerko

286 Matt Lawton

287 Carl Pavano

288 Pat Burrell

289 Kenny Rogers

290 Laynce Nix

291 Johnny Damon

292 Paul Wilson

293 Vinny Castilla

294 Aaron Miles

295 Ken Harvey


Prospects

296 Onil Joseph RC*

297 Kazuhito Tadano

298 Jeff Bennett

299 Chad Bentz

300 Akinori Otsuka RC

301 Jon Knott

302 Ian Snell RC

303 Fernando Nieve RC

304 Mike Rouse RC

305 Dennis Sarfate RC

306 Josh Labandeira RC

307 Chris Oxspring RC

308 Alfredo Simon RC

309 Rusty Tucker RC*

310 Lincoln Holdzkom RC*

311 Justin Leone RC

312 Jorge Sequea RC*

313 Brian Dallimore

314 Tim Bittner RC*

315 Ronny Cedeno

316 Justin Hampson RC

317 Ryan Wing RC*

318 Mariano Gomez RC*

319 Carlos Vasquez RC*

320 Casey Daigle RC

321 Renyel Pinto RC

322 Chris Shelton RC

323 Mike Gosling RC

324 Aarom Baldiris RC*

325 Ramon Ramirez RC

326 Roberto Novoa RC

327 Sean Henn RC

328 Nick Regilio RC

329 Dave Crouthers RC*

330 Greg Dobbs RC

331 Angel Chavez RC

332 Luis A. Gonzalez

333 Justin Knoedler RC

334 Jason Frasor RC

335 Jerry Gil RC

336 Carlos Hines RC*

337 Ivan Ochoa RC

338 Jose Capellan

339 Hector Gimenez RC

340 Shawn Hill RC

341 Freddy Guzman RC

342 Scott Proctor RC

343 Frank Francisco

344 Brandon Medders

345 Andy Green

346 Eddy Rodriguez RC

347 Tim Hamulack

348 Mike Wuertz RC

349 Arnie Munoz

350 Enemencio Pacheco

351 Dusty Bergman

352 Charles Thomas

353 William Bergolla RC

354 Ramon Castro

355 Justin Lehr

356 Lino Urdaneta

357 Donnie Kelly

358 Kevin Cave RC*

359 Franklyn Gracesqui

360 Chris Aguila

361 Jorge Vasquez RC

362 Andres Blanco RC

363 Orlando Rodriguez RC*

364 Colby Miller RC*

365 Shawn Camp

366 Jake Woods RC

367 George Sherrill

368 Justin Huisman

369 Jimmy Serrano

370 Mike Johnston RC

371 Ryan Meaux RC*

372 Scott Dohmann

373 Brad Halsey

374 Joey Gathright

375 Yadier Molina RC

376 Travis Blackley

377 Steve Andrade

378 Phil Stockman RC

379 Roman Colon

380 Jesse Crain

381 Edwardo Sierra RC*

382 Justin Germano RC


Lucky 13

Each Lucky 13 card is serial-numbered to 500 copies.

383 Kaz Matsui L13 RC 500

384 Shingo Takatsu L13 RC 500

385 John Gall L13 RC 500

386 Chris Saenz L13 RC 500

387 Merkin Valdez L13 RC 500

388 Jamie Brown L13 RC 500

389 Jason Bartlett L13 RC 500

390 David Aardsma L13 RC 500

391 Scott Kazmir L13 RC 500

392 David Wright L13 500

393 Dioner Navarro L13 RC 500

394 B.J. Upton L13 RC 500

395 Gavin Floyd L13 500


Parallels

Each base card is available as a Gold Medallion parallel. The Prospects in both series are noticeably tougher to pull than the short set cards; however, the Lucky 13 Gold Medallions are easier to find then the Lucky 13 base cards.

Platinum Medallion

Each base card is also available as a Platinum Medallion parallel. Each card is serial-numbered to the production figures listed below.

  • Series One (cards 1-220): 66 copies.
  • Update Series (cards 221-382): 100 copies.
  • Update Series Lucky 13 (cards 383-395): 13 copies.

Inserts

Performers

1 UP Ichiro

2 UP Albert Pujols

3 UP Barry Bonds

4 UP Hideki Matsui

5 UP Randy Johnson

6 UP Jason Giambi

7 UP Pedro Martinez

8 UP Hank Blalock

9 UP Chipper Jones

10 UP Mike Piazza

11 UP Derek Jeter

12 UP Vladimir Guerrero

13 UP Barry Zito

14 UP Rocco Baldelli

15 UP Hideo Nomo


Kings

Each Kings insert is also available in a Gold Medallion parallel, which is serial-numbered to 50 copies.

HR Kings

1 HK Barry Bonds

2 HK Albert Pujols

3 HK Jason Giambi

4 HK Jeff Bagwell

5 HK Ken Griffey, Jr.

6 HK Alex Rodriguez

7 HK Sammy Sosa

8 HK Alfonso Soriano

9 HK Chipper Jones

10 HK Mike Piazza


K Kings

1 SK Randy Johnson

2 SK Pedro Martinez

3 SK Curt Schilling

4 SK Roger Clemens

5 SK Mike Mussina

6 SK Roy Halladay

7 SK Kerry Wood

8 SK Dontrelle Willis

9 SK Greg Maddux

10 SK Mark Prior


RBI Kings

1 RK Hideki Matsui

2 RK Albert Pujols

3 RK Todd Helton

4 RK Jim Thome

5 RK Carlos Delgado

6 RK Alex Rodriguez

7 RK Barry Bonds

8 RK Manny Ramirez

9 RK Vladimir Guerrero

10 RK Nomar Garciaparra


Diamond Producers

1DP Greg Maddux

2DP Dontrelle Willis

3DP Jim Thome

4DP Alfonso Soriano

5DP Alex Rodriguez

6DP Sammy Sosa

7DP Nomar Garciaparra

8DP Derek Jeter

9DP Adam Dunn

10DP Mark Prior


Turn Back the Clock

1 TBC Roger Clemens

2 TBC Alex Rodriguez

3 TBC Randy Johnson

4 TBC Pedro Martinez

5 TBC Alfonso Soriano

6 TBC Curt Schilling

7 TBC Miguel Tejada

8 TBC Scott Rolen

9 TBC Jim Thome

10 TBC Manny Ramirez

11 TBC Vladimir Guerrero

12 TBC Tom Glavine

13 TBC Andy Pettitte

14 TBC Ivan Rodriguez

15 TBC Jason Giambi

16 TBC Rafael Palmeiro

17 TBC Greg Maddux

18 TBC Hideo Nomo

19 TBC Mike Mussina

20 TBC Sammy Sosa


Hitting Machines

A Die-Cut edition of this insert was randomly inserted into specially-marked Blaster boxes.

1 HM Albert Pujols

2 HM Ken Griffey, Jr.

3 HM Vladimir Guerrero

4 HM Mike Piazza

5 HM Ichiro

6 HM Miguel Cabrera

7 HM Hideki Matsui

8 HM Nomar Garciaparra

9 HM Derek Jeter

10 HM Chipper Jones


Autographs & Game-Used

Season Crowns Game Used

Season Crowns Game Used is a 50-card partial-parallel of Series One. Each card is serial-numbered to 399 copies and available in the following parallels.

  • Gold (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Platinum (serial-numbered to 25 copies)

10 Andruw Jones

12 Pedro Martinez

14 Angel Berroa

19 Frank Thomas

22 Roberto Alomar

27 Jason Giambi

28 Jim Thome

29 Vladimir Guerrero

30 Tim Hudson

40 Ichiro Suzuki

50 Torii Hunter

53 Sean Casey

55 Alex Rodriguez

56 Gary Sheffield

58 Dontrelle Willis

68 Hideki Matsui

70 Hank Blalock

71 Albert Pujols

79 Scott Rolen

84 Austin Kearns

88 Carlos Pena

89 Manny Ramirez

94 Jeff Bagwell

95 Barry Bonds

99 Troy Glaus

102 Jason Kendall

109 Alfonso Soriano

110 Omar Vizquel

112 Rocco Baldelli

115 Carlos Delgado

116 Shawn Green

118 Tom Glavine

120 Derek Jeter

124 Hideo Nomo

128 Sammy Sosa

137 Randy Johnson

142 Mike Piazza

144 Kazuhiro Sasaki

146 Larry Walker

151 Adam Dunn

154 Todd Helton

164 Brandon Webb

166 Carlos Beltran

167 Sean Burroughs

171 Chipper Jones

184 Lance Berkman

186 Roger Clemens

192 Greg Maddux

193 Mark Mulder

196 Jose Reyes


Diamond Producers Game Used

Each Diamond Producers Game Used is serial-numbered to 1000 copies.

1DP Greg Maddux

2DP Dontrelle Willis

3DP Jim Thome

4DP Alfonso Soriano

5DP Alex Rodriguez

6DP Sammy Sosa

7DP Nomar Garciaparra

8DP Derek Jeter

9DP Adam Dunn

10DP Mark Prior


Kings Triple Swatch

Each Kings Triple Swatch is serial-numbered to 33 copies.

1 Mike Piazza / Roger Clemens / Alex Rodriguez

2 Albert Pujols / Mark Prior / Todd Helton

3 Alfonso Soriano / Dontrelle Willis / Albert Pujols

4 Pedro Martinez / Sammy Sosa / Albert Pujols

5 Greg Maddux / Chipper Chipper / Vladimir Guerrero

6 Randy Randy / Albert Pujols / Todd Helton

7 Dontrelle Willis / Chipper Chipper / Albert Pujols

8 Kerry Wood / Sammy Sosa / Nomar Garciaparra

9 Dontrelle Willis / Jeff Bagwell / Jim Thome

10 Greg Maddux / Jason Giambi / Manny Ramirez


Hitting Machines Jersey Silver

Each Hitting Machines Jersey Silver is also available in the following parallels.

  • Gold (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Platinum (serial-numbered to ten)

AD Adam Dunn

AP Albert Pujols

CJ Chipper Jones

FT Frank Thomas

HM Hideki Matsui

JB Jeff Bagwell

MC Miguel Cabrera

MP Mike Piazza

TH Todd Helton

VG Vladimir Guerrero


Turn Back the Clock Jersey Copper

Each Turn Back the Clock Jersey Copper is serial-numbered to 399 copies and available in the following parallels.

  • Silver (serial-numbered to 199 copies)
  • Gold (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Patch Platinum (serial-numbered to 25 copies)

AP Andy Pettitte

AR Alex Rodriguez

AS Alfonso Soriano

CS Curt Schilling

GM Greg Maddux

HM Hideo Nomo

IR Ivan Rodriguez

JG Jason Giambi

JT Jim Thome

MM Mike Mussina

MR Manny Ramirez

MT Miguel Tejada

PR Pedro Martinez

RC Roger Clemens

RJ Randy Johnson

RP Rafael Palmeiro

SR Scott Rolen

SS Sammy Sosa

TG Tom Glavine

VG Vladimir Guerrero


Legendary 13

Single Game Used Gold

Each Legendary 13 Game Used Gold is serial-numbered to the player's jersey number and available in a one-of-one Autographed Platinum parallel.

AP Albert Pujols

CF Carlton Fisk

CR Cal Ripken, Jr.

CY Carl Yastrzemski

DM Don Mattingly

JB Johnny Bench

MP Mark Prior

MS Mike Schmidt

NR Nolan Ryan

RC Roger Clemens

SM Stan Musial

TW Ted Williams

YB Yogi Berra


Dual Game Used Gold

Each Legendary 13 Dual Used Gold is serial-numbered to 22 copies and available in a one-of-one Autographed Platinum parallel.

APCF Albert Pujols / Carlton Fisk

APCY Albert Pujols / Carl Yastrzemski

CFMP Carlton Fisk / Mark Prior

CRMS Cal Ripken / Mike Schmidt

CYTW Carl Yastrzemski / Ted Williams

DMAP Don Mattingly / Albert Pujols

DMCR Don Mattingly / Cal Ripken

MSSM Mike Schmidt / Stan Musial

NRMP Nolan Ryan / Mark Prior

NRRC Nolan Ryan / Roger Clemens

RCMP Roger Clemens / Mark Prior

YBDM Yogi Berra / Don Mattingly

YBJB Yogi Berra / Johnny Bench


Legendary 13 Collection Game Used

Each Legendary 13 Collection Game Used card features one over-sized swatch, and 12 smaller swatches of the other players in the set. Each is serial-numbered to 13 copies, with a one-of-one Autographed Platinum parallel also available.

AP Albert Pujols

CF Carlton Fisk

CR Cal Ripken, Jr.

CY Carl Yastrzemski

DM Don Mattingly

JB Johnny Bench

MP Mark Prior

MS Mike Schmidt

NR Nolan Ryan

RC Roger Clemens

SM Stan Musial

TW Ted Williams

YB Yogi Berra