2008 Bowman Sterling

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Description

2008 Bowman Sterling is a 100-card set supplemented with an 85-card Prospects insert, released by Topps exclusively to Hobby outlets on December 28, 2008. Each five card pack will yield one Rookie base card, one Prospect, two autographs, and either a Relic or an Autographed Relic.

Distribution

Six packs plus one Rookie Variation Box Loader pack per box, five cards per pack (MSRP: $50). Four boxes per case. Hobby only.

Reviews

Insertion Ratios

Cards Total Cards Numbered To Hobby Odds
Base 100 - ?
Rookies 50 - one-per-pack
Veteran Relics 40 - ?
Autographed Rookies 10 - 1:3
Rookie Variations 10 399 1:2/boxes*
Rookies Refractor 50 199 1:4
Veteran Relics Refractor 40 199 1:5
Autographed Rookies Refractor 10 199 1:5
Rookie Variations Refractor 10 149 1:5/boxes*
Rookies Gold Refractor 50 50 1:15
Veteran Relics Gold Refractor 40 50 1:19
Autographed Rookies Gold Refractor 10 50 1:21
Rookie Variations Gold Refractor 10 50 1:13/boxes*
Rookies Black Refractor 50 25 1:30
Veteran Relics Black Refractor 40 25 1:37
Autographed Rookies Black Refractor 10 25 1:42
Rookie Variations Black Refractor 10 25 1:25/boxes*
Rookies Red Refractor 50 one-of-one 1:737
Veteran Relics Red Refractor 40 one-of-one 1:908
Autographed Rookies Red Refractor 10 one-of-one 1:983
Rookie Variations Red Refractor 10 one-of-one 1:590/boxes*
Rookie Printing Plates 50 four for each PP
Autographed Rookie Printing Plates 10 four for each PP
Prospects 50 - one-per-pack
Autographed Prospects 28 - 1:3
Autographed Relic Prospects 7 - 1:4
Prospects Refractor 50 199 1:4
Autographed Prospects Refractor 28 199 1:5
Autographed Relic Prospects Refractor 7 199 1:28
Prospects Gold Refractor 50 50 1:15
Autographed Prospects Gold Refractor 28 50 1:21
Autographed Relic Prospects Gold Refractor 7 50 1:113
Prospects Black Refractor 50 25 1:30
Autographed Prospects Black Refractor 28 25 1:42
Autographed Relic Prospects Black Refractor 7 25 1:231
Prospects Red Refractor 50 one-of-one 1:737
Autographed Prospects Red Refractor 28 one-of-one 1:938
Autographed Relic Prospects Red Refractor 7 one-of-one 1:5057
Prospects Printing Plates 50 four for each PP
Autographed Prospects Printing Plates 28 four for each PP
2009 WBC Patch Redemption 25 65 1:24
Dual Autographs 4 325 1:29
Dual Autographs Refractor 4 99 1:93
Dual Autographs Gold Refractor 4 50 1:185
Dual Autographs Black Refractor 4 25 1:372
Dual Autographs Red Refractor 4 one-of-one 1:8850

* The Rookie Variations, and all corresponding Refractor parallels, are exclusive to the one-per-box Box Topper pack.
PP: The aggregate odds of finding a Rookie or Prospects Printing Plate: 1:93/packs; an Autographed Rookie or Autographed Prospect Printing Plate: 1:238/packs.

Checklist

Base Set

BS-AAG Armando Galarraga AU RC

BS-AP Albert Pujols JSY

BS-AR Alex Rodriguez JSY

BS-ARA Aramis Ramirez MEM

BS-ARU Adam Russell AU (RC)

BS-BG Brett Gardner (RC)

BS-BH Brian Horwitz RC

BS-BJ Brandon Jones RC

BS-BJB Brian Bixler AU (RC)

BS-BM Brian McCann BAT

BS-BZ Brad Ziegler RC

BS-CC Carl Crawford JSY

BS-CD Chris Davis RC

BS-CDB Clay Buchholz (RC)

BS-CEG Carlos Gonzalez (RC)

BS-CG Chris Getz AU RC

BS-CG Curtis Granderson MEM

BS-CH Cole Hamels JSY

BS-CJ Chipper Jones JSY

BS-CK Clayton Kershaw RC

BS-CLH Chin-Lung Hu (RC)

BS-CM Charlie Morton (RC)

BS-CMT Matt Tolbert RC

BS-CP Chris Perez AU RC

BS-CR Clayton Richard (RC)

BS-CRP Cliff Pennington (RC)

BS-CU Chase Utley JSY

BS-CW Chien-Ming Wang JSY

BS-DB Daric Barton (RC)

BS-DM Daisuke Matsuzaka JSY

BS-DO David Ortiz JSY

BS-DP David Purcey (RC)

BS-DW David Wright BAT

BS-DY Delmon Young JSY

BS-EH Eric Hurley (RC)

BS-EL Evan Longoria AU RC

BS-EV Edinson Volquez JSY

BS-FC Fausto Carmona MEM

BS-GB Gregor Blanco (RC)

BS-GD German Duran RC

BS-GR Greg Reynolds RC

BS-GS Geovany Soto JSY

BS-GTS Greg Smith AU RC

BS-HI Hernan Iribarren (RC)

BS-HK Hiroki Kuroda RC

BS-HP Hunter Pence JSY

BS-HR Hanley Ramirez JSY

BS-IS Ichiro JSY

BS-JAB Jay Bruce (RC)

BS-JB Josh Banks (RC)

BS-JBC Jeff Clement (RC)

BS-JBR Jose Reyes JSY

BS-JC Joba Chamberlain JSY

BS-JCH Justin Christian RC

BS-JCO Johnny Cueto RC

BS-JE Jacoby Ellsbury JSY

BS-JH Josh Hamilton JSY

BS-JL Jed Lowrie (RC)

BS-JMR Justin Ruggiano AU RC

BS-JN Jeff Niemann (RC)

BS-JR Jimmy Rollins JSY

BS-JS Jeff Samardzija RC

BS-JT J.R. Towles RC

BS-JU Justin Upton BAT

BS-JV Joey Votto (RC)

BS-KF Kosuke Fukudome RC

BS-LH Luke Hochevar RC

BS-MA Michael Aubrey RC

BS-MC Miguel Cabrera BAT

BS-MH Matt Holliday BAT

BS-MJ Matt Joyce RC

BS-MK Masahide Kobayashi RC

BS-MM Mickey Mantle JSY

BS-MR Manny Ramirez JSY

BS-MRR Max Ramirez RC

BS-MT Mark Teixeira BAT

BS-MTA Miguel Tejeda MEM

BS-MTH Michael Holliman RC

BS-NA Nick Adenhart (RC)

BS-NB Nick Blackburn RC

BS-NE Nick Evans RC

BS-NH Nick Hundley (RC)

BS-NLS Nick Stavinoha RC

BS-NM Nick Markakis JSY

BS-PF Prince Fielder JSY

BS-RB Reid Brignac (RC)

BS-RB Ryan Braun JSY

BS-RH Ryan Howard JSY

BS-RJM Jai Miller (RC)

BS-RL Radhames Liz RC

BS-RM Russ Martin BAT

BS-RT Ryan Tucker (RC)

BS-SR Sean Rodriguez (RC)

BS-SS Seth Smith AU (RC)

BS-TL Tim Lincecum JSY

BS-TT Taylor Teagarden AU RC

BS-VG Vladimir Guerrero JSY

BS-VM Victor Martinez JSY

BS-WB Wladimir Balentien (RC)

BS-WCC Chris Carter (RC)


Variations

One Rookie Variation is included in each Box Topper pack. Each card is serial-numbered to 399 copies and available in the following parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 149 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Black Refractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • Red Refractor (one-of-one)

BS-CEG Carlos Gonzalez

BS-CK Clayton Kershaw

BS-CRP Cliff Pennington

BS-HK Hiroki Kuroda

BS-JAB Jay Bruce

BS-JL Jed Lowrie

BS-JS Jeff Samardzija

BS-JV Joey Votto

BS-KF Kosuke Fukudome

BS-MRR Max Ramirez


Parallels

All 100 base cards are available in the following parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 199 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Black Refractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • Red Refractor (one-of-one)

Printing Plates

A set of four Printing Plate parallels are available for all base cards EXCEPT the 40 Veteran Relics.

Inserts

Prospects

All Prospects are available in the following parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 199 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Black Refractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • Red Refractor (one-of-one)

A set of four Printing Plate parallels are also available for all base cards EXCEPT the seven Autographed Jersey Prospects.

BSP-AA Adrian Alaniz

BSP-AB Andrew Brackman

BSP-AC Alex Cobb

BSP-AC Andrew Cashner AU

BSP-AH Anthony Hewitt AU

BSP-AJ Austin Jackson

BSP-AM Aaron Mathews

BSP-AMO Adam Moore AU

BSP-AR Aneury Rodriguez

BSP-BB Bubba Bell

BSP-BC Brett Cecil

BSP-BH Brandon Hicks

BSP-BHA Brad Hand AU

BSP-BP Buster Posey AU

BSP-BS Braeden Schlehuber

BSP-BW Brandon Waring

BSP-CB Charlie Blackmon AU

BSP-CC Carlos Carrasco AU JSY

BSP-CGU Carlos Gutierrez AU

BSP-CI Cale Iorg

BSP-CJ Chris Johnson

BSP-CSA Carlos Santana AU

BSP-CT Chris Tillman AU

BSP-CV Chris Valaika

BSP-DC Daniel Cortes

BSP-DD Danny Duffy

BSP-DH David Hernandez AU

BSP-DS Daniel Schlereth AU

BSP-EA Elvis Andrus AU JSY

BSP-EB Engel Beltre

BSP-EH Eric Hacker AU

BSP-EK Edward Kunz

BSP-FM Fernando Martinez AU JSY

BSP-FS Fautino de los Santos

BSP-GB Gordon Beckham AU

BSP-GGH Gorkys Hernandez AU JSY

BSP-GH Greg Halman AU

BSP-GP Gerardo Parra

BSP-GT Graham Taylor

BSP-IDA Ike Davis AU

BSP-JA Jake Arrieta AU JSY

BSP-JB Jonathan Bachanov

BSP-JC Jhoulys Chacin

BSP-JD Jason Donald AU JSY

BSP-JJ Jon Jay

BSP-JK Jason Knapp AU

BSP-JL Jeff Locke AU

BSP-JLC Jordan Czarniecki

BSP-JLI Josh Lindblom AU

BSP-JM Jake McGee

BSP-JM Jesus Montero AU JSY

BSP-JR Javier Rodriguez AU

BSP-JS Justin Snyder

BSP-JSM Josh Smoker

BSP-JZ Jordan Zimmermann

BSP-KK Kala Ka'aihue AU

BSP-KW Kenny Wilson

BSP-LA Lars Anderson AU

BSP-LC Lonnie Chisenhall AU

BSP-LL Lance Lynn AU

BSP-LM Logan Morrison

BSP-MB Mike Brantley

BSP-MC Mitch Canham

BSP-MD Michael Daniel

BSP-MI Matt Inouye

BSP-MM Mark Melancon AU

BSP-MR Matt Rizzotti

BSP-MW Michael Watt

BSP-NR Nick Romero

BSP-NV Niko Vasquez

BSP-PT Polin Trinidad AU

BSP-QM Quinton Miller AU

BSP-RK Ryan Kalish

BSP-RM Ryan Morris

BSP-RP Rick Porcello

BSP-RR Rusty Ryal

BSP-RT Rene Tosoni

BSP-SM Shairon Martis

BSP-ST Steve Tolleson

BSP-TF Tim Fedroff AU

BSP-TH Tom Hagan

BSP-VM Vin Mazzaro AU

BSP-XA Xavier Avery

BSP-YS Yunesky Sanchez

BSP-ZB Zach Britton


Autographs & Game-Used

2009 WBC Patch Redemptions

Randomly inserted into packs of 2008 Bowman Sterling were redemption cards good for a game used patch card from a player participating in the upcoming 2009 World Baseball Classic. The redemption cards were unmarked (i.e. no player was mentioned) and the 25-card checklist not unveiled until later. Each card is serial-numbered to 65 copies and all outstanding redemptions expired December 31st, 2009.

1 Yu Darvish

2 Ichiro

3 Norichika Aoki

4 Yulieski Gourriel

5 Shinnosuke Abe

6 Michel Enriquez

7 Dylan Lindsay

8 Chenhao Li

9 Xiaotian Zhang

10 Po Hsuan Keng

11 Fu-Te Li

12 Yoennis Cespedes

13 Kai Liu

14 Kai-Wen Cheng

15 Jimmy Rollins

16 Masahiro Tanaka

17 Gift Ngoepe

18 Juan Carlos Sulbaran

19 Tae Kyun Kim

20 Dae Ho Lee

21 Nick Weglarz

22 Alexander Mayeta

23 Greg Halman

24 David Wright

25 Phillipe Aumont


Dual Autographs

Each Dual Autograph is serial-numbered to 325 copies and available in the following parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Black Refractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • Red Refractor (one-of-one)

DA-LS Evan Longoria / Geovany Soto

DA-MM Jesus Montero / Mark Melancon

DA-PB Buster Posey / Gordon Beckham

DA-RS Alex Rios / Travis Snider


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