Thursday, February 21, 2013

Cheap Chiros Part 1

Making my way through a pile of posts I came to one of my favourite lots in the last year. 16 cards, 17 autos and 1 winning bid so low it had to be seen to be believed. Now, some of the autos are strange, undesireable and downright odd.  So here is round 1:

11-12 Crown Royale Voices of the Game John Forslund Auto
 Wow. I have nothing nice to say here other than the auto IS ON CARD.



11-12 Crown Royale Voices of the Game Pierre McGuire Auto
Here is one that is fun to get because I ACTUALLY see him on TV and he was an NHL coach for a period of time

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  1. some of those Voices Of The Game autos from Crown Royale were scarce. In the beginning of the release, these didn't show up right away. I tried to track many of them down at first until I realized I wasn't the only one...I think I lost about 163 different auctions for most of what I bid on. I'm still trying to get the Mike Lange one from 2010.

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    1. Wow that's lots of auctions, I must admit, before this lot I really didn't even know these existed. Now that I do, I would love a Doc Emrick one...

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  2. Sweet, I like the McGuire! Every time I see him doing a broadcast I'm reminded of his time with the Whalers...

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    1. Were you a fan of his during that tenure?

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  3. Did they make one of Gary Thorne? He used to be the broadcaster for the New Jersey Devils in the late 1980s and early 1990s--and one summer he was play-by-play for the Chicago White Sox!

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    1. I don't think they did...the listed ones from the 11-12 are:

      1 Mike Emrick
      2 Dick Irvin
      3 Pierre McGuire
      4 Bill Clement
      5 Peter Maher
      6 Pierre Houde
      7 John Forslund
      9 Dennis Beyak
      8 Joe Beninati
      10 John Shorthouse

      Though now that you say that, i would love to see a Gary Thorne one!

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    2. And since we are keeping score, here is the list of 2010-11 ones too...

      1 Charlie Simmer
      2 Daryl Reaugh
      3 Jim Fox
      4 Pete Weber
      5 Joe Bowen
      6 Bob Miller
      7 Rick Jeanneret
      8 Randy Moller
      9 Denis Potvin
      10 Darren Pang
      11 Cassie Campbell
      12 Mike Milbury
      13 Kelly Hrudey
      14 Mike Lange
      15 Don Cherry

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    3. Hey, thanks! Pang would be a fun one to have.

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  4. McGuire is such a goof...neat auto to have

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