This Break is so 2007, Part IV

When CaptKirk42 of the aptly named CaptKirk42's Trading Cards Blog opened up a break of 5 boxes of 2007 baseball cards, I jumped right in to claim the Cardinals and my 2 random teams. It was slow to fill so each slot wound up with 3 random teams, which also caused me to pick up the Dodgers as well in hopes of a Nomar Garciaparra card or two. In all I got the Athletics, Braves, Cardinals, [Devil] Rays, Dodgers,  Mariners,  Royals, and Twins.
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UD Masterpices is an odd set. There are only 90 base cards, and a slew of parallels. Despite the small set, there are 2 Albert Pujols cards, seen here.
2007 UD Masterpieces #38 Albert Pujols
2007 UD Masterpieces #49 Albert Pujols

Again, despite being only 90 cards large, the base set also features some non-baseball subjects, such as Bill Clinton and JFK. I won this one in the randomization, since there's no team associated with Mr. Kennedy.
2007 UD Masterpieces #47 John F. Kennedy

Another oddity of the set is that there are 2 green-bordered parallels, neither of which is serial numbered. Thanks to this post at I Am Joe Collector, I was able to determine that this is a Windsor Green, not a Green Linen parallel.
2007 UD Masterpieces - Windsor Green
#89 Reggie Jackson

One can differentiate the 3 blue parallels by the numbering. As this one is numbered to 75, it's a Blue Linen. All these different parallels definitely have their intended effect on me, because I now have the red Ozzie Smith parallel on my wantlist, and I'll probably put the rest of his on too.
2007 UD Masterpieces - Blue Linen
#19 Ozzie Smith #36/75

I believe the box promised 1 autograph and 3 relics, which is pretty cool if you're into that sort of thing, which I am. Glen Perkins, everybody.
2007 UD Masterpieces - Stroke of Genius
#SG-GP Glen Perkins

I also managed to have 2 of the 3 relics fall to my 8 teams, which isn't bad. As a sometimes-fan of the A's, it was nice to get Huston Street AND Tim Hudson here.
2007 UD Masterpieces - Captured on Canvas
#CC-HS Huston Street
#CC-TH Tim Hudson

While this box was a little short on Cardinals, I definitely got my money's worth with the auto and relic cards. There's just one box left to go in my trip back to 2007.

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