1999 Ultra

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Description

1999 Ultra is a 250-card set released by Fleer in November, 1998. As was custom, it was Fleer's first release of the 1999 baseball card season. For the first time since the inaugural set in 1991, Ultra was released as a single series.

The last 35 cards in the base set are short-printed, and each Hobby pack contains an exclusive Gold Medallion parallel.

Distribution

Hobby: 24 pack per box, ten cards per pack (MSRP: $2.69).

Reviews

Insertion Ratios

Cards Total Cards Numbered To Hobby Odds Retail Odds
Base 250 - ? ?
short-set 215 - ? ?
Season Crowns 10 - 1:8 1:8
Prospects 25 - 1:4 1:4
Gold Medallion short set 215 - one-per-pack N/A
Gold Medallion Season Crowns 10 - 1:80 N/A
Gold Medallion Prospects 25 - 1:40 N/A
Platinum Medallion short set 215 99 ? N/A
Platinum Medallion Season Crowns 10 50 ? N/A
Platinum Medallion Prospects 25 65 ? N/A
Masterpiece 250 one-of-one ? N/A
RBI Kings 30 - N/A one-per-pack
The Book On 20 - 1:6 1:6
World Premiere 15 - 1:18 1:18
Thunderclap 15 - 1:36 1:36
Damage Inc. 15 - 1:72 1:72
Diamond Producers 10 - 1:288 1:288

Checklist

Promos

A six-card Promo Sheet was issued to The Hobby Media and in Hobby dealer order forms. The sheet measures 7" X 7 1/2" with each card having "PROMOTIONAL SAMPLE" printed on both sides.

Kerry Wood / Mark McGwire / Nomar Garciaparra / Andruw Jones / Alex Rodriguez / Kenny Lofton


Base Set

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1 Greg Maddux

2 Greg Vaughn

3 John Wetteland

4 Tino Martinez

5 Todd Walker

6 Troy O'Leary

7 Barry Larkin

8 Mike Lansing

9 Delino DeShields

10 Brett Tomko

11 Carlos Perez

12 Mark Langston

13 Jamie Moyer

14 Jose Guillen

15 Bartolo Colon

16 Brady Anderson

17 Walt Weiss

18 Shane Reynolds

19 David Segui

20 Vladimir Guerrero

21 Freddy A. Garcia

22 Carl Everett

23 Jose Cruz, Jr.

24 David Ortiz

25 Andruw Jones

26 Darren Lewis

27 Ray Lankford

28 Wally Joyner

29 Charles Johnson

30 Derek Jeter

31 Sean Casey

32 Bobby Bonilla

33 Todd Zeile

34 Todd Helton

35 David Wells

36 Darin Erstad

37 Ivan Rodriguez

38 Antonio Osuna

39 Mickey Morandini

40 Rusty Greer

41 Rod Beck

42 Larry Sutton

43 Edgar Renteria

44 Otis Nixon

45 Eli Marrero

46 Reggie Jefferson

47 Trevor Hoffman

48 Andres Galarraga

49 Scott Brosius

50 Vinny Castilla

51 Bret Boone

52 Masato Yoshii

53 Matt Williams

54 Robin Ventura

55 Jay Powell

56 Dean Palmer

57 Eric Milton

58 Willie McGee

59 Tony Gwynn

60 Tom Gordon

61 Dante Bichette

62 Jaret Wright

63 Devon White

64 Frank Thomas

65 Mike Piazza

66 Jose Offerman

67 Pat Meares

68 Brian Meadows

69 Nomar Garciaparra

70 Mark McGwire

71 Tony Graffanino

72 Ken Griffey, Jr.

73 Ken Caminiti

74 Todd Jones

75 A.J. Hinch

76 Marquis Grissom

77 Jay Buhner

78 Albert Belle

79 Brian Anderson

80 Quinton McCracken

81 Omar Vizquel

82 Todd Stottlemyre

83 Cal Ripken, Jr.

84 Magglio Ordonez

85 John Olerud

86 Hal Morris

87 Derrek Lee

88 Doug Glanville

89 Marty Cordova

90 Kevin Brown

91 Kevin Young

92 Rico Brogna

93 Wilson Alvarez

94 Bob Wickman

95 Jim Thome

96 Mike Mussina

97 Al Leiter

98 Travis Lee

99 Jeff King

100 Kerry Wood

101 Cliff Floyd

102 Jose Valentin

103 Manny Ramirez

104 Butch Huskey

105 Scott Erickson

106 Ray Durham

107 Johnny Damon

108 Craig Counsell

109 Rolando Arrojo

110 Bob Abreu

111 Tony Womack

112 Mike Stanley

113 Kenny Lofton

114 Eric Davis

115 Jeff Conine

116 Carlos Baerga

117 Rondell White

118 Billy Wagner

119 Ed Sprague

120 Jason Schmidt

121 Edgar Martinez

122 Travis Fryman

123 Armando Benitez

124 Matt Stairs

125 Roberto Hernandez

126 Jay Bell

127 Justin Thompson

128 John Jaha

129 Mike Caruso

130 Miguel Tejada

131 Geoff Jenkins

132 Wade Boggs

133 Andy Benes

134 Aaron Sele

135 Bret Saberhagen

136 Mariano Rivera

137 Neifi Perez

138 Paul Konerko

139 Barry Bonds

140 Garret Anderson

141 Bernie Williams

142 Gary Sheffield

143 Rafael Palmeiro

144 Orel Hershiser

145 Craig Biggio

146 Dmitri Young

147 Damion Easley

148 Henry Rodriguez

149 Brad Radke

150 Pedro Martinez

151 Mike Lieberthal

152 Jim Leyritz

153 Chuck Knoblauch

154 Darryl Kile

155 Brian Jordan

156 Chipper Jones

157 Pete Harnisch

158 Moises Alou

159 Ismael Valdes

160 Stan Javier

161 Mark Grace

162 Jason Giambi

163 Chuck Finley

164 Juan Encarnacion

165 Chan Ho Park

166 Randy Johnson

167 J.T. Snow

168 Tim Salmon

169 Brian L. Hunter

170 Rickey Henderson

171 Cal Eldred

172 Curt Schilling

173 Alex Rodriguez

174 Dustin Hermanson

175 Mike Hampton

176 Shawn Green

177 Roberto Alomar

178 Sandy Alomar

179 Larry Walker

180 Mo Vaughn

181 Raul Mondesi

182 Hideki Irabu

183 Jim Edmonds

184 Shawn Estes

185 Tony Clark

186 Dan Wilson

187 Michael Tucker

188 Jeff Shaw

189 Mark Grudzielanek

190 Roger Clemens

191 Juan Gonzalez

192 Sammy Sosa

193 Troy Percival

194 Robb Nen

195 Bill Mueller

196 Ben Grieve

197 Luis Gonzalez

198 Will Clark

199 Jeff Cirillo

200 Scott Rolen

201 Reggie Sanders

202 Fred McGriff

203 Denny Neagle

204 Brad Fullmer

205 Royce Clayton

206 Jose Canseco

207 Jeff Bagwell

208 Hideo Nomo

209 Karim Garcia

210 Kenny Rogers

211 Kerry Wood CL

212 Alex Rodriguez CL

213 Cal Ripken CL

214 Frank Thomas CL

215 Ken Griffey CL


Season Crowns

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216 Alex Rodriguez

217 Greg Maddux

218 Juan Gonzalez

219 Ken Griffey, Jr.

220 Kerry Wood

221 Mark McGwire

222 Mike Piazza

223 Rickey Henderson

224 Sammy Sosa

225 Travis Lee


Prospects

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226 Gabe Alvarez

227 Matt Anderson

228 Adrian Beltre

229 Orlando Cabrera

230 Orlando Hernandez

231 Aramis Ramirez

232 Troy Glaus

233 Gabe Kapler

234 Jeremy Giambi

235 Derrick Gibson

236 Carlton Loewer

237 Mike Frank

238 Carlos Guillen

239 Alex Gonzalez

240 Enrique Wilson

241 J.D. Drew

242 Bruce Chen

243 Ryan Minor

244 Preston Wilson

245 Josh Booty

246 Luis Ordaz

247 George Lombard

248 Matt Clement

249 Eric Chavez

250 Corey Koskie


Parallels

NOTE: All parallels are exclusive to Hobby packs.

Gold Medallion

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All 250 base cards are available in a one-per-pack Gold Medallion parallel. Like in the base set, the 10-card Season Crowns and 25-card Prospects subsets were short-printed.

NOTE: Each Gold Medallion parallel is sequentially-numbered with a "G" suffix.

Platinum Medallion

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All 250 base cards are available in a serial-numbered Platinum Medallion parallel. The production of each Platinum Medallion are as such.

  • short set (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Season Crowns (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Prospects (serial-numbered to 65 copies)

NOTE: Each Platinum Medallion parallel is sequentially-numbered with a "P" suffix.

Masterpiece

All 250 base cards are available in a one-of-one Masterpiece parallel.

NOTE: Each Masterpiece parallel is sequentially-numbered with an "M" suffix.

Inserts

RBI Kings

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One RBI King was inserted into each retail pack.

1 RK Rafael Palmeiro

2 RK Mo Vaughn

3 RK Ivan Rodriguez

4 RK Barry Bonds

5 RK Albert Belle

6 RK Jeff Bagwell

7 RK Mark McGwire

8 RK Darin Erstad

9 RK Manny Ramirez

10 RK Chipper Jones

11 RK Jim Thome

12 RK Scott Rolen

13 RK Tony Gwynn

14 RK Juan Gonzalez

15 RK Mike Piazza

16 RK Sammy Sosa

17 RK Andruw Jones

18 RK Derek Jeter

19 RK Nomar Garciaparra

20 RK Alex Rodriguez

21 RK Frank Thomas

22 RK Cal Ripken, Jr.

23 RK Ken Griffey, Jr.

24 RK Travis Lee

25 RK Paul O'Neill

26 RK Greg Vaughn

27 RK Andres Galarraga

28 RK Tino Martinez

29 RK Jose Canseco

30 RK Ben Grieve


The Book On

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1 BO Kerry Wood

2 BO Ken Griffey, Jr.

3 BO Frank Thomas

4 BO Albert Belle

5 BO Juan Gonzalez

6 BO Jeff Bagwell

7 BO Mark McGwire

8 BO Barry Bonds

9 BO Andruw Jones

10 BO Mo Vaughn

11 BO Scott Rolen

12 BO Travis Lee

13 BO Tony Gwynn

14 BO Greg Maddux

15 BO Mike Piazza

16 BO Chipper Jones

17 BO Nomar Garciaparra

18 BO Cal Ripken, Jr.

19 BO Derek Jeter

20 BO Alex Rodriguez


World Premiere

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1 Gabe Alvarez

2 Kerry Wood

3 Orlando Hernandez

4 Mike Caruso

5 Matt Anderson

6 Randall Simon

7 Adrian Beltre

8 Scott Elarton

9 Karim Garcia

10 Mike Frank

11 Richard Hidalgo

12 Paul Konerko

13 Travis Lee

14 J.D. Drew

15 Miguel Tejada


Thunderclap

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1 TC Alex Rodriguez

2 TC Andruw Jones

3 TC Cal Ripken, Jr.

4 TC Chipper Jones

5 TC Darin Erstad

6 TC Derek Jeter

7 TC Frank Thomas

8 TC Jeff Bagwell

9 TC Juan Gonzalez

10 TC Ken Griffey, Jr.

11 TC Mark McGwire

12 TC Mike Piazza

13 TC Travis Lee

14 TC Nomar Garciaparra

15 TC Scott Rolen


Damage Inc.

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1 DI Alex Rodriguez

2 DI Greg Maddux

3 DI Cal Ripken, Jr.

4 DI Chipper Jones

5 DI Derek Jeter

6 DI Frank Thomas

7 DI Juan Gonzalez

8 DI Ken Griffey, Jr.

9 DI Kerry Wood

10 DI Mark McGwire

11 DI Mike Piazza

12 DI Nomar Garciaparra

13 DI Scott Rolen

14 DI Tony Gwynn

15 DI Travis Lee


Diamond Producers

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1 Ken Griffey, Jr.

2 Frank Thomas

3 Alex Rodriguez

4 Cal Ripken, Jr.

5 Mike Piazza

6 Mark McGwire

7 Greg Maddux

8 Kerry Wood

9 Chipper Jones

10 Derek Jeter