2008 FanFest

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Description

2008 FanFest were two separate sets distributed at the 2008 All-Star Game FanFest in Pittsburgh. One eight-card set was produced by Topps, and a twenty-card set was issued by Upper Deck. As with other FanFest sets, all cards were distributed via wrapper redemption programs.

Checklist

Topps

FanFest

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Collectors who opened three packs of any 2008 Topps or Bowman baseball product at Topps' corporate booth would receive one card from this set.

  • 1 Babe Ruth
  • 2 Jackie Robinson
  • 3 Alex Rodriguez
  • 4 David Wright
  • 5 Lou Gehrig
  • 6 Joba Chamberlain
  • 7 Mickey Mantle
  • 8 Johan Santana

Promos

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These four promo cards wre distributed at the FanFest event. The design is identical to that of the 2008 Topps set, but has the All-Star Game logo on the front. Each card is sequentially-numbered "X of 4" on the back.

  • 1 Mickey Mantle
  • 2 Joba Chamberlain
  • 3 Alex Rodriguez
  • 4 Chien-Ming Wang

Yankee Stadium Patches

Collectors who purchased the special All-Star Game edition of the 2008 Topps factory set from Topps at FanFest would receive a five-card pack of Yankees Legends (see our 2008 Topps article) and one of four Yankee Stadium Patches. Each Patch (which was a manufactured patch) is serial-numbered to 375 copies.

  • NNO Babe Ruth
  • NNO Lou Gehrig
  • NNO Mickey Mantle
  • NNO Thurman Munson

Upper Deck

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  • FF-1 Joe DiMaggio
  • FF-2 Derek Jeter
  • FF-3 Robinson Cano
  • FF-4 Mike Mussina
  • FF-5 Alex Rodriguez
  • FF-6 Phil Hughes
  • FF-7 Mariano Rivera
  • FF-8 Joba Chamberlain
  • FF-9 Jorge Posada
  • FF-10 Jason Giambi
  • FF-11 Johnny Damon
  • FF-12 Ian Kennedy
  • FF-13 Andy Pettitte
  • FF-14 Chien-Ming Wang
  • FF-15 Roger Maris
  • FF-16 Whitey Ford
  • FF-17 Don Mattingly
  • FF-18 Yogi Berra
  • FF-19 Bobby Abreu
  • FF-20 Hideki Matsui