1993 Finest Refractor: Uncle Rico's Finest


Uncle Rico's Finest

Current Statistics
Rank 15
GPA with Top Pop Bonuses 8.639
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.639
 
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About this set: So, much like Uncle Rico, when I hop in the time machine back to 1993, I will be king. I remember going to card shows where if there was even one of these things around it was a big deal. What a great set and concept. The star, 40 HR (David Justice, Jeff Bagwell, Matt Williams, Gary Sheffield, Rafeal Palmeiro, Andre Dawson, Larry Walker, Jose Canseco, Frank Thomas, Ryne Sandberg, Juan Gonzalez, Jay Buhner, Andres Galaragga, Ken Caminiti, Mo Vaughn, George Bell, and Mike Piazza), 50 HR (Albert Belle, Brady Anderson, Cecil Fielder, Ken Griffey, Jr., and Luis Gonzalez), 60 HR (Sammy Sosa), 70 HR (Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire)and HOF (Rickey Henderson, Ozzie Smith, George Brett, Paul Molitor, Tony Gwynn, Wade Boggs, Cal Ripken, Dennis Eckersley, Ryne Sandberg, Nolan Ryan, Eddie Murray, Carlton Fisk, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount, Andre Dawson, Roberto Alomar, Barry Larkin, Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza) list for this set is off the chart. Special thanks to Josh Ball and John Stevens for helping me get this set together through both sale and trade. Glad to answer emails about the set or trade offers.

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Uncle Rico's Finest
ImageSpec No.Card#ItemGradeSpec No. PopSpec No. Pop HigherTotal PopTotal Pop HigherOwner's Comments
06129300181DAVID JUSTICE827612761
06129300282LOU WHITAKER9806806
06129300383BRYAN HARVEY989208920One of the cards denoted as SP by Beckett. Population report #'s would show...
06129300484CARLOS GARCIA971137113As far as scarcity, it closely mimics the Brett Butler. Probably looking to...
06129300585SID FERNANDEZ992149214
06129300686BRETT BUTLER9777777A little bit of a premium on this card. It is not impossible to come by, bu...
06129300787SCOTT COOPER822502250Pop #'s are real low on Scott Cooper but really doesn't command much of a p...
06129300888B.J. SURHOFF823582358
06129300989STEVE FINLEY9634634
061293010810CURT SCHILLING9443443Hugely underrated card. Potential HOFer and Top 5 lowest pop # in the set.
061293011811JEFF BAGWELL822892289
061293012812ALEX COLE815811581
061293013813JOHN OLERUD951265126
061293014814JOHN SMILEY979127912
061293015815BIP ROBERTS983338333
061293016816ALBERT BELLE91112511125
061293017817DUANE WARD958105810
061293018818ALAN TRAMMELL850725072
061293019819ANDY BENES9589589
061293020820REGGIE SANDERS825522552
061293021821TODD ZEILE949124912
061293022822RICK AGUILERA967136713
061293023823DAVE HOLLINS994269426
061293024824JOSE RIJO9796796My perception is that this one of the more desirable commons in the set wit...
061293025825MATT WILLIAMS983208320
061293026826SANDY ALOMAR JR.971157115
061293027827ALEX FERNANDEZ988128812
061293028828OZZIE SMITH9649649
061293029829RAMON MARTINEZ9593593
061293030830BERNIE WILLIAMS850425042
061293031831GARY SHEFFIELD9697697
061293032832ERIC KARROS991129112
061293033833FRANK VIOLA963306330
061293034834KEVIN YOUNG969206920
061293035835KEN HILL980328032
061293036836TONY FERNANDEZ955205520
061293037837TIM WAKEFIELD9863863
061293038838JOHN KRUK957195719
061293039839CHRIS SABO815801580
061293040840MARQUIS GRISSOM9502516
061293041841GLENN DAVIS948104810
061293042842JEFF MONTGOMERY993149314
061293043843KENNY LOFTON9796796
061293044844JOHN BURKETT981118111
061293045845DARRYL HAMILTON977117711
061293046846JIM ABBOTT9627627
061293047847IVAN RODRIGUEZ91351613516
061293048848ERIC YOUNG822652265
061293049849MITCH WILLIAMS965146514
061293050850HAROLD REYNOLDS835493549A popular card in this set with relatively low pop report #'s. Sells on par...
061293051851BRIAN HARPER828702870The availability of this card has varied widely in the time I've followed t...
061293052852RAFAEL PALMEIRO9897897
061293053853BRET SABERHAGEN978107810
061293054854JEFF CONINE910271027
061293055855IVAN CALDERON982148214
061293056856JUAN GUZMAN829722972
061293057857CARLOS BAERGA993349334
061293058858CHARLES NAGY820852085In my experience a somewhat uncommon common, but it sells on par with most ...
061293059859WALLY JOYNER976117611
061293060860CHARLIE HAYES7465465One of the real toughies in the set. Pop report confirms the rarity vs. oth...
061293061861SHANE MACK9714714
061293062862PETE HARNISCH911621162
061293063863GEORGE BRETT91131411314
061293064864LANCE JOHNSON821982198
061293065865BEN MCDONALD998179817
061293066866BOBBY BONILLA9768768
061293067867TERRY STEINBACH828922892
061293068868RON GANT9954954
061293069869DOUG JONES9776776
061293070870PAUL MOLITOR9713713
061293071871BRADY ANDERSON830403040Brady is one of the most underrated cards in the set. Pop reports show it t...
061293072872CHUCK FINLEY827802780
061293073873MARK GRACE849914991
061293074874MIKE DEVEREAUX832723272
061293075875TONY PHILLIPS973187318
061293076876CHUCK KNOBLAUCH827912791
061293077877TONY GWYNN91312413124
061293078878KEVIN APPIER968176817
061293079879SAMMY SOSA91502815028
061293080880MICKEY TETTLETON9592592See Brett Butler.
061293081881FELIX JOSE9418418
061293082882MARK LANGSTON9857857
061293083883GREGG JEFFERIES953105310
061293084884ANDRE DAWSON 83111931119Apparently there is no truth to the rumor that The Hawk was hording this ca...
061293085885GREG MADDUX 91073010730
061293086886RICKEY HENDERSON 970227022
061293087887TOM GLAVINE 9416416
061293088888ROBERTO ALOMAR 9OC2010720107
061293089889DARRYL STRAWBERRY 82210722107
061293090890WADE BOGGS 91043310433
061293091891BO JACKSON 10300300
061293092892MARK MCGWIRE 91433114331
061293093893ROBIN VENTURA 979287928
061293094894JOE CARTER 978207820
061293095895LEE SMITH 10370370
061293096896CAL RIPKEN 977257725
061293097897LARRY WALKER 9OC16691669
061293098898DON MATTINGLY 987288728
061293099899JOSE CANSECO 996119611
0612931008100DENNIS ECKERSLEY 828902890
0612931018101TERRY PENDLETON 817821782
0612931028102FRANK THOMAS91713017130
0612931038103BARRY BONDS 91233812338
0612931048104ROGER CLEMENS 9OC91899189
0612931058105RYNE SANDBERG 91334013340
0612931068106FRED MCGRIFF 967176717
0612931078107NOLAN RYAN 9OC32953295The toughest "star" to come by. Ryan remains a hobby icon and this card is ...
0612931088108WILL CLARK 953215321
0612931098109PAT LISTACH 9885885
0612931108110KEN GRIFFEY JR. 996409640
0612931118111CECIL FIELDER 946164616
0612931128112KIRBY PUCKETT 91091710917
0612931138113DWIGHT GOODEN 962246224
0612931148114BARRY LARKIN 826872687
0612931158115DAVID CONE 979207920
0612931168116JUAN GONZALEZ 825882588
0612931178117KENT HRBEK993119311
0612931188118TIM WALLACH969166916
0612931198119CRAIG BIGGIO848884888
0612931208120ROBERTO KELLY984148414
0612931218121GREGG OLSON829792979
0612931228122EDDIE MURRAY91341913419
0612931238123WIL CORDERO839393939
0612931248124JAY BUHNER827632763Tough card to come by. The cards ending in "4" following the All Stars in t...
0612931258125CARLTON FISK9877877
0612931268126ERIC DAVIS987188718
0612931278127DOUG DRABEK960156015
0612931288128OZZIE GUILLEN820982098
0612931298129JOHN WETTELAND966256625
0612931308130ANDRES GALARRAGA986318631
0612931318131KEN CAMINITI986148614
0612931328132TOM CANDIOTTI970297029
0612931338133PAT BORDERS9583583Top 5 hardest to obtain. Pop #'s have been rising but will still command $2...
0612931348134KEVIN BROWN814661466Another "4" card, usually widely available, but has a lower count than the ...
0612931358135TRAVIS FRYMAN943104310
0612931368136KEVIN MITCHELL950155015
0612931378137GREG SWINDELL962156215
0612931388138BENITO SANTIAGO972137213
0612931398139REGGIE JEFFERSON9609609
0612931408140CHRIS BOSIO953105310
0612931418141DEION SANDERS969136913
0612931428142SCOTT ERICKSON824592459
0612931438143HOWARD JOHNSON841454145
0612931448144ORESTES DESTRADE9OC982982Top 5 Toughie. No one has yet been able to obtain a 10 so collector demand ...
0612931458145JOSE GUZMAN9716716Interestingly this card brings no premium but has one of the lowest pop #'s...
0612931468146CHAD CURTIS9OC592592
0612931478147CAL ELDRED8.5184184
0612931488148WILLIE GREENE966146614Hording has brought artificial demand to this card. But if you want one the...
0612931498149TOMMY GREENE978177817
0612931508150ERIK HANSON820762076
0612931518151BOB WELCH9607607
0612931528152JOHN JAHA9498498
0612931538153HAROLD BAINES818401840One of the lowest population #'s but usually does not command much of a pre...
0612931548154RANDY JOHNSON9658658This future HOFer's card is fairly popular and ends in "4" and commands a p...
0612931558155AL MARTIN970107010
0612931568156J.T.SNOW910641064
0612931578157MIKE MUSSINA985108510
0612931588158RUBEN SIERRA9OC289289
0612931598159DEAN PALMER9806806
0612931608160STEVE AVERY957135713
0612931618161JULIO FRANCO9608608
0612931628162DAVE WINFIELD990119011
0612931638163TIM SALMON823732373
0612931648164TOM HENKE8OC189189Top 10 Toughie. Pop report backs up scarcity.
0612931658165MO VAUGHN826902690
0612931668166JOHN SMOLTZ910391039
0612931678167DANNY TARTABULL972117211
0612931688168DELINO DESHIELDS965206520
0612931698169CHARLIE HOUGH966106610
0612931708170PAUL O'NEILL974167416
0612931718171DARREN DAULTON954155415
0612931728172JACK MCDOWELL954135413
0612931738173JUNIOR FELIX952195219Listed as SP in Beckett but it's not.
0612931748174JIMMY KEY833503350ABSOLUTE TOUGHEST or at least a dead tie with Orel Hershiser. Pop report co...
0612931758175GEORGE BELL9619619
0612931768176MIKE STANTON9935935
0612931778177LEN DYKSTRA967176717
0612931788178NORM CHARLTON982258225
0612931798179ERIC ANTHONY9OC61226122
0612931808180ROB DIBBLE961146114
0612931818181OTIS NIXON9728728
0612931828182RANDY MYERS969296929
0612931838183TIM RAINES841344134
0612931848184OREL HERSHISER8OC478478GOOD LUCK See Jimmy Key.
0612931858185ANDY VAN SLYKE9747747
0612931868186MIKE LANSING9864864
0612931878187RAY LANKFORD820852085
0612931888188MIKE MORGAN962146214
0612931898189MOISES ALOU837773777
0612931908190EDGAR MARTINEZ969216921
0612931918191JOHN FRANCO9715715
0612931928192ROBIN YOUNT83410134101
0612931938193BOB TEWKSBURY818621862
0612931948194JAY BELL828802880
0612931958195LUIS GONZALEZ9OC61046104
0612931968196DAVE FLEMING910051005
0612931978197MIKE GREENWELL9709709
0612931988198DAVID NIED819771977
0612931998199MIKE PIAZZA917671767