Monday, June 8, 2009

2007 Sweet Spot Replacement Denied!

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I just received this letter in the mail from Upper Deck regarding the faded 2007 Sweet Spot auto of Chad Billingsley I sent in for replacement. Flipper ( my good friend and trading partner) received the same letter Friday as well. Out of the eight tins Flipper and I purchased 6 of them contained horrible faded autographs some of which bordered invisibility. If you happen to pick up a tin and pull one ( 70% chance) all you will get in return is a complimentary pack of cards. This coming from a multimillion dollar company that relies on your funding for survival.

The Mojo Hand


  1. So, which pack did they send? Anything worth your trouble?

  2. A pack of 2009 Series One Hobby. No hits just some base.

  3. Ouch, I hate faded sweet spot autos. I have a boof bonser like that.

  4. That sucks. We spend all this money on product like this, and they can't go a LITTLE above and beyond to make sure we get our money's worth? I always wondered if this sort of thing would be an issue for any autos not on a card or sticker.

    I've never seen one of these sigs in person, does the signature feel like it's on an actual baseball or is it just card stock?

  5. Joe
    I believe it's on synthetic leather. I also believe they used leather in the past ( an actual ball) ,and in the recent 09 release. This must have been a nightmare, but they deserve it for trying to cut corners.