Sep
27

Calling All Alabama Crimson Tide Football Fans; Finally a Trading Card Set Just For You!

By

Is crimson the most prevalent color in your wardrobe? Have you ever named one of your pets Big Al? Do you include Nick Saban in your evening prayers? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will be thrilled with the new college football trading card product coming out this October. Through Upper Deck’s exclusive agreement with the Collegiate Licensing Company, the trading card company will be producing a standalone trading card product commemorating the rich history of the Alabama Crimson Tide football program.

2012-Upper-Deck-Alabama-Football-Base-Ken-Stabler

The University of Alabama is the current defending National Champion and has a record 14 National Championships over the program’s storied history. And now Upper Deck is proud to release a set of trading cards commemorating the greatest players in Alabama history. Each pack will be loaded with prominent Crimson Tide football alumni like Bart Starr, Paul “Bear” Bryant, Joe Namath, Ken Stabler, Ozzie Newsome, Shaun Alexander, Julio Jones, Mark Ingram, Trent Richardson and even current head coach Nick Saban.

2012-Upper-Deck-Alabama-Football-Autograph-Nick-Saban-50

Recently, Upper Deck’s Collegiate Sports Brand Manager, Brandon Miller was featured on ESPN’s Mint Condition program to discuss the set. Take a look by clicking HERE.

2012-Upper-Deck-Alabama-Football-Roll-Tide-Through-the-Years

The 100-card base set will also include 12 “Roll Tide Roll Through the Years” cards that capture those special moments that gave Alabama fans goose bumps over time. From the moment Bryant-Denny Stadium opened in 1929 on to the 21-0 victory over LSU in the National Championship game earlier this year; Upper Deck chronicled all the best memories for Crimson Tide fans.

This is the most comprehensive University of Alabama Football set ever assembled. Each hobby box will contain one autograph card from an Alabama star, and two special Crimson Tide Icons inserts! Every hobby box is loaded with cards of 192 Alabama football cards (24 packs with 8 cards per pack)!

2012-Upper-Deck-Alabama-Football-Autograph-Joe-Namath-50

And speaking of the signed cards cards, there are some amazing collectible cards to capture for the autograph lovers. Not only are there single signed cards over 80 former Alabama players, there are also dual autograph cards (numbered to 10 or less) and triple autograph cards (numbered to just 3). Some of these are sure to become the centerpiece of any Crimson Tide fan’s collection.

2012-Upper-Deck-Alabama-Football-2011-National-Championship-Banner

Upper Deck has a special treat for ‘Bama fans who purchase the University of Alabama Football retail blaster boxes! Fans can find one replica championship pennant per blaster box, showcasing the years Alabama has won it all: 1925, 1926, 1930, 1934, 1941, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1992, 2009 and 2011.

2012-Upper-Deck-Alabama-Football-Hobby-Box

But how do you get your hands on your Upper Deck University of Alabama Football boxes? Well you can pre-order it through the Upper Deck online store now or through Upper Deck’s network of Authorized Internet Retailers next week. You can find the hobby boxes at the following locations next week:

A Tiny Kingdom Birmingham, AL 35223 (205) 802-8469
Gadsden Sports Cards Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 546-7335
Hobbie & Collectibles Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 543-2255
Baseball Card Shop Homewood, AL 35209 (205) 823-1118
Champs Sportscards Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 539-8985
Quality Collectibles Jasper, AL 35501 (205) 384-5005
Gulf Coast Cards & Memorabilia Mobile, AL 36606 (251) 470-9989
Comics & Cards Trading Post Montgomery, AL 36116 (334) 272-1787
Big Hit Sportscards Spanish Fort, AL 36527 (251) 626-5050
Bob’s Cards & Collectibles Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 (205) 556-5577
CJ Sports Cards Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 (205) 822-0408
All Star Collectibles Arab, AL 35016 (256) 586-4704
Wonder Water Clearwater, FL 33761 (727) 799-4855
Dave’s Comics Fayetteville, GA 30214 (770) 716-9171
JT Sports Marietta, GA 30062 (770) 977-0001
Lexington Sports Cards Lexington, KY 40517 (859) 271-0207
Collectibles & More Middlesboro, KY 40965 (606) 302-5948
G’s Comics Murray, KY 42071 (270) 759-4896
Chuck’s Sportscards – Albany Albany, LA 70711 (225) 567-9200
Ray’s Sportscards and Comics Scott, LA 70583 (337) 236-6644
Gulf Coast Cards Biloxi, MS 39531 (228) 388-5178
Tupelo Sportscards Tupelo, MS 38801 (662) 620-0980
Browns Ford Sports & Cards Wilkesboro, NC 28697 (336) 973-8877
Tenth Inning Sports Boiling Springs, SC 29316 (864) 578-6730
TNC Sports Barlett, TN 38134 (901) 372-1408
B & M Amusement Chattanooga, TN 37416 (423) 490-1162
Marty’s Sports Card Exchange Chattanooga, TN 37421 (423) 648-7037
Hot Cards Plus Crossville, TN 38555 (931) 787-1190
Sports Treasures LLC Knoxville, TN 37918 (865) 688-2273
Webb’s Cards & Collectibles Knoxville, TN 37919 (865) 584-9311
The Collectable Company Morristown, TN 37813 (423) 581-1800
Cards R Fun Nashville, TN 37211 (615) 832-3216
The Dugout Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 429-3373
All Star Sportscards Chattanooga, TN 37416 (423) 894-3087
Bob’s Collectors Den Cookeville, TN 38501 (931) 526-2311

 

2012-Upper-Deck-Alabama-Football-Blaster-Retail-Box

The retail version of the product will be readily available for Crimson Tide fans as well with blaster boxes available at all Target stores in Alabama as well as the following Walmart locations:

Walmart Huntsville 2900 South Memorial Parkway (256)536-2870
Walmart Huntsville 2200 Sparkman Drive (256)852-2236
Walmart Dothan 3300 South Oates Street (334)702-1310
Walmart Dothan 4310 Montgomery Highway (334)793-3099
Walmart Athens 1911 Epps Bridge Parkway (706)549-1423
Walmart Scottsboro 24833 Lee Highway (256)574-1126
Walmart Ozark 1537U.S.231 (334)774-5508
Walmart Fairfield 2701 North Texas Street (707)428-4792
Walmart Mobile 5245 Rangeline Service (251)666-7972
Walmart Mobile 685 Schillinger Road South (251)633-2211
Walmart Mobile 2500 County Road33 (251)633-6023
Walmart Mobile 101 East I65 Service Road South (251)471-1105

Enjoy the new Upper Deck University of Alabama Football product and Roll Tide!!!

Share
Categories : Football

Leave a Comment

*