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Sunday, May 17, 2009

2009 Goudey 4-in-1 Checklist

Like the short prints, I couldn't find a checklist for the 1935 4-in-1 insert set anywhere. Or, more accurately, I can't find any checklists for any '09 Goudey anywhere. I had to put together this checklist by hand by searching for 4-in-1 auctions on eBay and typing out who was on each card. Yeah, I probably could have navigated through Beckett or Upper Deck's byzantine websites for the checklist, but that would have been far more frustrating. Besides, you learn things on eBay.

The set is 100 cards and is differentiated from the main set by the numbering which includes the "35" year number as a prefix. The original 1935 set can be found with blue and red borders. Upper Deck takes this a bit further and has four different border flavors. The most common border color appears to be red. Blue borders are more scarce than red, but are still fairly plentiful. Green bordered cards (which weren't in the '35 set) seem to be a lot tougher than either red or blue, but aren't serial numbered. Finally there are black bordered cards numbered to 21 copies. Obviously, these are the toughest. Thankfully there are no white or gold or plaid bordered cards numbered to single digits that I could find in my searches.

The cards are inserted 1:2 hobby packs according to the sell sheet. I'm not sure what the idds are in retail packs, but I've getten 4 packs and pulled 2 4-in1s so it's not much different most likely. I looked around for some box breaks to see what was actually coming out of hobby boxes and found a couple that listed the 4-in-1s. Here's breaks from Saints of the Cheap Seats and here's some guy on a forum. Interestingly, both boxes had 9 red borders, 2 blue borders and 1 green bordered cards. Since there's 18 cards in a box, the chances of pulling a 4-in-1 are a little better than 1:2 if this ratio holds up over the whole release. Odds would be 1:2 for red, 1:9 for blue and 1:18 for green. Collectors frustrated over yet another needless parallel should take heart in the fact that vintage Goudey collectors pretty much ignore the border color of the '35 set and consider it complete when all thirty six cards are found. Maniacs advanced collectors can still feel free to collect the 400 card master rainbow parallel set if they choose.

35-1 Sparky Lyle, Phil Niekro, Johnny Bench, Reggie Jackson
35-2 Ryan Ludwick, Ozzie Smith, Albert Pujols, Bob Gibson
35-3 Bob Gibson, Jake Peavy, Tim Lincecum, Josh Beckett
35-4 Jacoby Ellsbury, Jose Reyes, Carl Crawford, Brian Roberts
35-5 Derek Jeter, Reggie Jackson, Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra
35-6 Whitey Ford, Derek Jeter, Yogi Berra, Alex Rodriguez
35-7 Whitey Ford, Alex Rodriguez, Chien Ming-Wang, Derek Jeter
35-8 Brooks Robinson, Ichiro, Grady Sizemore, Josh Hamilton
35-9 Carl Crawford, Alex Rios Johnny Damon, Jacoby Ellsbury
35-10 Nolan Ryan, Scott Kazmir, Clayton Kershaw, Josh Beckett
35-11 Andre Ethier, Kirk Gibson, Russell Martin, Clayton Kershaw
35-12 Mike Schmidt, Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey
35-13 Dan Haren, Stephen Drew, Chris Young, Adrian Gonzalez
35-14 Gaylord Perry, Jack Morris, Jim Palmer, Rollie Fingers
35-15 Jonathan Papelbon, Joakim Soria, Trevor Hoffman, Mariano Rivera
35-16 Ryne Sandberg, Chase Utley, Dan Uggle, Ian Kinsler
35-17 Ron Santo, Billy Williams, Carlos Zambrano, Alfonso Soriano
35-18 Cal Ripken, Ozzie Smith, Derek Jeter, Hanley Ramirez
35-19 Cal Ripken, Jim Palmer, Melvin Mora, Nick Markakis
35-20 Johnny Bench, Dave Concepcion, Brandon Phillips, Jay Bruce
35-21 Shane Victorino, Cole Hamels, Ryan Howard, Mike Schmidt
35-22 Ron Santo, Ryne Sandberg, Aramis Ramirez, Derrek Lee
35-23 Robin Yoiunt, Ryan Braun, Prince Fielder, Yovanni Gallardo
35-24 Chien Ming-Wang, Derek Jeter, Johan Santana, Jose Reyes
35-25 Cal Ripken, Ozzie Smith, Derek Jeter, Jose Reyes
35-26 Brian McCann, Chipper Jones, Tim Hudson, Kelly Johnson
35-27 Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Joe Mauer, Brian McCann
35-28 Jim Palmer, Nolan Ryan, Gaylord Perry, Bob Gibson
35-29 Mike Schmidt, Ryan Howard, Prince Fielder, Robin Yount
35-30 Albert Pujols, Rick Ankiel, Tropy Glaus, Ryan Ludwick
35-31 Matt Holliday, Ryan Braun, Jason Bay, Carlos Quentin
35-32 Johan Santana, Cole Hamels, Scott Kazmir, CC Sabathia
35-33 Tim Lincecum, Edinson Volquez, Clayton Kershaw, Rich Harden
35-34 Dustin Pedroia, Brian Roberts, Ian Kinsler, Howie Kendrick
35-35 BJ Upton, Evan Longoria, Carlos Pena, Carl Crawford
35-36 Josh Hamilton Justin Morneau, Prince Fielder, Ryan Howard
35-37 Miguel Cabrera, Magglio Ordonez, Curtis Granderson, Carlos Guillen
35-38 Jose Reyes, Jimmy Rollis, Hanley Ramirez, Christian Guzman
35-39 Matt Kemp, Russell Martin, Rafael Furcal, Andre Ethier
35-40 Ichiro, Matt Tuiasosopo, Felix Hernandez, Eric Bedard
35-41 Bobby Crosby, Jack Cust, Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain
35-42 Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, Johan Santana, David Wright
35-43 Matt Holiday, Ryan Braun, Charles Quentin, and Jason Bay
35-44 Howie Kendrick, Vladimir Guerrero, Torii Hunter, Chone Figgins
35-45 Scott Kazmir, James Shields, Evan Longoria, David Price
35-46 Albert Pujols, Derrek Lee, Lance Berkman, Prince Fielder
35-47 Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, Cole Hamels, Ryan Howard
35-48 Daisuke Matsuzaka, Josh Beckett, Jonathan Papelbon, Justin Masterson
35-49 Joakim Soria, Jonathan Papelbon, Brad Lidge, Kerry Wood
35-50 Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz, Kevin Youkilis
35-51 John Lackey, Jared Weaver, Felix Hernandez, Eric Bedard
35-52 Josh Hamilton, Ian Kinsler, Michael Young, Marlon Byrd
35-53 Grady Sizemore, Travis Hafner, Victor Martinez, Kelly Shoppach
35-54 Chipper Jones, Jeff Francoeur, Kelly Johnson, Brian McCann
35-55 Chipper Jones, David Wright, Garrett Atkins, Aramis Ramirez
35-56 Russell Martin, Brian McCann, Geovany Soto, Ryan Doumit
35-57 Ryan Braun, Prince Fielder, Bill Hall, JJ Hardy
35-58 Jeff Baisley, Jack Cust, Kurt Suzuki, Bobby Crosby
35-59 Chien Ming-Wang, Mariano Rivera, Joba Chamberlain, Ian Kennedy
35-60 Joba Chamberlain, Rich Harden, Tim Lincecum, Justin Verlander
35-61 Vladimir Guerrero, John Lackey, Clayton Kershaw, Andre Ethier
35-62 David Wright, Ryan Zimmerman, BJ Upton, John Maine
35-63 Ichiro, BJ Upton, Torii Hunter, Grady Sizemore
35-64 Carlos Beltran, Lance Berkman, Jimmy Rollins, Chipper Jones
35-65 Roy Halliday, Travis Snider, Alex Rios, Vernon Wells
35-66 Carlos Zambrano, Rich HArden, Kosuke Fukudome, Geovany Soto
35-67 David Ortiz, Ryan Howard, Prince Fielder, Jason Giambi
35-68 Ian Kennedy, Joba Chamberlain, Clay Buchholz, Justin Masterson
35-69 Jonathan Papelbon, Josh Beckett, Francisco Liriano, Joe Nathan
35-70 Evan Longoria, Alexi Ramirez, Geovany Soto, Jay Bruce
35-71 Ryan Howard, Josh Hamilton, Albert Pujols, Miguel Cabrera
35-72 Clayton Kershaw, Rafael Furcal, Adrian Gonzalez, Chris Young
35-73 Alfonso Soriano, Derrek Lee, Geovany Soto, Aramis Ramirez
35-74 Daisuke Matsuzaka, Chien Ming-Wang, Ichiro, Kosuke Fukudome
35-75 Curt Schilling, Randy Johnson, Tom Glavine, Andy Pettitte
35-76 Ken Griffey, Jermaine Dye, Jim Thome, Carlos Quentin
35-77 Francisco Liriano, David Price, Cole Hamels, Clayton Kershaw
35-78 Justin Morneau, Joe Mauer, Denard Span, Delmon Young
35-79 Carlos Beltran, Carlos Lee, Carlos Quentin, Carlos Guillen
35-80 Travis Hafner, Magglio Ordonez, Hanley Ramirez, Jermaine Dye
35-81 Cliff Lee, Grady Sizemore, Felix Hernandez, Ichiro
35-82 Jack Cust, Kurt Suzuki, Johnny Cueto, Jay Bruce
35-83 Denard Span, Adam Jones, Fowler, Alexi Ramirez
35-84 Dustin Pedroia, Jed Lowrie, Clay Buchholz, Justin Masterson
35-85 Alex Rodriguez, David Wright, Evan Longoria, Aramis Ramirez
35-86 Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey, Jim Thome, Manny Ramirez
35-87 Brian McCann, Ryan Doumit, Russell Martin, Joe Mauer
35-88 Manny Ramirez, Joe Nathan, Brad Lidge, Albert Pujols
35-89 Lance Berkman, Carlos Lee, Miguel Tejada, Roy Oswalt
35-90 Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Joba Chamberlain
35-91 Carlos Zambrano, Randy Johnson, Roy Halliday, Tim Hudson
35-92 Jim Thome, Jermaine Dye, Alexi Ramirez, Carlos Quentin
35-93 Nate McLouth, Jay Bruce, Lance Berkman, Rick Ankiel
35-94 Jeff Francoeur, Rich Ankiel, Ichiro, Nick Markakis
35-95 BJ Upton, Lastings Milledge, Chris Young, Matt Kemp
35-96 Albert Pujols, Cliff Lee, Dustin Pedroia, Tim Lincecum
35-97 Jose Reyes, David Wright, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter
35-98 Michael Young, Ian Kinsler, Alexi Ramirez, Dan Uggla
35-99 Michael Bowden, Dexter Fowler, Travis Snider, Matt Antonelli
35-100 Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz, Carlton Fisk, Josh Beckett


Greg said...

Thanks for putting together all of this information. I think I'm one of the only people in the blogosphere who is considering putting together this set. But if I do it, I'm going to do it large... we're talking a set of all the colors of the 4-1s (except the #/21, that's nuts) and all of the minis.

handcollated said...

Uh, I hate to ruin all that hard work, but...


mfw13 said...

The problem with this subset is that most of the player combos don't make much sense.

dayf said...

That link doesn't ruin my hard work, it validates it. UD's list has errors and doesn't show up in a Google search. Card number 35-99 is incorrect on the UD site for a start.

Even if you can find these lists elsewhere that's fine with me. I've been doing the SP checklists for my benefit primarily and if they're useful to others then all the better.

White Sox Cards said...

Awesome job, dayf! Thanks for all the hard work! This subset seems more manageable now.

the sewingmachineguy said...

thanx man. I am a Goudey lover. These posts help. BTW, I'm looking for a 2008 Goudey Graphs Jeter. Peace.

--David said...

Awesome work and research! Great job.

Sharpe said...

Agreed, thanks for doing some legwork and noting the errors from the UD site. I was also stymied a few weeks back when Google searches weren't turning up anything.

Rather than spend extra for a hobby box, a friend and I opted for those 8 pack retail boxes. I'm going to post what I pulled from those this week if you are interested.

jim said...

i have a 2009 upper deck goudey 1935 4-in-1 goudey #35-97(BLACK)border#6of21 I want to sell