Upper Deck will be among the companies tossing some goodies into the giveaway bags for those who purchase VIP admission to the National Sports Collectors Convention.
Upper Deck will again provide a 10-card VIP Set for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention. Featuring superstars from the past as well as current greats, the Upper Deck VIP set crosses all four major sports.
Leading the way is Cleveland Cavalier Great and 2008-09 NBA MVP LeBron James. James led the Cavs to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2008-09. Also from the hoops world comes LeBron’s predecessor as the best NBA player of his time, Michael Jordan. Jordan was elected to the Naismith Hall of Fame this year and will be inducted in Springfield in September.
Baseball is represented by Bob Feller who won 266 games for the Indians in a career interrupted in his prime by service during World War II. Feller will also appear during the week at the Tristar Autograph Pavilion. One of Feller’s contemporaries, Joe DiMaggio, joins him in the set. Current greats Ken Griffey Jr.,and Derek Jeter join young superstar Grady Sizemore in the list of baseball subjects in the set.