National Baseball Card Day 2008
to be held Saturday March 29th !

National Baseball Card Day made its debut in 2006, when collectors who visited participating stores around the country on the designated day received free packs containing six baseball cards from Upper Deck and six from Topps. Roughly 800 hobby stores participated in that event. The 2008 Event will be held on Saturday, March 29th which is the weekend prior to the start of the 2008 MLB season.




Participating hobby shops and retailers nationwide gave away exclusive
Topps and Upper Deck baseball card packs
to kids, collectors and fans.
National Baseball Card Day is presented by the Major League Baseball Players Association,Major League Baseball Properties, and trading card licensees, Topps and Upper Deck.

What is in this pack of special
2008 National Baseball Card Day cards ?

Each pack will contain 13 cards, consisting of:
5 base cards from Topps,
5 base cards from Upper Deck,
1 chase card from Topps,
1 chase card from Upper Deck,
and 1 informational card.

The exclusively-created packs from
2008 included cards featuring


5 Base Cards (found in every pack):
Ryan Howard
David Wright
David Ortiz
Alex Rodriguez
Vladimir Guerrero

Rookie Cards (One inserted in every pack)
Joey Votto
Clay Buchholz
Dario Barton


5 Base Cards (found in every pack):
Prince Fielder
Albert Pujols
Derek Jeter
Ichiro
Ken Griffey Jr

Rookie Cards (one per pack)
Ian Kennedy
Luke Hochevar
Chin Lung Hu

"National Baseball Card Day is a great way to get cards in the hands of kids and bring families together to share the fun of collecting baseball cards," said Evan Kaplan, category director for trading cards and collectibles for the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Here are some of the Participating Hobby Stores:
Hobby Store Address & Phone Website Comments:
Republic Collectibles 212 Center St. Auburn, ME 04210
Tel: 877-422-7979
Check out Pictures
from past
National Baseball Card Day's
National Baseball Card Day events include: Batting Cage, Pitching Competition, Create a Baseball Card & more.
Big League 920 East Semoran Boulevard Casselberry, Florida 32707
Phone: 407-834-2273
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Here is a list of most of the participating hobby stores across the country.
If you do't see your local store listed
just give them a call and ask them if they are participating.
The list below is sorted by State:
  • A#1 CARDS COMICS & COLLECTIBLE ANCHORAGE AK
  • DON'S SPORTSCARDS ANCHORAGE AK
  • ALTERNATE WORLDS BOOKS & COMIC HOT SPRINGS AR
  • KMV WHOLESALE PHOENIX AZ
  • TAZMANIAN COMIC CONNECTION BURNABY BC
  • A BASEBALL CLUBHOUSE HAWTHORNE CA
  • A HIDDEN FORTRESS SIMI VALLEY CA
  • ALL STAR CARDS SANTEE CA
  • ALL STAR CARDS SANTEE CA
  • BASEBALL CARD PLUS HUNTINGTON BEACH CA
  • BASES LOADED FRESNO CA
  • BEST VARIETY SPORTSCARDS GLENDORA CA
  • CAPITAL CITY CARDS CITRUS HEIGHTS CA
  • CENTRE CITY SPORTSCARDS SAN DIEGO CA
  • COMIC CULT TORRANCE CA
  • FLYING COLORS COMICS CONCORD CA
  • HALL OF FAME ARCADIA CA
  • HEROES - CAMPBELL CAMPBELL CA
  • KC KINGS SPORTSCARDS VENTURA CA
  • LEGACY GLENDALE CA
  • MEMORY LANE SPORTS MANHATTAN BEACH CA
  • PLAYER'S MORENO VALLEY CA
  • SAN DIEGO COMICS & COLLECTIBLE SAN DIEGO CA
  • SOUTHBAY BASEBALL CARDS LOMITA CA
  • SPORTS PLAY CHICO CA
  • THREE J'S SPORTSCARDS ANAHEIM CA
  • WHAT'S ON SECOND SAN MATEO CA
  • ALL C'S COLLECTIBLES AURORA CO
  • BILL'S SPORTS COLLECTIBLES DENVER CO
  • DALEZ KARDZ COLORADO SPRINGS CO
  • DENVER AUTOGRAPHS.COM LAKEWOOD CO
  • FREE TIME COMICS INC WESTMINSTER CO
  • GRAND SLAM SPORTS CARDS LOVELAND CO
  • JERRY'S SPORTSCARDS NORTHGLENN CO
  • MIKE'S SPORTSCARDS ENGLEWOOD CO
  • MIKE'S STADIUM SPORTS CARDS AURORA CO
  • A TIMELESS JOURNEY II STAMFORD CT
  • ERNIE'S BASEBALL CARDS OXFORD CT
  • Frame By Frame Sports Wallingford CT
  • Ken Cards Kensington CT
  • Matt's Sports Enfield CT
  • MOST EXCELLENT COLL ENFIELD CT
  • Spare Room Sports Milford CT
  • Sportscards Etc Colchester CT
  • The Cardsmiths East Haven CT
  • WONDERLAND COMICS PUTNAM CT
  • A COLLECTOR'S PARADISE OCALA FL
  • CAPE AUCTION CAFE & COLL. CAPE CORAL FL
  • DICK & JANES SPORTSCARDS JACKSONVILLE FL
  • JP SPORTS COLLECTIBLES NORTH FORT MYERS FL
  • LAKELAND SPORTS LAKELAND FL
  • STRIKE ZONE PORT SAINT LUCIE FL
  • The Catcher's Mitt Sarasota FL
  • NORTHLAKE STAMP & COIN ATLANTA GA
  • GECKO BOOKS & COMICS HONOLULU HI
  • OAK LEAF COMICS MASON CITY IA
  • THE SILVER CARD HUXLEY IA
  • THE SILVER CARD HUXLEY IA
  • CC Sports Cards Des Moines IA
  • BERGIE HIGHLAND PARK IL
  • BIG JOHN & LITTLE DEBBY'S ELGIN IL
  • Chicago All Stars Chicago IL
  • COMICS GALORE WESTERNSPRINGS IL
  • DIAMOND CARDS QUINCY IL
  • ONE STOP COMICS OAK PARK IL
  • PICTURES & MORE FLORA IL
  • Primetime Sport Collectibles Zion IL
  • TRIPLE CROWN TRADING CO NAPERVILLE IL
  • AU Sports Cards Skokie IL
  • TJ Customs Schaumburg IL
  • Alternate Reality Chicago IL
  • Chicago Sports Cards Buffalo Grove IL
  • Al & Ann's McHenry IL
  • Bartlett Coin Bartlett IL
  • Triple I Sports Cards Moline IL
  • Dreams & Heroes McHenry IL
  • Sports Harvest Chicago IL
  • Comics Galore Western Springs IL
  • Elite Sportscards Chicago IL
  • Me & Dad's Toys Geneva IL
  • B&K Collectibles Ottawa IL
  • Ball Mart Itasca IL
  • Dolton Hobb Calumet City IL
  • Devin's Hall of Fame Plainfield IL
  • KFL Sales Shorewood IL
  • Ballcards Avon IN
  • Hockey Man's Jeffersonville IN
  • TEAM PLAYER SPORTS CARDS LAFAYETTE IN
  • LOBO'S SPORTSCARDS WICHITA KS
  • Hometown Sports Cold Springs KY
  • MADD MOVIES JEFF KY
  • PAGE-3 COMICS PIKEVILLE KY
  • JASONS SPORTS BATON ROUGE LA
  • RAYS SPORTSCARDS SCOTT LA
  • COLLECTABLES & CARDS HOLYOKE MA
  • Hy-Tek Sports Chicopee MA
  • ROOKIES WAYLAND MA
  • Hall of Fame Cards Potomac MD
  • Play of the Day Glen Burnie MD
  • SHANANIGANS TOY SHOP BALTIMORE MD
  • THE DUGOUT ZONE ELLICOTT CITY MD
  • VICE CARDS AND COMICS PHOENIX MD
  • FAN FARE SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT KALAMAZOO MI
  • PRIME TIME SPORTSCARDS LAKE ORION MI
  • Collectors Zone Jackson MI
  • BEYOND SHINDERS MAPLEWOOD MN
  • BOOK REVIEW ROCHESTER MN
  • SPORTSCARDS & COLLECTIBLES SAINT CLOUD MN
  • CENTERFIELD SPORTSCARDS SPRINGFIELD MO
  • MOVIE MAGIC OF MARYVILLE INC MARYVILLE MO
  • THE COLLECTOR STORE SAINT CHARLES MO
  • HEROES AND DREAMS: COMICS AND FLOWOOD MS
  • ALL ABOUT SPORTS WINSTON SALEM NC
  • DAVID'S SPORTS CARDS DREXEL NC
  • TRADEMARK SPORTSCARDS HARRISBURG NC
  • ULTIMATES COMICS CHAPEL HILL NC
  • ULTIMATES COMICS DURHAM NC
  • A Little Shop of Comics Scotch Plains NJ
  • All in One Collectibles Denville NJ
  • Attack of the Baseball cards Union NJ
  • CNC BASEBALL CARDS BLOOMFIELD NJ
  • COMIC CAFE' LLC WARREN NJ
  • Dewey's Comic City Madison NJ
  • JUST COOL COLLECTABLES CLIFFSIDE PARK NJ
  • Paradox Comics North Arlington NJ
  • RAY & JUDY'S BOOKSTOP ROCKAWAY NJ
  • RP SPECIALTY SPORTSCARDS DENVILLE NJ
  • TEMDEE TURNERSVILLE NJ
  • THE SPORTSPAGE MORRIS PLAINS NJ
  • TRIPLE PLAY BASEBALL INC EMERSON NJ
  • DEREK'S DUGOUT ALBUQUERQUE NM
  • Field of Dreams Las Vegas NV
  • ULUTIMATE SPORTS CARDS & MEMORABILIA LAS VEGAS NV
  • Woody's World Henderson NV
  • ZEE'S SPORTS CARDS RENO NV
  • 10TH PLANET NEWFANE NY
  • All Star Sports Syracuse NY
  • AMERICAN LEGENDS SCARSDALE NY
  • Bailey's Comics Lindenhurst NY
  • Baseball Cards Merrick NY
  • BBC Galaxee Bronx NY
  • BILL'S CARD SHAQ WATERFORD NY
  • BLUESHIRTS SPORTSCARDS & MEMORABILIA MOHEGAN LAKE NY
  • CHAMPION CARD COLLECTOR POUGHKEEPSIE NY
  • Dugout Sportscards New Rochelle NY
  • Dugout Sportscards Cortland NY
  • End Zone Collectibles Rochester NY
  • Heroes and Legends Corona NY
  • Lester's Brooklyn NY
  • MAHOPAC CARDS & COMICS MAHOPAC NY
  • MAHOPAC CARDS & COMICS MAHOPAC NY
  • MAN OF CARDS FRANKLIN SQUARE NY
  • MIDTOWN COMICS NEW YORK NY
  • Monte Carlo Sports Cards Ronkonkama NY
  • New York Sports Hicksville NY
  • Royal Collectibles Forest Hills NY
  • SAFE AT HOME COOPERSTOWN NY
  • THE COMIC SHOP OSWEGO NY
  • THE DUGOUT SPORTSCARDS PALMYRA NY
  • TIME WARP HEWLETT NY
  • Tony's Cards Howard Beach NY
  • TSS STAMP & COIN LEVITTOWN NY
  • VILLAGE HOBBY ORCHARD PARK NY
  • WD&S HOBBY LINDENHURST NY
  • WHO'S ON FIRST FLUSHING NY
  • Above The Rim Elmira Heights NY
  • CRICKETS BASEBALL CARDS HILLIARD OH
  • Finders Antique and Sports Shop Newark OH
  • FREEDOM ENTERPRISES TOLEDO OH
  • Funtime Sportscards Cincinnati OH
  • GRANDPA'S SPORTSCARDS NILES OH
  • Gullets Sports and Collectibles Cincinnati OH
  • Monster Cards Dublin OH
  • SPORTS COLLECT-A-MANIA CINCINNATI OH
  • Al's Sports Cards Edmond OK
  • LEGENDS OF THE GAME OKLAHOMA CITY OK
  • SCOREBOARD CARDS OWASSO OK
  • SUPERGEEKS COMICS & SPORTS TULSA OK
  • THE OLD BALL PARK OKLAHOMA CITY OK
  • EMERALD COMICS SCARBOROUGH ON
  • HIS JUNK/HER TREASURES COOS BAY OR
  • AJW SPORTS LANGHORNE PA
  • CARD STADIUM HARRISBURG PA
  • Diamond Jim's Beaver PA
  • DON'S BASEBALL CARDS STRASBURG PA
  • GLENMORE COLLECTIBLES EASTON PA
  • GOLDEN EAGLE COMICS READING PA
  • INDIANA SPORTSCARDS INDIANA PA
  • PURDY CREEK CHAMBERSBURG PA
  • Skipback Sportsabilia Schwenksville PA
  • SPORTS CARDS ETC MC KEES ROCKS PA
  • THE BASEBALL CARD SHOP HERMITAGE PA
  • Hero's World Milford PA
  • BB 17 MYRTLE BEACH SC
  • GRAND SLAM BB CARDS ROCK HILL SC
  • H&M SPORTSCARDS GOOSE CREEK SC
  • SPORTS CARDS UNLIMITED PORT ROYAL SC
  • HEROES BASEBALL CARDS RAPID CITY SD
  • TRIPLE PLAY SPORTS CARDS SIOUX FALLS SD
  • GRAND SLAM COLLECTIBLES ARLINGTON TN
  • Jackson Card Shop Jackson TN
  • MEC COMICS III JOHNSON CITY TN
  • MEL'S STAMPS AND COINS JOHNSON CITY TN
  • SPORTS TREASURES KNOXVILLE TN
  • Your Team Cards and Collectibles Gatlinburg TN
  • AUTOGRAPHS INK COLLEYVILLE TX
  • BANKSTON'S USED BOOKS WACO TX
  • BASEBALL FEVER PLANO TX
  • BOX SEAT SPORTSCARDS DENISON TX
  • C & T COMICS SAGINAW TX
  • CLOUD NINE SPORTS CARDS ODESSA TX
  • DEBBIE AND NICK REDWINE DALLAS TX
  • DOLLARS & CENTS, COINS & CARDS MESQUITE TX
  • KENNYS COLLECTIBLES OF AUSTIN AUSTIN TX
  • LONE STAR SPORTS COLLECTIBLES LUBBOCK TX
  • LONE STAR SPORTSCARDS CARROLLTON TX
  • LYNNS COMICS NEDERLAND TX
  • QUIPS N QUOTES MCALLEN TX
  • SMP SPORTS CARDS PLUS GRAPEVINE TX
  • SPORTS COLLECTIBLES OF HOUSTON HOUSTON TX
  • SPORTSCARD SHACK HOUSTON TX
  • TRIPLE CARDS & COLLECTIBLES PLANO TX
  • END ZONE CARDS & COMICS CLEARFIELD UT
  • B&C SPORTSCARDS LYNCHBURG VA
  • BALL FOUR SPORTSCARDS MIDLOTHIAN VA
  • Collector's Corner Sterling VA
  • Gene's Dugout Arlington VA
  • J&C Cards Troutville VA
  • THE CARD CELLAR FREDERICKSBURG VA
  • THE TENTH INNING HAMPTON VA
  • JACK RIXON'S PHARMACY SAINT ALBANS VT
  • JIM'S SPORTS BURLINGTON VT
  • WONDER COMICS AND CARDS BARRE VT
  • SHANE'S BIG LEAGUE SPORTS RENTON WA
  • SPORTS CARDS GALORE KENNEWICK WA
  • CARD & COIN CORNER GREEN BAY WI
  • JEFF'S SPORTS INC BROOKFIELD WI
  • KRYPTONITE KOLLECTIBLES JANESVILLE WI
  • THE HAWKES NEST WOODRUFF WI
  • All Time Sports Wisconsin Dells WI
  • Jim's Card Korner Madison WI
  • Gunderson's Sportscards West Allis WI
  • Heroes Milwaukee Wi
  • West Allis Sportscards West Allis WI
  • PJ's Variety Store South Milwaukee WI
Baseball card collecting is fun and easy.
There are as many ways to collect as there are blades of grass in the outfield.

It's up to you !
How do you collect ?