I've got all five of the Cubs on hand, and with that, I believe I've got all the Allen and Ginter I need for the year!
Topps keeps making this harder to do each season, but I'm not ready to give in yet. In the first release of Ginter in 2006, there was only one Cubs GU card, Mark Prior. The next season, I was still after only one. The 2008 and 2009 sets included two Cubs each, but still not a problem. But this year, there were a whopping five Cubs relic cards to snag. But snag I did!
The weird thing to me is that two of the five players with relic cards didn't have a card in the regular set. So the little picture on the front of the card gives us a hint of what a regular card for Carlos Marmol and Jeff Samardzija would have looked like.
The relics are a real mixture.
We've got one home jersey (Marmol),
one road jersey (Fukudome),
one alternate jersey (Samardzija),
and two bat cards (Ramirez and Soriano).
So that kept things interesting.