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UK Baseball trading card sets

(Photo illustration UK Athletics)

Hey baseball fans! Need even more reason to get out to The Cliff this weekend to see No. 2 Kentucky play No. 1 LSU? UK had an important announcement yesterday.

The UK Baseball team is distributing the first of three editions of the 2012 trading card set. They will be handed out to season ticket holders starting with the upcoming series this weekend against LSU, at 6:30 on Friday. The series will continue on Saturday at 2:00, and Sunday at 1:00.

To cash in, season ticket holders should visit the promotions gazebo under the main grandstand where your postcard will be stamped. If extra sets are available after all season ticket holders cashed in, they will be distributed at future games.

The second set of cards will be distributed during the Florida series on May 3-5, and the final set during the Alabama series on May 11-13.

Go Bat Cats!

Article written by Stuart Hammer

B.S. Broadcast Journalism from the University of Kentucky. @StuartHammerKSR

7 Comments for UK Baseball trading card sets



  1. GoCats2
    1:06 pm April 19, 2012 Permalink

    I will trade someone my Billy Ripken 1988 Topps error card for the set.



  2. GoCats2
    1:07 pm April 19, 2012 Permalink

    sorry should have googled instead of guessing^^^1989 Fleer.



  3. Marvin
    1:46 pm April 19, 2012 Permalink

    Why has it taken this long to come up with this idea? Why isn’t it done with basketball?



  4. Aaron S.
    1:50 pm April 19, 2012 Permalink

    They hate being called the Bat Cats. Jerk.



  5. Fubar
    1:54 pm April 19, 2012 Permalink

    Bat Cats have the most entertaining baseball in Lexington. Sorry Legends.



  6. tsper
    2:37 pm April 19, 2012 Permalink

    they had trading cards in the late 80’s for college teams. uk had their sets with football and basketball teams combined. it only lasted one year before the ncaa said that they could not do that , and then they were off the market.
    most major colleges had them at the time .
    anyone want to buy some, i’ll dig em out.



  7. BlueSuedeShoea
    11:48 pm April 19, 2012 Permalink

    I wonder if they will issue a cease and desist order if these end up on Ebay? #8isgreat!