When it comes to relative scarcity in the modern sports card arena, certain cards rank as tough pulls, others are tougher still and a precious few are so needle-in-a-haystack rare that they seem to be nothing more than rumors.
Two special cards in Panini America’s recently released 2012 Cooperstown Baseball fall into that last category. These previously unannounced inclusions honoring Hall of Fame legends Ty Cobb and Lou Gehrig were randomly inserted across the Cooperstown production run at a rate of one every 9,600 packs. For those counting at home, that’s roughly once every 400 boxes or so.
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