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Pete Rose Coming To In The GameLand

In The Game in association with Sport Kings is pleased to announce that Pete Rose – “Charlie Hustle” will be coming to In The GameLand during the 2014 Spring Expo.

Pete will be appearing on Sunday May 4th at 1:00.

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Here are the costs for autographs only:

$59 flats/balls/caps
$79 bats/jerseys/artwork
$20 basic inscriptions (Accomplishments or personalizations only)

Tickets for the signing will be on sale at the In The GameLand Marketplace all weekend.

Pictures, balls and other memorabilia will be available for sale at the In The GameLand Marketplace as well.

 

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Come and meet a baseball legend and a true Sport King – Pete Rose at In The GameLand.

Brian Price

A Night To Remember

Saturday May 3rd, In The Game’s Customer Appreciation Night will be a night to remember.

In The Game’s Customer Appreciate Night will take place at the Northern Dancer Room at the Woodbine Race Track. The festivities begin at 7:00 pm.

Collectors breaking products at In The GameLand  as part of In The Game’s Redemption Program will receive, in addition to their redemption cards, Customer Appreciation Point coupons.

Save up 400 Customer Appreciation Points and exchange your points for  a VIP Guest ticket, your ticket to a great evening of gifts, prizes and one on one sessions with our Special Guests.

This is the ONLY way to receive a VIP Guest ticket.

The following products will qualify for points towards VIP Guest tickets:

2013-14 Heroes and Prospects (8 points), 2013-14 Between The Pipes (10 points), StickWork (15 points), In The Game-Used (15 points), Lord Stanley’s Mug (18 points), Past, Present and Future Baseball (18 points) and Superlative Hockey – The Original Six (40 points).

Each time you break a box of any of the above products at In The GameLand, you will be issued Customer Appreciation Points Coupons.

You will need 400 Customer Appreciation Points coupons in order to receive a VIP Guest ticket.

All redemption of Customer Appreciation Points coupons must be done by Saturday May 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm.

NO VIP Guest tickets will be issued after that time. 

VIP Guests will receive special gifts from In The Game and Sport Kings along with personal meet and greet sessions with  In The Game Customer Appreciation Night Special Guests.

The only way to receive a VIP Guest ticket is to collect 400 Customer Appreciation Points and exchange them for a VIP Guest ticket at In The GameLand.

Each VIP Guest will be entitled to ONE personal autograph and photo with each Special Guest.*

Special Guests

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Pete Rose

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Wendel Clark

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Sam Bennett

Jayna Hefford

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There will be three special Deal Or No Deal sessions at the Customer Appreciation Night where guests can win cases of In The Game and Sport Kings product.

There will be special draws for 1/1 blow-up cards and one of a kind art jerseys.

A night to remember, see you there.

Brian Price

 

*Mr. Rose will only be signing special Sport Kings Commemorative Blow-Up cards being produced only for this event.

 

Mega Patches – Orders Due Now

The direct dealer and distributor orders for Lord Stanley’s Mug are due now.

Don’t get shut out, order yours today.

This product will qualify for both the In The Game Spring Expo Redemption Program and the In The Game Customer Appreciation Night VIP ticket.

Contact your local card shop or distributor soon, while supplies last.

A picture is worth a 1,000 words so here are 12,000 words about Lord Stanley’s Mug Mega Patch inserts.

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Have we said enough?

You can always count on In The Game for the best in Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards.

Release Date May 2, 2014.

Brian Price

 

Spring Expo Redemption Program

In The Game is pleased to present to collectors our 2014 Spring Expo Redemption Program.

Collectors who open boxes of qualifying products at the Redemption Centre at In The GameLand will receive the special redemption cards noted below.

Redeem boxes of 2013-14 Between The Pipes for specially stamped 1/1 Game-Used Memorabilia cards from this years product.

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Redeem boxes of 2013-14 Heroes and Prospects for specially stamped 1/1 Game-Used Memorabilia cards from this year’s product.

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Redeem boxes of In The Game-Used for Spring Expo exclusive Team ITG Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards.

These cards will only be available at the 2014 Spring Expo.

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Redeem boxes of Lord Stanley’s Mug for Spring Expo exclusive Lord Stanley’s Mug Decades Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards.

These cards will only be available at the 2014 Spring Expo.

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All In The Game Redemption Program Rules apply for the Spring Expo Program.

Collectors breaking product at In The GameLand should ask the ITG staff for information on becoming an ITG VIP Guest to the Customer Appreciation Night being held May 3, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

Complete information on the In The Game Appreciation Night will be posted on my blog next week.

Meet special guests; Wendel Clark, Pete Rose, Sam Bennett and Jayna Hefford.

There will be a lot more going on at In The GameLand during the Spring Expo.

Special Spring Expo Guest – Pete Rose

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Pete Rose will be appearing at In The GameLand on Sunday May 4th. The tentative time for the signing is 1:00 PM.

Here are the costs for autographs only:

$59 flats/balls/caps
$79 bats/jerseys/artwork
$20 basic inscriptions (Accomplishments or personalizations only)

Tickets for signing will be on sale at In The GameLand Marketplace.

Come and meet a baseball legend and a true Sport King – Pete Rose.

Play Deal or No Deal for valuable ITG prizes. Deal or No Deal is sponsored by Prince Wholesale.

Participate in the In The Game Gives A Sheet draws.

View the Lord Stanley’s Mug vintage game-used equipment display.

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 Game-Used Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers Helmet

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Gordie Howe Game-Used Detroit Red Wings Jersey

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Bobby Orr Game-Used Boston Bruins Jersey

 

In The GameLand is the place to be during the 2014 Spring Expo.

Brian Price

 

 

Celebrate With In The Game

Saturday May 3rd is the date for In The Game’s Customer Appreciation Night.

Collectors breaking a qualifying amount of product at In The GameLand on Friday and Saturday of the upcoming Spring Expo, can receive a VIP Guest invitation to the event.

It’s going to be fun with a chance for a meet and greet (autograph and photo) with our special guests along with  many collectible gifts and potential raffle prizes.

We are pleased that the #1 rated North American Skater in the upcoming 2014 NHL Draft, Sam Bennett will be a guest at the In The Game Customer Appreciation Night.

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Also joining us for this special evening will be one of Toronto’s favorites – Wendel Clark.

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“The heart and sole of the Toronto Maple Leafs for many years, we are pleased this long standing Team ITG member has agreed to join us. Wendel will be signing for our VIP Guests and taking photographs with them as well.”

Also attending the party will be Canadian Gold Medal Women’s Hockey veteran Jayna Hefford.

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Jayna will also be available for autographs and photographs for our VIP Guests.

And let’s not forget our guest of honor, Charlie Hustle – Pete Rose.

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Pete will be available to sign a special commemorative 5″ x 7″ card  and pose photos for our VIP Guests.

Prince Wholesale will be sponsoring a super version of Deal or No Deal with extremely valuable prizes on the line.

The party will take place Saturday May 3rd from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. More details on the party and more special guests will be announced between now and the Spring Expo.

There will be special gifts for all those attending with many prizes and raffles taking place during the evening.

Collectors can become VIP Guests by breaking In The Game products at In The GameLand during the Spring Expo.

Details will follow in future blogs.

It is going to be great party with great prizes and gifts for all our guests.

Brian Price

Introduction to Lord Stanley’s Mug

There are many different names for the prize for professional hockey supremacy.

The Stanley Cup, The Holy Grail, simply The Cup and as we refer to it, Lord Stanley’s Mug.

In The Game, Inc. is pleased to introduce you to our upcoming tribute to the long history of the The Stanley Cup.

This trophy is one of the most important trophies in sport and this product is the culmination of several years of work to honor this history of Lord Stanley’s Mug  as it should be honored.

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Each box of Lord Stanley’s Mug will contain 12 cards. Two Hard-Signed Autograph cards, three Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards, one History of Lord Stanley’s Mug Non-Memorabilia inserts* and six Premium Foil Base cards.

* A version of the History Of Lord Stanley’s Mug cards will be part of a redemption for autographed miniature Stanley Cups.

 Premium Base Cards

The Base Cards for Lord Stanley’s Mug produced utilizing In The Game’s stunning new foil technology.

There are 100 different cards in the Base Card checklist, each card represents a different Stanley Cup Winning player.

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Authentic Autograph Cards

The most important and historical product ever produced deserves to have the most comprehensive Authentic Autograph Card checklist In The Game has ever produced.

The 250+ card Authentic Autograph Card checklist features only Stanley Cup winning players.

Each card designates a different Stanley Cup winning year and every card is hard-signed with no redemptions.

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History of Lord Stanley’s Mug Insert Set

The non-memorabilia insert set featured in this product is a 45-card set entitled, History of Lord Stanley’s Mug.

These cards describe the history of Lord Stanley’s Mug from its inception to today.

It is a must for any hockey card collector.

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I hope you agree with me that these cards look amazing.

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These are some the greatest memorabilia cards we have ever produced. A tribute to the Stanley Cup deserves the best.

The Release Date for this product is May 2, 2014.

This product is a must for every serious hockey card collector, it’s is hockey history in a box.

I hope you enjoy this product as much as I enjoyed making it.

Below is a copy of our Sales Sheet.

Brian Price

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Past, Present and Future Baseball

The Legends of yesteryear, the Heroes of today and the Stars of Tomorrow.

In The Game, Inc. is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Past, Present and Future Baseball.

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This product will feature autographs not only from upcoming baseball prospects, but also past and current icons.

Each box of Past, Present and Future will contain 6 cards. 5 Autograph Cards and 1 Special Card. That’s right 6 cards per box including 5 Autograph Cards.

Autograph Cards

Past 

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The iconic checklist is impressive and includes; Cal Ripken Jr., Frank Thomas, Robin Yount, Ozzie Smith, Jim Palmer, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Rod Carew, Johnny Bench, Orlando Cepeda, Tony Gwynn, Paul Molitor, Pedro Martinez, Pete Rose, Tony Perez, Doc Gooden, Bob Gibson, Wade Boggs and more.

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Collector favorite “Big Papi” whose popularity reaches far beyond Boston, will be featured in Past, Present and Future Autograph cards.

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The future is bright for the upcoming prospects in Past, Present and Future. The checklist includes; Joey Gallo, Marcus Stroman, Miguel Sano, Noah Syndergaard, Kevin Gausman, Jonathan Gray, D.J. Davis, Scooter Gennett, Keenyn Walker and many more. These players may be only a few years away from becoming icons themselves.

The Autograph Cards in Past, Present and Future are causing quite a stir in the hobby.

Some call them “hard signed” or “on card” and others don’t. The fact is, we did not use stickers on these cards. The autograph is signed on the inner layer of the three piece autograph card. Once the layers are produced, the autograph is a hard signed autograph on the card.

Special Cards

You would think that the autograph cards would be enough but the Special Cards in Past, Present and Future are going to “wow” collectors. Checkout the lineup that will make up the Special Cards in Past, Present and Future.

Rookie Card

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Iconic Rookie Cards from the history of baseball cards including; Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Ted Williams Ernie Banks, Ken Griffey Jr., Don Drysdale, Reggie Jackson, Cal Ripken Jr. Thurman Munson, Dave Winfield, Derek Jeter, Mike Schmidt, Whitey Ford, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Duke Snider  and many, many more.

Signed Card

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Signed Cards include; Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax, Casey Stengel, Elston Howard,  Hank Aaron, Reggie Jackson and many more.

Game-Used Memorabilia Cards

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Past, Present and Future features limited game-used memorabilia cards from a host of players including; Mariano Rivera, Duke Snider, Barry Bonds, Gary Carter, Carlton Fisk, Roberto Alomar, Frank Thomas, Wade Boggs, Alex Rodriguez, Cal Ripken Jr., Kirby Puckett, Nolan Ryan, Pete Rose, Ozzie Smith and many, many more.

Cut Signatures

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The list of Cut Signatures in Past Present and Future is impressive. It includes Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Ty Cobb, Dizzy Dean, Don Newcombe, Dusty Rhodes, Harmon Killebrew, Hal Newhouser, Jackie Robinson, Joe DiMaggio and many, many more.

The Release Date for Past, Present and Future is April 25, 2014 so order yours now.

Brian Price

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