Episode 66: Collecting Mario Lemieux
In Episode #66 of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish focus on the greatest “Number 66” ever: Mario Lemieux! They discuss the many, many different Mario Lemieux insert and tribute sets that were issued over the years, as well as some of the more offbeat Super Mario cards. Sal and Tim also talk about the new “Red Penguins” hockey documentary, the NHL playoffs so far and new hockey cards released this week.
Show Notes, Links and Images:
Profile on CBC announcer Jim Hughson (CBC)
“Red Penguins” streaming links (iTunes & Amazon Prime Video)
Topps Now Hockey stickers (Topps)
Panini hockey cards at the Panini online store (Panini)
Upper Deck Game Dated Moment card for Week 43 (Upper Deck Blog)
More about the LeBron James card that sold for $1.8M (Sports Byline USA)
The card that Randy Carlyle won’t autograph (Puck Junk)
Career In Cards: Mario Lemieux (Puck Junk)
More about Warren Young, Mario Lemieux’s teammate (Puck Junk)
Tim’s list of Mario Lemieux insert and tribute sets (PDF)
Images and set reviews of various Mario Lemieux cards.
1985-86 Topps #9 – Mario Lemieux (rookie card) – set review here.
1992-93 Clark Bun Mario Lemieux card – set review here.
1993-94 Leaf Mario Lemieux Collection #3 – set review here.
1997 Mario Lemieux Moments Card #13
1997 Mario Lemieux Moments Empty Wrapper for Pack #6
1983 Canadian National Junior Mario Lemieux postcard – set review here
2001-02 Topps #328 – Mario Returns
1996-97 Metallic Impressions Mario Lemieux Set
1997-98 Pacific #66 Mario Lemieux (found in packs of 2001-02 Pacific)
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Podcast music by Jim “Not the Goalie” Howard.
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