Monday, 5 September 2011

Mail Day! 1996-97 Upper Deck Post Cereal "Grow Like A Pro"

I recently made a $3.00 eBay bid for (and obviously won) a 1996-97 Upper Deck/Post Cereal (Canadian Food Issue) "Grow Like A Pro" 24-Card Set.  The cards feature an NHL player wearing his NHLPA uniform on the front and a childhood photo of the player on the back.  I previously had only owned two of these cards from the set (Lindros & Yashin) from when I collected cards as a kid; I've always liked them, wanted more and enjoyed the inclusion of the childhood photos on the back.

Wayne Gretzky
Patrick Roy
Ray Bourque
Joe Sakic

Doug Gilmour
Chris Chelios

Alexi Yashin - The only European born player to be featured in the set.

Eric Lidros

Scott Stevens
Vincent Damphousse

Mark Recchi - Recchi's childhood photo is my favorite.

Jeremy Roenick

Brendan Shanahan
Theoren Fleury

Curtis Joseph - Joseph's photo looks like it came straight from "Dazed and Confused".

Al Macinnis

Luc Robitaille
Paul Coffey
John Vanbiesbrouck
Mathieu Schneider

Ed Jovanovski
Steve Duchesne
Paul Kariya
Felix Potvin

1 comment:

  1. Cool, never heard of these. I agree with you, Recchi's childhood photo is funny stuff.


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