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20 Card Set Unnumbered ; Printed in 1988 ; Only 5000 printed!
*Card and Picture Quality Much Higher Than Shown*
MLB - Boone, Brummett, Schullstrom, Ronan


1988 Team Baseball Card Set (Bret Boone Rookie)

5,000 Printed in 1988 (extremely limited quantities)

Not Numbered
  • Rick Allen
  • Brian Bird
  • Bret Boone (All-Time First Card!)
  • Miah Bradbury
  • Greg Brummett
  • Bob Childers
  • Coaching Staff : Alan Reiger, Mike Weathers, Jim Benedict
  • Darrel Deak
  • Brad DeJardin
  • Jason Hisey
  • Ben Johnson
  • Joey Kane
  • Rod Klopfer
  • Marshall and Doc
  • Troy Paulsen
  • Jim Richardson
  • Marc Ronan
  • Erik Schullstrom
  • Mark Sunkel
  • Alan Zinter



card size 2 x 3 in.excerpts from reverse of cards

Rick Allen
Height: 6'1" Weight: 175
Bats: R Throws: R  Born: 7-28-67

Versatile athlete played several positions for the Goldpanners in 1988 while attending Loyola Marymount University.   With the Lions, played everywhere in the infield and outfield.  Batted .321 going into the Midwest Regional with two homers and 42 RBIs.  Walked 27 times amd fanned only 19 times in 168 at bats.  Committed only fiver errors.  Transferred from Moorpark College, where he batted .352 in 1987 to earn all-conference honors.   Holds Woodland Hills, California High's career scoring mark in water polo.  

David Bird
Height: 5'10" Weight: 150
Bats: R Throws: L  Born: 5-30-68

Pitched for Mike Weathers both with the Goldpanners and Chapman College.  Led Panthers in earned run average in 1987 and 1988 with 2.95 and 4.26 ERAs, respectively.  Posted a 7-6 won-loss record in '88 with 55 walks and 98 strikeouts in 114 innings.  In '87, picked up team high seven wins and three saves...

Bret Boone - MLB


Bret Boone
Height: 5'10" Weight: 170 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 4-6-69 Hometown: San Diego, CA

Earned distinction of becoming first Goldpanner whose father also played with the team.  Papa Bob Boone is also featured in this year's All-Star Card Set.  Uncle Rod Boone also played in Fairbanks.  Bret Boone played for the Panners while attending the University of Southern California.  Second baseman batted .330 for Trojans entering NCAA West I Regional with eight home runs and 50 RBIs.  Led USC in stolen base percentage (12-for-14).  Drafted by Minnesota Twins in 1987 after graduating from El Dorado High in Placentia, California.

Miah Bradbury
Height: 6'4" Weight: 205
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 1-30-68

Enjoyed a three-year career with the Goldpanners, starting out as a high school senior and extending into his days at Loyola Marymount University.  Caught for the Panners in the 1986 U.S. Open in Honolulu.  Was the Panners top catcher in 1987 while also playing first base, DH and pitcher.  Batted .315 with a team-high 54 RBIs to make all-Alaska League first team.   Became Loyola's inspirational leader in 1988...


Greg Brummet
Height: 6'0" Weight: 187
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 4-20-67

Pitched for Goldpanners while hurling for Wichita State University.  Pitched in College World Series for Shockers in 1988, helping to beat Arizona State in early round.  Second in WSU rotation, recorded 7-4 record and 3.86 ERA.  In first two seasons at WSU, compiled 15-4 won-loss mark with a 2.99 ERA.  Played summer ball with Liberal, Kansas in 1987 and Hutchinson, Kansas in 1986.  Prepped at Wichita Northwest High.

Bob Childers
Height: 5'11" Weight: 180
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 10-3-66

Pitcher attended Sacremento State University while a Goldpanner.  Led Sacremento State mound corps in 1988 with a 2.12 earned run average.  In 53 innings, posted a 3-2 win-loss record.   Originally recruited by the North Pole Nicks before that club folded.  Santa Cruz, California native was MVP of Easter tournament while a Junior at Soquel High School.

Coaching Staff

ALAN REGIER (left) joined the Panners in 1988 as the third base coach - - the same duty he performs at the University of California Berkeley.  Played for National Champion Arizona in 1980.

MIKE WEATHERS (center) began his third season as the Goldpanners manager in 1988.  Piloted the club to the Pacific Davision title in 1986.  Two-year record of 79-42 (.653).  Head coach at Chapman College in Orange, California.

JIM BENEDICT (right) served as the team's pitching coach at Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles.  Relief pitcher for the Panners in 1983, going 3-2 with four saves.

Darrel Deak
Height: 6'0" Weight: 175
Bats: B Throws: R Born: 7-5-69

Shortstop who played for the Goldpanners following his freshman season at Loyola Marymount University.  Batted .327 for the Lions in 1988 entering the Midwest Regional.  Hit six homers and 23 RBIs.  ...had impressive career at Chaparral High.  Made all-state team in 1986 and 1987.  Batted .495 as a senior.  Played for the Anchorage 49ers in 1987.

Brad Dejardin
Height: 6'1" Weight: 185
Bats: L Throws: R Born: 1-14-66

Played for the Goldpanners in 1988 after cometing in the 1988 College World Series with the University of California-Berkeley.  Batted .293 for the Golden Bears entering the NCAA Central Regional.  Added a home run and 22 RBIs with 10 doubles.  Played for the Riverside, California, Pioneers in the summer of 1987...

Marshall and Doc

Scott Johnson served as the Goldpanners trainer for three years while completing his education at North Dakota State.   His term as trainer was the longest in team history.
Marshall Sele is the Goldpanners bat boy and attends school in Fairbanks.

Jason Hisey
Height: 6'1" Weight: 205
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 9-30-69

Started pitching careers with Goldpanners and the University of Arizona in 1988.  With Wildcats, started two games and posted an 8.14 earned run average in 21 innings of work.  Three-sport standout at hometown Klamath Falls, Oregon High School.  Earned all-Oregon nod in baseball his senior year and was league's MVP. Participated in U.S. Olympic Festival and USA-Australian exchange program.

Ben Johnson
Height: 6'0" Weight: 195
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 5-16-67

Slick-fielding shortstop who played for the Goldpanners in 1988 after finishing his second year as a starter at Oregon State University.  Hit .276 with one homer and 26 RBIs.  Tied a school record by getting hit by the pitch 11 times.  Turned 33 double plays while making only eight errors.  In 1987, batted .278 with one homer and 11 RBIs.  Batted .344 as a senior at Sheldon High in Bend, Oregon to earn league MVP honors.

Joey Kane
Height: 6'1" Weight: 205
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 9-30-69

Joined the Goldpanners after completing freshman season at Los Angeles Valley College.  Will transfer to Cal State Long Beach following 1988 Panner season.  Lefty pitcher throws wide assortment of pitches including split-finger fastball.  Went 5-6 at Valley in '88 with 4.83 ERA.   Fanned 100 batters in 100 innings...

Rod Klopfer
Height: 5'11" Weight: 193
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 9-23-67

While a Goldpanner, completed second year at Fullerton, California College and transferred to Cal State Fullerton.   Set team records in 1988 at Fullerton for batting average (.440), home runs (13), hits (66), RBIs (56) and runs scored (54).  Made all-league, all-Orange County teams and was a second team all-Southern California pick.  Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in June 1988. 

Troy Paulsen
Height: 6'0" Weight: 180
Bats: R Throws: R Born: 12-6-66

Joined Panners soon after helping Stanford University win second straight NCAA championship in 1988.  Second baseman and lead-off hitter, batted .342 with eight home runs, 51 RBIs and 11 stolen bases for Stanford in '88.  Hurt his knee as a freshman and played sparingly in 1987.   Batted .517 as senior at Westminster High in hometown Fountain Valley, California.

Jim Richardson
Height: 6'0" Weight: 195
Bats: L Throws: L  Born: 1-28-69

Embarked on pitching career with Goldpanners after debuting with the University of Arizona Wildcats in 1988.   Pitched Wilcat's lone shutout en route to 5-5 campaign with a 6.19 ERA in hitters' park.  Walked 34 and fanned 59 in 76 innings.  Went 11-3 in 1987 as Mesa, Arizona High School senior.  Garnered all-state honors and Arizona Daily Star's "Nine Elite" citation.


Marc Ronan
Height: 6'2" Weight: 184
Bats: R Throws: R  Born: 9-9-69

Began catching career in 1988 with Goldpanners after frosh season at Florida State University.  Played mostly in center field and third base for Seminoles.  Named to all-East Regional team at center field...  Father Pat is an administrator with Yukon-Koyukuk School District in Nenana, Alaska.


Erik Schullstrom
Height: 6'4" Weight: 210
Bats: R Throws: R  Born: 3-25-69

Pitched for the Goldpanners while attending Fresno State University.  With a 12-2 record entering the West Regionals in 1988, Schullstrom led the Bulldogs to their tournament win and a slot in the College World Series.  Fashioned a 2.07 earned run average with 137 strikeouts in 134 2/3 innings at Fresno State.  Walked only 26 batters while hurling four shutouts...

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Mark Sunkel
Height: 6'2" Weight: 190
Bats: R Throws: R  Born: 4-30-65

Joined Goldpanners in 1988 after tearing up Mesa, Arizona city league for three straight years.  Not a college or university student-athlete, planned to enroll at Arizona State University in fall of 1988.  Standout football lineman at Parkway Central High in St. Louis, Missouri.   Primarily an outfielder, can also play third or first base.

Ed Zinter
Height: 6'4" Weight: 198 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 11-27-67

Was a Goldpanner pitcher while attending Brigham Young University.  Was the Cougars' top starter with a 10-2 record and a 5.36 ERA going into the 1988 WAC playoffs - which BYU won to gain a West 1 Regional berth.  Named Collegiate Baseball/ESPN's national player of the week in May with a 14-strikeout performance against Utah...

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