…my collection gave to me… Twelve Vintage Met Cards, Eleven 1960′s, Ten Non-Sports Cards, Nine Crusty Skippers Eight Team Portraits, Seven Hall of Famers, Six Vintage Oddballs, Five Mini Mets, Four Old Ass Cards, Three Guys Named Johnny, Two Keith Hernandez’s, And a Vintage Moe Berg! Merry Christmas, everyone.
I know it. What can I say. Sometimes the daily minutiae of life gets in the way of a grown man writing about 2.5″ x 3.5″ pieces of cardboard with pictures of baseball players on them. Fear not, though. Just because I haven’t been writing about cards doesn’t mean I haven’t been hoarding them. To [...]
I guess it’s about time to stop dragging my feet and put an end to the Offical Condition: Poor First Anniversary Giveaway Contest. Here are the cards that I got from the Topps Million Card Giveaway. 1958 #117 Frank Torre Joe’s older brother. Great looking card. I’m digging that old-timey Braves logo. 1959 #409 Gus [...]
I did not decide that it was the Year of Vintage. It is apparently just fated that way. Yesterday, after I had gotten done mentioning that I was declaring this The Year of Vintage, I had to run out a do a couple of errands. I was heading over by the local Target, so I [...]
I ended up scoring a gaggle of ’71 Topps Mets off of eBay. I’m going to break these into 2 posts, though, since I didn’t have the time or inclination to scan them all at once. I’m not sure what the consensus is on the 1971 Topps set, but for me, it’s one of those [...]