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Like all good card collectors, I went nuts for COMC's Black Friday special. The best part was the free shipping that allowed me to finally bring home the goodies I've been accumulating over the last 6 months. Here's the first batch that arrived in the mail yesterday.
I doubt I'll be able to accumulate the amount of Chrome Gordon's I did from 2013, but that's cool because 2013 Topps > 2014 Topps.
Why is this #'d to 170? I don't know.
I'm not big on buybacks, but these were sharp enough to justify the dollar or so I spent on them.
It's interesting that they'd use a photo of McRae from 1994 on a card celebrating the 70's.
I bragged recently about grabbing this for $5. You can keep your high dollar prospect Chrome autographs, I'll stick to bargain hunting legends.
I count 4 chins.
My Humboldt Homeboy.
Sad to see Josh retiring. I would have taken him at DH in 2015 over effing Kendrys Morales.
Sexiest Blue Border Beauties of 2014 goes to the above.
I picked up this sexy booklet for about $10, more than I usually spend on non-Royals. The feud between Piazza and Clemens captivated me during the Summer of 2000, so I had to own one of the few cards that acknowledges (albeit in a wink-wink manner).
The classic Houstin pinstripes...
I have zero idea what the above piece of material is from. It's rubbery.
That's from a trafficking-used club that gangsters used to threaten Yasiel with until his agent coughed up the money to get him across the border.