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I have collected baseball cards and autographs over the years. I still have boxes full of cards (as well as newer cards) that are just sitting there. So, I have decided to see how many of them I can get autographed. I use through the mail as my preferred route for this adventure. I also have an account on Zistle and The Trading Card Database for trading purposes (stevienicks77).



Friday, August 17, 2018

TCDB trade with jlcre2003

Another day, another trade.  I got a bunch of mixed goodies in this trade.

Iowa Hawkeye football alumni





Player collections





Catchers


Cubbies


Thursday, August 16, 2018

TCDB trade with bravefan1

I love that I get to trade favorite team needs to other collectors.  Obviously, I traded a bunch of Braves cards away for a bunch of 2018 Stadium Club needs.

Catchers




Old dudes...I love the way Stadium Club makes old photos "pop"




Player collections


Not sure if I'll go forward with Hosmer Padre cards.  Just can't get used to it yet. 

Royals



Cubbies




Manny Machado...I still can't believe he's with the Dodgers.  Not sure if I'll collect him in a Dodger uni...nothing against the Dodgers, but it's just hard seeing your favorite players in new cities.


Wednesday, August 15, 2018

TCDB trade from nyygregory

A new trade partner on TCDB, and I was able to get some cool stuff!!  Again, slowly chipping away at some of my set collections!

Set needs



Royals player collections




Neil Walker



Cubbies



Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Taylor Trammell

Finally!  I got a TTM back this week!  I have been ramping up my efforts this season, and my little PWEs come back in waves, and, quite frankly, it's been thin lately.  Taylor Trammell is in the Reds system.  He was chosen for the Futures Game this year during the All Star break, and was named the MVP.

Taylor Trammell
Signed 2/2
Sent c/o Daytona Tortugas
32 days

Monday, August 13, 2018

National Baseball Card Day 2018

Another National Baseball Card Day has come and gone.  When I was at my LCS, a kid pulled a Torres auto from his pack of cards.  I must say I was jelly.  It was beneficial for me to wonder down to my LCS; there has been no 2018 Topps Chrome anywhere!  This is just like last year.  I bought some packs to get the Aaron Judge card, and I also bought some singles.

I bought a jumbo pack of 2018 Topps Chrome...not too much to get excited about here.

auto




Refractor
2018 Pro Debut

This card is part of the main set and not an insert card, which I think is interesting.
Cubs prospect
Green
Royals prospect
Iowan
2018 National Baseball Card Day pack




The singles







I can't pass up a random camo card
Cards for TTM requests

Creighton Blue Jay alumni

Iowan
I had to buy these all up...my nephew played high school ball with him!