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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).

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

2023 Allen & Ginter

When I opened my first pack, this was the first card...

Needless to say, I was feeling pretty good about my decision to buy a blaster box.  It ended up pretty good for me, but not much for my PCs.

First pack

Second pack

Third pack

Forth pack; you'd think he's have enough FB cards that he wouldn't need a card in a baseball set

Fifth pack

Sixth pack

Seventh pack

Eighth pack



This was a pleasant surprise!


PC cards - may start one of Ragans; he's pitching well for the Royals since being traded to KC

Monday, October 2, 2023

TCDB trade with Kylekrueger

Another mixed bag of needs.  Great stuff! 

Cubs and Royals mega collection needs.  The Eaton card is my favorite of the trade.

Cubs mega collection

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Two TCDB trades with rcxheth

 A small, single card PWE...sometimes those are the best.  This is my first blue bordered card from 2023 Topps.  Looks good with the Tigers colors.

Second trade was bigger and checked off quite a few mega collection needs for me.

Cubs mega collection needs

PC needs

The pink refractor just looks better this year.

Royals PCs

Set need

Saturday, September 30, 2023

September TTMs

 Dave Schmidt
Signed 4/4
Sent c/o Home address
11 days

Dan Pasqua
Signed 1/3 (returned 2 unsigned)
Sent c/o Home address 
33 days

Gabriel Rincones
Signed 1/1 
Sent c/o Jersey Shore Blue Claws
19 days

Tim Birtsas
24 days
Sent c/o Home address 
24 days

JJ Bleday
Signed 1/2 (sent 2nd card back unsigned)
Sent c/o A's
56 days

Friday, September 29, 2023

TCDB trade with stdolan1

 Another mixed bag trade here of needs, but mostly set needs.  Thanks stdolan1!

Favorite card of the trade

Thursday, September 28, 2023

TCDB trade with stvargo

Another great PWE trade, this time with stvargo.  A little bit of everything here...mega collection need, set need and PC needs.

Ole Miss baseball alumni

The George Brett is my favorite card of the trade

All former Cubbies 😢

Set need


Wednesday, September 27, 2023

TCDB trade with philhigh

I reached out to philhigh for a potential small PWE trade with a few set needs.  Hopefully one day we can do a bigger trade!  I'm not sure that I have a favorite card of the trade because they were all set needs, but I really like the photo on the Ozzie Smith card!