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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).

Saturday, February 29, 2020

TCDB trade with scrubeenie

Another new trading partner!  Again, lots of great stuff for my collections!

Royals mega collection

George Brett PC

Creighton Blue Jay baseball alumni (McKay)

Texas A&M baseball alumni

2017 Topps Inserts

Friday, February 28, 2020

TCDB trade with paulie3jobs

Another great trade knocking out some needs for several collections and sets!  Thanks paulie3jobs!

Set collection needs

Last one for this insert set!
Texas A&M baseball alumni

Cubs mega collection

No Cubs card of Smith, but this one does have a Cubs stat line
Royals mega collection

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Mega Collection 136-144

Mega Collection 136-144

  • Favorite player on the page:  Mike Schmidt
  • Favorite card on the page:  2010 Topps A's team card - Ricky Henderson
  • Card most likely to get bumped:   2015 Topps Gold Alex Avila

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

TCDB trade with nwcardsupplies

New trade partner alert!  This was a great trade and got some stuff I've been needing for quite awhile.

Set collection needs

I only need one more of each to complete!  The Harper is from Topps Update
 Player collection goodies

Texas A&M baseball alumni

Royals mega collection

Cubs mega collection

There is no Cubs card of Berry, so this will have to do

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

TCDB trade with bwvjones

It's been awhile, but bwvjones and I did another trade.  It was a small one, but some good stuff.

Bubba finally made it!

Not sure about these Turkey Red cards; I like the feel of the ones from the early 2010's

Monday, February 24, 2020

Mega Collection 127-135

Mega collection 127-135

  • Favorite player on the page:  Not a player, but Don Zimmer
  • Favorite card on the page:  1987 Topps Dwight Gooden
  • Card most likely to get bumped:   2018 Topps Chris Sale

Sunday, February 23, 2020

More eBay!

I started looking on eBay for some set collection needs, because I'm knocking out a lot of my lists, but the cards I still need are the Bryce Harpers, Trouts and Aaron Judges of the world.  😮

I am currently have the most Cole Stobbe cards in my collection on TCDB!
Now, I only need 1 more 5 Tool card...Aaron Judge

Saturday, February 22, 2020

A Visit to my LCS

I had some time to kill last week in-between doctor's appointments, so it was a perfect time to visit the LCS!  I was able to pick up some player collection items, mega collection goodies and I bought my first ever Jumbo pack of Topps products.

The very first card I put in the "buy" pile

These are the 2017 and 2018 KCP&L cards the Royals give away each year
A card I need for my Royals mega collection!
This was my "hit" out of the 2020 Topps Jumbo pack...the unfortunate thing is it has a small ding in the lower left corner.  😱

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Mega collection 118-126

Mega collection 118-126

  • I consider this a great page...quite a few things I like on this page
  • Favorite player on the page:  Shawon Dunston
  • Favorite card on the page:  2016 Topps Alcides Escobar
  • Card most likely to get bumped:   1992 Topps Top Prospects First Basemen

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

I've been spending some time on eBay...

I'm trying to collect an autographed and memorabilia card for every player in my PC and every team they have been on.  I've been hitting a little bit of a road block on COMC in achieving this goal, so I decided to try eBay, and so far, so good!  I got this Eric Hosmer Royals autograph for the PC, and it's a great looking 2012 Bowman Platinum card!

Monday, February 17, 2020

Mega collection 109-117

Mega collection 109-117

  • The 100's
  • I have noticed I have a preference to 1988 Score
  • I have said it, and I'll say it again, I really am not hating on modern day cards; I really think I anoint them the first to go because they do not have as much sentimental value
  • Favorite player on the page:  Tom Herr
  • Favorite card on the page:  1988 Score Ruben Sierra
  • Card most likely to get bumped:   2019 Bowman Shane Baz

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Tyler Naquin

One that I thought was long gone...from Indian Tyler Naquin.

Tyler Naquin
Signed 1/2 (didn't return second card)
Sent c/o Cleveland Indians
 879 days

Saturday, February 15, 2020

2020 Topps

First new product of the year!  I bought a blaster box of 2020 Topps, and here's what I got!

First card of the new year...Bleh

The packs

Pack 1

Pack 2

Pack 3

Pack 4

Pack 5

Pack 6

Pack 7

Pack 8
I guess I pulled these "hits"...nothing spectacular, but probably some trade bait

Cards for my binders

Catchers, and I got a lot of them!

Ole Miss baseball alumni

Some of the inserts

Via Walmart 

These Chrome Turkey Red cards are pretty!