Every time I turn around I'm experiencing another round of blogger generosity. The latest round, which is spreading like wildfire, is courtesy of JediJeff from 2X3 Heroes. Jeff spent somewhere near $200 mailing out his 'Tis the Season packages to people all over the place.
My package had 6 team bags stuffed full of Rangers and Twins. I could have scanned page after page of cards, but "ain't nobody got time for that". I did pick out some that caught my eye.
It's not often I run across a Joe Mauer card that I've never seen. This is a great shot. The Jacob's Field logo is in the dugout and it looks like Joe is about to trip over a glove on the step.
How about some junk wax? That is THE most mis-cut 1988 Donruss card I've ever seen and I love it. I think it's the chew in Brower's mouth.
Someone has to warm the pitcher up when the starting catcher makes the last out.
There's gold in them thar hills.
I met Johnny Oates just before his first season as manager of the Rangers. He made an appearance at a card show and I guess I was running late for his line because he was just sitting there by himself. He signed a ball for me and we talked for about 10 minutes. It probably didn't mean anything to him, but it was a treat for me.
Hey, I'm Yu Darvish and someone had to buy a "money grab" box of Update to pull this.
This is a great shot EXCEPT for the batter's BIG OLD BUTT being in the picture. That's terrible. It is a Target parallel so I needed it.
I've yet to sift through all the cards to see how many were on my want list, but I'm sure there were a bunch.
Thanks for the generosity Jeff!