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entry May 20 2015, 09:01 PM
On 20 May 2015: From Ebay I got one lone package large book/magazine sized plastic bubble mailer. Single item $8.95 + Free Shipping 1990 The Official Baseball Hall of Fame Sticker Book of Records by Bob Carroll and Jim Trusilo Simon and Schuster 96 page sticker activity book with 100 stickers of HOFers, Record breakers and some significant contemporary players from late 1980s. Includes the Frank Howard sticker I had gotten back in April (on 24th) that was previously unknown origins.

 | Category: Baseball
entry May 9 2015, 09:25 PM
On Saturday 09 May 2015: a single package day one card from Ebay $2.10 + $2.32 Shipping
2005 Upper Deck Reflections Baseball: Future Reflections: base
223 Ryan Zimmerman Nationals. The gold foiling on the "Future Reflections" text either didn't get printed properly or has faded in its 10 years of existence. Yeah so I'll probably need to get another one. Personally this one looks like it should have been a "gold" parallel but I don't think they made them like that and it is not serial numbered like a parallel usually is.

 | Category: Baseball
entry May 9 2015, 09:05 PM
On Friday 08 May 2015: I got 3 packages 2 Sportlots purchases/auctions and 1 Ebay BIN purchase

Package 1: Lone Ebay Card but what a card. $1.56 + $1.40 shipping
2010 Topps Chrome Baseball: National Chicle: CC49 Ryan Zimmerman Expos #d 553/999 - To the best of my knowledge the Washington Nationals have yet to wear retro/throwback Expos Uniforms. So this is a pretty cool drawing of Z-Man

Package 2: 6 card lot from sportlots .25 + $2.35 shipping
1967 Topps Baseball
3 Duke Sims Indians
64 Fred Valentine Senators
118 Bernie Allen Senators
159 Bruce Howard White Sox
295 Sam McDowell Indians
381 Dick Schofield Dodgers

Package 3: 2 card lot Sportlots .25¢ each + $3.50 shipping
1956 Topps Baseball:
237 Jose Valdivielso Nationals
266 Don Ferrarese Orioles

 | Category: Baseball
entry May 6 2015, 10:13 PM
Wednesday 06 May 2015: I got a trio of packages well two were PWE types. 2 sportlots and 1 Ebay

Package 1:
two cards sportlots shipping was $2.84
1965 Topps Baseball: 390 Bill Freehan Tigers $2.25 chalk up another one lonely card for my Strive for '65 set build only about 390 more cards to go
1966 Topps Baseball: 200 Ed Mathews Braves .25¢ - Man what awful airbrushing on his hat logo.

Package 2:
1 card sportlots for my Curly W cards collection. .25¢ + $3.00 shipping 1959 Topps Baseball 124 Dan Dobbek Rookie Star Senators

Package 3:
Ebay one lone card but what a card $1.50 + .99¢ shipping
1974 Topps Baseball 55 Frank Robinson Angels - EX/NMT offcentering probably makes it less than EX for most people. Not terrible off centering but not a perfect card.

 | Category: Baseball
entry May 5 2015, 10:54 PM
On Tuesday 05 May 2015: I got one package from Abel (5toosweet) for the March/April TCC Baseball Group Box Break. I got my Homie Nationals and The Rangers (I forget if this one is random I think or drafted or I got the Rangers at a discount)

2014 Panini Classics Baseball:
3 Adrian Beltre Rangers
101 Nolan Ryan Rangers
125 Stephen Strasburg Nationals
150 Yu Darvish Rangers
180 Luis Sardinas Rangers
190 Rougned Odor Rangers
Stars of Summer
7 Bryce Harper Nationals
25 Yu Darvish Rangers

Plus Abel sent some PC to help me with my Strive for '65 Set Build
1965 Topps Baseball:
58 Fred Talbot White Sox
161 Frank Baumann Cubs
165 Dick Ellsworth Cubs

 | Category: Baseball
entry May 2 2015, 05:45 PM
On Friday 01 May 2015: I got one lone bubble package from Canada. Yep it was from a trade I did on Zistle. I had sent about a dozen or so mostly Hockey cards (a few I was hesitant at first but they were dupes) and I got 20some Baseball cards in return. I got more cards in total, but in quality eeeh it was about a toss up maybe he got a better deal.

1981 Fleer Baseball: 367 Chuck Tanner MGR Pirates
1986 Topps Baseball:
720 Bret Saberhagen AS Royals
785 Bob Stanley Red Sox
1987 Topps Baseball:
401 Billy Jo Robidoux Brewers
435 Bruce Sutter Braves
1988 Topps Baseball:
134 Chuck Tanner MGR Braves
179 Charlie Puleo Braves
267 Billy Bean Tigers
269 Ellis Burks Red Sox
376 Bill Wilkinson Mariners
586 Bob Forsch Cardinals
1989 Donruss Baseball:
315 Al Leiter Yankees
1991 Donruss Baseball:
5 Barry Larkin DK Reds
6 Dave Parker DK Brewers
10 Ron Gant DK Braves
13 Sandy Alomar DK Indians
16 Edgar Martinez DK Mariners
18 Matt Williams DK Giants
19 Rafael Palmeiro DK Rangers
20 Bob Welch DK A's
22 Brian Harper DK Twins
26 Chuck Finley DK Angels
200 Checklist: Cards 104 - 179 UnMarked

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 23 2015, 10:24 PM
On Thursday 23 April 2015: I got two PWEs from sportlots purchases.

PWE 1:
8 cards 4 different .50¢ each + $2.00 shipping
2010 Topps Baseball: Million Card Giveaway Code Cards
TMC2 Gary Carter Expos (2)
TMC3 Bob Gibson Cardinals (2)
TMC4 Ichiro Suzuki Mariners (2)
TMC5 Mickey Mantle Yankees (2)

I got dupes of them because of the art project I plan on doing with them. I will need multiples of each card. I don't know exactly how many yet. I still need to make sure I have my PC set first.

PWE 2:
1 card completes another team set?
1974 Topps Baseball 606 '74 Rookie Outfielders Jim Fuller ORIOLES, Wilber Howard Brewers, Tommy Smith Indians, Otto Velez Yankees .18¢ + $1.00 shipping Finishes the 1974 Orioles Team set I think.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 21 2015, 10:01 PM
On Tuesday 21 April 2015: I got a few sportlots orders in there were 4 packages/envelopes sellers

Package 1:
First I ordered two of one card, one copy for a blogger's want list the other for my PC since it is a descendent Homie team card from the Twins (Senators 1.0)
2005 Fleer Ultra Baseball 5 Joe Mauer Twins (2) .18¢ each (.36¢ subtotal)+ $1.50 Postage

Package 2:
To help with my 1965 Topps Baseball Set build a duplicate to fit in to the binder for a card I had gotten a graded copy of Yep 1965 Topps Baseball 560 Boog Powell Orioles $4.75 + $1.25 shipping

Package 3:
Kind of expensive but helps with a set build. 2 cards shipping $1.98
1968 Baseball: Game Insert
2 Mickey Mantle Yankees $7.50
17 Mike McCormick Giants .50¢
Both cards seller listed as "good" I'd call Mike EX only has one minor crease on a corner centering is typical of the set but pretty good. Mickey on the other hand yep he's "good" creases lots of corner/edge ware visibly a vintage card. Waiting on two cards to complete that set. Thought I had completed it a few months back but was 4 cards short.

Package 4:
Completes a Team Set from 1974!
1974 Topps Baseball: 600 - '74 Rookie Infielders - Ron Cash Tigers, Jim Cox EXPOS, Bill Madlock Cubs, Reggie Sanders Tigers - .62¢ + .78¢ shipping completes my Montreal Expos Team Set for 1974 Topps Baseball.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 19 2015, 07:43 PM
On Saturday 18 April 2015: I had a one package mailday from sportlots for just .25 for a lot of 10 cards plus an ugly $4.00 shipping I got:
2010 Topps Baseball Million Cards Give-A-Way Code Cards:
TMC-21 though TMC-30 for some odd reason 4 of them have blue sharpie across the code, I guess the original owner would mark off the code once they entered them. Kind of stinks for the second hand owner. but whatever. I do want to get the rest of these cards. Actually I have an art project in mind for these so I will need multiples of each card eventually.

OH I almost forgot the seller used some 1988 Donruss Diamond King puzzle pieces for end protectors in the team bag. So from the 1988 Donruss Baseball Diamond King: Stan Musial Puzzle Card 43-45 and Card 46-48

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 19 2015, 07:34 PM
ON Thursday 16 April 2015: I got a package from the UK from a blogger who had emailed me I think he is following my blog or I follow his or something I need to double check on anyway John (pursuitof80s.blogspot.com) sent some Nationals cards that were on vacay in the UK apparently. I had some of these already but some I didn't have anyway here is the whole kit and kaboodle.
2011 Topps Stickers:
181 Lance Nix
182 Ryan Zimmerman
185 Ivan Rodriguez
186 Jordan Zimmermann
2010 Upper Deck Baseball Series I:
529 Ryan Zimmerman
531 Wil Nieves
532 Ron Villone
534 Austin Kearns
536 Shairon Martis
538 Garrett Mock
SB-44 Season Biography Ryan Zimmerman
TMS-4 Tape Measure Shots Adam Dunn 473ft
2010 Topps Attax Baseball:
Cristian Guzman
Josh Willingham
Ryan Zimmerman
Stephen Strasburg
2010 Topps National Chicle Baseball:
117 Jason Marquis
274 Ian Desmond RC
2007 Upper Deck Future Stars Baseball:
99 Ryan Zimmerman
2010 Topps Opening Day Baseball:
213 Ian Desmond RC
2010 Topps Baseball:
291 Austin Kearns
2010 Topps Update Baseball:
US-55 Stephen Strasburg
US-274 Stephen Strasburg Ivan Rodriguez (2)
US-289 Adam Kennedy (2)
2010 Topps Baseball Ticket To Toppstown:
TTT21 Adam Dunn
2011 Topps Baseball Opening Day:
86 Stephen Strasburg
156 Ryan Zimmerman
2011 Topps Baseball: Update
US295 Wilson Ramos
US301 Tom Gorzelanny
2010 Topps Baseball: Peak Performance:
PP-69 Ryan Zimmerman
2012 Bowman Baseball
115 Ian Desmond
2012 Bowman Baseball: Gold
54 Jordan Zimmermann
78 Drew Storen
185 Jayson Werth
2011 Bowman Baseball:
BP5 Tyler Moore
2011 Topps Baseball: Diamond Duos:
DD-14 Ryan Zimmerman Jayson Werth
2012 Topps Baseball Archives:
1971 Style:
65 Jordan Zimmermann
69 Ryan Zimmerman
1984 Style:
151 Stephen Strasburg
162 Jayson Werth
169 Michael Morse
2011 Topps Baseball Linage
11 Ryan Zimmerman
2012 Topps Heritage Baseball: 1963 Style
95 - 2012 Rookie Stars Joe Benson Twins, Aaron Chambers Cardinals, Corey Brown Nationals, Michael Taylor A's.
2010 Topps Baseball Heritage 1961 Style
146 Josh Willingham
2012 Panini Triple Play Baseball Stickers
30 Ryan Zimmerman (2)
90 Stephen Strasburg
2014 Topps Baseball: The Future Is Now:
FN-29 Bryce Harper
FN-30 Bryce Harper

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