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entry May 14 2017, 11:42 PM
May Mail Day Catch Up Post 2:

Wednesday 03 May 2017:
Think these came via a member at the Trading Card DataBase Forums. I got a PM asking if I needed a couple of Orioles from this set.
1992 Leaf Black Gold Baseball:
145 Ben McDonald Orioles
184 Billy Ripken Orioles – Main reason I accepted the offer. I’m trying to build my Billy Ripken PC (as well as Cal and Cal's son Ryan) to make sure I have at least all his base cards.
1990 Donruss Baseball: 635 Brian Holton Orioles

Saturday 06 May 2017:
Two Sportlots packages:

Package 1: Single card from Sportlots auction $2.25 + $1.79
1959 Topps Football: 67 Duane Putnam Rams

Package 2: Ten cards from 2 Sportlots Auctions both 25¢ + $4.15 shipping
1969 Topps Baseball: 606 Gene Mauch Expos Mgr
1978 Topps Baseball: 9 Cards ALL Cubs I already had a couple or more but one or two of them I was sure I needed.
50 Rick Reuschel
76 Steve Ontiveros
123 Manny Trillo
234 Herman Franks Mgr (pretty sure I needed it)
345 Larry Bittner
473 Bill Buckner (dupe maybe?)
523 Donnie Moore
570 Dave Kingman - Pretty sure I already have it. An iconic card of the set for me and of my Kingman player PC
614 Joe Wallis

Monday 08 May 2017:
Single package from SCF Football Team Traders Richard the Seahawks guy. 17 cards ALL Redskins.
1990 Pro Set Football: Prospect 780 Brian Mitchell
1999 Topps Football: Draft Pick 160 Champ Bailey
2011 Topps Football:
249 Roy Helu Jr. RC
331 J.J. Watt RC Texans - Huh?
2014 Topps Chrome Football:
123 Cody Hoffman RC
194 Silas Redd RC
217 Trent Murphy RC
2015 Panini Prizm Football:
115 DeSean Jackson
268 Matt Jones RC
2016 Panini Immaculate Collection Football: 100 Jordan Reed #d 95/99 Hokey Smokey what a THICK Card.
2016 Panini Donruss Optic Football: (aka: Donruss Chrome)
98 Kirk Cousins - Trifecta: Team PC, Player PC, Kirk Name Niche PC
99 Matt Jones
2016 Panini Select Football:
64 Josh Doctson RC
118 Robert Kelley RC
122 Josh Doctson RC
57 Josh Doctson All Burgundy swatch #d 115/199
Cool Vintage Super PC already have it but still a very very cool card.
1971 Topps Football: 50 Sonny Jurgensen

entry May 14 2017, 11:36 PM
May Mail Day Catch Up Post 1:

Monday 01 May 2017:
Two packages:
Package 1: Single card from Ebay $5.99 Free Shipping. Another card to add to my “Kirk” name niche PC
2007 Ace Authentic Tennis: On The Line: Autograph: OL-8 Jessica Kirkland on silver sticker (this brand likes those silver stickers instead of clear ones) in thick black sharpie.

Package 2: Package from SCF Football Team Traders from Larry the Chargers guy. 60 cards ALL Redskins.
2003 NFL Showdown Football Card Game: 347 Marco Coleman
2006 Donruss Elite Football: 100 Santana Moss
2006 Playoff Prestige Football: 149 Santana Moss
2007 Prestige Football:
146 Clinton Portis
147 Jason Campbell
148 Ladell Betts
2007 Rookies & Stars Football: 12 Clinton Portis
2007 Topps Football: 110 Clinton Portis
2008 Leaf Certified Football: 148 Ladell Betts
2008 Upper Deck Football Heroes: 45 Jason Campbell
2008 Upper Deck Icons Football:
98 Jason Campbell
99 Chris Cooley
2008 Upper Deck Football:
196 Chris Cooley
197 Brandon Lloyd Bears - in Redskins Uniform
198 Clinton Portis
2008 Topps Football:
216 Andre Carter
278 LaRon Landry
2008 Topps Chrome Football: TC28 Jason Campbell
2009 Donruss Classics Football: 99 Jason Campbell
2009 Mayo Football:
157 Sonny Jurgensen
232 Chris Cooley
2009 Philadelphia Gum Football: 194 Jason Campbell
2009 Score Football:
298 Ladel Betts
299 Malcolm Kelly
2009 Topps Football:
17 London Fletcher
82 Chris Samuels
164 Antwaan Randle El (2)
2009 Upper Deck NFL Draft Edition Football: 191 Chris Cooley
2010 Topps Prime Football:
27 Santana Moss
39 Clinton Portis
2010 Rookies & Stars Football: 146 Chris Cooley
2010 Score Football:
293 Chris Cooley
294 Chris Horton
298 LaRon Landry
299 Albert Haynesworth
2011 Absolute Memorabilia Football:
3 Tim Hightower
99 Ryan Torain
100 Santana Moss
2011 Donruss Elite Football: 100 Ryan Torain
2011 Topps Football:
61 Anthony Armstrong
377 Brian Orakpo
388 Washington Redskins Team Card
2012 Topps Bowman Football:
47 Fred Davis
200 Robert Griffin III RC
2012 Leaf Draft Football: Young Stars: 75 Robert Griffin III in Baylor white uni
2012 Panini Gridiron Football:
195 Leonard Hankerson
199 Santana Moss
2012 Topps Platinum Football: 46 Roy Helu
2012 Panini Rookies & Stars Football: Longevity: 147 Roy Helu Jr.
2013 Upper Deck Football: College Football Heroes: RG3-9 Robert Griffin III Baylor Bears in green uniform
2013 Topps Platinum Football: 60 Brian Orakpo
2013 Rookies & Stars Football: Longevity: 99 Pierre Garcon
2013 Topps Strata Football: 56 Alfred Morris
2013 Topps Football: 149 Washington Redskins Team Card
2014 Topps Football: 247 Robert Griffin III
2014 Topps Football: 1963 Topps Mini: 248 Robert Griffin III
2014 Topps Chrome Football:
96 Robert Griffin III
217 Trent Murphy
2016 Prestige Football: Extra Points: Red: 195 Kirk Cousins

entry May 14 2017, 11:29 PM
April 2017 Mail Day Catch Up Post 3:

Thursday 20 April 2017:
Three packages:

Package 1:
Sportlots single card auction starting 25¢ bid + $1.79 shipping
1958 Topps Baseball: 128 Willie Kirkland Giants

Package 2:
Two card Sportlots auctions Shipping $2.75
1955 Topps Baseball:
162 Joe Coleman Orioles 75¢
173 Bob Kline Senators $1.50

Bonus Cards:
2017 Topps Baseball:
259 Taijuan Walker Mariners
1995 Upper Deck SP Hockey: 11 Bryan Smolinski Bruins

Package 3:
Sportlots 2 card auctions 25¢ each + $3.15 shipping
1955 Bowman Baseball:
111 Steve Ridzik Phillies
188 Ned Garver Tigers

Friday 21 April 2017:
Two packages received.

Package 1: (PWE or small bubble mailer I don’t recall I recycled it) 2 vintage football cards from Sportlots auctions each 25¢ Plus $2.25 shipping.
1957 Topps Football: 60 Charles Draznovich Redskins
1959 Topps Football: 97 Ralph Guglielmi Redskins

Ebay BIN single card $4.90 + $3.25 Shipping
2015-16 Panini Excalibur Basketball: Regal Endorsements Autograph: RE-WUN Wes Unseld Bullets on sticker blue sharpie #d 135/200

Wednesday 26 April 2017:

One package from Ebay BIN for a single card $1.99 + $4.99 shipping. Short story with this one I first posted on my regular blog (Kirk's Knook Blog) because it was mainly ranting about ordering from Ebay without checking out the seller and where they were located. I knee-jerk bought the card without seeing where it was coming from. It was from a dealer in China. Original tracking information said it would arrive sometime between early May to early June. Fortunately it arrived and before the estimated date.
2015-16 Panini Threads Basketball: Century Signatures: CS-WUN Wes Unseld Bullets on stick autograph blue sharpie #d 137/199

They included 3 bonus cards: Fortunately all basketball. I like surprise bonus cards when it makes sense like these same sport, but I don’t like it when you order non-sports and they send sports or vice versa, or they send different sports than what you ordered. I like all (well most) sports but some people are just one sport collectors.
2016-17 Panini Donruss Basketball: At first I thought these were special “gold” versions turns out the regular base has the gold/bronze coloring.
142 Marcin Gortat Wizards – Hey they sent the “same” team.
197 Tyrone Wallace Jazz
2016-17 Panini Select Basketball: 9 Zaza Pachulia Warriors

Friday 28 April 2017:
Two cards two packages both from Ebay sales.

Package 1: A single card from Ebay $1.39 + Free Shipping.
2017 Topps Baseball: First Pitch: FP-10 Leslie Jordan Actor Washington Nationals

Package 2: From Ebay a single card $9.99 + Free Shipping.
2006 Rittenhouse Stargate Atlantis Autograph: NNO Claire Rankin as Dr. Kate Heightmeyer on card blue sharpie

Saturday 29 April 2017:
From Ebay for $1.49 + $3.00 shipping. 36 cards from 1988 Donruss Leaf Baseballs Greatest Grossouts the puzzle back variants of cards :6, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, 30, 32, 36, 40, 42, 44, 45, 47, 48, 51, 53, 54, 55, 61, 64, 68, 70, 73, 74, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 86 Many if not all of them I already had at least the regular variant that has the player’s info on the back. I had some of the ones with the puzzle but I didn’t know if I had a full puzzle. I’m not even sure if I have a full set of these things. When they came out I had bought a ton of packs of the things. I have never done a full inventory of them to see if I have a full set, and to check on the variants. I know of at least two variants these puzzle backs and the players stats backs. I forget if there is another variant or not.

entry May 14 2017, 11:19 PM
April 2017 Mail Day Catch Up Post 2:

Friday 07 April 2017:
10 card package from a collector named Jeff who contacted me via email in late March and saw my want list there of stuff I’m collecting. I had to send a money order since he doesn’t do Paypal. So for $41 I got 10 more cards to add to my 1953 Sugar Daddy Comic Characters cards. They are all the first fill-in-the-blank style (R757-1) 3 of them are unmarked and the other 7 have some degree of the blanks filled in those 7 I’m keeping as fillers I eventually want to find them unmarked. The cards Unmarked 39, 49, 50 Marked 12, 13, 14, 18, 27, 35, 45

Saturday 08 April 2017:
SCF Football Team Traders package from Rod The Saints guy. He sent a priority mail 12.5 x9.5 flat rate envelope that had five 9 pocket plastic binder pages that were double filled for a total of 90 cards with 52 Redskins and 38 Rams. Due to the sheer number of cards I am listing these only by brand and card number to save some writing time.
1989 Pro Set Football: 207, Announcer: 9, 16
1990 Pro Set Football: Super Bowl: 22
1991 Pacific Football: 257
1991 Wild Card Football: 152
1991 Upper Deck Football: 47, 53, 68(2), 94(2), 95(2), 102(2), 104(2), 123, 141, 215, 276(2), 278(3), 280(3), 332, 334, 364, 383, 236, 438, 440(2), 464(2), 478(2), 497, 499, Game Breakers Hologram GB4(2)
2015 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football: School Colors: 23
2016 Absolute Football: 83(3), 84, 85(2), 89, 90(3), 91(3), 179 RC
Red Zone: 23
2016 Classics Football: Rookies: 261
2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football: School Colors: 2
2016 Panini Donruss Football:
Production Line: 1,106 Yards 3

2016 Panini Donruss Elite Football: 56(3)
2016 Panini Donruss Optic Football: 98
2016 Panini Phoenix Football: 144
2016 Panini Prizm Football: 103, 113 (Purple Refractor 76/99), 117, 257 (base and wavy or scratchy refractor, might be messed up base)
2016 Panini Rookie & Stars Football: 9, 19, 33, 57, 87, 123, ROOKIE: 161, 167(2), 232, 244, 279
2016 Panini Select Football: 3, 112, 191 Refractor

Wednesday 12 April 2017:
One package from SCF Football Team Traders Chris the Steelers guy. 18 Cards 4 Redskins 14 Rams
1999 Upper Deck MVP Football: 205 Torry Holt Rams (in NC State uni)
2000 Pacific Aurora Football: 117 Trung Canidate Rams RC (in Arizona uni? Looks more like a Miami uni)
2000 Upper Deck Football: Highlight Zone: HZ-6 Brad Johnson Redskins
2008 Topps Football: Honor Roll: HR-TF Tom Fears Rams
2008 Press Pass Footbal: 50 Donnie Avery Rams – in Houston uni
2008 Upper Deck First Edition Football: 175 Malcolm Kelly Redskins
2010 Panini Rookies & Stars Football: 134 Danny Amendola Rams
2011 Panini Donruss Elite Football: 89 Danny Amendola Rams
2011 Score Football: 266 Danny Amendola Rams
2011 Topps Football: Faces of the Franchise: FF-BJ Sam Bradford and Steven Jackson Rams
2011 Topps Football: ToppsTown: TT-43 Sam Bradford Rams
2011 Upper Deck College Football Legends:
NCAA All-Americans: AA-JT Joe Theismann Redskins in Notre Dame uni
Decades Best: 1960s: DB-JT Joe Theismann Redskins in Notre Dame uni
2011 Panini Playoff Contenders Football: 99 Sam Bradford Rams
2012 Panini Score Football: 333 Isaiah Pead Rams
2013 Panini Score Football: Rookie: 335 Alec Ogletree Rams
2013 Topps Football:
69 Daryl Richardson Rams
381 Lance Kendricks Rams

 | Category: Football
entry May 14 2017, 11:07 PM
April 2017 Mailday Catch Up Post 1:

Thursday 06 April 2017
SCF Football Team Traders package from Michael The Browns guy. He sent 79 Redskins from about 41 different sets. Years range from 1981 Topps to 2016 Panini Score. The Cards:
1981 Topps Football 194 Art Monk
1982 Topps Football 520 John Riggins
1984 Topps Football:
384 Art Monk
388 John Riggins (2)
1985 Topps Football:
185 Art Monk
190 Joe Theismann
1986 Topps Football:
171 Joe Theismann
175 Art Monk
176 Gary Clark
1987 Topps Football:
65 George Rogers
66 Kelvin Bryant
67 Ken Jenkins
69 Art Monk
72 Joe Jacoby
1989 Action Packed Football: 30 Ricky Sanders
1989 Topps Football: 1000 Yard Club: 10 Ricky Sanders
1989 Topps Football: Traded:
27T Gerald Riggs
76T Tracy Rocker
96T A.J. Johnson
112T Ralf Mojsiejenko
1990 Pro Set Football: 1990 Pro Bowl: 402 Charles Mann
1991 Upper Deck Football: Rookie Force 640 Ricky Ervins
1992 Skybox Football: 147 Ricky Ervins
1992 Wild Card Football:
131 Darrell Green
135 Chip Lohmiller
1993 Collector’s Edge Football:
148 Carl Banks
290 Tom Carter
321 Ricky Sanders (3)
322 Charles Mann (2)
1993 Fleer Football: 102 Art Monk
1993 Playoff Football:
120 Art Monk
296 Tom Carter Rookies
1993 Pro Set Power Football: 81 Art Monk
1993 Score Football:
30 Wilber Marshall
66 Brad Edwards
111 Ricky Sanders
122 Charles Mann
144 Chip Lohmiller
150 Raleigh McKenzie
179 Kurt Gouveia
184 Mark Rypien
274 Jim Lachey
314 Rookie Tom Carter
329 Darrell Green
348 Matt Elliot
368 Art Monk
370 Andre Collins
397 Tim Johnson
1993 Skybox Football:
329 Ricky Ervins
339 Art Monk
1993 Topps Stadium Club Football: 124 Art Monk
1993 Upper Deck Football:
Star Rookie: 27 Tom Carter
150 Art Monk
1995 Upper Deck: Collector’s Choice Football: Players Club: 265 Brian Mitchell
1995 Donruss Red Zone Football Card Game: NNO Heath Shuler
1995 Upper Deck SP Championship Series Football: 224 Gus Frerotte
1995 Upper Deck Football: 203 Ricky Ervins (Signed by 49ers)
1996 Upper Deck Collector’s Choice Football: 197 Leslie Shepherd
1999 Donruss Leaf Rookies & Stars Football: 199 Michael Westbrook
1999 Score Football:
45 Terry Allen
47 Michael Westbrook
49 Stephen Alexander
2000 Score Football: 214 Michael Westbrook
2000 Topps Football: 173 Stephen Alexander
2003 Fleer Tradition Football: 64 Fred Smoot
2003 Topps Total Football:
12 Darnerien McCants
64 Champ Bailey
2004 Upper Deck Football: Shining Through: ST-30 Laveranues Coles
2005 Donruss Score Football: 295 Fred Smoot
2005 Donruss Throwback Threads Football: LaVar Arrington
2006 Bowman Football:
8 Clinton Portis
102 Brandon Lloyd
2009 Upper Deck Philadelphia Football: 194 Jason Campbell
2016 Panini Playoff Football: 180 DeSean Jackson
2016 Panini Score Football: Kirk Cousins

entry Apr 5 2017, 10:22 PM
Time for an Early April mail day, actually two mail days.

Monday 03 April 2017 was a one package mailday one Sportlots auction (the sight unseen one) a 5 card lot that was raised to the winning bid of $1.25 Shipping a whopping $5.00 super sealed as the package was sent using "BuyMyCards.Net" Each card individually penny sleeved, all 5 card sandwiched between two card sized pieces of cardboard all sealed inside a clear plastic bag, which was in a larger sealed bag the surrounding envelope was taped real good. BuyMyCards.Net looks to mean business. Anyway the mystery of these cards was they were a 5 card lot from the 1965 Topps Baseball set for my "Strive For '65" set build. A few weeks ago I had bid on a similar auction from this guy for 10 cards from '65 but was outbid on that one. Anyway since this guys auctions never have pictures I wasn't sure if I should risk it I could have gotten 5 duplicates. I lucked out and only 2 of the 5 were duplicates:
So here are the 5 cards finally:
1965 Topps Baseball:
84 Ron Herbel Giants(dupe)
93 Jack Fisher Mets
100 Ken Boyer Cardinals (dupe)
315 Frank Malzone Red Sox
365 Jim Gentile Athletics

Tuesday 04 April 2017: 3 card 3 envelope/package Birthday Mail Day.

Card one was from a contest from TCC member dlackey (Dennis) it was a "Guess the Number" contest. The number was from 1-100 but had nothing to do with the card itself, it was just a random number. The card is a very PC card both in player and team.
2011 Panini Playoff Contenders: Prospect Ticket: RT-10 Anthony Rendon Washington Red crackly ice? Or Red refractor, regular refractor? Crackly Refractor? After looking at the dang checklists I think it is called "Crystal". So it is the "Prospect Ticket Crystal Collection" I guess. Serial number is 223/299 sort of a "jersey number" for him since 23 is the jersey number he is showing from his college days at Rice

Package 2: 1 card Sportlots auction another auction that got a few bids won it for $1.25 + $2.25 shipping
1959 Topps Football: 126 Los Angeles Rams Pennant the back has some "kids" name/signature Brian Room? Brian Rook? Brian Junior? Brian Roo? Brian Root? anyway the name is blue ink scripted Brian something

Package 3: 1 card Sportlots Auction Hey this one came from Canada! Bid 25¢ + $3.39 This card falls into my same name "Kirk" Niche (nitch) PC
2013 Ace Authentic Grand Slam Tennis: Autograph BA-JK1 Jessica Kirkland on silver sticker black sharpie auto - She looks to be a pretty cute redhead. When I looked up her career it seemed she only played for about 7 years.

entry Apr 1 2017, 04:45 PM
ON Saturday 01 April 2017: I got two cards both PWE from Sportlots auctions I have three more auctions I'm waiting on 7 cards total (a 5 card lot is sight unseen)

Card 1: 25¢ + $1.75 Shipping
1964 Philadelphia Gum Football: 187 Bob Khayat Redskins

Card 2: 25¢ + $2.00 Shipping
1988 Topps Baseball: 383 Eric Bell Orioles - On card Autograph in blue sharpie either IP or TTM not sure which but don't really care the O's are still part of my PC.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Mar 27 2017, 10:28 PM
on Monday 27 Mar 2017 it was just sort of a Non-Sport Magazine Monday sort of day.

The Wrapper #305 Mar 24 - May 15, 2017 Cover 1954 Topps World on Wheels. There is also an article on Non-Sports OPC box identification. I"m not sure when I'll get around to reading that. I don't get around to reading many of these articles after the magazine first arrives.

Non-Sport Update: Apr/May 2017 Vol 28 No 2 Spider-Man Cover. Odd the plastic wrap has clear tape closing the top doesn't seem right. There is a bulky feel as if cards are there bottom right. Price guide is there on back with 1959 Fleer Indian Trading Cards cover mentioning an Article on 1959 Fleer Indian Trading Cards. OH good the promo cards were there. As per the cover there is:
2017 Cryptozoic Gotham: Before The Legend Season 2 promo card P3. Odd looking copyright stuff. No year specifically mentioned but after the mention of Gotham being a DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment property there is a (s17) I guess that is their way of saying 2017 now?
2017 Cryptozoic The Flash: Season 2 promo card P1. Same sort of copyright stuff. Sheesh I'd rather have to try to figure out the Roman Numerals than this (s17) stuff.
2017 Non-Sport Update: Fleer Ultra Spider-Man Front has a cool Spider-man image. "Fleer Ultra Spider-Man" logo is in red foil lettering boo hard to read, up top and down at the bottom Spider-Man in red foil again I guess since it is an image of Spidey. NoNumber No copyright year only back info is The Artist is Ray Lago the copyright info is Non-Sport Update Fleer Marvel (with Marvel.com and © Marvel) NSU. Oh and this card is super thick, Mostly what I was feeling before I opened the clear plastic wrap that is normally not open at the top with clear tape shutting it closed.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Mar 23 2017, 12:17 PM
On Wednesday 22 Mar 2017 I got 2 card packages.

The first package (a PWE) was the missing card from a few days back. Fortunately what happened was the seller just didn't put the card in the original envelope. These things Happen. Anyway from Sportlots the now found card is:
1954 Bowman Baseball: 197 Lou Kretlow Orioles 75¢ + 75¢ shipping.

Package 2 a small bubble mailer was a single card from Ebay for 69¢ + $3.00 shipping a subset completer card
2003 Topps Bazooka Baseball: 7 Joe Bazooka Cardinals.
Now I have all 31 BASE Joe Bazooka cards, Only 5 of the minis and No Silver Parallels.

Non cards related I got a book from Ebay by a new fave author Greg Cox a Star Trek Novel "No Time LIke The Past" The story is based in the TOS era but has a time travel cross-over from Voyager. The description sounded super cool so I had to get it.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Mar 20 2017, 09:31 PM
Saturday 18 Mar 2017: got 4 cards from a Sportlots seller 4 auctions each won at the opening 25¢ + $3.66 shipping. I had bid on a couple of other cool cards from this guy but got outbid on those other 1970 Topps.

1960 Topps Baseball: 362 Russ Kemmerer Senators
1966 Topps Baseball: 273 Astro Aces: Bob Aspromonte and Rusty Staub
1970 Topps Baseball:
17 Hoyt Wilhelm Braves
342 Wilbur Wood White Sox

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