Today's package contained the following goodies...
First up... eight cards... five PC's... and one "not quite sure". I'm pretty sure all of these cards are new to my collection... and I'm especially fond of the Collect-A-Books Tony Gwynn. I remember buying the basketball versions years ago and it's nice to finally add the Gwynn. I'm not quite sure what the Trivial Pursuit card represents... but I learned that Kentucky hosts an annual pipe smoking contest in Logan County.
He also included this 1983 Donruss HOF Heroes card of Jackie Robinson. I never completed this set, but I must of picked up a few packs as a child... because I remember having Mickey Mantle and Hank Aaron as a kid. This is an excellent addition to my Jackie Robinson PC... plus an inspiration to pick up either a box of this stuff or a hand collated set on eBay.
Last... but not least... he sent these eight 1984 Topps baseball cards that I needed for my set. Which leaves me with these nine cards until my set is complete:
123, 271, 300 (Pete Rose), 450, 521, 632, 710, 725, 748
(just picked up all of these off of Sport Lots)
So today's question is...
Is anyone else out there building this set?
If so... I have a ton of singles from my rack pack box break. Maybe we can help each other out.
And if not...
What sets are you working on? Are there any that are proving to be more difficult than others?
I might as well kill two birds with one stone and list out the rest of my current set needs:
2008 Upper Deck Masterpieces "Captured on Canvas" Football Set:
8 Chad Johnson, 11 Brett Favre, 12 Tony Romo, 19 Devin Hester, 30 Greg Olson, 32 Jay Cutler, 49 Matt Forte, 51 Matt Ryan, 53 Jake Long, 58 Steve Slaton, and 59 Steven Jackson
2008 Score Select Football Set:
231, 264, 275, 307, 328 (just picked up all 5 off of Sport Lots)
2002 Fleer Fall Classic "HOF Plaque" Baseball Set:
1 Babe Ruth, 2 Christy Mathewson, 6 Cy Young, 7 Tris Speaker, 16 Luis Aparicio, 18 Willie McCovey, 19 Willie Stargell, 25 Steve Carlton, 26 George Brett, 27 Nolan Ryan, 28 Robin Yount, 29 Kirby Puckett, and 30 Ozzie Smith
2000 Fleer "Club 3000" Baseball Set:
DW Dave Winfield
1998 Playoff Momentum"Endzone X-Press Diecut" Football Set:
16 Drew Bledsoe & 20 Napoleon Kaufman
2008 Inkworks Family Guy: A New Hope "Spaceships & Transports" Set:
ST-2 Tie Fighter
ST-3 X-Wing Fighter
2008 Inkworks Family Guy: A New Hope "Scenes From Space" Set:
S-3 Scenes From Space Card #3
I know the sets I'm building are kind of random... but that's how I've been my whole life... a little random. Please let me know if you have anything from these lists, because I'd be more than willing to trade or possibly buy if the price is right.
Thanks again Mzentko for the nice care package... I be looking for some Cardinals & Redskins to send your way.
I hope everyone had a great Saturday... enjoy the rest of your Memorial Day weekend. Sayonara!