Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fact vs. Fiction: GSNHOF Card Edition

Fact:  Tim over at The Great Sports Name Hall of Fame sent me a nice package of cards that contain some very low serial numbers, several autographs, and a beautiful patch for my Padres collection.


Fiction:  I hate patch cards.

Fact:  Tony Gwynn and Dave Winfield are the only guys who have played more games in right field for the San Diego Padres in franchise history.

Fact:  Brian Giles is in the top ten of almost every offensive statistical category for my beloved Padres.


Fiction:  Casey Kelly is the next Jake Peavy.

Fact:  Kelly was once a top ranked prospect, but he's been working his way back from Tommy John surgery for over a year now.


Fiction:  Arena football is dead.

Fact:  The San Jose Sabercats are 4-0 and the cow bells are ringing.

Fact:  There aren't a lot of them floating around, but I have a small collection of Sabercats memorabilia cards and autographs.



Fiction:  I stopped collecting Devin Setoguchi when he was traded to Minnesota in 2011.

Fact:  Although I don't go out of my way to purchase Seto... I still enjoy adding cards of him to my collection every now and then.


Fiction:  I'm a huge NBA fan.

Fact:  I don't really watch basketball anymore, but I definitely happy for the Golden State Warriors and their fans.

Fact:  I totally appreciate this awesome care package from Tim.

Fact:  I'll be scraping some singles for your cool, interesting, and unique PC's.

Happy Sunday and sayonara!

6 comments:

  1. Awesome post, and welcome! Figured I hadn't sent you cards in a while so I scraped a little something together and I'm glad you enjoyed them!

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  2. Thanks for the very cool package. I'm especially impressed with that Hundon memorabilia card... and of course that AMAZING patch card. It might a month or so (mid to late June)... but I promise to return the courtesy! Thanks again Spastik!

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  3. Donruss's 10/11 hockey cards look so much better than their efforts at baseball. That's a nice looking card there of Setoguchi.

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  4. Man that patch is nice. It's so nice that you forget that it's probably fake.

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  5. I need to look and see if their are any WVU guys in the AFL sets. What a great, well rounded trade package.

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  6. tony - Yeah... I like it too. Simple. White borders. Position. Team logo. Player's name. This card has it all. To top it off... it's a low serial numbered die-cut parallel.

    zippy - Man. It's a sad day when people start faking Brian Giles patches.

    matthew - I'm sure you'll find a few. But beware... they're not super cheap.

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