The reason is simple. I've been obsessed with tracking down the 2019 Topps Archives 50th Anniversary of the Montreal Expos Autographs. So far I've been able to add eleven of the twenty-one signatures in the set:
This is one of those projects that I'll probably never finish... since Randy Johnson sells in the $250 to $300 range... and Pedro Martinez can often command triple digits as well. But I'll continue to add the other guys as long as they remain affordable.
One of the things I like to do is buy them in "lots" to keep the cost down. That's how I ended up acquiring these "green" foil parallel autographs:
These are bonus autographs that I've added to my Montreal Expos PC. I have no desire to chase down all of the different colored parallels. For the time being, the Steve Rogers and Ken Hill are temporary place holders until I can add the regular base autographs to my collection.
Although they're technically the same franchise, I've never really associated the Montreal Expos with the Washington Nationals. However... I'm absolutely stoked that they're headed to the World Series. Congratulations Washington Nationals fans!
Happy Wednesday and sayonara!