Bryce Harper 2014 Topps Series 2 – Highlights: Youngest With 2 Opening Day HR’s – Red Foil
Last week I showed you the base card, so now I can move on and show you another version…
This time around, it is the ‘Red Foil’ card that I have to offer up.
As you can see, the Red Foil design is a little more than just a border color change. The entire card’s surface gets the foil treatment with the exception of the player’s image and the team logo.
I like it – it has a nice 3-D effect.
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Joe Morgan 2000 Topps Stars
I did a thorough shopping trip on Sportlots.com and found one seller that had a handful of Joe Morgan baseball cards that I ‘did not’ have in my collection.
You see that I said, ‘did not’. That is because I scooped them up. All of them!
The majority of the cards are from the very early 2000’s – and each of them was purchased ‘blind’.
I’ll unveil the cards over the next few weeks. This is card #1:
This card comes from the 2000 Topps ‘Topps Stars’ set. It is done primarily in Sepia tones and has a double-image look.
Certainly not the best looking card of Joe Morgan that I have scored as of late, but another card for the collection none-the-less.
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1975 Topps Set Card 199/660 – #156 – Dave Kingman, Giants
Player Name: Dave Kingman
Team: San Francisco Giants
Position: 1st Base
Image Style: Posed Batting
Years In The Major Leagues: 16 seasons, 1971-86
Notes From His 1975 Season: The 1975 baseball season was Dave Kingman’s first with the New York Mets. He played in 134 games for the club, hitting .231 with 116 hits in 502 at-bats. Of his 116, Kingman connected for doubles, 1 triple, and 36 home runs. He was responsible for driving in 88 runs for the team while also scoring 65 times.
Notes From Career: Dave Kingman played for 6 different teams during his 16-season MLB career. He is a career .236 hitter with 1,575 hits, which includes 240 doubles and 442 home runs. Dave Kingman was selected as an All-Star three times during his career. He led the league in home runs hit twice and RBI three times. Kingman received votes for MVP in five different seasons.
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During their first season in the major leagues in 1998, Jay Bell played in the most games for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He appeared in 155 games.
198 Cards Deep, My 1975 Topps Set Is Now 30% Complete!!!
Yeah buddy, another collecting milestone has been achieved. With the 198th card obtained for my 1975 Topps set build, I have reached the 30% milestone.
It has been a lot of fun, and I have a very nicely sized stack in my possession that ensures that the build will continue. And I have also been watching a few of the high-end cards from the set too – maybe I will be able to bring one of two of them home soon as well.
Three cheers for Card #198. Three cheers for hitting 30%!!!