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Card: 2003 Upper Deck Fortyman #940 Shane Victorino Sometimes, when you have a fairly large card collection, you might discover something you have completely forgotten about. Like the fact that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino used to roam the outfield for the Padres. I was rummaging through the old collection when this card caught my … Continue reading »
I got some great news today. After 13 years, I was finally selected for advancement to Chief Petty Officer (E7). If you are not familiar with the Navy, advancement to Chief Petty Officer is probably the most significant milestone for an enlisted sailor. After 4 years of being eligible, it is quite a relief to … Continue reading »
Card: 1995 Skybox Impact #124 featuring Chargers Quarterback Stan Humphries Why is this card so awesome? First off this is a card of Stan ‘The Man’ Humphries, one of the toughest men to ever quarterback the Bolts. Secondly, it is a picture of Mr. Humphries wearing the throwback Powder Blue uniform. In my humblest opinion … Continue reading »
It’s been quite a while since my last post. Almost 18 months in fact. It’s probably been just as long since the last time I even took a peek at my card collection. So what have I been up during that time? Well, work for one. The Navy sure has a way of taking up a lot … Continue reading »