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Phil Plantier spent 8 years in the Majors, including 3 separate stints with the Padres. His best season came in 1993 when he hit 34 HR’s and 100 RBI’s. Yes, that’s the infamous Fire Sale year, when the club traded Fred McGriff and Gary Sheffield away. I always remembered Phil Plantier for his highly unorthodox … Continue reading »
One of my goals for this year is to beef up my stash of Antonio Gates cards. What I currently have in my collection is woefully inadequate. A few autographed cards, couple of jersey/patch cards, and not much else. So I checked out eBay, and picked out a 40 card lot of various base cards … Continue reading »
I purchased these packs of 2011 Bowman Platinum from SportsCardForum back in August. When they arrived, I did not have time to open them since I was going through Chief Petty Officer Induction. So they became buried in a pile at my desk. I had completely forgotten that I bought these packs – until recently. … Continue reading »