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I received a couple of packages over the past week. I bought the Tony Gwynn card from Ebay. The Chargers cards are courtesy of Trading Card Central. Another Gwynn card, another photo of Gwynn doing what he does best. Get hits. In fact, since 1920, he has the 4th most multi-hit games in the NL. … Continue reading »
2012 Topps Gypsy Queen was recently released and it’s a gorgeous set. Being a Padres team collector, naturally I wanted to see which Friars could be found in this set. After perusing the checklist, here they are: #109 Cory Luebke #172 Cameron Maybin #216 Jesus Guzman #252 Tony Gwynn #252 Tony Gwynn SP Photo Variation … Continue reading »
Here is a Ryan Klesko jersey card from 2008 Upper Deck Spectrum. It is part of the “Retrospectrum Swatches” insert set. This particular card refers back to Ryan’s 2001 season – easily his best year with the Padres. If you pay close attention, you’ll see that Upper Deck lacked some attention to detail with this … Continue reading »
For the past couple of weeks, I’ve made several deals with some fellow collectors over at Trading Card Central. Mostly for Chargers cards, but I was also able to get a card of former Padres pitcher Clay Hensley. Here are the scans: This is a really nice Antonio Gates jersey card. The swatch looks like … Continue reading »
I participated in a group break over at TradingCardCentral.com – we busted 1 case (15 boxes) of 2011 Panini Limited Football. For those of you not familiar with the concept, a group break is like a lottery. You buy in, select your teams, and hope that you get some decent cards for the teams you … Continue reading »