Here's the second to last single I picked up last time at the shop, we're back to baseball now:
That is one nice League Leaders card! Thanks to the dollar box at this shop I've accumulated quite a few 1966 Topps cards. It's not my favorite set of the decade, but it's still better than buying packs of crap I won't care about in 2 months. This one obviously didn't come from the dollar box, but in the shape it's in I was happy to fork over an Abe for it.
More importantly, this fills a pretty large hole in my collection. While I have many vintage baseball cards, I had neither a Koufax nor a Drysdale prior to picking this one up.
I find it comical just how many players they list on the back of the leaders card. Sure, you needed 23 wins to get your mug shot on the front, but a mere 7 is enough for mention on the reverse side.
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