Here's the final single from my recent trip to the shop:
I've always had a soft spot for 1974 Topps. If I ranked the Topps designs for the decade it would be in my top 4, ahead of 1971 and 1975 even. Aside from that, I am constantly amazed at how under-appreciated Killebrew seems to be in the collecting world. He just doesn't demand the kind of attention that the other Hall-of-Famers of his era seem to. I mean the guy is 11th on the all-time home run list, ahead of guys like Reggie Jackson, Mickey Mantle, Willie McCovey and Ted Williams, yet you can typically find his cards for just a fraction of the price of those other stars. Just look at these power stats:
On a completely unrelated note, if you're in the mood to check out a pack of hockey cards head on over to A Pack a Day, where I just busted a pack of 2007-08 In the Game Between the Pipes hockey. Thorzul is right, this site definitely needs some love and attention.
A Match Made in Heaven - Over the past few weeks, Tim Jenkins - of the excellent co-op blog, SABR's Baseball Cards Committee - has been conducting a semi-regular look into what exa...