After straying completely off-base with a random non-sport post a week or so ago, today I'll go with something that's a bit more in my collecting wheelhouse; my Red Sox collection. I'm not sure what it is, time of year maybe, but I've been focusing quite a bit on Red Sox cards lately. A month or so back I scored a card that instantly became one of my oldest and most prized Sox cards:
Finally, after a couple of years of waiting patiently I decided on this one, and for $35 shipped I'm more than satisfied with the condition. This is the first '49 Bowman I've ever owned. I have to say that I like the '50 and '52 sets a bit more, but adding a card that's now more than 60 years old to my collection is pretty cool nonetheless.
What's your oldest card of your favorite team, baseball, hockey or otherwise?
1984 Fleer Update Kirby Puckett! - This was a *white whale* type of card for me that I hoped to land one day, and am very proud to own it now. Got a solid deal on it with the help of an eB...