Some Teammates For Brooks, 1960 Edition - Collecting a 1960 Topps team set for the Orioles wasn’t much of a priority for me… until Sir Nick of the Dime Boxes sent me this 1960 Topps Brooks Robinson...
Monday, March 9, 2015
One Card Post - Ozzie with the Padres
How Much?: $1.62
Why?: I'm a big fan of the short-printed legends variations that Topps included in their flagship set for a few years there beginning in 2009. They seem to be awfully scarce, and often times demand quite a premium, so any time I find one as cheap as this one was I'm going for it. I've always sort of casually collected (more like accumulated) Ozzie Smith cards, and the majority of them feature The Wizard with the Cardinals, so it's nice to add a new Padres card to that collection.
Other: I still can't believe the seller accepted that offer. I think I have a few more of these kicking around to post in the future, though I don't recall getting a bargain this good on the others...