1976 SSPC: Bill Gogolewski, Bob Stinson And Billy Smith - Bill Gogolewski is from Oshkosh, WI (b’gosh!) and pitched 19 games of relief in 1975 to finish his pitching career. Before that, he pitched six seasons, m...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
One Card Post - Hustler Banks
Where: COMC (Black Friday)
How Much?: $3.98
Why?: I'm really trying to step up my efforts towards completing the '59 Topps baseball set, and on Black Friday weekend I made a nice step forward with this Ernie Banks card. The corners aren't exactly sharp but with good centering and solid overall visual appeal this one felt like a steal at less than $4.
This has to be one of the earliest play-at-the-plate cards in existence, right? I've always enjoyed cards that depict a specific moment, season, championship or award so this is one I would have gravitated towards even had I not been chasing this set.