When I was collecting baseball cards as a kid Bo Jackson was one of the biggest names in sports, and by extension in the hobby. I distinctly remember the whole "Bo Knows" craze that had the two-sport star plastered all over sports cards, advertisements, magazines and more at the time.
The few cards of his that I was fortunate enough to have at that age were a big deal to me. They each got the top-loader treatment and were stored in my shoebox with my other most prized cards. There was one that stood above all the rest though, and that I think a good percentage of collectors to this day would list as Jackson's best card.
Recently I was able to land a buyback version for my project:
Franken-set Progress: 327/792 (41%)
"Rejected" Buybacks: 117
Total Buybacks in Collection: 444
A cutting crisis - A few posts ago, I wrote a Blog Bat-Around on all of the various items I collect and in the process exposed what has been an ongoing crisis in my collect...