2002 Topps #225 - Ichiro Suzuki
Second-year Ichiro featuring the All-Star Rookie Cup logo! I snagged this one on eBay, because $2.00 plus a buck for shipping seemed very reasonable for an early-career card of one of the best pure hitters of his era. I'd love to get this future HOFer into the binder, but there's a competing card for this number:
Some real star power added to the binder tonight, hard to imagine this one ever loses its spot!
Franken-set Progress: 512/792 (63%)
"Rejected" Buybacks: 377
Total Buybacks in Collection: 889