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?
The last hurrah - The underlying reason behind my recent quest to pursue 1980s Fleer sets (and some of the early '80s Donruss sets) is a continued mission to connect with ...