As 2012 nears its end and I look back over this past year, I've come to the realization that I owe a couple of thank you posts. Today I'm going to square up with 1967ers, who exchanged bubble mailers with me all the way back at the end of last winter (wow, has it really been that long!). I started posting about some of the trade contents relatively quickly, covering the 1971 O-Pee-Chee, 1972 O-Pee-Chee and 1978 O-Pee-Chee Red Sox cards that were included in my package.
I was saving the best contents for last, but as sometimes happens here at Shoebox Legends headquarters time got away from me. Here we are in November and my favorite cards from 1967ers still haven't seen the light of day. Time to rectify that! Here's the rest of the cards that came my way many months ago now:
That would be half a dozen 1980 O-Pee-Chee Red Sox cards. Nearly halfway to a team set right there, and not just the scrubs either! Yaz is easily my favorite. Chris also sent the '78 O-Pee-Chee Yaz, and two of the '71 OPC League Leader cards he sent featured Yastrzemski as well, so I went from having no O-Pee-Chee Yaz cards to having four just from this one great trade.
here that I didn't own a copy of the Sawchuk card. Without me asking, or begging, or really doing anything other than casually mentioning that I didn't have it, Chris went out of his way to send me a copy.
My favorite card of 2017 - This exercise is getting more and more difficult each year. But P-town Tom has issued another year-end contest challenge and I can't resist a quick post ...