I like to think that I do an okay job of sticking to my goals and keeping on track without straying too much in my collecting. Every so often though I stumble across something that doesn't really fit but I just have to have, either because it's an interesting piece, or just too good a bargain to pass up. Today's card is a case of both....
I posted a Giants card last night, and they won Game 1, so my superstitious self feels like maybe this post will help Kansas City this evening. Yes, like 90% of the baseball world I'm on the Royals bandwagon. When I don't have a horse in the race I go for the underdog, and besides it's hard not to root for a team that hasn't seen post-season in nearly as long as I've been on this Earth!
Penmanship Hall of Fame - For not only fitting a lengthy name on the sticker, but for doing so with such great cursive, Ga'Quincy McKinstry goes directly to my collection's penm...
For some reason the Chrome autos have been selling cheap. I've purchased a few Polanco's for around 10 bucks.
The base cards sell high for the first two weeks or so, then the price plummets.
The set is not the "new thing" right now, as UPdate has taken hold, and rabid collectors change their sights very quickly. Refractors are still going higher than expected, though.
Nice bargain - you can't go wrong at that price.
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