This past week I had to travel to New York City for a couple of days to complete a project for work. It was hectic, and stressful, but all went well. To pat myself on the back for a job well done, I even managed to find 10 minutes of free time on my way to Penn Station for my return trip to stop by a card shop I know of near our office. I've stopped here and made a purchase once before. This time, in a quick scan through the two display cases there were a pair of cards that stood out to me as potential pick-ups. They were priced fairly to begin with, but the owner agreed to knock even a few bucks more off if I purchased both.
From the streets of lower Manhattan to my quiet card room/office in Rhode Island, here are the two new additions to my autograph collection:
Red Sox card, whereas this one pays homage to his 1996 World Series Championship with the Yankees.
Sort of a nice side-note to be able to buy this card in New York City, only miles from the Stadium where Wade took his at-bats in pinstripes.
A successful project for work and two solid autographs for my collection, I'd call that a solid trip to the city that never sleeps!
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