Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Who's next?

Rambling on with the PC totals.

I proud to have the autograph of Mr. Cub! The JD McCarthy set is a nice set, and makes for a great center piece here.

Ernie Banks: 31 different

Al Barlick: zero

Ed Barrow: zero

Don Baylor is just one of those guys I have to collect: 59

Jake Beckley: zero

Cool "Papa" Bell: zero  (I know I have a few in the other half of cards yet to dig into).

Albert (Joey) Belle: 268

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Shall we start the B's?

Up first would be Jeff Bagwell, a player I never really cared for. I have no idea why, I just didn't but I did keep his cards. I always like it when a player spends his entire career with one club. Just amazing.

Jeff Bagwell: 394 different

The Baker Boys-  Dusty and Frank

Dusty Baker: 49 different

Frank Baker: 1

Dave Bancroft: zero

We'll save some for the rest of the week.

Alomar, M. Alou, Altuve, and Aparicio

This closes out the A section of the PC updates.

Roberto Alomar Total different: 285

Moises Alou: 176 different

Yeah Topps it is hard looking at the same image over and over.

Jose Altuve (new to the PC): 56 different.

Luis Aparicio: 28 different

Saturday, December 9, 2017

More PC updates

Slipping some more in tonight. Jim Abbott through Earl Averill.

Love the on card auto. New total Abbott: 157 different.   Adcock: 5

New total Felipe: 19

Total Alston: 3

Grover Alexander: 3

Sparky Anderson: 2

Cap Anson: 1

Richie Ashburn: 5

Luke Appling: 1

Earl Averill: 1

That knocks out all of the A's except Alomar, Moises, Aparicio, and Altuve. I'll get them another day.

Hank Aaron

Before I post the "new" additions to my Hammerin' Hank PC, I thought I go over a couple of things. One being I plan on posting the new additions to my PC, duh. But Obviously I can't post them all because that would mean everyday I would be posting another and that would for 365 days. BORING....for the most part.

Two is that 2.5 years ago I did update the A-E, and posted the A's and B's (C-E were scanned waiting to post). So even though it may not seem like it they are the short stacks, I assure the A's and B's are. However, I realized back then I couldn't scan them all and post them. That is how I fell behind in updating the PC's. Not scanning them just put them in a box. I'll get to them later,  HAHAHA. We all know how that turns out. Here we are 2.5 years later and I am only partially updating the accumulated keepers (I couldn't fit anymore boxes in my car on my last return home).

Three: before a card can hit the PC binders, it must clear the ranks. If it is a Brave, it must go there first, then to any set build or mini collection it may fit in. If it isn't a Brave, then first to the set build and then any mini collection before it can be placed in the binder. (BTW: Braves PC guy inserts/parallels etc are only needed once).

With that said, here are the updated Hank Aaron PC cards.

A couple of these are going to one day be upgraded, but for now it's all good.

I purposely turned the backside of the middle top card over so that you can read the French.

Wouldn't it be nice if those were actual 54 Aaron's? I do own one, but it is in the Braves team sets. They aren't even the same insert card.

Well one is an insert and the other is promoting Rediscover Topps and the like.

My current listed Aaron's are now at 144 different (keep in mind any base cards are actually doubles).

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Pearl Harbor Day

It's that time of year again to post my Pearl Harbor set. But first, thank you all who have served or had loved ones lost while serving.

My ex-wife used to be Dorie Miller (she has since re-married).

I think for next year, I will be post the card fronts individually so they can be better seen.

We've come along way since then, but in reality.....I won't be surprised one day when we see similar headlines again.

My best to all!