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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Topps Diamond Giveaway-Jackie Robinson Die Cut Tracker

I recently acquired a Jackie Robinson Die Cut on the Diamond Giveaway.

 I receive more offers for this card than any other I have had, probably a dozen a day.  Some are legitimate, some are tempting, some are downright embarrassing!  I have decided until I accept an offer for this card, I will chart the daily offers for this card here on my blog.  So here are the offers for 5/17:

Offer 1
1972 Hal MCrae
1972 Jim Spencer
1972 Tommy Harper
1973 Pat Dobson
1973 Johnny Bench/Dick Allen HR Leaders
1973 Tommie Agee
1973 George Culver
1974 Al Campaneris/Chris Speier AS Shortstops
1984 ERA Leaders Fingers/Palmer/Guidry
1987 Record Breakers Clemens
1987 Paul Molitor
1989 AS Ozzie Smith
1989 AS Wade Boggs

Offer 2
1975 Willie McCovey

Offer 3
1956 Jim Delsing

Offer 4
1973 Ollie Brown
1976 Jerry Grote
1980 Ron Leflore
1980 Mike Sadek
1982 Dennis Eckersley
1983 Ross Baumgarten
1985 Dave Stegman
1986 Ken Schrom
1987 Vida Blue
1987 Tony Gwynn
1987 AS Tony Gwynn
1988 Steve Jeltz
1990 AS Ryne Sandberg
1990 Bruce Hurst
1992 Rafael Palmeiro
2000 Eli Marrero
2008 Brendan Ryan
2011 DIAMOND DIE CUT TORII HUNTER

Offer 5
1974 Lee May
1976 Hrabosky/Gossage
1976 Rick Rhoden
1977 Jim Mason
1979 Ron Schueler
1980 Silvio Martinez
1982 Al Oliver In Action
1985 Roy Smith
1986 Reggie Jackson
1987 Steve Garvey
1987 Eddie Murray
1993 Gary Scott
1993 Stan Royer
1996 Andre Dawson
2005 Rafael Betancourt
2006 Kenny Rogers

Nothing here I can't live without.  Any thoughts on today's offers for the Robinson?  I will try to update this daily.


Saturday, May 14, 2011

1969 Topps Set Tracker-Update 3

As noted in a previous post, I have decided to make a run at the 1969 Topps Set from scratch.  I will be compiling the set from only trades and help from fellow traders.  Received another batch today from Jeff Woodward,aka schwood, on CCW.  Jeff is great trader and a good friend of mine over there.  A true class act.  Thanks a ton, Jeff!

#23 Lew Krausse Pitcher Athletics

#27 Bernie Allen 2nd Base Senators

#48 Brant Alyea Outfield Senators

#51 Woody Fryman Pitcher Phillies

#84 Bob Humphreys Pitcher Senators

#88 Rich Nye Pitcher Cubs

#105 Rick Monday Outfield Athletics

#106 Jim Hannan Pitcher Senators

#115 Bill Hands Pitcher Cubs

#129 Bill McCool Pitcher Phillies

#132 Dave Baldwin Pitcher Senators

#199 Jim French Catcher Senators

#252 Chuck Cottier Infield Angels

#272 Ed Stroud Outfield Senators

#275 Vic Davilillo Outfield Angels

#281 Ted Kubiak Shortstop Athletics

#296 Andy Messersmith Pitcher Angels

#319 Ken McMullen 3rd Base Senators

#327 Willie Crawford Outfield Dodgers

#361 Gary Holman 1st Base Senators

#385 Jim Fregosi Shortstop Angels

#386 Jim McGlothin Pitcher Angels

#406 Phil Ortega Pitcher Senators

#407 Tom Egan Catcher Angels

#414 Duke Sims Catcher Indians

#445 Bobby Knoop 2nd Base Angels

#474 Tom Murphy Pitcher Angels

#477 Jeff James Pitcher Phillies

#486 Paul Casanova Catcher Senators

#515 Dick Green 2nd Base Athletics

#598 Ruben Amaro SS-1B Angels

#607 Dick Bosman Pitcher Senators

#623 Hank Allen OF-2B Senators

#651 Gus Gil 2nd Base Pilots



Set Progress 39/664

If you have any '69s you can part with just shoot me a message and lets work something out.  Until next time, have a good one! Thanks again Jeff!  More Beantown coming your way soon!

PS Woody also sent me a JP Wilson Alabama QB Auto Rookie for my Bama PC.  Made my wife's jaw hit the ground!

1969 Topps Set Tracker-Update 2

As noted in a previous post, I have decided to make a run at the 1969 Topps Set from scratch.  I will be compiling the set from only trades and help from fellow traders.  Received another batch from the Lost Collector.  Many thanks to AJ who helped me out with these 3 '69's.

#39 Dick Hughes Pitcher Cardinals

#143 Joe Nossek Outfield Athletics

#152 Tommie Sisk Pitcher Pirates

Set Progress 5/664

If you have any '69s you can part with just shoot me a message and lets work something out.  Until next time, have a good one! Thanks again A.J.!  More Yanks coming your way soon!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Summer of Giving Contest

If you've been following my blog, you may have seen my Summer of Giving program.  I promised a contest so here goes...

Contest Entry Deadline:  June 1st

Guess how much money I will spend on postage to mail out 25,000 Cards. Just keep in mind some will be shipped in flat rate boxes.  Some will be going out in small mailings.  Good Luck!  Closest without going over wins!

Prize-------------------------------5 GU Cards from your sport of preference

Runner Up Prize--------------- 3 GU Cards from mixed sports

2nd Runner Up Prize-------------1 Auto Card from a random sport

All winners must be under the total but closest!! Get those entries in now!! Any questions contact me at lifebythedrop79@yahoo.com

Saturday, May 7, 2011

1969 Topps Set Tracker-Update 1

As noted in a previous post, I have decided to make a run at the 1969 TOPPS baseball set from scratch.  I will be compiling the set only from trades and help from fellow traders.  Received my first two in the mail yesterday from Rodney on CCW.  He's a big Orioles Collector so these may have been in his PC. Many thanks to Rodney, I will get something out your way later on this week.

#37 Curt Motton OF Orioles
#228 Dave Leonhard Pitcher Orioles

Set Progress
2/694

If you have any 69's that you can part with, just shoot me a comment and lets work something out!

Have a great weekend!

Wes

Monday, May 2, 2011

SUMMER OF GIVING-UPDATE 2

Went to the post office today for Round 2-Where are they going?  Tune in to your mailbox soon to find out!

Round 2
Cards shipped             Packages Sent         Shipping Cost
2325                           11                            $37.95

Totals so far for the Summer of Giving
Cards shipped             Packages Sent          Shipping Cost
3430                                    23                    $72.61

So which teams do you collect?  Let me know and you might get in on the action!