I’ve taken the post-Christmas time frame to make a few card exchanges, pick up some more difficult to find cards, look for any eBay finds, hit a free card show, and spend my gift certificate from “Santa”
This batch includes my first autograph cards of Twins HOFer Jim “Mudcat” Grant and of Levi Michael.
clockwise, from top left: 2004 Upper Deck Legends Timeless Teams #8 “Mudcat” Grant (auto); 2008 Upper Deck A Piece of History Franchise Members Quad #FM4-16 Joe Mauer w/Rodriquez,Varitek,Posada [13/99] (jersey); 2007 Upper Deck Elements Clear-Cut Elements Bronze #CCE-FL Francisco Liriano [279/350] (auto/jersey); 2010 Topps T-206 Piedmont #TR-GP Glen Perkins (auto); 2008 Upper Deck Goudey Graphs #GG-GP Glen Perkins (auto); 2012 Bowman Platinum Prospects #AP-LM Levi Michael (auto)
I picked up a whole scad of low s#’d Twins cards, many like these below.
clockwise, from top left: 2004 Donruss Classics Team Colors #TC-47 Bert Blyleven [027/100] (jersey); 2003 Fleer Mystique Ink Appeal Gold #IP-MR Mike Ryan [13/54] (jersey); 2005 Upper Deck Past Time Pennants Gold #3 Bert Blyleven [17/50]; 2007 Upper Deck Artifacts Antiquity Artifacts Gold #AA-HU Torii Hunter (jersey); 2004 Playoff Honors Credits Gold #118 Torii Hunter [09/25]; 2003 Donruss Champions Statistical Champs #SC27 Rod Carew [04/50]
And of course, a few of Lew!
clockwise, from top left: 2005 Fleer Authentix Mezzanine #68 Lew Ford [10/75]; 2005 Donruss Zenith Museum #183 Lew Ford; 2005 Topps Chrome Black Refractor #192 Lew Ford [172/225]; 2004 Donruss Elite Extra Edition Status #36 Johan Santana [07/56]
So what have you been up to? Don’t forget to check out my trade bait page and see if there’s something there for you!