Been taking advantage of buying and trading (too much buying, not enough trading) to bolster my Twins AU and GU collection. Over the past few weeks, I’ve managed to add another eight ballplayers to my autograph cards list, which is up to 150 different Twins players. I could probably have added more, but I’ve decided not to pursue any Donruss or Panini issues after 2005.
clockwise, from top left: 2013 Bowman Chrome Prospects #BCA-JC J.T. Chargois (auto); 2013 Bowman Inception Prospect #PA-JB Jose Berrios (auto); 2013 Topps Update Chasing History #CHA-RP Ryan Pressly (auto); 2005 Upper Deck SP Authentic #143 Luis Rodriguez [183/185] (auto); 2013 Topps Finest Refractor Xfractor #RA-KG Kyle Gibson [063/149] (auto); 2001 Topps Team Topps Legends #TT-GN Graig Nettles (auto)
Please browse my trade bait page for anything you might need — I’d be happy to work out a trade with you. Meanwhile, more after the break…
Some nice #’d GU:
clockwise, from top left: 2003 Donruss Elite All-Time Career Best Parallel #AT-10 Rod Carew [214/239] (bat); 2007 Upper Deck SPx Winning Materials Limited Bronze #WM-FL Francisco Liriano [31/50] (jersey); 2007 Upper Deck SPx Winning Materials Limited Silver #WM-JN Joe Nathan [69/99] (jersey); 2007 Upper Deck SPx Winning Materials Dual Gold #WM-TO Torii Hunter [28/50] (jersey)
clockwise, from top left: 2005 Upper Deck Artifacts MLB Apparel #MLB-JK Jim Kaat (jersey); 2005 Donruss Leaf Shirt off my Back #SB20 Johan Santana (jersey); 2007 Upper Deck Goudey Memorabilia #68 Justin Morneau (jersey); 2005 Donruss Diamond Kings Materials Gold #131 Johan Santana [23/50] (dual jersey); 2004 Leaf Certified Materials Mirror Blue Bat #79 Jacque Jones [08/50] (bat); 2007 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Ultimate Star #SM-HU Torii Hunter (jersey); 2009 Upper Deck A Piece of History Box Score Memories Red #BSM-JM Justin Morneau [093/180] (jersey); 2008 Upper Deck Goudey Memorabilia #M-JM Joe Mauer (jersey)
Of the 150 players, the three players I have the most unique AU cards of are Glen Perkins (38), Lew Ford (36), and Jason Bartlett (14) — below are the latest pickups of these three:
clockwise, from top left: 2004 Leaf Certified Cuts Signature Marble Red #116 Lew Ford [015/100] (auto); 2003 Upper Deck SP Authentic Future Watch #183 Lew Ford (auto); 2007 Topps Co-Signers Gold #117 Glen Perkins [052/200] (auto); 2007 Upper Deck Elements Elemental Autographs #AU-GP Glen Perkins (auto); 2005 Donruss Leaf #222 Jason Bartlett (auto); 2004 Donruss Leather & Lumber Gold #168 Jason Bartlett [10/50] (auto); 2007 Upper Deck Elements Elemental Autographs #AU-BT Jason Bartlett (auto); 2005 Upper Deck Pro Sigs #SS-LF Lew Ford (auto)