Monthly Archives: January 2020

Noobs

In a offseason flurry of pickups, I’ve brought my total of Twins players with certified autograph cards in my collection to 244, the latest being a 2010 Heritage Real One remake of Ralph Lumenti’s 1961 card. Besides the 2018 card of Aaron Slegers and this year’s Stadium Club autograph card of Willians Astudillo, the other new player cards were Bowman cards of minor leaguers (including recently deceased Ryan Costello), and there are still a few other elusive 2019 autograph cards out there. Good news: I have discovered that there are now Terry Steinbach Twins autograph cards…bad news: the only two I’ve seen are two different 1/1 Archive Signature cards.


clockwise, from top left: 2018 Topps 1983 35th Anniversary #83A-ASL Aaron Slegers (auto); 2010 Topps Heritage Real Ones #ROA-RL Ralph Lumenti (auto); 2019 Bowman Sterling #BSPA-TL Trevor Larnach (auto); 2019 Bowman Chrome Prospects #CPA-RC Ryan Costello (auto); 2019 Bowman Chrome Prospects #CPA-JA Jorge Alcala (auto); 2019 Bowman Chrome Draft #CDA-SST Spencer Steer (auto); 2019 Bowman Chrome Prospects #CPA-ABE Andrew Bechtold (auto); 2019 Bowman Sterling #BSPA-AB Akil Baddoo (auto)

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