January 30, 2010

Show and Tell #37: The Collective Troll

When I lived in Seattle there was a famous Troll that lived underneath the Freemont Bridge...he wasn't known for his generous card packages like The Collective Troll but I bet he had a longer beard.

I received this great package from CT earlier this week and by far my favorite part of it was the collection of 1971 Topps:

Group 1

1971 Topps #566 Tim Cullen
1971 Topps #31 Eddie Kasko
1971 Topps #531 Mike Torrez
1971 Topps #43 Pat Kelly
1971 Topps #419 Ron Hansen
1971 Topps #557 Tom Satriano
1971 Topps #601 Ken Tatum
1971 Topps #638 Stan Williams
1971 Topps #429 Chuck Hinton

Group 2

1971 Topps #571 Ted Sizemore
1971 Topps #578 Rod Hunt
1971 Topps #587 Sonny Jackson
1971 Topps #547 Pat Dobson
1971 Topps #569 Ivan Murrell
1971 Topps #568 Sal Campisi
1971 Topps #542 Bob Miller
1971 Topps #584 Indians Team

I will highlight each of these eventually individually through my "The Continuing Saga: 1971 Topps" series.

Another four cards off my 1987 Topps needs list. I'm going to be having a little contest to try to complete that set later today so stop back and check that out.

1987 Topps #93 Jim Leyland
1987 Topps #602 Gary Carter All-Star
1987 Topps #158 Tim Teufel
1987 Topps #103 Rick Aguilera

A Jordan Zimmerman I don't have. I don't think I've opened one pack of Updates & Highlights from 2009.

2009 Topps Updates & Highlights #UH201 Jordan Zimmerman

1994 Topps Finest #214 Matt Williams

This hits two areas...Matt Williams cards and 1994 Topps Finest. Why do I collect Matt Williams? For no other reason than my name is Matt and Matt Williams is the best
to ever play baseball.

Two Rays Xponential inserts from a Rays collector...I feel bad unless these are doubles...

2008 Upper Deck X #X2-BU B.J. Upton 2nd Power
2008 Upper Deck X #X-BU B.J. Upton 1st Power

Thanks Troll and there a little thank you headed your way.
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