Monday, May 11, 2015

My Contest Entry For Frankie's "Very Simple Contest"


Frankie from My Life In The Sports Card Hobby is running a “Favorite Cards” contest where he asks that his readers post the three favorite cards that are in their collection. What I initially thought was a simple question I realized I was mistaken. This is like Wallet Card all over, which cards do I go with?

Do I go with vintage cards? Maybe a Griffey card, but which one? How about something from one of my other personal collections? How about a favorite pull? This took more time than I figured it would take but in the end I got it down to four cards with two being tied for the #2 spot.

#1
1933 Goudey Lou Gehrig #92
 
#2
Second place is a tie between two cards that my wife pulled from the same box in 2001
2001 SP Legendary Cuts
Babe Ruth bat
Joe DiMaggo cut signature
 
#3
2000 Ovation Griffey game used shoe- Japanese version

7 comments:

  1. Is your wife on ebay? Hahaha. It's crazy that their are 275 of the DiMaggio cuts. Awesome cards!

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    1. I was driving and she asked if she could open some packs, she pulled the Ruth first and asked if it was anything special. I barely held the car straight and was quite giddy. When she pulled the DiMaggio I had to pull over and we opened the rest of the box in a mall parking lot. I was hoping the Debut Bat card was going to be Shoeless Joe because the box was hot, it was Bill Buckner.

      The next year she pulled a Mickey Mantle jersey out of a box of 2002 SP Legendary Cuts. She definitely had the hot hand at that time.

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  2. Man... those are flippin' awesome!

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  3. Those are some great cards!

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  4. Wondering if the Griffey is for sale?

    PayPal ready been looking for the shoe card for my pc for some time now

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    1. Sorry, the shoe card is not for sale. It is one of my Griffey centerpieces.

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    2. Understandable, sounds like you have some great stuff - shoot me an email (stevendperry@gmail.com) always cool talking cards and sharing PC pics.
      Thanks for the quick reply.

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