The blogsphere is a tight knit group and it is funny when you see a specific card and you think of a specific collector. When I see Tony Gwynn I think of Fuji and Defgav, Jose Canseco I think of Mouschi and certain sketch cards it is Raz. I will admit, it has swayed the way I bid on occasion, especially in cases of a more rare card because I don’t want to add competition. The newest name to my list is P-Town Tom and Dan Vogelbach.
Vogelbach is a young player in the Mariners organization who has a huge upside and finished this past season in Seattle and will most likely earn a position in the big league with the Mariners next season, so he is the perfect player to jump in on collecting. The problem is that I only know about Vogelbach from reading P-Town Tom’s blog “Waiting ‘til Next Year” when Vogelbach was in the Cubs organization and even though he is now with the Mariners Tom still PCs him.