Today was a great mail day.
4 envelopes of baseball cards.
That's a ratio you can't beat. 2 of the envelopes were eBay wins. I typically troll for good deals on eBay, put in a bid and get outbid. No harm, no foul. I like to look for big lots of "vintage" cards. (parentheses due to the definition of vintage. I'm using pre-1980 as my definition). If I can get a big lot (say - over 200 cards) for 5 cents a card, I'm good. Lately though I've been picking up Mike Trout cards.
But the real star of the mailday were the two envelopes I received from John over at My first blog. I reached out a week ago and offered up some Braves cards. He sent back a bunch of 1990's Angels.
Frankenset, which will add a little variety to the very 80's-centric nature of the project at the moment. You can't go wrong with Rickey in a Halo uni.
Grich I got from Dime Box Nick. Another Rickey. Even at 38 with a .183 batting average, I think Rickey was a good pickup in 97. Todd Greene was a slugger that the Angels moved from outfield to catcher. I had high hopes for him...
All in all, an outstanding pair of packages. Thanks John.