Awhile back I sent dayf, the Cardboard Junkie, a stack of my 1978 Topps repeats to help him out with his want list. Yesterday a package arrived that contained a couple dozen Cubs and nice stack of '78s that I need for my set!
Here's my favorite '78, a Terry Puhl rookie card in one of those awesome Astros uniforms.
arm surgery process named for him.
Here are the best two Cubs cards from the lot. A 2004 Authentix Kerry Wood and an '88 Woolworth Dawson, which celebrates his MVP season from 1987 on the back of the card.
Speaking of baseball events that I'd love to see in person: the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is July 22nd this year in Cooperstown. I've been to Cooperstown twice, and I will go back, but not this summer. Why do I bring this up? Well dayf has fashioned himself into a pretty good artist and he has the habit of slipping in sketch cards of players into his card packages. I'm saving the newest sketch card until my July 22nd post. Here's the last one he sketched for me, Starlin Castro as a pony: