Kerry, the Cardinal-loving author of Cards on Cards, sent me a nice #SuperTrader package the other day. On the included note he mentioned something about scraping the bottom of the barrel with his Cubs.
Panini stickers? This is a sweet way to start off an unexpected package!
I was just flipping through my binders the other day and noticed how few cards of Sarge I actually have. Mid 80's Fleer is something I have very little of in my collection. Period.
And here's a little more. Those red wristbands sure do pop on this card!
Fan favorites! Matt Stairs wearing a BP jacket with the sleeves rolled up. Mitch Williams has the sleeves down. Either way, I wish I had a jacket like that to wear as I cruise into school every morning.
Ahhhh! Earl Cunningham! I remember when he was drafted in the first round and then came to play for the Peoria Chiefs. He was built like a house and stood out like a men among boys. That was back in the day when teams drafted athletes and thought they could teach anybody to hit.
A 1994 Topps Gold card of Rick Wilkins from a spring training shoot. Classy. Very Classy. For what it's worth, he's another guy who played in P-town.
The 1987 Topps card of Ed Lynch was in the package, and it reminded me of this awesome sketch card I received a few years back from dayf.
Babe Herman and Riggs Stephenson
I didn't know there were older Conlon cards. I mean, I know about the one's from the early 90s with the black borders, but I like these even more! These are from 1988 and I love the fact they are full bleed.
I'm going to pose like this pose from Jolly Cholly as much as I can this spring when I coach my high school team. Maybe I'll wear my socks high this year, too.
Any card back that mentions a banjo is a fantastic card back! I've always been a fan of the Conlon write-ups on the backs.
Bottom of the barrel? I would be lucky to always have it so good.
Thanks for the great cards, Kerry! And, good luck to your Redbirds as they try to secure a playoff spot.