Today I've got a two-for-one mail day post for you. I had been in contact with Tony (Off Hiatus Baseball Cards) and John (Johnny's Trading Spot) about some Cubs cards. I'm not quite sure, but I think the two packages they sent may have completed my 2018 Topps Series 1 Cubs team set. I'll have to look at one of Wrigley Wax's more recent posts to perform a quick crosscheck.
All of the above cards are from Tony. He won a box of Series 1, busted it and he has been distributing the cards throughout the blogs. My kind of guy!
On to the second package!
John dropped a USPS small flat-rate box on me with a note.
Fleer 1996. I wasn't collecting at the time, but like this set quite a bit. Full bleed photography and the card fronts feel very much like Topps' card backs from the early 1980s. Very nice to the touch. True cardboard done up with a little gold foil. Very nice.
And now, we interrupt this trade post with a Tony Womack card.
baseballreference.com page and discovered he had two separate stints with Chicago. Good grief. And I call myself a Cubs fan.
Pretty cool serial numbered Mark Prior "playing card" here:
More reminders that we're stuck in the middle of winter.
I wasn't a big fan of the cloudy corners of 2016 Topps, but the parallels were pretty sharp.
More knew cards to add to my collection:
Saving the best for last!
Thanks for the great Cubs cards Tony and John!