Jared, let me get straight to the point here: I'm glad you found me, too! All but three of the cards were new to me, and Jared hit on a number of collecting fronts:
Another parallel? Sure! Here's my 103rd unique Kosuke Fukudome card! The always popular
Somehow this 2013 Archives All-Star card of Ryne Sandberg has dodged my collection until now.
731 cards total, but that's not even the best part. It's an oddball, it pays attention to detail (notice the 24K in the glove), and it is NOT licensed by MLB or the MLBPA. Yet, I think Cardtoons really knocked the ball out of the park on this one! Here's a few more:
Well, outside of the fact that he apparently plays for the "Scrubs", it's pretty cool. Again, great attention to detail! Some individual(s) obviously spent some time, energy, thought, and effort into creating these cards. Topps, are you paying attention?
Here's one more Cardtoon, and a nice GQ card of Mr. Cub.
I have three official player collections, and Jared hit on all three. Here are the newest deposits into the Kerry Wood binder, which now stands at 356 cards. Metal Universe? Works for me!
Here are more cards which have evaded my collection during the past couple of decades. The Ted Williams cards are from 1993 and 1994 and the cards on the right are from 2001 and produced by Upper Deck. Not only are they glossy and brightly colored, but they feature some of the all-time great Cubs players.
Jared, thank you for you generous offering! What a great assortment of cards in terms of players and sets. Jared, I dropped something in the mail the other day for you; hopefully it has reached you by now. Thanks again!