Highly Subjective and Completely Arbitrary.
Brian was lamenting how he didn't have much wax from the late 90s and early aughts. So, he picked up some boxes, created the group break, and I jumped in without hesitation.
Lots of good cards from some pretty sweet sets came from break. The
Beck and Clement are from '99 Fleer Ultra, and the Dunston is '96
Pinnacle. They're all going in their respective player collections.
The Kerry Wood card at the top of the post and the Sammy card are from
2002 Stadium Club. I've always loved Stadium Club's photos. You can't
beat an action shot of Wood vs. Piazza, or Sammy's hop frozen in time.
The the last set to be included was Fleer Greats from 2002. A little plain in design, but a killer checklist for sure.
Brian also "threw in some Cubs because the stack felt a little light." Heck, who am I to argue?
Player collection hits! My 30th different card of Brooks Kieschnick and a mini Vogelmonster!
I love late 80's gloss. Nice additions, Brian!
How about a rare card of Ralph Kiner in a Cubs uniform. I believe this is my first 1977 TCMA card. Score!
Lastly, an unexpected hit! Micah Hoffpauir was the epitome of a AAAA player. He could tear up AAA, but he could never really cut it in The Bigs.
Brian, thanks for the great trade/break! You really hit some holes in my Cubs collection. Welcome to the blogosphere!