On February 1st everyone was going crazy over the release of 2017 Topps Series I. Okay, not everyone, but the first baseball cards of 2017 garnered a lot of attention from collectors and the blogosphere, YouTube, and Twitter was a buzz with images of Topps new issue.
The night before I took a little trip to Target in hopes of procuring a pack or two a day early, but I didn't have any luck.
I didn't open any 2017 Topps on the 1st. I waited until the 2nd. What was it that got me to wait, even if it was just a day? Well I happened to get a package from ebay on the first that made me forget about 2017 Topps long enough for me to wait until the next day to track down the new cards.
I purchased a lot of 25, 1984 Fleer cards. It was one of those listings where just the card numbers are listed and you can pick any 25 you want to "complete your set". I paid under $5 shipped for the 25 cards, so less than 20 cents a card.
There was really only 3 cards that I wanted, but it was fun to hand pick the other 22.
Let's see the rest of the 25 card lot. There are some rookie cards, a couple of unique names, a few Mormons, some Hall of Famers, some famous fathers, a great pair of sunglasses, a couple cards for ttm, and Dale Murray (I had picked out 24 cards and just needed one more, so I picked #134).