Tag Archives: Phillies

Couple o’ Kruks

Snapshot_20121217I picked each of these up individually from Listia about a month or so ago. I’m working on building my Krukollection back up; I had over a hundred John Kruk cards when I was a kid but they got lost in the shuffle- you know, the whole mother getting rid of them thing. I’m back up to about twenty or so; I’ve got quite a way to go but it’s kind of cool reacquiring them and reliving the whole experience.

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The First Vernon Wells

Snapshot_20121209_3I still think it’s really cool that the son of the guy who did all the paintings on all these old Upper Deck checklists made it to the big leagues himself.

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1957 Topps Stan Lopata

I got this card, among others, on my 12th birthday. I remember unwrapping my presents and one was the word game Boggle but the box was really aged. “Great,” I thought, “friggin’ used Boggle. Real cool.” but smiled and pretended like I liked it. I set it aside and moved on to the next. Hours later I asked, “So, does anyone want to play some Boggle?” and when I opened the box I was greeted by a slew of awesome baseball cards, including this one.

 

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Schilling?!?!

Schilling?!?!

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