March 1, 2009

I fell

I never realized how high the wagon actually was until I fell off it yesterday. I fell off, hit my head hard, tumbled around and finally got back up.

However, before I show you how I fell off, I'm going to show you what kept me rolling down the hill. I went to Barnes & Noble tonight to use a gift card I received for Christmas. There are none near me, so I had to drive about 45 minutes to the closest one. It was Saturday night, the boyfriend is working and I have nothing to do.

So driving aimlessly around southern New Jersey was high on the list.

I got owned by Starbucks twice tonight. The one at B&N didn't have any more green tea and the one in Target closed as soon as I walked in.

But, the plan was to hit Wal-Mart and find the elusive 2009 Topps black cards. Just 'cause I opened a case of these doesn't mean I don't need more. After all, I didn't get the black cards. So, a blaster it was for me.

For the record, all these cards are for trade. Every single one of them ...

Here are the contents (reminder these cards are all black):
Pack 1:
Andruw Jones
Brandon Webb & Dan Haren
Legends of the Game, Roger Maris
Toppstown Gold, Jake Peavy
James McDonald
Mark Teixeira
Chris Coste
Brandon Inge

Pack 2:
Kyle Kendrick
Chris Young (Padres)
Ichiro
Matt Stairs (postseason highlights)
NL Leaders - Howard, Wright, Gonzalez
TT - Pujols
Jeff Baker
Iwamura

Pack 3:
Ryan Rowland-Smith
Joe Mather
League Leaders - Lee, Halladay, Dice-K (despite this card saying AL League leaders)
Upton, Crawford, Longoria - postseason highlights
TT - Krod
Max Scherzer
Jeff Francoeur
Roy Oswalt

Pack 4:
Zack Greinke
Erick Aybar
Santana, Lincecum, Peavy - NL League Leaders
TT - Ichiro
Michael Bowden
Shane Victorino
Jay Bruce
Mike Napoli

Pack 5:
Edwin Encarnacion
Tim Hudson
Saltalamacchia & Hamilton (the salty ham card)
Geoff Jenkins - gold card
TT - Soriano
Gaby Sanchez
Tom Gorzelanny
Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Pack 6:
Angel Berroa
AJ Pierzynski
Denard Span
Hamilton, Morneau, Cabrera - AL League Leaders
Turkey Red - Brian Giles
TT - Sabathia
Brad Ziegler
Bobby Cox

Pack 7:
Juan Uribe
Johan Santana
Cesar Izturis
Cabrera, Quentin, ARod - AL League leaders
TT - Morneau
Albert Pujols - MVP (this card is claimed by Marie)
Jo-Jo Reyes
Ramon Castro

Pack 8:
James Shields
Brandon Wood
Andrew Miller
Jorge Cantu
TT - Markakis
Evan Longoria - ROY
Asdrubal Cabrera
Omar Vizquel

Pack 9
Jermaine Dye
Chris Duncan
Shane Victorino
Elijah Dukes
TT - Ryan Howard
Scott Lewis
Brad Penny
Carlos Pena

Pack 10
Cliff Lee
Josh Hamilton
TR - David Wright
TT - Peavy
Xavier Nady
Aaron Cunningham
Kelly Johnson
Conor Jackson

Commemorative patch card:
Ted Williams 1953 All-Star game patch card

Come back tomorrow to find out how hard I actually fell.

8 comments:

  1. Hope you didn't "hurt" yourself too bad ! I would be interested in the Indians : Lee, Lee-Leaders and A.Cabrera (plus any I may have missed). Also the Maris legend ,ToppsTown gold Peavy and the Williams patch. I'll check your want list and get back.

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  2. So are these cards serial numbered or anything?

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  3. No, they're just black cards. A variant without a serial-numbered exclusive to Wal-Mart.

    I didn't post a picture because there were a ton floating out there already ... and I'm too lazy to scan stuff.

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  4. Which version do you like better?

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  5. I could use that Ted Williams patch ...

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  6. 5 Braves.... if only you knew a Braves guy... if only...

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  7. I was wondering if I could get the Jay Bruce card. I came across your site a few days ago, and it's one of the baseball card blogs I read every day.

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  8. Anyone looking for a trade, shoot me an email ... yanxchick AT gmail DOT com

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