March 30, 2011

An evergrowing minor league collection

Over the past few months I have been dabbling in eTopps minor league cards for funsies. I don't usually do any prospecting or minor league card collecting but these guys are pretty much a sure thing to get to the majors, especially Mike Trout.

Here are the cards I have been able to snag on eTopps website:

Mike Trout




Manny Banuelos



Gary Sanchez

I was most interested in the Sanchez for my collection, and was super happy that I got one of those. The Mike Trout is more of an investment card at this point, I will probably end up flipping it when he gets closer to making his debut in the majors.

Personally, I wouldn't mind if Topps used this design on cards that they release for hobby products. I think the design is cool and different- something we all like to see.

Did anyone else snag some minor league eTopps cards?

6 comments:

  1. I like these too, but haven't bought any from this season. I took the Eric Hosmer card in hand last year and it looks great. Of course, I'm anxious to see if they make a Bryce Harper at some point this year...

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  2. probably a dumb collection but how does etopps work?

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  3. Derek,

    I have a summary here if if helps.
    http://napkindoon.blogspot.com/2011/03/cyber-monday-etopps.html

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  4. I like the Tampa Yankee jersey, might need to get one of those. You're right, these are really nice looking cards.

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  5. My interest is piqued as well, how does eTopps work?

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