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This blog is about sports and sports cards. Which both I love to talk about. My teams are as follows - MLB - Chicago White Sox, NCAA - Michigan Wolverines & NFL - Indianapolis Colts. Although I post my Michigan stuff to another site now - check it out at http://toomanymarios.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Vacation Pick-Ups #5–1950’s

That’s right, I even picked up some great 1950’s White Sox cards while on my trip.

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Picked up this 1959 Topps rookie stars of John Romano.  Only my 4th card from the 1959 team set.

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This 1957 Topps Jim Landis rookie.  Only my 3rd card from the 1957 team set.

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That’s right, 7 cards from the 1954 Topps set.  These were the first cards of the 1954 set in the White Sox collection.  Now do you see why I got all excited about all the vintage White Sox cards I purchased.  But wait, there’s more.

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My first 1954 Bowman.  So with all the 1954 purchases, they all become the oldest cards in my White Sox collection.  I don’t even have a want list for the early Bowman sets like the one above.  I guess I never figured I’d have any.

So how’d I do on my vacation pick-ups for the White Sox collection?  I had a great time sorting through all the vintage.  But you haven’t even seen it all yet, I still have some vintage collection posts as well as a few player collection posts.  But before those, I’ll show you the few autos and relics that I picked up tomorrow.

2 comments:

  1. I guess that is what it will take - get the hell out of Dodge to find Sox cards at a good price.

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  2. Wow dude, nice 1950s! I'm jealous, even if they're White Sox.

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