(Note: as this post pertains to both of my major collections, you'll find it here and over on Too Many Verlanders as well!)
Several cool but separate events conspired to produce a pretty great weekend of collecting for me. It started off with receiving a card I had nabbed on eBay:
Next, on Sunday morning, knowing I'd be meeting Jeff in-person as he'd be bringing his family to the Michigan Kid's Day (formerly known as "Fan Day") to get some autographs of Team 133, I was flipping through some boxes in my basement to pull some larger White Sox stuff I knew I had somewhere, including some 8x10s from various 90s sets back when they did that stuff. Anyway, as I was flipping through an old photo album in which I had stored some cooler, older opened packs and some other lower-end pictures and autographs, I finally dug up something I'd been searching for for a while:
Speaking of Jeff, we have our usual ongoing trade thing going, and he surprised me by bringing something he had recently picked up for me:
Greg Z.-approved Freehan pentafecta!
Despite these three sweet additions (or rediscoveries, as it were) to my collection, I can always use more stuff of Bill. After all, my blog isn't named "Too Many Freehans," now, is it?