I had this whole diatribe about Linsanity written up and then erased it all. I understand why it's happening and I guess for a struggling NBA, with attendance down, a lock-out shortened season, basketball fans and for that matter owners and players need something to believe in. They need that underdog story.
Alright that's all I'm going to say on that. I have a few cool cards I want to show off.
First is a card that I wish I'd have pulled 3 years ago. I was in Colbey's group break over at Cardboard Collections this month. He broke a jumbo box of 2012 Topps and a box of 2009 Topps Ticket to Stardom. I didn't really get anything great out of the Jumbo box, pretty much a team set and a couple inserts, but I took one of the big hits from the Ticket to Stardom box. The really big hit was a Dustin Pedoria auto relic card, but I think a got a nice close second.
Next is a 2012 Topps card.
I ended up picking up two Retired Rings cards from the Jumbo packs I opened and I was hoping to get a pin card as well. The checklist only has two guys I really wanted out of Series One. The first is Reggie Jackson, which I haven't gone after yet, and this one....