Serial Saturday #4: A 3 pack of pages

Want to get the pages moving across the blog, so I’m going to show off 3 pages today.  There’s still well over 100 more to show, meaning I’m going to have to pick up the pace unless I want to do this for the next year and a half (which I don’t).Enjoy the next 3 pages…Page 20Card 172: Brandon McCarthy, 2012 Topps Opening Day blue parallel #172/2012.  Oakland card #8Card 173: Edwin Encarnacion, 2013 Bowman purple refractor #173/299. Toronto card #6Card 174: Nick Hundley, 2006 Bowman Chrome refractor #174/250.  San Diego card #8Card 175: Chase Utley, 2011 Bowman blue #175/500.  Philadelphia card #7Card 176: Salvador Perez, 2013 Topps Chrome refractor #176/199.  Kansas City card #8Card 177: Kyle Farnsworth, 2011 Topps gold #177/2011.  Tampa Bay card #6Card 178: Vernon Wells, 2008 Topps Co-signers #178/300.  Toronto card #7Card 179: Kevin Mench, 2008 Topps Heritage refractor #179/559.  Toronto card #8Card 180: Grady Sizemore, 2010 Topps Triple Threads green #180/240.   Cleveland card #6The Jays dominate the page with 3 of the 9 cards.  That doesn’t happen very often.  I was responsible for picking up 5 of the 9 cards on the page, while the only repeat friend of the blog was Dennis from the Too Many Verlanders blog, who provided the Hundley and Wells cards.Page 21Card 181:  Jason Giambi, 1998 Bowman Chrome #181/400.  Oakland card #9.Card 182:  Clay Buchholz, 2011 Topps Opening Day blue #182/2011.  Boston card #8Card 183:  Mike Lowell, 2008 Topps Chrome #183/1959.  Boston card #9Card 184:  Chad Billingsley, 2011 Bowman blue #184/500.  Los Angeles Dodgers #6Card 185:  David Medina, 2012 Bowman Chrome purple refractor #185/199.  St. Louis card #13Card 186:  Ken Griffey, Jr. 2009 Topps gold #186/2009.  Seattle card #5Card 187:  Nick Hundley, 2009  Topps gold #187/2009.  San Diego card #9Card 188:  Justin Verlander, 2011 Topps Triple Threads #188/625.  Detroit card #3Card 189:  Victor Martinez, 2011 Topps gold #189/2011.   Detroit card #4Amazingly, the Justin Verlander card did not come from the Too Many Verlanders blog (I picked it up on my own).  5 of the 9 cards did come from trade partners, while one was from the 2012 NSCC and another was purchased off of ebay.Page 22Card 190:  Scott Rolen, 2005 Topps Rookie Cup Red #190/499.  Philadelphia card #8Card 191:  Carlos Santana, 2010 Bowman Chrome #191/999.  Cleveland card #7Card 192:  Dennis Eckersley, 2008 Topps Triple Threads green #192/240.  Oakland card #10Card 193:  Gregor Blanco, 2008 Topps gold parallel #193/2008.  Atlanta card #9Card 194:  Paul LoDuca, 2003 Topps Heritage chrome #194/1954.  Los Angeles Dodgers card #7Card 195:  Kyle Drabek, 2011 Topps Chrome purple refractor #195/499.  Toronto card #9Card 196:  Rocco Baldelli, 2007 Topps Finest green refractor #196/199.  Tampa Bay card #7Card 197:  Adrian Gonzalez, 2008 Topps Co-Signers #197/300.  San Diego card #10Card 198:  Miguel Tejada, 2011 Bowman green parallel #198/450.  San Francisco card #5Two teams join the double digit club, as Oakland and San Diego both now have 10 cards displayed.  Max (Starting Nine blog) and Brian (Play at the Plate blog) dominate the page, as they contributed 3 and 2 cards respectively.  Almost 200 cards down after this week’s post, just 1300 more to go. Thanks for reading, Robert

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