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02-27-2013, 12:34 AM #1
Somewhat new to the site. Greg from Maryland
I remember my first cards at the drugstore. 1977 topps cards, baseball was the cards set out with a large selection of candy and a couple of different types of packs of gum. I was always looking for the Pete Rose card, playing 3rd base I believe. A great looking set. And those large Topps Basketball cards I got from the local 7-11 which had Dr.J, Pistol Pete, my bullet's players, Jabbar, Walton, Hondo and much more. These basketball cards were functional for me. I would play nerf hoop and pretend that I was having a game and the cards were the players going one on one with each other.
Those cards are gone. I am still a huge sports fan 35 years later. In 1995 I named my daughter Callie after Cal Ripken, another daughter came and she was named after the Beatles "Julia". I got my mini me in 2000 and named him Benjamin Louis (after Lou Gehrig). The Nationals came to town and I switched teams right away, because Cal had retired and I did not like Baltimore's owner. And now I am back in baseball heaven with a great story in D.C.
I look forward to viewing this site more while I look for National's cards. Also I have created a website in an attempt to make a couple more bucks or trades with cards and to also simply learn how to create and manage a website to keep me busy. Really was simple to make.
My site is www.overtimesportscards.com
I was reading some of the treads on the scf about how the Puckett card sold on ebay for over 400. Because it was a promo and how so many cards were produced in the 1990's, which I knew of first hand. Fun stuff. Now, I only have a small collection and know that I cannot compete or fill a PC of my own because of child support and today's changing financial landscape. So hello everyone and hope to chat soon.
Last edited by greg Mill; 02-27-2013 at 12:44 AM.
02-27-2013, 01:08 AM #2
Welcome to SCF. Send me a PM I believe I have a few nats cards. Big Braves fan here. Good luck with getting more nationals.I am an avid Atlanta Braves fan. I don't collect cards anymore but do buy a pack here and there. I just had a son that I hope to get into collecting when he gets a little older. I constantly keep up with Braves news.
02-27-2013, 09:53 AM #3
02-27-2013, 11:29 AM #4
02-28-2013, 01:50 AM #5
Hey Greg, Welcome to SCF. Thanks for Joining!
Matthew.RIP Buddy (2004-2016)
02-28-2013, 02:46 AM #6
welcome best of luck
02-28-2013, 11:33 AM #7
03-03-2013, 11:59 AM #8
Welcome to SCF! It's always great to see someone so passionate about their favorite sports and players. I didn't have much luck getting my wife to let me name our kids after some of my favorite players but I love the names we agreed on. I'm sure you will enoy yourself here.~ COLLECTING ~
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03-03-2013, 12:01 PM #9
Welcome to the site.
03-09-2013, 10:58 AM #10