Why, I jumped at the opportunity to do a little bit of commerce with Derek, and off we went. Now, him shipping to me and me shipping to him - well, it gets mighty expensive. So he and I did what two traders do when faced with such a conundrum, and we swapped the proverbial "PWE" in order to set things straight between us. He got a few Phillies and a few Blue Jays for his part. Me, I got me some 1987 Texas Leaguers!
I'll always get excited about minor league cards of any kind. As I may have mentioned a half or so dozen times, I even like the fellas who never made it, but let's admit it - it's a little more fun when they did, am I right? Like Kirt what-is-that-Manwaring, a legendary SF Giants catcher of yore! Here he is in his Shreveport Captains duds, donning the tools of ignorance, and happy in the comfort that he's a Texas League All-Star, by gum.
Here are a few more that Derek sent me: