This morning, when really I should have been studying, instead I was looking at 2009 T206 baseball cards on eBay. I am a bad, bad girl. Please don't tell my daughter. Or, for that matter, any family or friends who might still labor under the notion that I don't harbor a completely inexplicable interest in....baseball cards? Thank you for your help in this matter.
Here are some of the T206 cards that caught my eye. A short print (#254) of Johnny Mize, my aunt's favorite player:
For variety, here's a lovely not-SP:
There's a 1/1 Yovani Gallardo Carolina Brights mini:
The back is sweet:
But I can't get past the Piedmonts.
Carlos, fierce of eyebrow, also appears Piedmontly:
The basic T206 design lift is fine:
Ah! There we go:
Here's an SP variation Cy Young:
Downside: A's. Upside: smiling, and his name is Vinny. Also, apparently he signs as "NZyme." The biggest 2009 T206 mystery is, why would a nice retro set with on-card autos also include sticker autos? Why why why?:
But if I were wise, wouldn't I only have spent time browsing the originals?: Including relative bargains: