Last week I went to a card show @Hofstra University. The show had the likes of Robin Yount, Jose Canseco, Dave Parker, Dale Murphy, and Maury Wills among others. The athletes were very nice and my friend Big House and I had a great time. The show had over 300 tables loaded with loaded with more cards than you could ever imagine. One table had caught my eye. Over the last few years I have been working on completing the UD Reflections 2005. The cards were flashy and something about those shiny reflective cards plus the hits that were in the box I was impressed with. I remember when I opened my first box. My hits were a C.C. Sabathia Super Swatch card numbered to 25. A Pujols, and Griffey dual patch card number to 50 and a dual signed card featuring David Wright and BJ Upton numbered to 10. I was super stoked.
I ran back to the store and just continued to buy boxes and boxes. They were around 85 a box. So as time passed I was missing one card. It was a Dual Signed Jeter amd Ripken card. So to make a long story short I pulled it this weekend. I felt like I was working on my thesis for grad school again. Collecting this set was a serious undertaking. Now obviously I didn’t obtain all the one to ones and have set my limits there.
What has been the hardest set for you to complete? or What set have you been working on?
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