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A Big Birthday: Part 1


Yep. I had one of those very big birthdays this past weekend. To celebrate (mildly), I made a few ebay purchases to add to my Cincinnati Reds National Baseball Hall of Famers cards (e.g., Bench, Morgan, etc.) and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famers cards (e.g., Tom Browning, Pete Rose, etc.) to add to my collections.

Heeeeeere's Johnny!
2010 Topps, card #US-330. The red 'C' on the front looks more like a Cubs-shaped logo rather than the Reds traditional wishbone 'C.' Uncorrected error?

 
1993 Ted Williams Memories '75,  card #M16.

2013 Topps Museum Collection, card #29. This card has thicker than normal stock. You'd think in 2013 that Topps would come up with a different photo than the 1993 Ted Williams card above.
 

2008 Upper Deck Masterpieces, card #98.


2015 Panini / Donruss All-Time Diamond Kings, card #13.

1984 Topps - 1983 All-Star, card #22 of 22.

1981 Topps / Coca Cola, card #1.


2001 Upper Deck Hall of Fame Gallery, card #G11.


2003 Topps Gallery, card #20. Love this card!

I have to stop putting the cards on the bottom of the scanner - it keeps cutting the bottoms off - Grrrr!

I still say that Johnny Bench baseball cards are some of the best looking cards around. Happy birthday to me!

Stay well,
CinciCuse Bill

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  2. Happy birthday!

    I always like looking at Johnny Bench cards. Lot of great ones there, although I'm instantly drawn to the '81 Coke card.

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    1. Thank you sir. Me too - vintage loves vintage :)

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  3. Happy birthday! Love that 2010 Topps card. Looks like the photo was taken during the 1972 World Series.

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    1. Thanks Fuji. I thought the same thing. I fact, I wonder if it might be the famous play where Joe Morgan caught a foul ball behind 1st base, slipped, and threw out Blue Moon Odom, who was pinch running and had tagged up on the play.

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  4. Happy birthday! Congrats on hitting a "Bench"-mark!

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