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One more card to go!!!

Since returning to card collecting, my main goal has been to collect at least one card of every National Baseball Hall of Famer. With the purchase of the Stars of the Negro Leagues set, I finally landed the 2nd to last card to go to complete the collection. To borrow a phrase from GCRL at cards as I see them, Willie Foster is in my hall of famer collection!

Next up - John Schuerholz. But I'm not paying $50 for a card of a former general manger, so it may be a while before I find a Schuerholz card I can afford.

Card #24.




Box cover of 1990 set. Text by Jack Morelli. Art by Mark Chiarello.

Card #16. Rube was the older brother of Willie.


Here are a few other cards of Negro League players, also from the Stars of the Negro Leagues set, that are hard to find,

Card #11.

Card #10.

Card #7.
In search of the elusive Willie Foster card, I came across an Old Time Black Stars card I could afford (these can get fairly pricey). And since I didn't need a card of any of the Hall of Famers in this set, I thought I'd get one of an obscure player, and someone that I did not have a card of. Dan McClellan is in my Negro League baseball card collection!
1974 Laughlin card #32.

One more card to go! If anyone has a Schuerholz card they are willing to part with, let me know and I'll try to work out a deal with you.

Thanks for visiting.

CinciCuse Bill

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  1. I've always liked those Fleer stickers with the Laughlin art. Not sure I've ever seen one of those 1974 Laughlin cards. I'll have to see who else is on that checklist.

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  2. Very cool cards. Your project is very impressive! I thought I saw a Schuerholz in a Topps Fan Favorites set but I checked TCDB and apparently I misremembered. He does have a lot of low-numbered autographs though. Good luck!

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  3. Thanks Chris. I'm hoping a reasonably priced Schuerholz card will show up some day.

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