Skip to main content

Hall of Famer Pickups April 2021

 

This post features some recently picked up cards of National Baseball Hall of Famers that I have already posted about. These cards will be added to the respective collection. 

I've featured Hank Aaron in several posts, including my initial National Baseball HoF card collection post, my No. 44's post, my reverse negative error cards post, and more recently in a post when he passed away.

1989 Baseball Wit.

I purchased the entire 1989 Baseball Wit collection and am really happy with the variety of cards in that set, especially the HoFers. Not only does it include relatively recent stars such as Aaron and Johnny Bench, but also the Grover Cleveland Alexander card noted below, as well as several other early day baseball pioneers.

Grover Cleveland Alexander has been featured in my HoF post here, and Syracuse Baseball Wall of Fame post here. Anderson is in the back row between Honus Wager and Tris Speaker. Eddie Collins and Babe Ruth are in the front row.

1989 Baseball Wit.

I featured Sparky Anderson in a Nat'l Baseball HoF card collection post here, and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame retired numbers post here.
1981 Detroit News card #18.

Here is my Cap Anson HoF card collection post. 
1989 Baseball Wit.

Here is my Luis Aparicio HoF card collection post.
1989 Baseball Wit.

HoFer Ed Barrow cards were featured in this post.
1981 Detroit News card #77.

Nat'l Baseball and Cincinnati Reds HoFer Johnny Bench cards in my collection have been featured here, herehere, and here.
1989 Baseball Wit.

HoFer Yogi Berra was featured here.
1989 Baseball Wit.

My George Brett card collection was featured here.
1989 Topps Cap'n Crunch card #9 of 22.

My favorite card in this post: I like the Bench card (big surprise!). 

What's yours?

Stay well,
Bill

Comments

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Rarely Made Cards

As mentioned in my One Card Away post, I've been trying for 15 years to collect at least one card of each member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In that post, I exclaimed my excitement of obtaining Ben Taylor and Andy Cooper cards from the superb the Graig Kreindler Negro League Centennial Set , which whittled my HoF want list down to one card -  John Schuerholz. From my experience, the Taylor and Cooper cards were thee most elusive of all Negro League cards to collect; however, there were several other Negro League cards that took quite a long time to collect as well. These elusive cards include the following Hall of Fame players: 2020 Negro League Centennial Set, card #74. 2020 Negro League Centennial Set, card #26. 2020 Negro League Centennial Set, card #136. 2020 Negro League Centennial Set, card #93. 2020 Negro League Centennial Set, card#56. The 2020 Negro League Centennial Set is by far the most comprehensive card collection of people associated with the Negro League

Recent HoF and Misc. Pickups

  Here are a few recent pickups of Hall of Famers and some misc. cards. HoFer Bill McKechnie managed for 25 years and had four pennants and two World Series championships (1925 with the Pittsburgh Pirates and 1940 with the Cincinnati Reds). 1976/77 Shakey's Pizza, card #89. HoFer Sparky Anderson was featured here . Sparky Anderson, 1975 SSPC, card #22. HoFer Tony Perez was the heart of the Big Red Machine's "Great Eight." The seven time All Star had over 90 RBIs 12 times in his 23 year career. Tony Perez, 1975 SSPC, card #22. Love this card showing the slugger in a bunting pose! HoFer Warren Spahn is 6th in all-time wins (363) and has the most of all left-handed pitchers in MLB history. The 17 time All Star won 20 games or more 13 times, and was the NL Cy Young winner in 1957. After pitching 4 games for the Boston Braves in 1942, Spahn missed the next three seasons due to military service (thank you). Imagine how many wins he would have finished with if he didn't

National Baseball HoF - Five Reds and Willie!

  A short blog on some recent pickups of National Baseball Hall of Famers and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famers. I really like the colors and art work on the first two cards. National Baseball Hall of Famer and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Ernie Lombardi. 1982 Ernie Lombardi Diamond Classics Big League Collectibles, card #32. National Baseball Hall of Famer and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Edd Roush. 1982 Edd Roush Diamond Classics Big League Collectibles.  National Baseball Hall of Famer and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Johnny Bench. There are no bad cards of this great! 1985 TCMA, #NNO. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Jake Daubert. 1991 1922 American Caramel (E120) Reprint, #NNO. Scanner cut off the front text that reads "Jake Daubert, First Base, Cincinnati Nationals" National Baseball Hall of Famer and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Eppa Rixey. 1991 1922 American Caramel (E120) Reprint, #NNO. Scanner cut off the front text that reads "Eppa Rixey, Pitcher, Cincinnati Nat