Vintage Saturday! A large envelope with no return address or note was delivered this weekend.
I was happy to open the envelope and find this 1969 Topps All Star Ron Santo on top.
The stack of 61 Cubs cards included a mix of early 1970’s along with some 2004 Topps. Included was a player I met recently, Joe Pepitone.
A 1969 Topps Lee Elia.
He’s better known as a Cubs manager, for when he went on the most epic postgame rants in sports in 1983.
(Note: Below audio not safe for kids)
Elia has a great sense of humor and was kind enough to sign a baseball for me with a special inscription…
Floating heads! I love the 1970’s Cubs team cards with floating heads.
1971 Topps Leo Durocher. This is a new addition to my collection.
Another new card is this 1970 Topps Ken Holtzman.
One more envelope arrived and inside this PWE from Mike in Ohio was a Mark Grace oddball Starline card.
One Million Cubs Project Stats
Saturday’s (2/2/2019) Cards: 76
Saturday’s (2/2/2019) Packages: 2
January’s Cubs Count: 9,343
February’s Cubs Count: 1,244
Total Trades/Donations: 33
Trade States of Origin: Arkansas, California (3), Connecticut (3), Illinois (3), Massachusetts (2), New Jersey (3), New York (5), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Wisconsin (4).