Three was the magic number on Friday with a couple of trade packages courtesy of Justin in Indianapolis and James in Minnesota. The third package was an eBay purchase utilizing a $3 off coupon.
With that coupon I was looking for Cole Roederer. I found a 2018 Bowman Chrome Draft Purple Refractor numbered 92/350. It’s price was less than $3, so I found another purple Refractor…
Aramis Ademan numbered 64/250. I was disappointed that the seller used only one penny sleeve for both chrome cards. This can easily scratch the chrome cards.
What I wasn’t disappointed with was the two trade packages from James and Justin. The mailer from James was loaded with 2019 Donruss with a bunch of hits. Take a look at all the Kris Bryant cards. The Franchise Futures is numbered 344/999 and the 150th Anniversary stamp is numbered 32/150.
How about Javy? Baez is easily my favorite Cubs player and I was still on cloud nine a day after the Cubs opening day win against the Rangers in which Javy hit two home runs.
The stack of Baez included a 2017 Allen & Ginter black border mini, 2019 Topps Stars of the Game Insert, and 2019 Donruss Diamond Kings numbered 1/99.
Anthony Rizzo is also well represented with a 2019 Donruss Franchise Features numbered 97/249, 2019 Donruss numbered 66/99, and one numbered 25/484.
Stepping back to the 2000’s was this 2005 Topps Finest Corey Patterson green Refractor numbered 43/199.
Justin from Indy sent a great mix of Cubs that included vintage.
1958 Topps Tony Taylor, 1962 Topps Bob Will, 1965 Topps Vic Roznovsky, 1966 Topps Bob Buhl, and 1968 Topps of Joe Niekro and Rob Gardner.
A new Sammy Sosa for the player collection: 2000 Fleer die-cut.
Jason Heyward 2016 Topps black numbered 27/65.
A great Mailday and a big thank you to Justin and James, who will be getting packages of Don Mattingly and Twins, respectively.
One Million Cubs Project Stats
Friday’s (3/29/2019) Cards: 463
Friday’s (3/29/2019) Packages: 3
January’s Cubs Count: 9,343
February’s Cubs Count: 8,980
March’s Cubs Count: 15,528
Total Trades/Donations: 85
Trade States of Origin:
New Jersey (6)
New York (7)
North Carolina (2)