A Mikey2Trades Kind Of Day

Not exactly a Mikey2Trades kind of day, because one of my two packages on Thursday was an eBay purchase. But the other package was from @Mikey2Trades from Twitter.

Many people reach out to me and ask if I buy Cubs cards. Short answer is no. Long answer is it depends on the price, if I have it, and if I want it. Every now and then I take to eBay and search for Cubs.

One such day I placed a bid on a Bowman Sterling Nico Hoerner autograph. There was a few days left in the auction and I submitted a bid with the maximum amount I would pay. Many people think this isn’t the way to utilize eBay, as you should wait until the last minute and snipe. Pish posh. I’ve been bidding on eBay auctions since 1998, and I’m not changing my strategy. Now get off my lawn.

Oh…here’s the Nico Hoerner Bowman Sterling autograph. I ended up getting it for $11.29 shipped, which was less than I expected based on his call-up and success early on in the big leagues.

Mikey2Trades sent a box of 396 Cubs baseball cards. Something I would like to do in my Mailday posts is feature a random Cubs player that’s included in a package. In my last post, I highlighted a stack of Keith Moreland baseball cards. Here’s a few Jody Davis cards. Davis suited up for the Cubs for most of the 1980’s. The catcher made his MLB debut with Chicago in 1981, and was traded to the Atlanta Braves in late September 1988.

Another Cubs fan favorite was Randy Hundley. I just ran into Hundley two weeks ago at the Larry Pogofsky All Star Challenge. Randy signed a baseball for me.

The trumpet-playing Carmen Fanzone makes an appearance on a 1973 Topps card.

Finally, I don’t have too many of these All Star stamped cards from 2018 Topps. And this is a Javier Baez card. A great addition to my Baez collection.

One Million Cubs Project Stats
Thursday’s (9/19/2019) Cards: 397

Thursday’s (9/19/2019) Packages: 2

January’s Cubs Count: 9,343

February’s Cubs Count: 8,980

March’s Cubs Count: 15,704

April’s Cubs Count: 11,651

May’s Cubs Count: 7,273

June’s Cubs Count: 7,690

July’s Cubs Count: 10,803

August’s Cubs Count: 11,929

September’s Cubs Count: 7,573

Total Trades/Donations: 243

Trade States of Origin:
Arizona (3)
Alabama (5)

Arkansas
California (20)

Colorado (5)
Connecticut (12)

Delaware

Florida (9)

Georgia (3)

Idaho (3)
Illinois (19)
Indiana (5)

Iowa (2)

Kansas

Kentucky (2)

Louisiana
Maryland (10)
Massachusetts (9)

Michigan
Minnesota (3)

Mississippi

Missouri (3)

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire (2)
New Jersey (12)

New Mexico (3)
New York (22)
North Carolina (6)
Ohio (12)

Oregon (3)
Pennsylvania (6)

Rhode Island (2)

South Carolina

South Dakota
Tennessee (8)
Texas (7)

Utah

Vermont (3)

Virginia (2)
Washington (5)

West Virginia (7)
Wisconsin (12)

Countries of Origin

Canada (1)

Korea (2)

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