Monday, August 24, 2015

My Twins Frankenset Page 8

I've seen a few FrankenSets out there - for example John has a Braves set and a Uniform Number Set, Tom has a Cubs set, Nick has the Dime Box FrankenSet, Robert has a serial numbered card set, Night Owl has a night card set. Jeff's got a White Sox FrankenSet. I'm sure there are many others. Tell me about yours in the comments!

I decided this would be a good way to at least start organizing my Twins cards.

My own "rules" for the set are pretty simple -
1. Each card should be a Twins player in a Twins uniform (and exclude multi-team cards)
2. If at all possible, each page should have 9 unique players and 9 unique sets
3. Have Fun (Mandatory)

Here's Page 8:

And the Backs:

64 - Gary Gaetti 1989 Donruss
65 - Rick Aguilera 1992 Donruss Triple Play
66 - Gene Larkin 1992 Topps Stadium Club
67 - Joe Mauer 2008 Topps Stadium Club 1st Day Issue
68 - Kirby Puckett 2004 Fleer Greats
69 - Byron Buxton 2014 Bowman Chrome
70 - Harmon Killebrew 2012 Topps Archives (1962 Reprint)
71 - David Ortiz 1998 Bowman
72 - Rod Carew 2003 Topps Gallery

Digging deep with the Gene Larkin card - he's fresh off his 1991 World Series game 7 winning base hit on that card. I thought about getting the original Killebrew for the #70 spot (I have a copy of the card, but it's with all the other Killebrew cards in a PC binder), but this one was a quarter and looks great in the binder.

The great news is that Buxton is probably back for good in the majors!


  1. I saw Buxton got his first RBI the other day. He's in my keeper league and I'm counting on big things from him!

    1. His bat will probably be the last tool to develop as Major League Ready, but he's already one of the fastest guys in the American League, and a great defender in the outfield.
      Now, Sano, on the other hand, has great plate discipline and serious power. I wouldn't be surprised if he hit 30 homers next season.

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    1. It's kind of the opposite of a Tatooine card - maybe a "Forest of Endor" Card?