Sunday, October 7, 2018
Cleaning Up at the Card Show
Now that the regular season is over, and the Twins are well out of any playoff conversation, the card show this weekend seemed almost glum. The temperature had dipped into the 30s and the sky was grey and gloomy, none of which helped matters.
I focused my efforts on missing Twins from 2018 releases, now less in demand then previous shows.
One vendor had a binder full of just Barry Sanders cards, and now I think I have football cards completely out of my system.
There was "a smattering of random crap" (the vendor's words, not mine) and I found several fun additions inside.
There's also a vendor who brings monster boxes of cheap vintage, and a big box of dollar cards. These were listed at a buck each, but by the time all was said and done, I got about 20% off the stack. The Mattingly rookie has a serious crease heading straight for his back, so that's probably why it was just a buck. Big Dave Winfield is a '77 OPC, if the severe off-center cut was not enough to reveal that.