Thursday, May 16, 2013

Wright On

2012 Topps Finest Refractor David Wright #38

School has started for me a few days ago and let me tell you it's been a mind rush right from the start. I am currently enrolled in Penn State's online program to earn my bachelor's degree in Information Sciences & Technology. I'm loving every second of it so far and it's keeping me even busier than I already am.

I wanted to do a short post tonight to reflect that I may not have as much time for the blog while school is in play, but I didn't want to go on and on about it because I got an idea that came to me for times that I don't have much time.

This post is that idea.

You may know that I am a big David Wright collector. He is my favorite baseball player, past and present. I will most certainly be a lifetime collector of his no matter if he stays with the Mets for his whole career or if he winds up with another team for his final years as a pro.

I have actually accumulated over 40 unique pieces since my return to the card hobby. I am quite proud of that and if you are laughing at me thinking that it's quite a small number, it's also a number that you may have been at, sometime in your collecting career.

I figured since I plan on maintaining this blog for years down the road, I would start talking about my Wright collection, piece by piece.

Or, if I don't have much to say about the particular card, I can always ramble on about some of the various other adventures that bounce around in my life.

The refractor that I have posted here was an impulse selection on ebay. I keep a pretty hefty watch list of cards I'm seeking on ebay, however this one wasn't on it. It was a 2 dollar shot in the dark. I had to have it at that very second and I'm glad that I did.

Wright On, David! Wright on.

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  1. I love Wright too! I;ll see about PWEing you some soon.


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