With that in mind, I managed to score a nice 76-card lot of Diamonds off of eBay for $45. It was mainly lesser players, but there were a few stars, including a nice Ichiro checklist:
The big lots are something of a double-edged sword though, because now that I kickstarted my Series 2 collection with 76 cards it will probably be hard to find another big lot that won't include a lot of doubles of ones I already have...
As always, I welcome any trade proposals to add to my collection. I may be buying a box of Series 2 soon, and I know a lot of you out there will be looking for the Kimball Champions cards.
Previous Trivia Question:
Who threw baseball's only (known) LSD-assisted no-hitter?
Answer: On June 12, 1970, Pittsburgh's Dock Ellis no-hit the San Diego Padres. Years later he admitted to being high as a kite on LSD for that game. Here's a funny animated video of Ellis recounting the game:
To steal a line from a book I'm currently reading, it was a fitting accomplishment for a man whose name can be written as "Ellis, D." :)
Today's Trivia Question:
On August 25, 1922, the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies set a record for most combined runs in a single game. How many did they score?