One of the things I love the most about collecting is the history associated with the hobby. I enjoy what Topps has done in recent years in making historical mini cards like Allen & Ginter, Gypsy Queen and Kimball Champions relevant to today’s collector.
While I appreciated what Topps is trying to accomplish (from both a history perspective and a money making perspective) I have no intent or desire to collect mini’s. I’ll hold on to mini’s from teams I collect (Cubs and Pirates) or other players whom I admire (Jackie Robinson to name one) they just take up precious space in my collection (despite their minuscule size).
So today, I offer you my dear readers my recently obtained Kimball Champion mini’s from my recent ’11 Topps Update buys.
In addition Holliday and Ozzie in his Padres gear (KC – 119 and 133) I also have miniature pictures of Jimmie Foxx and Alex Rodriguez (KC – 104 and 113 respectively).
Please someone take these from me. Anyone? Bueller?