Former Secretary of State and Retired General Signed Custom Index Card
Autograph Collecting Government and Politics

Colin Powell’s Rules of Leadership and signed card

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Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it. – General Colin Powell, retired.   Born in Harlem as the son of Jamaican immigrants on April 5, 1937, Colin Powell raised himself well above the circumstances of his birth. Powell graduated from City College of […]

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1974 Topps Traded 249T by George Mitterwald
Autograph Collecting Baseball

249 – 1974 Topps Traded – George Mitterwald

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The Minnesota Twins signed 20-year-old undrafted free agent George Mitterwald on April 29, 1965. A 1966 September call-up, Mitterwald made his big league début on September 15, 1966. He replaced Earl Battey as a defensive substitution after Battey allowed three passed balls. Known as Baron, he became a full-time major leaguer in 1969. Baron caught […]

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1953 Topps Archive #192 Wally Westlake
Autograph Collecting Baseball

192 – 1953 Topps Archive – Wally Westlake

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The Brooklyn Dodgers signed 19-year-old Wally Westlake in 1940. A 6 foot tall, 186 pound Outfielder who also spent a few games at the hot corner, Westlake broke into the majors on April 15, 1947, starting for the Pittsburgh Pirates in right field. He played his first game against the Chicago Cubs at historic Wrigley […]

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Autographed Bill Campbell 1987 Topps card 674
1987 Topps Autograph Collecting Baseball

674 – 1987 Topps – Bill “Soup” Campbell

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The Minnesota Twins signed Bill “Soup” Campbell as an undrafted free agent on September 25, 1970. A right-handed pitcher, the 6’3, 190 pound Soup played his prep baseball at Ganesha High School in Pomona, California. He played his college ball at Mount San Antonio Junior College in Walnut, California. He broke into the Majors on […]

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1987 Topps 525 signed by Phil Bradley
1987 Topps Autograph Collecting Baseball

525 – 1987 Topps – Phil Bradley

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With the 53rd pick of the 1981 free agent draft, the Seattle Mariners selected former University of Missouri Tiger Phil Bradley. After two years in the minors, he received a September call-up in 1983. His Major League début came on September 2, 1983, when he pinch hit for Pat Putnam. He did not reach base […]

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776 1987 Topps card signed by Tom Brunansky
1987 Topps Autograph Collecting Baseball

778 – 1987 Topps – Tom Brunansky

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A product of West Covina High School, Tom Brunansky played his college baseball for Cal Poly Pomona. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drafted him with the 14th overall selection of the 1978 free-agent draft. His Major League debut came on September 1, 1983. He started in left field, going 1 for 4, and scoring a run […]

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1987 Topps card 26 signed by Greg Brock
1987 Topps Autograph Collecting Baseball

026 – 1987 Topps – Greg Brock

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Greg Brock played college baseball for the University of Wyoming. The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Brock with the 336th overall pick of the 1979 free-agent draft. He made his major league début for the Dodgers on September 1, 1982. In his début, he pinch hit for Steve Yeager in a chessmatch of a game hosting […]

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Signed 1987 Topps Sid Bream with Romans 5:8 inscription.
1987 Topps Autograph Collecting Baseball

035 – 1987 Topps – Sid Bream

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Sid Bream played his college baseball at Liberty Bible College in Lynchburg, Virginia. The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted him with the 48th overall pick of the 1981 free-agent draft. He made his major league début on September 1, 1983. He pinch hit for Steve Yeager in the 9th inning of a loss to the Montreal […]

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Sports Card Collecting

2017 Topps Flagship Needs. Help a Brother out

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Topps 2017 Flagship is ugly, I dislike the design, but I’m nearly finished hand collating series 1 and 2. Alas I have some holes, and out of the 5 – 36 card packs I picked up today, I only got 10 cards I needed. Grumpy Dave is Grumpy. The All-Time All-Star design is nice, and […]

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1987 Topps card signed by Rich Bordi.
1987 Topps Autograph Collecting Baseball

638 – 1987 Topps – Rich Bordi

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The Oakland Athletics drafted Rich Bordi with the 56th overall pick of the 1980 free-agent draft. He played his college ball at California State University, Fresno. He made his Major League début on July 16, 1980, just over a month after the draft. Bordi pitched two innings in relief against the visiting Detroit Tigers in […]

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