Thursday, May 17, 2018

Tie one on

Highlight:

Not only does this card come as a new one to my collection, but reminded me of something I probably knew and forgot...Tie Domi actually played his first couple NHL games as a Leaf before travelling around to New York and Winnipeg and then returning to Toronto.

I would have expected to remember those couple games since, in two games for Toronto, he racked up 42 PIMs. Funny enough, that was Tie Domi in a nutshell - the type of player from the era that you don't really see much of now.

The rest
Keepers:

I am not a PC guy, but if I was, Ron Francis would be another guy I would consider collecting. Such a solid team-first player and leader as a Whaler, and as a Pen, then adding his veteran experience to Carolina as shown here - just such a classy guy.

Traders:


Only comment here is that, a few of the 2004-05 Ultra cards filled some holes which is nice.

Through 1780 cards:
Specific Accomplishments:
- Complete 2003-04 SP Authentic Basketball (90 card pure base)
- Complete 2005 Upper Deck Classics (100 card pure base)
- 3 Complete 2007-08 UD McDonald's Hockey Checklist Subsets (6 cards)
- 1973-74 O-Pee-Chee Hockey #30 Bobby Orr (All-Star)
- 2004-05 Upper Deck Legends Classics Platinum #64 Marcel Dionne Platinum 06/10
- 2007-08 Topps Base (x 4) and 1957-58 Variations Basketball  #112 Kevin Durant (Rookie)
- 2009-10 Topps #321 Stephen Curry (Rookie)
Hockey Baseball Basketball Football Austin Powers Other
Toronto 190 26
Inserts / Var Kept 373 63
Error 19 3
Keep 2308 353
Doubles/Sell 2086 270 1974 3188 312 43
Doubles Inserts / Var 158 4 193 217    

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