BucCollector's Wantlist Top Ten

by BucCollector - 17 cards (Last updated on Apr 19, 2022)



1. 1948 Bowman #38 Buddy Jeannette


This HOF rookie is one of only two cards issued during Jeannette's playing career, and the other is a bread label. For my collection of basketball players from the Pittsburgh area.

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2. 1952 National Tea Labels #19 Danny Murtaugh


One of my PCs. Have never seen even a picture of this card.


3. 1970-71 Dayton Daily News M137 #148 Manny Sanguillen


Another of my PCs. This one belongs to a friend, whose scan I borrowed. Only one I have seen.

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4. 1971-72 New York Nets #NNO Jim Ard / Rick Barry / Jeff Congdon / Sonny Dove / Joe Depre / Jarrett Durham / Manny Leaks / Bill Melchionni


Don't know what this is or what it looks like, but it's the only "card" of Jarrett Durham.


5. 1973 Sherbrooke Pirates #NNO Tony Armas


Most of the Pirates of the 1970s didn't have minor league cards. Here's one. I have some of the cards from this set, but not Armas.

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6. 1974 Seattle Rainiers #NNO Rick Kuhn


After quitting baseball, Rick Kuhn played basketball at Boston College and was involved in the infamous point-shaving scandal there.

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7. 1978-79 Mexican Pacific League Stickers #154 Mike A. Easler


https://www.tcdb.com/Profile.cfm/daclyde has blogged about this set. Could there really be only one in existence?

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8. 2006 Topps McDonald's All-American Game - Autographs #G14 Jacki Gemelos


Inspirational player, never had a WNBA card.


9. 2008 Salute to Columbus Eras #NNO Manny Sanguillen


For my Sanguillen PC. I have several other cards from this set, which was an insert in a Columbus Clippers program.


10. 2008 Topps Gift Sets Los Angeles Dodgers #51 Mike Easler


Mike Easler deserves a list of his own. Who else has appeared in Venezuelan winter league sets; a Mexican winter league set; Japanese Pacific League sets; in minor league sets as a player, a coach, and a manager, and in major league sets as both a player and a manager?

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Comments

Nov 2, 2016 - 12:30AM
switzr1
Would be interested in a backstory of why you want these particular cards. Would they finish sets? Are they tough cards of players you collect?
Dec 20, 2016 - 12:06AM
Vvvergeer
I'm with switzr1. That's an unusual list. Must go look at your collection now. Curiosity piqued. V3
Dec 20, 2016 - 12:21PM
BucCollector
@switzr1 @Vvvergeer - Comments added, thanks!
Dec 20, 2016 - 1:47PM
Vvvergeer
Good comments, indeed. Thanks. Fun way to collect.
Dec 20, 2016 - 7:57PM
switzr1
Very cool. Nice to know why people collect what they collect. Sounds like you have a lot of fun with the hobby!
Jun 28, 2017 - 3:43PM
hafengr

One of my teachers in high school was Rick Kuhn's older brother. I remember that situation well. All came to be with a few high school buddies of Rick who were "Made" if you know what I mean. 

Jun 11, 2019 - 12:28PM
Mike67

That Forbes Field card is beautiful... I'd love to get that for my ballparks collection..



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