Steve Rittenberg's Wantlist

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Last updated August 29, 2015 unless otherwise noted. If the audit date is more than a month old, please ask before sending, including RAOK cards. [ ] means I no longer need a card because it was was ordered or promised to be sent or has not been put away.

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Prewar baseball
T202 End Panels - HAVE 41 of 140. Ames NYG, Austin STL-A, Becker NYG, Bescher CIN, Bresnahan STL-A, Bridwell BOS-N, Brown CHC, Camnitz PIT, Chance CHC, Crandall NYG, Dahlen BRK, Daubert BRK, Devlin BOS-N, Dooin PHN, Doolan PHN, Doyle NYG, Egan CIN, Hummell BRK, Kling BOS-N, Knight WAS, Krause PHA, LaPorte STL-A, Latham NYG, Lennox CHC, LordB PHA, LordH CHW, Mattern BOS-N, McLean CIN, Meyers NYG, Milan WAS, Mitchell CIN, Mullin DET, Murray NYG, Oakes STL-N, Oldring PHA, Phillipe PIT, Speaker BOS, Stanage DET, Thomas PHA, Titus PHN, Wheat BRK
Dupe: Dahlen BRK + Meyers NYG [Audited: 6-14-15]
Latest activity: bought 1 at the National in '15. Status: List current. Low priority.

1933 Goudey [Need 95 of 240] [2 Dazzy Vance HOF], 4 Heinie Schuble, 11 Billy Rogell, 12 George Pipgras, 15 Victor Sorrell, 16 George Blaeholder, 20 Bill Terry THROW, 21 Phil Collins, 22 Pie Traynor, 25 Paul Waner, 26 Chalmer Cissell, 27 George Connally, 29 Jimmie Foxx HOF, 31 Tony Lazzeri HOF, 34 Bob O'Farrell, 35 Al Simmons HOF, 37 Jimmy Wilson, 38 Fred Brickell, 39 Mark Koenig, 43 Lew Fonseca, 45 Larry Benton, 54 Ray Kremer, 55 Pat Malone, 56 Red Ruffing HOF, 63 Joe Cronin BAT HOF, 71 Robert J. Burke, 73 Jesse Haines HOF, 76 Mickey Cochrane HOF, 78 Jack Quinn, 81 Sam Jones, 82 Dib Williams, 85 Heinie Sand, 89 Tris Speaker RET HOF, 92 Lou Gehrig HOF, 98 Wally Berger, 99 Tony Cuccinello, 101 Richard Coffman, 103 Earle Combs, 105 Bernie Friberg, 106 Nap Lajoie SP HOF, 107 Heinie Manush HOF, 109 Joe Cronin HOF, 110 Goose Goslin HOF, 113 Oswald Bluege, 121 Walter Stewart, 126 Joe Moore, 127 Mel Ott HOF, 128 Chuck Klein HOF, 129 Hal Schumacher PIT, 135 Woody English, 138 Herb Pennock HOF, 142 Paul Richards, 147 Leo Durocher HOF, 148 Eddie Farrell, 150 Ray Kolp, 152 Zack Taylor, 155 Joe Judge, 156 Danny MacFayden, 160 Lou Gehrig HOF, 164 Lloyd Waner HOF, 166 Sam West, 168 Goose Goslin HOF, 171 Charlie Jamieson, 172 Billy Hargrave, 183 Rube Walberg, 186 John Schulte, 188 Rogers Hornsby HOF, 194 Earl Averill HOF, 195 Evar Swanson, 196 Leroy Mahaffey, 197 Rick Ferrell HOF, 200 Bill Hallahan, 202 Gabby Hartnett, 204 Riggs Stephenson, 207 Mel Ott BAT HOF, 211 Hack Wilson HOF, 214 John Kerr, 216 Lefty Gomez HOF, 220 Lefty Grove HOF, 222 Charley Gehringer HOF, 223 Dizzy Dean HOF, 225 Bill Jurges, 226 Charley Root, 227 Billy Herman, 228 Tony Piet, 229 Arky Vaughan HOF, 231 Joe Moore FIELD, 232 Lefty O'Doul, 234 Carl Hubbell HOF, 235 Fred Fitzsimmons, 236 George Davis, 237 Gus Mancuso, 238 Hugh Critz, 239 Leroy Parmelee, 240 Hal Schumacher
[Audited 8-6-15] No Babe Ruth cards on this list thanks to the magic of $1 reprints!

1934 Diamond Stars [Need 0] 11 Bill Dickey - Found a slabbed one on ebay. Now I need only high numbers.
Replace reprints of high numbers with beaters (very low priority) - 97 Lopez, 99 Traynor, 104 Rolfe, 105 Lombardi, 106 Lucas, 107 Hack
Wow! Received 103 Dickey from Mac at the National in '14 and Mungo from him in '15. Purchased reprints for the rest of the high numbers. Status: List current. Medium priority. [Audited 6-14-15]

1934-36 Diamond Star Red Sox - Need 1 Grove (1935 green) [Audited 7-21-15]

1934 Goudey [Need 1] 19 Grove Have a Dover reprint but would like the real thing some day. [Audited 6-14-15]

1934-36 Batter Up R318 - complete! [A topless set!] [Audited: 8-7-15]
Latest activity: Received Hack Wilson from Brian Lindholme to complete my low number set.

1934-36 Batter Up R318 Red Sox - Low numbers: I want all colors available. 10 Rick Ferrell (have pink, green, red), 13 Bill Cissell (have brown), 31 Lefty Grove (Have brown, blue), 49 Carl Reynolds (have blue, b/w, b/w topless), 60 Ed Morgan (have pink), 63 Roy Johnson (have blue, brown). High numbers: Need 147 Almada, 148 Cooke, 149 Berg, 151 Melillo, 162 Cascarella, 182 Cronin. I have extra high numbers to swap for Red Sox high numbers.

1935 Goudey (cut in four) I will also accept the four pieces taped together. [65 needed. Yikes! I bought a big pile to get me started but there were more dupes than I expected.] BengeR, BentonL, BishopM, BlantonC, BonuraZ, BottomleyJ, CantwellB, ClarkW, CoffmanD, CramerD, DeanD, DickeyB, DykesJ, EarnshawG, EnglishW, FerrellR, FerrellW, FitzsimmonsF, FoxxJ, FreyL, Gilly Campbell, GoodmanI, GoslinG, GreenbergH, GrimesB, GrubeF, HaasM, HadleyB, HarderM, HayesJ, HemsleyR, HermanB, HigginsP, HildebrandO, HudlinW, KampourisA, KleinC, KnickerbockerB, LeslieS, LyonsT, MahaffeyR, MaloneP, ManushH, Meyers (Myers)B, MyattG, OstermuellerF, PaddenT, PietT, RhemF, RoweS, RuthB, SewellL, StrippJ, SuhrG, TroskyH, VosmikJ, WalkerG, WeaverM, WeilandB, WestS, Whitehill (Myer)E, WilliamsD, WilsonJ, WrightG, ZacharyT [Last update. 7/7/15. Audited 4/12/15] Low priority - can't find these on ebay or at shows. Its difficult to put them away.
Dupes: Bartell NYG, Brandt NYG, Burke WAS, Bush PIT, Comorosky CIN, Hogan BRV, Kress WAS, Mancuso NYG, Marberry DET, Orsatti STL-N, Ruel CHW, Terry NYG, WanerP PIT

1935 Goudey 4-in-1 intact Red Sox team set:
Part 1: Red Sox fronts: 1G Bishop-Cissell-Cronin-Reynolds $300
Part 2: Joe Cronin puzzle backs (Puzzle #5) This has been a lot harder than I expected.
5C.1 Waner-Bush-Hoyt-Waner $350, 5E.1 Leslie-Frey-Stipp-Clark $125, 5F Adams-Bottomley-Comorosky-Piet $125

1939-46 Salutation Exhibits [12 needed] Cuccinello, Dean, Gehrig, Gehringer, Gomez, Hartnett SP, Klein SP, Kreevitch SP, Mulcahy SP, Rizzo SP, Vander Meer [Audited: 6-14-15.]
Medium priority - I've found just about all the affordable ones except Vander Meer. Maybe find some reprints for the others as I never see the SPs. Status: List current.

1939 Playball - complete! Includes a reprint #92 Williams but the hole is filled!
1939 Playball lower case (for Red Sox team set) - 7 Doerr, 16 Peacock, 92 Williams (haha). [Audited 4-18-13] Status: Current. These are harder to find than I thought.
1939 Playball need CAP replacements for lower case - Have: 35, 47, 57, 72, 78, 82, 89 Low priority. I will elevate priority when I find someone who wants them.

Postwar baseball
1947-66 Exhibits [Need 10] Alvis SP, G Coleman SP, Koufax, Kranepool SP, Peters SP, Powell SP, Richardson SP, Rollins SP, Ward SP, Yaz BOS SP (Have 1 for Red Sox binder. Now need 1 for set) [Notes: I hate this set. Audited 8-8-15] Latest activity: Recd Yaz from George V in Chicago. Wow!! The rest all are from 1966. I'd gladly take RPs or even scans at this point.

1948 Baseball's Great HOF Exhibits [Need 5 + 5 upgrades] Gehrig NYY, Hornsby STL, Matthewson NYG, Ruth/Btg NYY, Ruth/Standing NYY Upgrade to go from POOR to G-VG: Cobb, Johnson, Keeler, Sisler, Walsh [Audited 8-8-15]
Latest activity: Received Wagner from Talbot at Natl '15. Cool! Medium priority.

1949 Bowman [Need 136 of 240 cards] 3 PorterfieldB, 5 SauerH, 6 CavarrettaP, 7 DobsonJ, 10 GrayT, 13 ChesnesB, 14 SimmonsC, 15 GarverN, 16 KozarA, 17 TorgesonE, 19 BrownB, 20 HermanskiG, 22 LowreyH, 23 DoerrB, 24 MusialS, 25 ScheibC, 29 KinerR, 30 SeminickA, 31 KokosD, 33 SpahnW, 34 KosloD, 35 RaschiV, 36 ReeseP, 39 GoodmanB, 42 EversH, 44 PhilleyD, 46 RobertsR, 48 MarshallW, 49 SheaF, 51 WehmeierH, 52 SchmitzJ, 59 LohrkeJ, 60 BerraY, 61 BarneyR, 64 DiMaggioD, 65 SlaughterE, 66 ValoE, 67 DarkA, 69 HenrichT, 70 FurilloC, 72 HolmesT, 75 MayoE, 77 BonhamE, 84 CampanellaR, 90 CoanG, 95 PollettH, 100 HodgesG, 101 GordonS, 102 SpenceS, 107 LakeE, 108 HeintzelmanK, 109.1 FitzGeraldE SNOB, 110 WynnE, 111 SchoendienstR, 113 LamannoR, 115 LeonardE, 120 FanninC, 130 WalkerH, 132.1 EvansA SNOB, 133 RobinsonA, 134 BorowyH, 138 RosarB, 140 ScarboroughR, 142 WaitkusE, 145 DonnellyB, 146 McCormickM, 147 SingletonE, 149 ParteeR, 150 ClarkA, 151 HarrisM, 152 MaddernC, 153 MasiP, 154 HartungC, 155 GuerraM, 156 ZarillaA, 157 MastersonW, 158 BrecheenH, 159 MoulderG, 160 BlackburnJ, 161 ThompsonJ, 162 RoeP, 163 McCulloughC, 164 WertzV, 165 StirnweissS, 166 TreshM, 167 MartinB, 168 LadeD, 170 RigneyB, 172 PellagriniE, 174 MooreT, 175 ApplingL, 176 RaffensbergerK, 177 LopataS, 180 BerryC, 183 StringerL, 185 ReiserP, 187 MarchildonP, 188 DrewsK, 189 WootenE, 190 HearnJ, 191 HaynesJ, 192 GumbertH, 194 BrancaR, 195 BockmanE, 200 DobernicJ, 201 SistiS, 204 SavageB, 205 SislerD, 206 EdwardsB, 208 TroutD, 209 KellerC, 211 FerrisD, 212 HamnerR, 213 BarrettC, 214 AshburnR, 215 HigbeK, 216 RoweS, 217 PierettiM, 218 KryhoskiD, 219 TrucksV, 220 McCarthyJ, 221 MuncriefB, 222 KellnerA, 223 HofmanB, 224 PaigeS, 225 ColemanG, 229 LopatE, 230 GalanA, 232 McQuinnG, 233 DobyL, 234 SewellR, 235 RussellJ, 236 SanfordF, 237 KennedyM, 240 YoungN [Audited 8-29-15]

1949 Leaf [Need 58 of 98] [Audited 6-14-15]
First the ones that I can afford [17 of these]:
11 Phil Rizzuto, 14 Billy Johnson, 17 Frank Overmire, 26 Sam Chapman, 28 Jim Hegan, 29 Elmer Valo, 38 Ted Kluszewski, 39 Ewell Blackwell, 42 Kent Peterson, 47 George Vico, 57 Bob McCall, 61 Jake Early, 102 Gene Hermanski, 106 Lou Boudreau, 117 Joe Gordon, 128 Warren Rosar, 136 Cliff Aberson

Then the furshlugginer SPs: [41 of these]
5 Virgil Trucks/SP, 13 Casimer Michaels/SP, 19 John Wyrostek/SP, 20 Hank Sauer/SP, 30 Bill Goodman/SP, 33 Harry Lowrey/SP, 36 Al Zarilla/SP, 43 Eddie Stevens/SP, 45 Ken Keltner/SP, 48 Johnny Schmitz/SP, 51 Alvin Dark/SP, 54 Bobby Adams/SP, 62 Eddie Joost/SP, 63 Barney McCosky/SP, 66 Orval Grove/SP, 68 Ed Miller/SP, 78 Walter Evers/SP, 81 George Kurowski/SP, 85 Dave Philley/SP, 88 Frank Gustine/SP, 104 Edward Stewart/SP, 108 Matthew Batts/SP, 113 Emil Leonard/SP, 121 John Pesky/SP, 123 Clifford Fannin/SP, 129 Kirby Higbe/SP, 131 Sid Gordon/SP, 137 Harry Walker/SP, 138 Larry Doby/SP, 142 Danny Murtaugh/SP, 143 Dick Sisler/SP, 144 Bob Dillinger/SP, 146 Harold Reiser/SP, 149 Henry Majeski/SP, 153 Floyd Baker/SP, 158 Harry Brecheen/SP, 160 Bob Scheffing/SP, 161 Vernon Stephens/SP, 163 Freddy Hutchinson/SP, 165 Dale Mitchell/SP, 168 Phil Cavaretta/SP [Audited 4-12-15] Reprints and scans accepted for SPs.

1950 Callahan [7 needed] Baker '55, Chandler, DiMaggio '55, Hartnett '55, Lyons '55, Schalk '55, Vance' 55 [Notes: All are tough to find at a reasonable price. Audited 2-28-14.]
Latest activity: NONE. This set won't ever be finished with cards at reasonable prices.

1951 Topps Blue backs [Need 11] 6 Schoendeinst, 7 Staley, 12 Jethroe, 13 Vernon, 15 Joost, 26 Carrasquel, 32 Elliot, 39 Lopat, 48 Cox, 50 Mize, 52 Chapman
Latest activity: Found three from Uncle Dick in Chicago @ Natl '15. [Audited 8-8-15] Status: Up to date Medium priority.

1954 Bowman Variations - complete! [Audited 4-12-15]
1954 Bowman Variation Red Sox - complete (Goodman is the only variation)

1957 Topps [Need 9] Checklist 2-3 (Big Blony), Checklist 2-3 (Bazooka), Checklist 3-4 (Twin Blony), Checklist 3-4 (Bazooka), Checklist 4-5 (Twin Blony), Checklist 4-5 (Bazooka), Contest May 25, Contest July 19, [Lucky Penny Insert Card] (Wow! I received a CL and a contest card from Mark Talbot at Nat'1 13. Can you believe it?)
Latest activity: Purchased CL 1-2 in Cleveland. Status: Low/Medium. I have a feeling these are scarce and expensive.

1959 Topps upgrades [3 needed] I hate upgrading but here goes: These cards either have writing on the front or four soft corners or are others low grade. 25 Hoak, 211 Blaylock(w), 235 Thomas (gr) [Audited 7-23-15]
Latest activity: Received many at the National. Purchased a bunch of others. Came home from Cleveland and decided that even more need upgrades. Arrrrgh. I'm not a good upgrader.
Status: I'm sick of these. I don't know if I will ever try upgrading another set.

1959 Topps (variations) [Need 2]
Need one version + an upgrade: 40.1 Spahn (b 1931),
Need variation: 336.1 Loes (No "traded" statement) [Audited 7-23-15]
Status: List current. Priority: High though I didn't spend much time looking in Cleveland or Chicago.

1960 Nu-Card Scoops Hi-Lites - complete [Wow! STAN HACK demolished my WL at the National '14 leaving me with just a Colavito to complete the set.]
1960 Nu-Card Scoops Hi-Lites Red Sox - complete

1961 Post Cereal HAVE 3, 4, 17, 26, 39, 64, 66, 76, 77, 81, 87, 88, 101, 152, 155, 159, 173, 180, 182, 184 [b. 8/10/15]
1962 Post Cereal Huge thanks to James Moleta for a DS starter set that included lots of SPs.
[Need 27 of 200] 10 Terry, 15 Wood, 28 Breeding, 37 Power, 44 Held, 68 Veal, 82 Kluszewski, 91 Pascual, 111 Sherry, 113 Larker, 123 Purkey, 125 Brosnan, 130 Zimmerman, 131 McCovey, 137 Bailey, 139 McCormick, 148 McMillan, 159 Boyer, 165 Jackson, 166 Flood, 172 Groat, 175 Virdon, 179 Law, 189 Taylor, 192 Herrera, 195 Demeter, 198 Roberts [Audited 8-12-15]
1963 Post Cereal HAVE 12, 35, 46, 57, 64, 96, 83, 156, 158, 191, 198 [b. 8/10/15]
1963 Jello HAVE 51, 93, 110, 121, 139, 1555, 160, 169 [b. 8/10/15] I can't believe I'm listing the Jellos separately but I like them more than the post. Please shoot me or send me scanned copies of the tough SPs.

1962 Stat Back Exhibits (black back) [2 needed] Cash, Mantle. I have a Cash with a red back. Want to send me a black back for it? [Audited 6-14-15]
1962 Stat Back Exhibits (red back) Red Sox team set - complete!
1963 Stat Back Exhibits (red back) [6 needed + 6 replacements] Berra, Kuenn, Neal, Pascual, Robinson F, Williams UGH. I found SEVEN 1962 red back exhibits in my 1963 set. Now I need to find 1963 red backs to replace these: Gentile, Groat, Mahaffey, Matthews, Pappas, Spahn [Audited 6-14-15]
1963 Bazooka ATG [Need 5] 6 Young, 17 Ruth, 18 Mack, 34 Cochrane, 35 Cobb [Audited 8-9-15]
1963 Bazooka ATG Red Sox team set [Need 1] 6 Young [Audited 8-9-15]
1963 Bazooka ATG Silver [Need 20] 4 Mathewson, 6 Young, 8 Lajoie, 10 Wagner, 12 Johnson, 13 Brown, 15 Gehrig, 16 Johnson, 17 Ruth, 19 Greenberg, 20 McGraw, 25 Chance, 26 Clarke, 27 Robinson, 32 Hornsby, 33 Duffy, 36 Ott, 38 Lyons, 39 Anson [Audited 6-14-15]

1963 Topps Peel-Offs - complete. One upgrade needed: Jim Gentile [Audited 6-14-15]
1967 Topps Posters - complete! Dupes: 10, 21, 26, 28, 31x2, 32 [Audited 8/7/14]
1968 Topps Posters - HAVE Staub, Peters, Swoboda, Allen, FRobinson, Drysdale
1969 Topps Decals - HAVE Aaron, Clendenon, Jenkins, Koosman, Gibson, Yaz, Clemente, Mantle, FRobby.
1970 Topps Scratchoffs (white center) HAVE Stottlemyre, McDowell, Bosman, Bando, Spencer, Hegan, McCarver, Colbert
1971 Topps Scratchoofs (red center) HAVE Aparicio*, Beckert, McCarver*, Marichal*, Aaron* (upgrade to a single, whole card with scorecard on back)
1971 Coins - complete!
1971 Topps Coins Red Sox team set - complete!

1977 Topps Cloth Stickers (Set #2 ???) [Need 8 + 7 puzzle pieces] 6 Braun SP, 24 Kingman SP, 31 Morgan, 36 Palmer SP, 38 Rose SP, 40 Ryan SP, 41 Schmidt, 45 Stargell [Audited 6/14/15]
Cloth Sticker puzzle pieces: List destroyed by Sal Domino at the National. He bought two sets so he could finish mine. Now it's my turn to find some and help others.

The prices for the HOFers are to help me search when I don't have my full paper list with me.
1975 Hostess [Need 64 of 150] 1 Tolan, 13 Barr, 27 Luzinski, 29 Rose $12.50, 30 Bell, 37 Winfield $5, 41 McBride, 42 Cuellar, 47 Concepcion, 48 Yastrzemski $7.50, 49 Garvey $3, 50 Otis, 51 Reuschel, 53 Watson, 54 Ellis, 55 Bailey, 56 Carew $6, 57 Hebner, 58 Ryan $15, 60 Coleman, 61 Cey, 62 Porter, 63 Carlton $5, 65 Cardenal, 66 Lee, 78 Medich, 79 Messersmith SP, 80 Yount SP $12.50, 81 Oliver SP, 83 Bench SP $6, 85 Kingman SP, 86 Herrmann SP, 87 Garr SP, 89 Rader ERR or COR SP, 91 Russell SP, 92 Mayberry SP, 93 Cash SP, 94 Burroughs SP, 95 Simmons SP, 96 Decker SP, 97 Buckner SP, 98 Darwin SP, 99 Niekro SP $4.50, 100 Sundberg, 101 Gross, 102 Tiant, 103 Beckert, 104 McRae, 106 Hargrove, 107 Gullett, 108 Fuentes, 109 Grubb, 111 Millan, 112 Money, 113 Monday, 114 Bosman, 118 Champion SP, 121 Geronimo, 122 Orta, 123 Jones, 124 Busby, 139 Zisk, 140 Hendrick, 141 Murcer [Updated 8-7-15. Audited 7-7-15]

1976 Hostess [Need 40 of 150] 11 Yount $5, 12 Manning, 15 Kingman, 19 Garvey $3.50, 20 Blue, 21 Rader, 22 Bench $5, 26 Horton, 28 Cowens, 30 Smith, 31 Darwin SP, 32 Peterson SP, 33 Carew SP $5, 35 Seaver SP $6, 36 Robinson SP $6, 44 Burleson, 55 Vail SP, 57 Orta SP, 59 Chalk SP, 62 Carter SP $5, 79 Ryan SP $16, 84 Schmidt $7.50, 85 Capra, 89 Coleman, 90 Gross, 91 Mayberry, 92 Candelaria, 95 Bell, 97 Matlack, 105 Lopes, 114 Brett $7.50, 121 Cuellar, 130 Grieve, 131 Cosgrove, 132 Meyer, 133 Parker, 137 Eckersley $5, 138 Jenkins $4, 141 Hunter $4, 149 Yastrzemski $6 [Updated 8-7-15. Audit needed.]

1977 Hostess [Need 30 of 150] 19 Montanez SP, 20 Metzger SP, 32 Brock SP $3, 34 Yount SP $3, 35 Garvey SP, 36 Brett SP $5, 38 Royster SP, 40 Foster, 41 Carter $3, 56 Mayberry, 63 Tanana, 70 Sutton $2.50, 74 Ruthven, 77 Koosman, 88 Waits, 89 Cey, 97 McBride, 98 Chambliss, 99 Metzger, 114 Matlack SP, 115 Hernandez SP, 117 Carlton SP $3, 128 Gossage, 129 Baylor, 130 McKay, 132 Pagan, 136 Stein, 137 Fingers $2.5, 140 Alexander, 141 Tenace [Updated 8-7-15. Audit needed.]

1978 Hostess [Need 47 of 150] 11 Stargell $4.50, 16 Williams, 17 Abbott, 18 Ford, 22 Hernandez, 27 Brett $9, 29 Boone SP, 31 Murray SP $18.50, 32 Lavelle SP, 33 Stennett SP, 34 Kuiper SP, 36 Rozema SP, 37 Wynegar SP, 38 Page SP, 39 Stein SP, 41 Hargrove, 42 Bonds, 44 Bench $4.50, 47 Jackson $9, 49 Carlton, 51 Yeager, 73 McCovey $4.50, 77 Thompson, 78 Eckersley $4, 79 Sundberg, 81 Bochte, 82 Hendrick, 85 Metzger, 86 Medich, 88 Leonard, 89 Randolph, 90 Bobby Murcer, 97 Meyer, 103 Hutton, 104 Candelaria, 105 Orta, 113 Schmidt $9, 121 Jones, 123 Harrah, 135 Parker, 136 Whitfield, 137 Garland, 138 Yount $4.50, 145 Bostock, 146 Carter $4.50, 147 Blomberg, 150 Munson $4 [Updated 8-7-15. Audit needed.]

1979 Hostess [Need 54 of 150] 14 Caldwell, 19 Tenace, 20 Burroughs, 21 Barrios, 24 Carter $2.50, 26 Munson $1.50, 28 Cey SP, 29 Richard SP, 32 Martinez SP, 33 Evans SP, 34 LeFlore, 35 Waits, 36 Cooper, 64 Evans, 68 Brett $6, 69 Piniella, 71 Carlton, 75 Garner SP, 77 Fidrych SP, 79 Stinson SP, 80 Oliver SP, 81 Flynn SP, 87 Vuckovich, 97 Sundberg, 98 Horner, 99 Jones, 100 Montanez, 101 Ryan $12, 102 Smith $15, 106 Fisk, 107 Foster, 108 Hernandez, 110 Nettles, 111 Cruz, 113 Boone, 114 Lopes, 115 Murray $3, 117 Whitaker, 118 Dilone, 121 Murphy $2, 122 Matlack, 123 Bochte, 124 Stearns, 126 Orta, 128 Bench $3, 130 Sutter $2.50, 133 Blyleven, 135 Singleton, 139 Revering, 140 Zisk, 144 Rose $7.50, 145 Eckersley $2.50, 147 Bell, 148 Hargrove, 150 Harrah [Updated 8-7-15. Audit needed.]

OPC baseball
1968 OPC Red Sox: #156 WS game 6, 2 Yaz Batting Ldr, 6, Yaz HR Ldr
1969 OPC Red Sox [Might need some of the leader cards.]
1971 OPC [5 needed] 547 Dobson, 628 Bateman, 665 Swoboda RC, 714 Williams MGR, 747 Severensen (traded to R.Lyons) [Audited 8-8-15] HUGE thanks to Mac for a '71 OPC Yaz. Wow!!
1971 OPC Red Sox - complete!

Exhibit reprints, TCMA baseball and other postcard sized cards
1944-45 Albertype HoF Placque Postcards - Type 1: HAVE Wagner [b. 8/9/15]
1974 Baseball's Great HOF Exhibits: HAVE Frank Chance (but it may go into the Red Sox binder since they mention his managerial career) [b. 8/9/15]
1977 Baseball's Great HOF Exhibits: HAVE Whitey Ford, Ted Williams (Needed for Red Sox binder??), Hank Greenberg, Honus Wagner [b. 8/9/15]
1973-80 TCMA All Time Greats: HAVE Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra & Casey Stengel, Warren Giles [b. 8/9/15]
1973-78 TCMA League Leaders: HAVE Freddie Lindstrom (Reverse is Natl Leagues Hits leaders from the 20s) [b. 8/9/15]
1974 TCMA The Babe Postcards: HAVE Babe Ruth and Tony Lazzeri [b. 8/9/15]
1977 Jim Rowe 4-on-1 Exhibits: HAVE Tigers, Red Sox [b. 8/9/15]
1985 TCMA Photo classics: HAVE 12, 34, 36, 37. I will eventually move this to my UV list. [b. 8/9/15]
Bright Yellow National Baseball HOF postcards - I don't know what year, if any. HAVE: Aaron, Banks, Ford, Dean, Berra, Aparicio, Drysdale, Gehrig, Killebrew, Matthews, Mantle, Mays, Musial, Ruth, Snider, Spahn, Williams [b. 8/9/15]

Football

Bowman Football
1948 Bowman Football - not interested in these right now. I don't like cards without names on the front.
1952 Bowman Small Football - complete!
1952 Bowman Large Football [9 needed] 16 Gifford RC NEW, 23 Marchetti RC DAL, 46 Donovan RC SP DAL, 63 Conerly SP NEW, 98 Dillon RC GRE, 99 Stydahar RC SP CO LOS, 127 Matson RC SP CHI, 135 Ronzani RC SP CO GRE, 144 Lansford DAL [Audited 7/7/15]

Fleer Football
1960-1963 Fleer Football - complete!
1963 Fleer Football [4 needed] 10 Buoniconti, 47 Dawson, 64 Dougherty, 72 Alworth

Philadelphia Gum Football - complete!

Topps Football
1951 Topps Felt Backs -not interested yet but someday!
1951 Topps Magic HAVE: 9, 18, 30, 31, 46, 57, 59, 60, 67, 68, 69. Dupes 46, 57, 68, 69. [b 8/10/15] Thanks to Joel Freedman for the push to get me started. I also have a pile of trimmed ones. Who would trim these? The kid did a lousy job of it too. I hope he didn't become a surgeon. [b. 8/10/15]
1955 Topps All American FB - complete!
1956-1965 Topps Football - complete!
1966 Topps Football [1 needed] 15 Funny Ring Checklist. Not worth the price. I'll print a copy of a scanned version and call it quits.
1967-1980 Topps Football - complete!
Dupe football sets coming in 2013. Well, maybe 2014. Make that 2015.

Topps football insert sets
1969 Topps Four-in-One inserts (This is a set of the perforated cards) [Need 14] [Audited 8/6/15] Where's the list???? Sorry Gary. Here's the list: Cox, JeffersonR, Jeter, JonesH, Kress, Meredith, Nowatzke, Rochester, Roland, Suggs, Talamini, Vogel, Wilburn, Woodson
[8/6/15 I'm close enough on these that I will start accumulating the unperforated cards. :-) I only have a couple of these.]
1970 Topps Glossy Inserts - complete
1971 Topps FB Game Inserts - complete!

Kelloggs Football
1970 Kelloggs FB HAVE 2*, 3, 12, 19, 26, 36, 46, 47. Cracks ok but don't want paper loss on back. Upgrades needed: 2 (paper loss on back). Dupes: 3 Tom Matte Colts. I need to check Ed Schott's list to see if he needs it.. And I have an OJ around here somewhere. [b 8/10/15]
1971 Kelloggs FB HAVE 15, 33, 41, 57 [b 8/10/15] I like how Mac Wubben reports when he started his sets. I wish I had done that. Oh well. 15 years too late, I suppose. Maybe I can trace through 15 years of spreadsheets? Doubtful.

Post Football
1962 Post Football HAVE 1, 3, 6, 8, 14, 20, 22, 33, 35, 37, 39, 43, 48, 50, 56, 57, 70, 76, 77, 84, 88, 90, 91, 101, 113, 119, 122, 126, 130, 131, 150, 152, 153, 163, 164, 166, 176, 181, 187, 198. Dupes: 6, 8, 35, 39, 101, 128. Jim Johnson (a $50 SP) is floating around somewhere. Boy, I'm glad I didn't give that one to the Jim Johnson that I work with! Thanks to Sam Majors (OBC friendly dealer) for the starter set a couple of years back. Several of these cards belong to Mike Young. It says so on the back. If you know him, please ask him to contact me.

Basketball
Topps 1980-81 (intact) [1 needed] 34 Bird/139 Johnson/181 Erving [I have perforated cards and a reprint. Do I quit? I don't want to spend $100+ on this one.]
Fleer 1971-72 Globetrotters (Dark grey) - complete!
Fleer 1971-72 Globetrotters (Lite grey or White) - complete!
Fleer 1971-72 Globetrotters (Cocoa Puffs) - complete!

Hockey
Topps Hockey
1954-55 thru 1979-80 - complete!
1976-77 Topps Glossy Inserts (1 * on back) [Need 1] Rich and Betza finish this @ National '14. August 9, 2015: NOT complete. Arrgh. I put a 1 Clarke with ** into the binder instead of a **. Does this surprise anyone? [8/8/15]
1976-77 Topps Glossy Inserts (2 * on back) [Need 1] 5 Dryden [8/8/15] I have a * Dryden to swap.
1977-78 Topps Glossy Inserts (1 * on back) [Need 1] 13 Park [Audited 8/9/15]
1977-78 Topps Glossy Inserts (2 * on back) [Need 1] 21 Vachon, 22 Young [Audited 8/8/15]
1977-78 Topps Glossy Inserts - Square (not rounded) corners (1 * on back) [Need 1] 7 LaFleur. Curse you Talbot for starting me on these. [b. 8/9/15]
1977-78 Topps Glossy Inserts - Square (not rounded) corners (2 * on back) [HAVE 1] 4 Dionne. Curse you Talbot for starting me on these. [b. 8/9/15]
1979-80 Topss Helmet and Stick Decals [Need 4] 3 Buffalo Sabres, 10 Minnesota North Stars, 14 Philadelphia Flyers, 20 Washington Capitals. Dupes: Atlanta Flames, Winnepeg Jets. Sorry Sal - I found a near set so I don't want to pull the Rangers and Islanders for you. Blame George for the competitive pressure to ratchet up my collector level. :-) [b. 8/10/15]
1980-81 Topps Hockey (unscratched or scratched) - complete after purchasing it, losing it, purchasing it again and putting it away 10 months later. Of course, I found the missing one only hours after I ordered another one.
1980-81 Topps Hockey (unscratched) - complete!

OPC Hockey
Ugh - I've now divided these into OPC with English and OPC with French. I've lost my mind.
1971-72 OPC booklets (English) [Need 11 of 24] 1 Hull, 2 P Espo, 9 Polis, 11 Grant, 15 St Marseille, 16 Keon, 19 Widing, 20 Kurtenbach, 21 Drouin, 23 Howe, 24 Orr [Audited 8/8/15]
1971-72 OPC booklets (French) HAVE: 1 Hull, 5 Crozier, 11 Grant, 15 St. Marseille, 23 Howe, 24 Orr
[Need 18 of 24] 2 P Espo, 3 Tallon, 4 Plante, 6 Richard, 7 Giacomin, 8 Perreault, 9 Polis, 10 Clarke, 12 Delvecchio, 13 T Espo, 14 Unger, 16 Keon, 17 Dryden, 18 Gilbert, 19 Widing, 20 Kurtenbach, 21 Drouin, 22 Smith [Audited 8-9-15]
1977-88 OPC Glossy Inserts (will it ever end??) [Need 9] 1 Cashman, 2 Cheevers, 3 Clarke, 5 Dryden, 6 Gillies, 7 Lafleur, 9 MacLeish, 12 Murdoch, 22 Young [Audited 8/8/15]
Latest activity: Received 17 Resch from Domino @ Natl '15.

WHA Hockey
1974-75 thru 1977-78 OPC WHA Hockey - complete!
1976-77 OPC WHA Hockey - complete! I bought a set so now I have lots of dupes. Gotta file them away.
1976-77 OPC WHA Hockey Puzzle - complete!

Parkhurst Hockey
1951-52 Parkhurst [5 needed] 4 Richard RC, 52 Bariko/McNeil, 61 Sawchuk RC DET, 66 Howe RC, 86 Kennedy RC TOR
1952-53 Parkhurst [1 needed] 58 Horton

Post 1980 hockey can be found here: 1981 - present

Boxing

1948 Leaf Boxing HAVE 7, 24, 32, 33, 35, 42, 73, 74, 77, 98. [b. 8/10/15] Dupes 35 (paper missing on back), 77
1951 Topps Ringside HAVE 9, 12, 23, 25, 26, 33, 38, 47, 58, 60. [b. 8/10/15] Dupes: 38


>>>>>>>>>> OBCers met <<<<<<<<<<<<<<< [I need to add the rookies.]
If your name is not on this list, then its my mission to meet you. Let me know if you are ever in the Washington DC area. OBC is the greatest group ever. Here are the people I've met so far (131): 19 + 20 + 21 + 11 + 20 + 12 + 17 + 8 + 3
ABC: Sean Adkins, George Altemose, Anthony Arbeeny, Mark Atnip, Dan Austin, Bob Bannon, Andy Baran, Jim Beauchemin, Brian Betza, Geordie Calvert, Joe Cerullo, Dan Cipra, Barry Clesh, Glenn Codere, Jerry Coker, John Collins, Greg Conway, Andy Cook, Bob Corvello, Al Cummings (20)
DEF: John Dahms, Doug DeJong, Wayne Delia, Jeff Delott, Joe Denning, Mike Diamanti, Terry Dietrick, Richard Dingman, Brett Domue, Sal Domino, Bob Donaldson, Sean Draper, Brian Dwyer, Scott Earle, Bill Ebbing, Rick Ellison, Dave Fallen, Bob Farrell, Rob Fitts, Foertschbeck, Joel Freedman (21)
GHI: Larry Gersbach, Rob Gioia, Joel Glickman, Spike Glidden, Ken Goetsch, Kent Goto, John Scott Gray, Joe Greco, Mike Hair, Brock Hattox, John Harrell, Jim Hatch, George Hay, Steve Hitzeman, Dave Hornish, Tom Housley, Joe Isaac, Peter Iversen (18)
JKL: Kilbourn, Kimball, Kingsbury, Knowles, Kolenda, Labs, Leroux, Levine, Lindholme, List, Luurs (11)
MNO: Mike Mackie, Mark Macrae, Bill Malson, Gary Mandell, Kevin Martens, Tom Massimo, Sean McGowan, John McLaughlin, Peter Mead, Lynn Miller, James Moleta, Jim Montgomery, Kent Montgomery, George Moore, Howard Morgan, Ken Morganti, Mike Mroz, Carl Mura, Tim Newcomb, Kit Okamuro (20)
PQR: Chuck Paris, Nick Pelletier, Ron Perry, Robert Pigeon, Ed Pike, Ken Pillion, George Pizzo, Grant Rainsley, Rick Redpath, Bob Reed, Mike Rich, Steve Rittenberg (12)
STU: Jeff Sackmann, Taylor Schock, Ed Schott, Wes Shepard, Aaron Shirley, Doug Smith, Rex Stahlman, John Storman, Chris Stufflestreet, Pat Sweeney, Rick Svetecz, Mark Talbot, Taylor(?), Neal Thomas, Larry Tipton, Jim Tomlinson, Jason Ursaner (17)
VWX: Eric Vaituzis, TJ Valacak, George Vrechek, Geno Wagner, Fr Pat Wattigny, Jim Wiehe, Mike Wierzbicki, Mac Wubben (8)
YZ: Matt Yudt, Mark Zentkovich, Larry Zurawski (3)

Not met: Carlos Alcazar, Dan Angland, Ashton, Paul Biggs, Steve Carter, Doug Chamberlain, Chambers, Yuk Chow, Dan Coen, Al Crotte, Dick Cummings, Bob D'Angelo, Joe Duffy, Fischer, Linda Fitak, Fox, Gonzalez, Greenwood, Griffin, Hankins, Holland, Johnson, Julien, Keating, Kinney, Greg Kuhn, Linden, Lyons, Greg Miller, Nathan, Neill, Newman, Jimmy Parker, Purdham, Raum, Don Rice, Saletta, Saxton, Schaub, Schoenrock, Matt Shirley, Silva, Jeff Sinclair, Dave Skoglund, Keith Summers, Sweet, Wainwright, Wells, West, Williams, Wolf, Woods (Rookies: remind me to add you!)

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