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Last updated April 13, 2014 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 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, Dooin PHN, Doolan PHN, Egan CIN, Hummell BRK, Kling BOS-N, Knight WAS, Krause PHA, LaPorte STL-A, Lennox CHC, LordB PHA, LordH CHW, Mattern BOS-N, McLean CIN, Meyers NYG, Milan WAS, Mitchell CIN, Mullin DET, Oldring PHA, Speaker BOS, Stanage DET, Thomas PHA, Titus PHN, Wheat BRK. Dupes: Wheat BRK + Meyers NYG [Audited: 3-30-14]

1934 Diamond Stars [Need 19] (includes 2 in the mail) 3 Rabbit Maranville, 11 Bill Dickey, 18 Chick Hafey, [35 Earle Averill], 36 Ernie Lombardi, 44 Rogers Hornsby, 91 Bucky Harris, [92 Ethan Allen], 97 Al Lopez, 98 Schoolboy Rowe, 99 Pie Traynor, 101 Dick Barte1ll, 102 Van Mungo, 103 Bill Dickey, 104 Robert Rolfe, 105 Ernie Lombardi, 106 Red Lucas, 107 Stanley Hack, 108 Walter Berger [The high numbers are listed but I don't know if I will collect them.] [Audited 4-8-14]

1934 Goudey [Need 17 (1 in the mail)] 19 Grove, 29 French, 35 Lombardi, 52 Bell, 54 Schulmerich, 56 Koenig, 62 Greenberg, [71 Tinning], 74 Boken, 75 Werber, 76 Trosky, 81 Brown, 83 Mooney, 88 Peel, 93 Ostermuller, 94 Rolfe, 96 DeShong [Audited 4-8-14]

1934-36 Batter Up R318 [Need 6 (1 has been ordered)] [A topless set!] 11 Benge BRK, [26 Mungo BRK], 28 Foxx PHA, 42 Gehringer DET, 45 Lazzeri NYY, 73 Wilson BRK, [Notes: Accepting all Red Sox for color variation master set. I'm not collecting the high numbers but I have some to swap for Red Sox. Audited: 1-20-14.]

1935 Goudey (cut in four) [88 needed. Yikes! I bought a big pile to get me started but there were more dupes than I expected.] AllenE, AllenJ, BengeR, BentonL, BerryC, BishopM, BlantonC, BonuraZ, BottomleyJ, BrickellF, CantwellB, ClarkW, CoffmanD, ColemanE, CramerD, DeanD, DeshongJ, DickeyB, DykesJ, EarnshawG, EnglishW, FerrellR, FerrellW, FitzsimmonsF, FoxxJ, FreyL, GehringerC, Gilly Campbell, GoodmanI, GoslinG, GreenbergH, GrimesB, GrubeF, HaasM, HadleyB, HarderM, HayesJ, HemsleyR, HermanB, HigginsP, HildebrandO, HudlinW, JacksonT, KampourisA, KleinC, KnickerbockerB, KoenigM, KuhelJ, LeslieS, LyonsT, MahaffeyR, MaloneP, ManushH, MeyerB, Meyers (Myers)B, MooreG, MyattG, OstermuellerF, OttM, PaddenT, PietT, RhemF, RogellB, RolfeR, RoweS, RuthB, SchumacherH, SewellL, StoneJ, StrippJ, SuhrG, ThevenowT, TraynorP, TroskyH, VosmikJ, Walker (DeShong)D, WalkerG, WeaverM, WeilandB, WestS, Whitehill (Myer)E, WilliamsD, WilsonJ, WrightG, ZacharyT
[2/26/14 - Audit needed]

1939-46 Salutation Exhibits [16 needed] Cuccinello, Dean, Dickey [either], Ferriss SOX (Have 1 of 2), Foxx (Have 1 of 2), Gehrig, Gehringer, Gomez, Hartnett SP, Hubbell, Klein SP, Kreevitch SP, Mulcahy SP, Rizzo SP, Russell SP, Vander Meer [Notes: I thought I had a second Foxx and Ferris for the Red Sox album but I cannot find them so they stay on the list. Audited: 2-28-14.]

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, 17 Dickman, 20 Heving, 27 Ostermuller, 40 Bagby, 62 Carey, 92 Williams (haha), 101 Cramer, 103 Berg, 107 Vosmik. [Audited 4-18-13]
1939 Playball need CAP replacements for lower case - Have: 35, 47, 57, 72, 78, 82, 89
1940 Playball - Set is complete thanks to Mike Rich, who pulled #193 Dean from his own set to finish mine!

Postwar baseball
1947-66 Exhibits [Need 19] Alvis SP, Brewer BOS (Have 1 of 2), Gcoleman SP, Curtwright, FHoward, Hubbs SP, Koufax, Kranepool SP, Linz SP, Maris, Peters SP, PiersallMissing?, Powell SP, Richardson SP, FlRobinson, Rollins SP, Santo SP, Ward SP, Yaz BOS (need 2) SP
[Notes: I'm starting to hate this set. Stupid SPs. Audited 2-28-14]

1948 Baseball's Great HOF Exhibits [Need 13] Alexander PHI, Chance CHC, Cochrane PHA, DuffyMISSING, Gehrig NYY, Hornsby STL, Lajoie CLE, Matthewson NYG, Ruth/Btg NYY, Ruth/Standing NYY, Speaker CLE, Wagner PIT, Young CLE [Audited 2-28-14]

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.]

1951 Topps Red backs - completed March 2014 with 22 Feller from ebay.

1951 Topps Blue backs [Need 27] 6 Schoendinst, 7 Staley, 8 Sisler, 10 Page, 12 Jethroe, 13 Vernon, 14 Munger, 15 Joost, 17 Smalley, 19 Masi, 21 Johnson, 25 Mele, 26 Carrasquel, 30 Slaughter, 31 Brissie, 32 Elliot, 33 Lenhardt, 34 Torgeson, 35 Byrne, 37 Doerr, 39 Lopat, 41 Schmitz, 48 Cox, 49 Sauer, 50 Mize, 51 Waitkus, 52 Chapman [Audited 3-29-14]

1954 Bowman Variations [5 needed (includes 2 purchased online but not recd)] (Those in [] have either been purchased or are promised to me by OBC]
81B Coleman (.952/.975 field avg.) [Have opposite variation to swap],
139A Ward (.961/.992 field avg.) [Have opposite variation to swap],
[140C Rogovin (8-12 WL)],
163A Philley (152 G with no traded line)
[Audited 3-23-14]

1954 Bowman Variation Red Sox - complete (Goodman is the only variation)

1955 Bowman - Set complete! Kent Goto gave me a 202 Mantle that's even nicer than the one I found in a Baseball Card Magazine for $5. WOW!

1957 Topps [Need 11] (1 in the mail) Checklist 1-2 (Big Blony), 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 June 22], 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?)

1959 Topps upgrades [29 needed] I hate upgrading but here goes: These cards either have writing on the front or four soft corners or are others low grade. 40 Spahn (any) 53, 57, 70, 73, 91, 178, 199, 306, 360, 370, 387 Drysdale, 430 Ford, 441, 460, 463 Kaline, 517
gray backs: 206 Furillo, 220 Malzone, 226 Ceccarelli, 264 Carrasquel, 271 Pena
white backs: 222 Shantz, 224 Osteen, 235 Thomas, 247 Ferrarese, 268 Francona, 270 Hodges, 271 Pena
[3-30-14: Need to audit this]

1959 Topps (variations) [Need 3 (includes 1 from eBay purchased but not recd)]
Need one version + an upgrade: 40.1 Spahn (b 1931),
[Need variation: 322 Hanebrink (no "Traded" line)],
Need variation: 336.1 Loes (No "traded" statement),
[Audited 3-21-14]

1960 Nu-Card Scoops Hi-Lites [6 needed + 1 or 2 Red Sox] 21 Musial 5HRs, 27 Mays Catch, 42 Greenberg, 47 Ruth 60 HR (upgrade), 50 Mantle HR, 68 Colavito), Red Sox: 52 Williams, [54 Snodgrass] [Audited regular set 2-28-14. Need to audit Red Sox.]

1962 Stat Back Exhibits (black back) [4 needed] Cash, Clemente, Mantle, Musial. I have a Cash with a red back. Want to send me a black back for it? [Audited 2-28-14]

1962 Stat Back Exhibits (red back) [1 needed] Malzone (for the Red Sox binder)

1963 Stat Back Exhibits (red back) [10 needed + 7 replacements] Berra, Hubbs, Koufax, Kuenn, Musial, Neal, Pascual, Robinson F, Santo, Williams UGH. I found SEVEN 1962 red back exhibits in my 1963 set. Now I need to find 1963 red backs to replace these: Francona, Gentile, Groat, Mahaffey, Matthews, Pappas, Spahn [Audited 2-28-14]

1963 Bazooka ATG [Need 16] (6 in the mail) [3 Chesbro], [5 Pennock], 6 Young, [8 Lajoie], 9 Plank, [11 Bender], 12 Johnson, [15 Gehrig], 17 Ruth, 18 Mack, 20 McGraw, 27 Robinson, 31 Keeler, 34 Cochrane, 35 Cobb, [41 Collins] [Audited 3-30-14]

1963 Bazooka ATG Silver [Need 22] (1 in the mail) 1 Tinker, 4 Mathewson, 6 Young, 8 Lajoie, 10 Wagner, 12 Johnson, 13 Brown, 15 Gehrig, 16 Johnson, 17 Ruth, 19 Greenberg, 20 McGraw, 21 Evers, 25 Chance, 26 Clarke, 27 Robinson, [28 Vance], 32 Hornsby, 33 Duffy, 36 Ott, 38 Lyons, 39 Anson [Audited 3-30-14]

1963 Topps Peel-Offs [3 needed] Jim Gentile (u), Lee Thomas (u), Bill White (somehow White is missing!!) [Audited 3-30-14]

1964 Topps Coins - complete!
1964 Topps coins Red Sox Team set - complete thanks to Yaz AS from Constable Grant Rainsley! [Audited 7-5-13]

1966 Fleer All Star Match - Bought a set at the National

1967 Topps Posters [Need 11] 1 Powell, 3 RobinsonBrooks, 6 Mantle, 7 Howard, 8 McDowell, 15 Aaron, 16 Drysdale, 18 Oliva, 23 Killebrew, 24 Wagner, 27 Torre

1971 Coins [Need 31 including 2 from COMC] 44 Savage, 52 Tovar, 54 Murcer, 55 Taylor, 56 John, 58 Yaz SOX (need one) $13.5, 61 Cepeda $8, 62 Kaline (upgrade?) $10, 64 Campaneris, 65 Sizemore, 71 Clemente $30, [73 Perry $8], 76 Melton, 82 Northrup, 83 Fairly, 86 McDowell, 87 Brock $9, 98 Scott SOX [Need 2], 102 Reichardt, 109 Cannizzaro, [115 Carlton $9], 118 Munson $8, 124 Rodriguez, 126 Epstein, 131 Wise, 132 Bando, 135 Jones, 138 Peterson, 143 Beckert, 149 Bench $10, 151 Clendenon

1971 Topps Coins Red Sox team set: 98 Scott. Need to check this.

1977 Topps Cloth Stickers [Need 14 + 7 puzzle pieces] 6 Braun SP, [7 Brett], 12 Cash, 19 Garvey, 24 Kingman SP, 31 Morgan, 32 Munson, 36 Palmer SP, 38 Rose SP, 40 Ryan SP, 41 Schmidt, 45 Stargell, 52 Winfield, 53 Yastrzemski, [3/23/14]

1977 Topps Cloth Sticker Puzzles Checklists (Need 7 of 18) [3/22/14]
American League (5): AL Puzzle CL UL, AL Puzzle CL UC, AL Puzzle CL MR, AL Puzzle CL SP BL, AL Puzzle CL SP BC
National League (2): NL Puzzle CL MC, NL Puzzle CL MR

OPC baseball
1968 OPC - complete! Needed #100 Clemente and 177 Ryan but Wubben sent them. Can you believe it? I still cannot!!
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 9-12-13]
1971 OPC Red Sox [3 needed] 530 Yaz, 678 Thomas [Audited 9-12-13]

Football

Bowman Football
1948 Bowman Football - not interested in these right now

1952 Bowman Small Football [7 needed] (1 from COMC) 1 Van Brocklin LOS, 3 Walker DET, 4 Owen NEW, 16 Gifford NEW, [50 Sandusky CLE], 92 Pihos PHI, 105 Groza CLE, [Audited 4/1/14]

1952 Bowman Large Football [26 needed (including 2 in the mail] 16 Gifford RC NEW, 18 Justice SP WAS, 23 Marchetti RC DAL, 27 Miller RC SP DET, 29 McElhenny RC SAN, 30 Baugh WAS, 33 Cone GRE, 45 Van Buren SP PHI, 46 Donovan RC SP DAL, 48 Halas CHI, 56 Rote GRE, 63 Conerly SP NEW, 72 Schweder RC SP PIT, [78 Layne], 83 Perry SAN, 90 Johnson RC SP GRE, 98 Dillon RC GRE, 99 Stydahar RC SP CO LOS, [111 Ratterman CLE MISSING], 117 O'Donahue RC SP SAN, 127 Matson RC SP CHI, 135 Ronzani RC SP CO GRE, 136 Rechichar CLE, 140 Lary RC DET, 142 Landry NEW, 144 Lansford DAL [Audited 3/30/14]

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, 1951 Topps Magic - not interested yet but someday!

1955 Topps All American FB [Set complete!] [Upgrades to Fair: 10 Dudley (trimmed), 54 Dooley (paint), 76 Bertelli (paper missing)] [Audited 2-17-14]

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.
1969 Topps Four-in-One inserts (This is a set of the perforated cards) [Need 67] Adderley, AndersonDi, AndersonDo, Antwine, Arbanas, Bass, Beathard, Beer, Biletnikoff, Blanks, BrownBill, Bull, Butkus, Coan, Colclough, Costa, Cox, Dale, Denson, Dixon, Dowler, Farr, Flatley, Frederickson, Gambrell, Garron, HayesH, Headrick, Hicks, Howley, JeffersonR, Jeter, JohnsonC(red), JonesH, King, Kress, Lindsey, Lloyd, Maples, Martha, Meredith, Morall, Nitschke, Nowatzke, O'Bradovich, Parks, Perreault, Piccolo, Randall, Renfro, Rentzel, Richardson, Rochester, Roland, Sayers, SmithB, Starr, Stofa, Suggs, Talamini, Taliaferro, Tinglehoff, Vogel, WalkerW, Wilburn, Woodson, Wright

1970 Topps Glossy Inserts - complete
1971 Topps FB Game Inserts - complete!

Dupe football sets coming in 2013. Well, maybe 2014

Basketball
Topps 1980-81 (intact) [1 needed] 34 Bird/139 Johnson/181 Erving
Fleer 1971-72 Globetrotters (Dark grey) [1 needed] 67
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 3] 7 Esposito, 11 Lafleur, 22 Ratelle [Ratelle: Have an extra ** to swap for a *] [3/22/14]
1976-77 Topps Glossy Inserts (2 * on back) [Need 6] 2 Park, 5 Dryden, 19 Martin [Dryden and Martin: I have an extra * to swap for **] [3/22/14]
1977-78 Topps Glossy Inserts (don't care about **** yet) [Need 15] 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 [3/22/14]
1977-88 OPC Glossy Inserts (will it ever end??) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22 [3/22/14]
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
1971-72 OPC Hockey Booklets [7 needed] 2 P Espo, 9 Polis, 16 Keon, 19 Widing, 20 Kurtenbach, 21 Drouin, 22 Smith [Audited 7-4-13]

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 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
1963-64 Parkhurst - complete!

Post 1980 hockey can be found here: 1981 - present

>>>>>>>>>> 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 (119):
ABC: Adkins, Altemose, Arbeeny, Atnip, Austin, Bannon, Baran, Beauchemin, Calvert, Cerullo, Cipra, Codere, Coker, Collins, Conway, Cook, Corvello, A. Cummings (18)
DEF: DeJong, Delia, Delott, Diamanti, Dietrick, Dingman, Domue, Domino, Donaldson, Draper, Dwyer, Earle, Ebbing, Ellison, Fallen, Farrell, Fitts, Foertschbeck, Freedman (18)
GHI: Gersbach, Gioia, Glickman, Glidden, Goetsch, Goto, Gray, Greco, Hair, Hattox, Harrell, Hatch, Hay, HItzeman, Hornish, Housley, Isaac, Iversen (18)
JKL: Kilbourn, Kimball, Kingsbury, Knowles, Kolenda, Leroux, Levine, Lindholme, List, Luurs (10)
MNO: Mackie, Macrae, Malson, Mandell, Martens, Massimo, McGowan, McLaughlin, Mead, L. Miller, Moleta, J Montgomery, K Montgomery, G. Moore, Morgan, Morganti, Mroz, Newcomb, Okamuro (19)
PQR: Paris, Pelletier, Perry, Pigeon, Pike, Pizzo, Rainsley, Redpath, Reed, Rich, Rittenberg (11)
STU: Sackmann, Schott, Shepard, Smith, Stahlman, Storman, Stufflestreet, Sweeney, Svetecz, Talbot, Thomas, Tipton, Tomlinson, Ursaner (14)
VWX: Vaituzis, Valacak, Vrechek, Wagner, Wattigny, Wiehe, Wierzbicki, Wubben (8)
YZ: Yudt, Zentkovich, Zurawski (3)

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

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