Monday, December 30, 2013

McCutchen Monday: 500th Post!!!! THE ULTIMATE ANDREW McCUTCHEN AUTO ADDED!!!

On March 15, 2011 I created my first post.  I built this blog mainly to show off my card collection and so I could go back and remember how I felt about the direction of the Pirates organization.  There were several long periods of no posting as I battled through two hurricanes and several illnesses.  Through the nearly 3 years of having this blog though, I have made some good trading partners and learned a lot about the hobby through their wisdom.  It's been a fun ride so far.

I needed a major card to show off how much my collection has changed since I created this blog and that's why I'm showing off a sort of holy grail of McCutchen autos.  

2005 Topps Chrome printing plate cyan 1/1 AUTO!!!!
I was in talks with the owner of this card on the Blowout Card forums then he decided to let it go on ebay with a reasonable best offer price.
It goes well with these other 3 cards, don't you think?

Looking back over the past 3 years of posts, I realized how much money I have spent on this hobby.

2011 Andrew McCutchen totals
  • 1 printing plate/proof 
  • 2 manurelics
  • 2 jersey relics
  • 3 jerseys/autos
  • 7 autos
  • 0 silks
  • 1 IP Auto
  • 0 sketch
2013 Andrew McCutchen totals
  • 15 printing plates/proofs
  • 7 manurelics
  • 47 jersey relics
  • 19 jersey or bat/auto
  • 48 autos
  • 3 silks
  • 3 IP Auto
  • 2 sketch
As my collection continues to grow, I will continue to post more and more cards on the blog as long as you guys are still reading it.  Have a Happy New Year and be safe!!!


  1. Congratulations on reaching that amazing milestone and for your awesome purchase. I'd love to one day pick up a McCutchen autograph for my collection... let alone an autographed printing plate.