Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Pink Rainbow Update: Russell Martin 2013 Topps Chrome

Today kicks off my month long event of pink cards.  For those that have forgotten, I am donating money to charity based on the number of comments left on my blog.  For a complete listing of how the event will take place please click on my Pete Rose autographed/inscribed Save Second Base post from last week.  I will be raffling off some cards as well throughout the month.

Because it's a big game for the Pirates today, if you leave a comment below and also say "Let's Go Bucs" I will put your name in the contest for the card I'm showing off tomorrow.  If the Pirates win today, one lucky person will win tomorrow's card.

Here's a card that I've had in my collection for almost a year, but never got around to posting because I have been planning out this month long Breast Cancer Awareness event.

As you may recall, I was at this game and more importantly am on this card.  It became a goal of mine to try to complete the rainbow.

The above pink refractor from 2013 Topps was had for around $20 shipped when the product hit shelves.  Numbered to only 5 copies, I couldn't pass it up.  I don't know why my scanner is suddenly miscropping everything, but I am sorry.  The card is actually perfectly centered unlike the scan above.

Last year, Russ had a huge game for the 1 game Black Out Wild Card game when he launched 2 homeruns in the Pirates 6-2 defeat of the Reds.  Let's hope he can do the same this year too.

5 comments:

  1. I'm hoping Russ's injury is not too bad. We need him tonight. Let's Go Bucs!

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  2. My Royals made it yesterday so let's see the Pirates do it today! Let's Go Bucs!

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  3. Best Wishes for today. Lets go Bucs!

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  4. A sweet Russ card indeed (like all of his cardboard)! I was pulling for the Pirates.

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  5. I was cheering for the Bucs, but I was too late on this post. Let's go Bucs!

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