I got a package of four figures from Dorkside Toys today that was either a late Christmas present (since it was paid for with Christmas money) or an early birthday gift (since my birthday is later this month.)
Of course, that forced me to rearrange some of my display shelves to find room for my new acquisitions.
My Dancing Groot bobble head decided he was more at home among actual plants, so he didn’t present any immediate organizational challenges.
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I haven’t done an autograph post in a few days, but I got an interesting mix of things in the mail today.
First, the baseball:
One of my autograph trading partners got Mike Hampton to sign a couple of cards for me at one of the Houston Astros off-season caravan appearances last week. Hampton didn’t leave New York on the best terms, but without him the Mets would never have appeared in the World Series in 2000.
Without a Subway Series, I don’t know that I would ever have come back to baseball…. needless to say, I’m very happy to have a Mets card signed by Hampton in my collection.
The Mets have not held any public caravan appearances since their 2006 playoff appearance… a fact I find very interesting.
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