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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Ahsoka Tano (Hasbro, 2008)

Ahsoka-force-push-frontA year or two after Revenge of the Sith came out, I more or less stopped collecting Star Wars action figures… I had more than I could possibly display at one time, and how excited can you get about buying different versions of the same character over and over again?

So I managed to miss the first Ahsoka Tano figure that was released shortly after the Clone Wars series debuted in 2008. Fortunately, she’s not that expensive or difficult to find seven years later. I was able to purchase a loose version with the money I got for selling off my extra Black Series Yoda.

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Assorted autographs

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:

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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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