The card I really wanted here was the Jamaal Williams, but after searching through the seller's other cards, I found a few that were cheaper than I could buy them on COMC. The Barry Sanders is a promo card, which is kind of cool, and the Ty Law is a 2017 Panini Phoenix orange parallel numbered to 99.
What I really spent the ebay bucks on was one of my "gray whales." This card has been sitting on the top of my wantlist since I first learned of its existence a few years ago.
- It's a Cub.
- Ken Hubbs was the 1962 NL Rookie of the Year.
- Like me (and Daniel at It's Like Having My Own Card Shop, apparently), Ken Hubbs was a Mormon.
- His plane crashed in Utah Lake. I live on the northern shore of the lake, just miles from the spot of the crash.
I do have a bit a of a concern, though, because most of the copies I've seen of this card are more expensive and in worse condition. This particular card is in really good shape for a 54 year old card. No creases, no writing, only slightly fuzzy corners. I gave a lowball best offer, and the seller countered with a price that wasn't much higher, which left me wondering why I got it for less than the other cards available. I'm no expert in vintage cards, so I'm turning to the cardsphere to help alleviate my fears. Does anything about this card appear counterfeit to any of you?