Who I collect…

Posted: October 30, 2009 in Baltimore Colts, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Baseball, Blog, Football, Ripken Pursuit

When I started back with collecting, I had no idea what I was doing. I bought all sorts of packs, looking for the inserts and then just putting all the cards into a random box. I have recently started to narrow down what I collect.

I am going after all the HOF Orioles (Listed here in the order I collect: Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Eddie Murray (Orioles Uniform), Jim Palmer, Frank Robinson (Orioles Uniform), and Earl Weaver).

As for current Orioles players, I am focusing on Nick Markakis (Sorry Beardy) and Brian Roberts (Sorry Troll). The reasoning behind these two is pretty simple in my mind: Markakis and Roberts are the two faces of the Orioles Organization. And both do a lot to help out the Baltimore community. Nick Markakis has the Right Side Foundation and Brian Roberts does a number of things including Brian’s Baseball Bash.

On to football….

I am going after the BALTIMORE Colts HOF listed in this order: Johnny Unitas, Raymond Berry, John Mackey, Gino Marchetti, Lenny Moore and Art Donovan.

And current Raven players I am going after are Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. They are two of the best defenders in the NFL. And of course, Joe Flacco.

I will be trying to keep the Zistle accounts up to date.

All Ripken cards will be listed here.

And the rest of my Personal Collection here.

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Comments
  1. No worries, as an Orioles fan its hard not to collect Roberts and Markakis… Thats cool that your streamlining your collection. I am trying to do the same thing, i think its the perfect off season cleaning thing to do. Good luck!

  2. beardy says:

    I’m not threatened by you collecting Nick Markakis. You’ll never come close to my collection! :)

    I have a bunch of Markakis doubles that you are welcome to if you’d like them.

  3. madding says:

    I have one more card on the way for you that I found at the card show a couple of weeks back.

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