He and his classmates went to the local dollar store to buy Christmas gifts for their families. You may have heard that people were finding packs at the store for a penny at the Dollar Tree. These aren't the regular packs you'd see at your big box store or Hobby shop. These were 5-card packs, almost all base cards, with the occasional short print.
Anyway, my son bought a pack of 2013 Topps Series 1. That was it. For a penny. Which was fine, and the cards were all base...but he was supposed to spend a dollar. He could have bought a hundred of these things (if they had enough). But beggars can't be choosers, and it's what I asked for (one pack of Topps cards), so he got what was on the list.
This year, he and his class once again made the trip.
He made out like a bandit:
Not only did he spend his allotted dollar on my present on the 2015 Topps Series 2 pack, but he also got me three other three packs (2013 Series 2, 2013 Update, 2014 Update) for a penny each.
Cue the music!!! Sing along if you want!!!:
So what did I get in my Christmas Day packs:
The 2015 Topps Series 2 contained:
- #522 Sam Tuivailala, P, Cardinals
- #434 Carlos Frias, P, Dodgers
- #661 Grant Balfour, P, Rays
- #568 Chris Tillman, P, Orioles
- #600 Albert Pujols, 1B, Angels
Two rookie cards, two All-Stars, one of which is future HOF Pujols? This was a great pick.
Now, the other three I haven't opened yet. I'm curious about them too.
Let's end the year with a Pack Break Week!!! Stay tuned!!!