I was bored, so I decided to look through my folder on my laptop of the random baseball cards I have scanned over the years for this blog. While looking through the folder, I saw something that caught my eye, a 2009 Topps Career Quest auto of Andrew McCutchen. I instantly got mad at myself because if the card was a 2009 issue, then odds were that I had sole it for cheap at one of the card shows back then because I didn't know how big of a star McCutchen would become.
Anyway, if the season ended today, I don't think it would be too much of a stretch of the imagination that McCutchen would run away with the NL MVP. He is batting .373 at this moment with 22 home runs, 66 RBIs and is leading an improbably Pirates team that looks destined for the playoffs for the first time since 1992.
I'm really happy that I didn't sell this card. Sometimes the best deals you make are the ones that aren't made at all.