Like I said yesterday, a common theme of my Top Ten cards is the Hall of Fame rookie card. It wouldn't be a true Top Ten of my cards if it didn't include some players who I PC that are near and dear to my heart. Another common theme is "vintage". I am a huge fan of vintage cards, especially Topps. Also, many of my favorite cards are ones that I "invested" a significant amount of money in, at least significant in my eyes. This next card is the fisr huge card purchase I had when I jumped back into collecting as an adult.
What can I say about Brooks that I haven't already said on this blog? I have met him a couple times now and he is just a gem of a fellow. Always the class act, I am proud to be able to say that I am a super collector of Brooks. Adding this card to my PC was, at the time, such a huge addition as far as PC cards goes. It still remains one of my favorite all-time cards.
I have had the opportunity to add other '57 Topps Brooks Robinson rookies to my collection, at prices cheaper than what I paid, but I never jumped on them for whatever reason. I imagine that I will add some more of this card to my collection, because I like it so much. It is just a cool-looking card.