Most of my baseball card collecting these days is limited to the New York Mets and various minor league team sets I manage to pick up along the way.

Occasionally, there are exceptions. In 2011, I decided to try to complete the set of mascot inserts from Topps’ Opening Day set. After a few recent additions, I’m only missing four more. (Needless to say, I did not try again in 2012 or 2013.)

Swinging-Friar Dbacks

Does anyone know why the Swinging Friar™ is identified on the front of his card, but D. Baxter the Bobcat is not?

A larger but more recent project is attempting to finish the set of 50 1972-style mini cards from Topps Series 2. Thanks to a few recent purchases and a couple of cards that Anthony sent me, I am almost halfway there.

Ernie-Banks Reggie-Jackson

RA-Dickey James-Shields

Yogi-Berra-mini Brandon-Phillips-2013-T-72-

What baseball card sets are you still trying to finish?

About Paul

I'm the former editor of a weekly community newspaper in New Jersey. I've been a New York Mets fan for most of my life and I've been blogging about them, minor league baseball, baseball cards and autograph collecting at RandomBaseballStuff.com since 2007. Contact me at paul@randombaseballstuff.com

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