Daily Archives: September 3, 2017

New Football Card Pages Added to Tales

With the season upon us, and football in the news (for better or worse), I tend to get a bit more focused on my card collection this time each year.  Even though the Chargers have left my hometown team-less and unsure about the season, I’ve still found a desire to add new cards to my collection this year.  I have been building signed collections of some of my favorite players, which gives me the opportunity to go a bit beyond the normal boundaries that are in place for annual card sets, and pick up various inserts, regional and test issues.  Additionally, I have been building a small collection of 1965 Topps cards signed by the All-Star players who participated in the New Orleans boycott.  I only wish I’d thought of that collection sooner, as so many of these men have left us in recent years – Earl Faison, Art Powell, Ernie Warlick, Cookie Gilchrist… read more