Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Vladdy's Orioles Cards

It's no secret that I was a fan of Vladimir Guerrero before the Orioles signed him prior to the 2011 season. I've followed Vladdy's career since his time with the Harrisburg Senators, at the time my local minor league team, in the mid-90's and was thrilled when the Orioles signed him. His numbers weren't great last year, and it seems unlikely that the O's will re-sign him for the 2012 season, but I really enjoyed having my favorite (formerly) non-Orioles player come to play for my favorite team, even if it was just for one season.

I've passively collected Vlad's cards over the years, but never have put too much focus on it, since my collection already takes up more space than it should. But when Ryan, the man behind the '"O" No!!! Another Orioles Blog, showed off his copy of this awesome 2011 Topps Lineage Giants Vladdy G card a few weeks back, I knew that it was time I officially threw my hat in the ring to collect Vlad's Orioles cards. So if anyone out there has any cards of Vlad as an Oriole to trade, please let me know!

(I couldn't wait to obtain a copy of this Lineage Giants card, so I already have this one in my collection)


zman40 said...

I never saw that insert before. Was it a box topper or something?

Paul Hadsall said...

Good luck with your new collection focus.

Stealing Home said...

i just saw a vladi o's card in my stuff the other day as i was making a package for justin from the hopeful chase. i dont think that card went in his package as i sent him o's pitchers.
i remember thinking that card is sweet myself. if i still have it, its all yours. email me if i dont email you first.

Orioles Magic said...

Zach- Yes, I believe these were box toppers. I didn't buy any Lineage so am now sure.

Paul- Thanks, I think there are only about 30 cards (at this point at least) so I won't be stretching myself too thin.

SH- Thanks, I will be in touch