As a little tribute to one of the first people to make me feel welcome in the blogging community, I'm going to post every Pirates card I've scanned. It's not many, as I'm not really a baseball guy, but I will take any card and there are some.
|1958 Topps #4|
|1970 Topps #188|
|1991 O-Pee-Chee #293|
|2008 Upper Deck #337|
Since that's kind of a light post, here's some more Pirates...whether they ever set foot in Pittsburgh is questionable.
|1952 Topps Look 'n See #122|
|1952 Topps Look 'n See #123|
|1954 Topps Scoop #92|
|1954 Topps Scoop #97|
Unfortunately, I don't have any cards of the Pittsburgh Pirates that played briefly in the NHL in the 1930s. They are out there, I just don't have any, yet.
Arguably Matt's biggest contribution to the hobby has been organizing the Secret Santa every December. He did it the past two years and it was awesome.
The first year Peter K. Steinberg got me and got me this:
last year Scribbled Ink got me and got me this:
I thank you Matt, for all that you have done for the community, and just being an overall friend of the hobby. Enjoy your retirement, but don't be a stranger!