First up, my brother and sis-in-law grabbed me a value pack of 2013 Topps Chrome baseball--three packs of four cards plus three bonus Orange Refractors. Here's the contents of those packs:
Here the Russell Martin is reserved for TMV's BB4L Greg Z., but again, everything else can be had. The regular Refractor (which still looks great after all these years!) is Evan Longoria. I thought I did pretty well with my bonus pack, which featured Jeter on top, and ended up being 100% AL East.
Next up was a mystery package from my best friend from college (who's basically a brother to me at this point) who's now in California. It was surprisingly large and had the old Italian "fra-gee-lay" sticker on it, so I really had no idea what it could be until I tore into it and found
|Apologies, Cubs haters, for the reflection of that pennant hanging on the wall!|
I'm definitely gonna have fun picking out what to show off in it and will likely change up its contents once in a while since I can.
To say I was happy with this loot is an understatement, and as always I thank my family and friends for being thoughtful enough to get me stuff they knew I'd like!
What about you guys? I've seen a number of posts from many of you already showing off your Christmas goods, but drop me a comment if you also got something over the holidays you want to brag about!