brad penny cards are not quite like bad pennies - they don't show up everywhere - but when they do show up in a trade package, i am thankful. matthew from bob walk the plank recently sent some cards my way, and there were two brad pennys in the package.
2005 leaf century collection brad penny auto
penny was teammates with kaz ishii for a short time in 2004. then, after just three seasons with the dodgers, ishii was traded to the mets prior to the 2005 season. however, the residue of nomomania meant that there was a glut of ishii cards on the market. matthew sent me a couple
2004 playoff prestige kaz ishii relic
matthew sent me my first certified john candelaria as a dodger auto card last time we traded, and now he has sent me my second.
2014 leaf memories 1991 leaf buyback john candelaria auto
the relic set also included burleigh grimes, sandy koufax, duke snider, don sutton, and orel hershiser - matthew sent the bulldog's card
not all of the cards matthew sent were autos or relics. no, there were also serial numbered die-cuts, like this 2003 donruss elite adrian beltre aspirations card
and there was a gold parallel insert - this 1998 donruss studo mike piazza studio proofs gold card