My main collecting interests are Hank Aaron and the Dodgers, but I also make room for other favorite players and pre-1958 Los Angeles area baseball. Here are the cards currently on my want list.

PLAYER COLLECTIONS

HANK AARON COLLECTION

The centerpiece of entire collection is my framed display of Hammer cards, 1954-76. Below the pic, you’ll find some Aaron cards I’m still chasing.

  • 1959 Home Run Derby
  • 1961 Topps NL HR Leaders
  • 1963 Topps NL HR Leaders
  • 1964 Topps NL Batting Leaders
  • 1964 Topps NL Home Run Leaders
  • 1965 Topps NL Batting Leaders
  • 1967 Topps NL RBI Leaders
  • 1968 Topps NL RBI Leaders
  • 1972 Topps cloth sticker test issue
  • 1974 Topps Puzzle test issue
  • 1975 Topps Mini
  • 1975 Topps Mini Highlights/AS

CARL HUBBELL COLLECTION

Here are the highlights of my Carl Hubbell collection. Below the pic are some cards I’d still love to add.

  • 1933 Goudey #234
  • 1934 Batter Up
  • 1941 Goudey – any color
  • 1943 MP & Company
  • 1974 Laughlin ASG – 1934

DWIGHT GOODEN COLLECTION

This is my largest player collection at about 700 different playing era cards. You can most of my Dr. K collection on TCDB here or as a video here. And here are the main cards I’m still looking for.

  • 1988 Topps Doubleheader
  • 1989 Topps Doubleheader
  • 1991 Pacific promo (English)
  • 1999 Topps MVP promotion
  • 2000 Topps MVP promotion

CLAYTON KERSHAW COLLECTION

This player collection is also on TCDB. There are so many cards of Kersh that I’m mainly chasing cool looking cards for under a dollar at this point.

DAVE HOSKINS COLLECTION

This collection is nearly complete apart from one magazine that’s proved elusive.

  • August 1952 ”Negro Achievements” magazine

STEVE GARVEY COLLECTION

Garvey was my favorite player growing up. You can see my entire Garvey collection on TCDB here. Main focus is playing career. Am currently trying to finish up his O-Pee-Chee run and still need these cards:

  • OPC: 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1982 “In Action”

DODGER TEAM SETS

COMPLETED

  • 1933 Goudey: COMPLETE (13/13)
  • 1934 Goudey: COMPLETE (6/6)
  • 1938 Goudey: COMPLETE (1/1)
  • 1951 Bowman: COMPLETE (20/20)
  • 1952 Bowman: COMPLETE (16/16)
  • 1956 Topps: COMPLETE (24/24)
  • 1957 Topps: COMPLETE (26/26)

IN PROGRESS

  • 1909-11 T206: Need only Bill Dahlen (26/27)
  • 1911 T205: Need only Kaiser Wilhelm (13/14)
  • 1935 Goudey: Need Koenig/Fitzsimmons/Benge/Zachary (2/3)
  • 1936 Goudey: Need Bordagaray (0/1)
  • 1939 Play Ball: See want list (5/19)
  • 1940 Play Ball: Need Lavagetto, Casey, Mancuso, Almada, Vosmik (13/18)
  • 1941 Goudey: Need Wyatt (0/1)
  • 1955 Topps: Need only Sandy Koufax (17/18)
  • 1958-69 Topps: want list
  • 1970-86 Topps: Need only 1972 Ron Cey RC
  • 1990 Pacific Legends: Need only Johnny Podres
  • 1993 Action Packed Series Two: Need Gil Hodges, Joe Black, Tommy John, Reggie Smith, Ron Cey

ON DECK?

  • 1934-36 Batter Up

EARLY LOS ANGELES BASEBALL

Main focus is on 1909-11 Obak and 1920 Zeenut cards of Los Angeles Angels and Vernon/Venice Tigers. Not terribly picky about condition, as the pictures show.

  • 1909-11 Obak Los Angeles: Have Briswalter, Delhi, Delmas, Dillon, Thorsen, Wheeler, Howard, Castleton
  • 1909-11 Obak Vernon: Have Brackenridge, Brashear, Martinke, McDonnell, Willett, Carson, Carlisle,
  • Hosp
  • 1920 Zeenut: Have Chadbourne (Vernon)

MISCELLANEOUS

1987 PHIL DIXON NEGRO LEAGUE GREATS

I just need four more cards to complete this set.

  • #24 – Cool Papa Bell
  • #26 – George Sweatt
  • #37 – Piper Davis
  • #39 – George Thurman

TOP 100 PROJECT

This is one of my oldest collecting projects: one hundred different players and many different classic sets spanning nearly a half century of baseball cards. There aren’t many cards out there that could crack this lineup, but the handful that can are listed below the pics.

  • 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #53 or #149
  • 1934 Goudey Lou Gehrig #37
  • 1951 Bowman Yogi Berra
  • 1934-36 Batter Up Hack Wilson
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