I like trying to make sense out of the cards as I sorted them out - selected other cards were added as mini-collection ‘haves,’ where I might have had the card or a card for a player pictured, but felt I might as well list them as part of a particular mini-collection.
Other cards went into my various ‘loose card’ interests including:
School ties - I have a multi-sport collection of alumni players from a selected number of California colleges.
Cards of MLB/MiLB coaches - usually former players who maybe currently working or have worked for a MLB organization in 'recent' years.
Cards for team boxes - I have a collection on the side featuring assorted cards from all the 30 MLB teams.
A-Z archive filler - the least I will do is see if I could file these cards away 'as is.'
My favorite cards out of the box include the following:goggles. Plantier was indeed a rookie sensation with the Boston Red Sox in 1991, hitting .331 with 11 home runs in 175 at-bats, but just wasn't destined to be a star.
Images courtesy of COMC.com 1992 O-Pee-Chee Premier Mike Bordick #5 - pictures Scott Brosius
1992 Donruss Triple Play Greg Vaughn #122 - I love how Vaughn’s cap is flying off as he checks if he has made the catch at the wall; a couple of teens along the railing above him check to see if they possibly have a beat on the ball as well.
1998 Fleer Tradition Ben McDonald #40 - this image sticks out as Fleer immortalized the longtime American League pitcher's only big league at-bat during the first year of Interleague play in 1997.
FWIW - the Milwaukee Brewers moved from the American League Central to the National League Central the year after.