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Old 02-02-2018, 07:56 PM
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For amusement I've been buying some RCs of the best female athletes. Here's what I have in basketball and tennis so far (no hockey!!) and a few other sports as well.
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Old 02-02-2018, 09:19 PM
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A few more.
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Old 02-02-2018, 09:37 PM
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And finally, a surreal looking Finnish Sportscaster of perhaps the greatest female swimmer ever Tracy Caulkins, and a more normal looking Sportscaster of a woman whose feats are almost incomprehensible.
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No Alex Morgan?
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No Alex Morgan?
No but a Mia rookie is on my list. I had what I thought was a nice sheet to tear her card from but it had a wrinkle.
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A few more examples. I don't really know enough about over/under valued but my budget doesn't exactly break the bank and I think some of these are a fun, affordable option to the all-timers in the big 4.
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Old 02-10-2018, 09:11 AM
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Great Mia, I am still looking lol.

I did not know Bonnie had a 1992 SI Kids, I have a 1992 Legends. That and a recent Billie Jean King rookie below.
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Here are a couple
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Some more women from tickets of being a season ticket holder
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Not exactly athletes, but professionals


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Good stuff, Peter. That Taurasi card is tough.
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Old 03-04-2018, 10:31 AM
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Picked up this one from Spain. Pretty sure it's her first card.
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Nice cards. I purchased a few packs of NHRA cards quite a few years ago but I don't believe they are sought after much?

When I use to be able to get TNN, watching drag racing every week-end was high on my priority list. Now, if I am lucky, some random network will carry reruns occasionally if I am lucky enough to come across it. .

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Old 03-15-2018, 12:07 PM
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S.I. for Kids cards are essential if you are weird enough to want to collect RCs in this space.
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RC of arguably the greatest female track and field athlete, Gail Devers.
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New women.
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Naama Shafir is arguably the greatest orthodox Jewish women's basketball player ever. She is the first orthodox woman to get a full basketball scholarship to a division I program. Here is a signed pocket schedule with a note from her.


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Ok this thread is awesome. I can’t believe nobody has a Manon Rheaume yet. I personally do not have one to show off.

However, my wife won two NCAA tennis championships, and I made her sign her tennis racket she used in the final a few years ago because there might be a crazy person like all of us in 100 years that wants it. Haha.

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I like this thread. Unfortunately I am without scanner presently.

But I realize I have a pretty significant ladies collection going back to the 1920s.

Gymnastics, hockey, track, skating, swimmers, basketball, golfers, tennis and a full set of autographed 1994 women's soccer team (Akers, Hamm, Lilly, Jennings, Hamilton and Foudy, all Hall of Famers )
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With a few of my favorite LA Sparks—Alana Beard (2017 and 2018 defensive player of the year) and Nneka Ogwumike (2016 WNBA MVP).
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I've got a ton of Helen Wills cards from the 1920s-1930s, mostly from Germany, Italy, France, England. I spent a long time hunting down boxing cards and many were a part of multisport sets. She was, apparently, quite the tennis player because she appeared in many of the sets.

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Let's not forget 19th century women:
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Carol Blazejowski, the Pete Maravich of woman's college basketball
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