Found September 19, 2013 on Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
I recently saw a post over at Dodger Penguin in which Matthew landed a Paul Konerko auto. I've wanted Paul's auto for some time, and had the card I was after in mind, but it always slipped my mind to make a real push towards acquiring it.I decided enough was enough and put some effort into knocking it off of my Cardboard Bucket List. For under $7 delivered this on-card beauty is finally mine.

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Dog dyed to look like Chicago White Sox mascot

Lookin' like Southpaw or Oscar the Grouch?

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