Found September 11, 2012 on The Platoon Advantage:
I'm not going to go horning in on the territory of people who actually care about baseball cards, don't worry, but I do want to note that I feel a certain attachment to the old guys still hanging around baseball (Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, and Omar Vizquel, mainly, though not exclusively) in large or perhaps even sole part ("sole part"? Is that a thing?) because I used to have their baseball cards. As you might guess from the preceding sentence, I stopped collecting baseball cards a long time ago. I couldn't tell you when I purchased my last pack, but I do recall deriving active pleasure from cards in an apartment that my family lived in from the second half of ninth grade on. I'd like to blame girls or schoolwork or a social life on the downfall of my card collecting, but I think I actually ended up spending more time playing Final Fantasy VII, reading Robert Jordan, and perusing actual live box scores via our brand new AOL connection than I did kissing lad...
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