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I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
09-18-2012, 07:33 PM
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I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
After several years of searching, sending TTM's, meeting players in person and buying I have completed my #1 collection goal of getting an auto of each member of the 1995 Braves world championship team. Here's some pics, sorry for the quality but it's the best I can do. If anyone has any questions feel free to ask. Now I'm not sure what to do next. Let me know what you think and Thanks for looking.

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Players:
Steve Avery (TTM)
Rafael Belliard (TTM)
Jeff Blauser (Braves Alumni weekend)
* (wasn't on world series roster, but had to have him since he was starting SS for most of the other 170+ games they played.)
Pedron Borbon Jr (AU)
Brad Clontz (AU)
Mike Devereaux (IP)
Ed Giovanola (AU)
Tom Glavine (AU)
Marquis Grissom (Private signing)
Chipper Jones (IP)
David Justice (AU)
Ryan Klesko (AU)
Mark Lemke (AU and TTM)
Javy Lopez (AU and TTM)
Fred McGriff (AU)
Greg McMichael (AU)
Kent Mercker (TTM)
Mike Mordecai (AU)
Charlie O'Brien (TTM)
Alejandro Pena (EBAY)
Eddie Perez (AU)
Luis Polonia (EBAY)
Dwight Smith (AU)
John Smoltz (TTM)
Mark Wohlers (AU and Braves Alumni Weekend)
Bobby Cox (AU)
Greg Maddux (AU)

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09-18-2012, 07:57 PM
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
congrats! 1957 roster next?

here are scans of my braves autos:

http://s957.photobucket.com/albums/ae60/...on/Sports/
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09-18-2012, 08:30 PM
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
That is awesome!!! I bet that was an amazing feeling when you completed it. Congrats!

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09-18-2012, 08:34 PM
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
that is amazing - I am working on the 1985 Royals and know how difficult it is!

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09-18-2012, 08:34 PM
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
Great job you did, congratulations !!!

Collecting: Heyward, Harper, Freeman, Jeter, Posey, Strasburg, Ripken, Mantle, Rivera, Pujols
Auto's - GU - Bat,Jsy - Refractors
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09-18-2012, 08:39 PM
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
(09-18-2012 08:30 PM)thj0011 Wrote:  That is awesome!!! I bet that was an amazing feeling when you completed it. Congrats!

Amazing and a relief. Definitely didn't expect so much time and effort into trying to get these but once I start something I have to finish or try my best too. Now I just need my man cave so that I can hang this stuff up and display it proudly. Mentioned that to my wife and she just laughed. Sad

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09-18-2012, 08:43 PM
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
That's so cool!! Gives me hope on finishing my 2004 and 2007 Sox teams. How long did it take? Or do I want to know?

Looking for numbered inserts of Manny, Nomar, Pedro and Mo Vaughn (Thanks jbel4331)
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09-18-2012, 08:48 PM (This post was last modified: 09-18-2012 09:01 PM by clintorris.)
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
(09-18-2012 07:57 PM)jers86 Wrote:  congrats! 1957 roster next?

here are scans of my braves autos:

http://s957.photobucket.com/albums/ae60/...on/Sports/

Hopefully 2012 roster will be next. And that collection is awesome. I only have about a 1/4 of what you have. Very jealous.


(09-18-2012 08:43 PM)Cashbail Wrote:  That's so cool!! Gives me hope on finishing my 2004 and 2007 Sox teams. How long did it take? Or do I want to know?

It was a little over 5 years. I got my first auto in 2007 from Chipper at a Pirates game and after that the fun began.

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09-18-2012, 09:18 PM
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Congrats on finally achieving your goal. All I can say is "WOW!!!"

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09-18-2012, 10:02 PM
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RE: I DID IT!!!! 1995 Atlanta Braves Auto Collection complete (PICS)
Thanks everyone

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