Which is better? A new car or a trade bait draft? A cookie sandwich or a trade bait draft? A talking cactus or a trade bait draft?
If you answered a trade bait draft to all three questions, you just might be a card collector or an aspiring one. I participated in one such trade bait draft hosted by the progenitor of the 1953 Topps project, Shoebox Legends. There were gobs of cards to choose from, including surprise bonus rounds, from all types of athletic pursuits.
I got together with my collecting war room contingent, evaluated all the prospects in the green room, and came up cards when fit together into a card voltron will run a 4.1 40 meters, bench 350, and throw a football 80 yards....but on the downside, he will be vulnerable to rain....the cardboard does not hold together when wet.
Brad's Blog) and our neighbor used to play this football game called up, up, and away.....I was older, so therefore bigger and faster at that age. They got to choose whether I was Barry Sanders (run around them) or Christian Okoye (run over them)....I think we played because we liked to get our faces in snow.
There were many more cards to be had as the draft stretched beyond the bounds of conventional form.....
I just finished my cookie sandwich; I am ready for another draft.