“Let me see if I got this right. You buy low grade
beat up cards and feature them on your blog.
That’s awesome. Totally different than all the
other blogs I have seen featuring the nicest cards.”
It had all the characteristics I look for: Creases, folds, old and somewhat rare.
So I bit the bullet and bought this for about $15. I know it seems like too much for a total beater but this card had one thing going for it that made it worthwhile: it's of a minor leaguer.
There are only 12 minor league cards in the T205 set. They are not only rarer than your typical T205 card, they also demand a premium.
Shown here as a member of the Eastern League's Newark Indians, Hick Cady eventually moved on to become a backup catcher with the Boston Red Sox where he was a member of three World Championship teams (1912, 15-16).