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 I found a dealer that had two more Kaline base cards I needed plus a bonus to add to my collection.

1965 Topps #410.  Another fake swing card but this gets me closer to the complete standard size Kaline collection so no more complaints.


1968 Topps #240.  Here is a much more natural pose even if it is in the middle of nowhere.  And another one checked off the list.


1968 Topps Game #27.  I love this set and this gives me Mays, Aaron and Kaline so that is a great outfield.

So now I am down to a 1969 and the ones listed on the Beckett Marketplace say the dealer is on vacation until July so I may have to hit Ebay to see what I can find.

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