Card of the Day: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer 2011 Topps American Pie #88

Card of the Day: John Wayne 2011 Topps American Pie #104

Card of the Day: Picabo Street 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter #232

Card of the Day: J.J. Watt 2011 Topps Legends #119

Card of the Day: Dr. Seuss 2011 Topps American Pie #59

Under The Tree: 2011 Hot Wheels General Mills Wheaties ’70s Van

When I was a kid I remember having a large bin full of Hot Wheels. I played with them a lot. Rolling them down the driveway, building ramps for them to jump, watching them do all types of unpredictable tricks, and duct-taping firecrackers to them brings back a ton of memories. I was basically Sid from Toy Story.

Some of my Hot Wheels came from various neighborhood yard sales. Little did I know that I had picked-up some vintage Redline cars. Even though they were fairly beat up, I came to realize many years later that those cars have a huge demand among collectors.

Released in 2011, the General Mills line of Hot Wheels featured cereal box artwork from different General Mills cereal. One of them being “The Breakfast Of Champions” Wheaties.

I think this ’70s van looks so cool. The generic baseball player image dates back to the 1960s. I don’t believe its of anyone specific. The green color suggest its someone from the Oakland A’s.

Other cereals covered in the set include Honey Nut Cheerios, Cocoa Puffs, Count Chocula, Trix, Boo Berry, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Franken Berry, and Lucky Charms.

My all-time favorite Hot Wheels car is the one that looks like a Superfractor.

Card of the Day: Cam Newton 2011 Topps #200

Card of the Day: Brandon Workman 2011 Leaf Valiant Draft Auto

Card of the Day: Charlie Blackmon 2011 Topps Update Series Diamond Anniversary #231

Card of the Day: J.T. Realmuto 2011 Topps Pro Debut #164