Well, it looks like the quest may finally have come to an end. So I'll pay homage to
For several years, I've been chasing down cards to finish the nearly 500-card 2000 BBM Century's Best Nine set. It started about five or six years ago with a large portion of the set, and from then it's been mostly about singles found at card shops. But to finish this sucker off, I've been relying on online sources. And last week, card 345 popped up in a small lot. And as I mentioned before, it's Yutaka Fukumoto:
As I said, it was part of a small lot, and included with Fukumoto up-close was:
Those other three Fukumotos are most likely extras. This weekend, I'll sort out my cards and hopefully verify that the set has been completed! And I can finally put it to bed. There are two insert sets and some parallels, but putting together a mini-master or master set seems too daunting at this point: I just want the Wally Yonamine Combination card!