I've run into the same problem a couple times now as I've tried to add cards to the Billy Williams collection. The problem?
Williams is a pretty common last name, and there are lots of Billys out there too. Back in May, 2011, I had this post on getting a card of a different Billy Williams.
Well, it happened again. I was picking up a couple cards from a dealer at the Beckett Marketplace. I thought I'd see if I could add a few more cards since I was already paying for shipping. Might as well try to spread the shipping costs among a few more cards.
I searched the dealer's stock and saw he had a 1995 Billy Williams card from a company called Superior Pix. I'd never heard of that company and figured it was another oddball company from the '90s. The card was only a quarter, so I added it to my cart.
Here's what I got....
....Oops. It's not even baseball. This Billy Williams was drafted by the Cardinals in the 7th round of the 1995 draft. He didn't make the Cardinals, and ended up with the Rams. He played in one game in 1996. That's not quite the same career as the baseball Billy Williams.
I'm going to have to be more careful now when I search for cards. I don't want to end up with any more of