One of the most fascinating blogs I read on a regular basis is The Topps Archives. For a history buff/baseball card geek, reading it is like watching fireworks on the Fourth of July. Oooooohhhhhh! Aaaaaaahhhhh! A little while back, there was a post about the six missing cards from the 1953 Topps baseball set. There are some amazing pictures of the unused artwork that would have likely been used for the missing cards. I enjoyed reading the speculation behind the contract issues, trades, demotions, etc. that led to these six cards not being issued.
I figured it is about time I get to work patching the holes in the '53 set: