Each year, when I make the determination that I am not going to attempt to complete that year's Topps base set -- which has been every year lately -- I go about organizing the cards in order by team.
This way, it's easier for me to find cards if I am trading. Also, there is just something pleasing about categorizing cards by team that goes back to my childhood. You can assemble them by their respective divisions, in alphabetical order or by which ones you wish would die in a bear trap. The possibilities are endless.
And if the set is particularly colorful, as it is this year, you get the neat effect above. That picture is just as pretty as all get-out.
This is how I had assembled my cards for 2015 Topps, but all the while I had this nagging feeling that it wasn't quite the way they should be arranged.
Today, I decided to do something about it.
See if you can guess, by the pictures, what I am doing now.
Yeah, I have no idea why I'm doing it.
I'll probably get bored of this by June, and then there's the whole matter of where the binder is going to go. There's no room in this house.
But Topps found a way to suck me in.
Stupid pretty colors.