He didn't mention that he would include the crazy cool and impractical baseball shaped card case. Based on his age, I figured most of the cards would be from the late '80s and early '90s. I was correct.
I finally gone through all of them, and I've picked out around 100 notable cards to show on here over the next few months. Of course, "notable" can mean a great many things. I thought about doing a countdown of the 100 best cards, but that would be too much work and wouldn't really capture the essence of the boxes.
Going through these boxes was a ton of fun. It was great seeing all these cards I remember from my childhood. My favorite part was that these cards appear well-loved. I would also like to note that '89 Bowman is an abomination.
While not part of the 100 notable cards, I do have to show my favorite card from the boxes. I now own around a half-dozen of these:
That'd be the guy who gave me the cards, back when he was terrorizing opposing pitchers.