Today’s Card of the Moment is brought to us by the number 0, as in how much interest I have in the World Series this year. 1958 Topps #289 Series Hurling Rivals, Lou Burdette & Bobby Shantz Actually, I take that back. Maybe today’s Card of the Moment should be brought to us by the [...]
(I just found out today that Moose Skowron passed away last Friday. By coincidence I had been planning this post for about a week or two. What better way to pay tribute to a great old ball player than to share how he got his nickname.) One of my favorite things about the history of [...]
January 27th, 2012 by slangon
You know that feeling you get when you pull your winter jacket out of the closet for the first time? You know, you put on this jacket that you haven’t worn in about 9 months, stick you hand in the pocket and pull out a $20 bill? That’s a pretty awesome feeling, right? Well, now [...]
…my collection gave to me Nine Team Cards, Eight Crusty Skippers, Seven TTM Autos, Six 1960 High Numbers, Five Checked Up Checklists, Four Mini Cards, Three Jersey Relics, Two 56′s, And a Cardboard Zeppelin!
…my collection gave to me Eight Crusty Skippers, Seven TTM Autos, Six 1960 High Numbers, Five Checked Up Checklists, Four Mini Cards, Three Jersey Relics, Two 56′s, And a Cardboard Zeppelin!
Stage 1: The Gromek I had just finally pushed back from the table and was pretty pleased with myself at the damage I had done. Stage 2: The Noren A while after I had parked it on the couch, probably sometime around the start of the Cowboys game, I began to drift into some sort [...]
I feel like it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything I picked up at the old Sportlots site. Shocking, I know. Well, that’s about to change because here’s a sack of cards that I recently got from that very institution, none of which coat me more than 2 bits (with the exception of one [...]
Double timing it today. Here’s batch 2 from my latest Cards for Customs haul, and there’s some good ‘uns in there. Michael started this one off with the second and third year cards of probably the Greatest Met Ever. This has nothing to do with Michael and his generosity, but it always kind of irks [...]
Seemingly Random Bunch of Cards Day?
I know I said I was only going to show my 5 favorite cards from the swag that I landed in my best my best month ever as a collector, but there was a massive write in campaign from my readers that caused me to reverse directions. Well, 2 people left comments saying I should [...]