On The Third Day of Christmas…
December 16th, 2012 by slangon

…my collection gave to me… Three Guys Named Johnny, Two Keith Hernandez’s, And a Vintage Moe Berg!

On The Ninth Day of Christmas…
December 22nd, 2011 by slangon

…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!

Card of the Moment #80
November 13th, 2011 by slangon

Today’s Card of the Moment is brought to us by the color green. And the letter K. Steve “Hoss” Korcheck had a short 4 year Major League career which was broken up by a 2 year stint in the military.  He saw limited action with the Senators from 1954-55 and then again from 1958-59. In […]

Some Cards That Recently Fell Into My Clutches
November 7th, 2011 by slangon

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 […]

Card of the Moment #78
September 10th, 2011 by slangon

Today’s Card of the Moment is brought to us by the letter B. And icterus galbula. And rope. 1959 Topps #82 Bob Boyd Robert Richard “El Ropo” Boyd spent 9 seasons in the Major Leagues, playing for the White Sox, Orioles, A’s and Braves. Before that, he played for in the Negro National League for the […]

Card of the Moment #76
August 11th, 2011 by slangon

Todays Card of the Moment is brought to us by Circles. And bubble gum. 1959 Topps #194 Jim Brosnan Jim Brosnan spent parts of 9 season in the Majors, playing for the Cubs, the Cardinals, the White Sox and as some kid who lacked the patience for the 1960 Topps set to come out has […]

Happy Memorial Day, Everybody
May 30th, 2011 by slangon

It’s Decoration Day and I just want to take this chance to extend a heartfelt thanks to our service men and women. Now go take a hunk of the recently living, breathing animal of your choice and throw it on some fire outside of your house and enjoy the day.

Quarter Bin Madness
April 20th, 2011 by slangon

Sometimes I find it sort of humorous how, as a card collector, if I haven’t gotten any cards in a while, I get a jones for it. I mean like a real physical jones. A few weeks ago I had one of those jones’ and swung on over the local card shop to scratch that […]

Card of the Moment #65
March 22nd, 2011 by slangon

Todays Card of the Moment is brought to you by circles. And the color red. And the letters J and W. 1959 Topps #246 J.W. Porter J.W. (or Jay) Porter spent parts of 6 seasons in the Majors, playing for the St. Louis Browns, the Detroit Tigers, the Cleveland Indians, the Washington Senators and the […]

Blaster Schmaster: The Early 60’s and Late 50’s
March 19th, 2011 by slangon

This journey is becoming quite the Odyssey. To recap, I spent about what I would’ve on a blaster at Sportlots. I’ve been showcasing what I got. We’re on the home stretch. First, a card from the set that is being ripped off paid homage to in this year’s Heritage set. I guess this years Heritage […]