On The Tenth Day of Christmas…
December 23rd, 2011 by slangon

…my collection gave to me Ten Rookie Cards, 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!

Cards for Customs, Part 1
October 13th, 2011 by slangon

Many, many moons ago, I had shown some cards that I got from Chris of Project ’62 in exchange for doing a custom Hornsby relic card that turned into an entire custom set. An unexpected bonus of that deal was that after he showed the final product on his blog, some other folks saw it […]

Countdown to Opening Day: 3
March 29th, 2011 by slangon

Three more days. The torture. The starting first baseman for the 1986 Mets, position #3 on your scorecard, my favorite all-time baseball player, Keith Hernandez. Not surprisingly, Mex had a lot to do with the Mets winning it all in 1986. Obviously, he had yet another stellar year defensively, winning his 8th consecutive Gold Glove. […]

No Gold for Ike, But Some Orange for Me.
November 12th, 2010 by slangon

The other day, Major League Baseball and Rawlings announced the winners of the 2010 Gold Glove awards. By now most folks know that the the National League award for first base went to Albert Pujols.¬†Although Ike Davis did not win, I was pretty happy that people were at least mentioning his name in connection to […]