Survey Says…
November 16th, 2011 by slangon

I know I’m a little behind the times on this, but I’d been meaning to do it for a while now. Getting that Craig Swan autograph in the mail a few days ago just reminded me of it. In case you missed it, a week or 2 ago, Nachos Grande posted a questionnaire for all […]

On The Seventh Day of Christmas…
December 20th, 2010 by slangon

… my collection gave to me Seven Keith Hernandezes, Six Deckle Edges, Five David Wrights, Four New York Giants, Three 58′s, Two vintage pugs, And a Red from Cincinnati!

Some Home Grown Goodness
August 11th, 2010 by slangon

In case you haven’t noticed, I haven’t spent a whole lot of time recently addressing the trials and tribulations of the New York Mets, other than to occasionally throw out an exasperated comment here and there. I guess that happens when you have a team that was looking pretty good prior to the All-Star break, […]

One Last eBay Haul, For Old Times Sake
January 22nd, 2010 by slangon

I think I’ve officially declared 2010 “The Year of Vintage”. Sort of without thinking about it, 95% of the cards that I’ve acquired in this young year have been of the vintage variety. I didn’t set out for that to happen, but that’s the way things have been falling into place. That is fine with […]

Recent eBay Pickup, Daniel Murphy Style
December 8th, 2009 by slangon

2009 Topps Triple Threads Autographed Relic Sepia Parallel #116 Daniel Murphy 08/75 This particular card is chock full of firsts. It’s my first Daniel Murphy relic. It’s my first Daniel Murphy autograph. It’s my first Mets autograph (certified that is). It’s my first autographed relic. Needless to say, there’s a lot for me to be […]

How’s That for an Autographed Relic Card?
December 2nd, 2009 by slangon

(Ed. Note: Unfortunately I was unable to track down an image of an example of this, so I fudged one so you can see how awesome it would be.) I don’t spend a huge amount of time watching TV these days (thanks to a 9 month old bundle of craziness), but when I do, I […]