Happy Turkey (Red) Day
November 25th, 2010 by slangon

Stock up on the tryptophan and beer and don’t forget to stake out your spot to pass out on the couch later. In the meantime, here’s some cards. Enjoy the Holiday, everybody.

The Quest for the 1960 Topps Set, Part XVI
September 28th, 2010 by slangon

It’s always a good day when you can cross a couple of Hall of Famers off the vintage card set that you’re collecting. I was able to snag the 2 of these off of the same eBay seller for a couple of bucks for both. #28 Brooks Robinson One really fun thing about baseball cards, […]

2010 Topps Series 2 Hobby Box, Part 7
June 2nd, 2010 by slangon

Round 6, here we come. Pack 21 (Ruth): 393 Jason Frasor 522 Jordan Schafer 651 Mike Aviles 559 Nick Markakis CMT91 Ryne Sanberg LL-37 Jackie Robinson / Ichiro 346 Taylor Teagarden 420 Shin-Soo Choo 448 Joakim Soria Felix Hernandez Attax That’s a pretty awesome action shot up on that Markakis card. Nice choice. I think […]

The Most Fun I’ve Had With eBay in a While, Part II
May 26th, 2010 by slangon

This here is the second lot of vintage cards that I won my last go ’round on eBay. This equivalent of a pack of 1969 Topps cards ran me a staggering $1.51. Let’s see how we did. I was actually pretty excited about that Tommie Aaron card. He is, of course the younger brother of […]

Invasion of the 6-for-5 Bin
February 27th, 2010 by slangon

This is actually the last of the initial 2 giant hauls from the 6 for $5 bin. Luckily for you, I actually have to run to the card shop later today to grab some binder pages to fit some 1950’s cards that I’ve recently acquired. But let’s see what’s in this last “pack”. 1973 Topps […]

The 6-for-5 Bin Strikes Back
February 10th, 2010 by slangon

I know my part of Jersey hasn’t seen as much snow as some of our neighbors to the south, but my back is still a-barkin’ from shoveling on Saturday and now we’re expecting to get another 12-18″. What do you do when it seems like Mother Nature has it out for you? Write about some […]