A Mother Scratchin’ Good Trade
January 18th, 2010 by slangon

One of the flurry of trades I had set up right before the holidays was one with Mother Scratcher from the Achiever Card Blog. I had seen a card that he had pulled on his blog and contacted him about the possibility of acquiring it. A trade was hammered out and an envelope appeared in […]

2003 Topps 205 Box Break: Packs 9-12
December 1st, 2009 by slangon

On we march. Pack 9 – #37 Ron Gardenhire One weird thing that I noticed, there’s only 5 managers cards in this set. There’s Gardenhire, Torre, LaRussa, Bob Brenley and Bobby Cox. Now, in the 2002 season, all 5 of their teams won their divisions. But, there’s 6 divisions in baseball? What happened to Oakland? […]

Card Replacement from Upper Deck
August 4th, 2009 by slangon

So it turned out that one of the three packages that I got in the mail the other day was from Upper Deck. A few months ago, I bought a blaster of 09 Goudey from the local Target and a mini blue back of James Shields that I pulled was all gnarled up on the […]