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 3
October 17th, 2011 by slangon

Today, we’re going to take a look at the last batch of cards that reader Michael sent me in exchange for doing up a custom set of 1938 Cubs cards. First off is a second year Gibby, which I guess is a little appropriate since the Cards won their 18th National League Pennant clinched another […]

Pack Clash, Junk Wax Style, Round 2
August 23rd, 2011 by slangon

As you may recall, a few weeks ago my old man had given me a few packs of junk wax era cards and I decided to have an epic 3 way Pack Clash. Well, it was such a hoot that I decided to do another one. There happens to be a supermarket near my house […]

Pack Clash, Junk Wax Style
August 13th, 2011 by slangon

A while back, I happened to be hanging out with my parents and my dad slipped me a couple of packs of unopened cards that he said he got at a comic shop, 3 packs for a buck. Now as soon as he told me what they cost I immediately had a suspicion of what […]

“Payment” from Project ’62: Part 2
June 28th, 2011 by slangon

Here’s some more cards that Chris from Project ’62 sent my way in exchange for doing a custom relic card for him. We’re getting into junk wax territory now, so tread lightly. The majority of what he sent me from this period were from different Topps Traded sets. As a matter of fact, he single […]

Yippee. It’s the Subway Series, Game 3
May 22nd, 2011 by slangon

Well, I guess you can’t win them all. The Yankees beat the Mets 7-3 thanks to 4 Yankees homers hit to the Little League-sized right field of Yankee Stadium. Of course, the Mets were playing in that same Little League-sized Stadium, so there’s no complaints from me. I’m just saying. Hopefully the Amazin’s can take […]

Countdown to Opening Day: 2
March 30th, 2011 by slangon

2 more. I can’t hardly take it. Doning the tools of ignorance for the 1986 New York Mets is Hall of Famer Gary Edmund Carter. The 1986 season was the Kid’s 2nd year in Queens and he certainly lived up to any expectations Mets fans had when the team traded for him. He hit .255 […]

Countdown.
February 9th, 2011 by slangon

Days Until And

On The Tenth Day of Christmas…
December 23rd, 2010 by slangon

… my collection gave to me Ten Hall of Famers, Nine signed customs, Eight crusty skippers, Seven Keith Hernandezes, Six Deckle Edges, Five David Wrights, Four New York Giants, Three 58’s, Two vintage pugs, And a Red from Cincinnati!

By the Numbers: Top Eleven Mets All-Stars
July 13th, 2010 by slangon

I can’t believe that the Mid-Summer Classic is upon us already. It seems crazy to me to think that it’s mid-way through the season (actually, it’s 88 games into the season, which is 54.32% though the season). I always hear people complain about the All-Star game, saying how it’s not fun to watch and it’s […]