The Quest for the 1960 Topps Set, Part XXXII
December 31st, 2011 by slangon

Here’s the remainder of the 1960 Topps cards that Reader Jim traded me. #81 Russ Snyder Russ Snyder looks to be a pretty, um, shall we say, unexcitable fellow. He played 12 seasons of unflappable ball for 5 teams, including the A’s, the O’s, the White Sox, the Indians and the Brewers. During that time […]

Happy 11-11-11 Day
November 11th, 2011 by slangon

In honor of today being 11/11/11, I thought I’d show 11 guys who have sported number 11 for throughout the years for the Mets. Ed Bouchee was the original #11 for the Metropolitains. He only ended up lasting half the season, though. The remained of 1962, number 11 was worn by this guy. Classic line […]

Fruits of the Greatest Month: Meet the Mets (Part 1)
July 21st, 2011 by slangon

I don’t think it should surprise anyone that the lions share of the cards that I got in my latest spree are Mets cards. That actually has to do with why I was considering this my greatest month as a collector, because I was able to do so much damage to my want lists. As […]

Check Out My Competition
January 15th, 2010 by slangon

It seems that Check Out My Cards has spread like wild fire amongst the blogging community as of late. As I mentioned in the post I wrote about my initial experience with it, I had been using the site as a research tool for quite a while, but only now had actually bought anything off […]