Card of the Moment #85 How (un)Lucky Can One Guy Be Edition
July 17th, 2012 by slangon

The Mets had a lot of good pitchers in the late 60’s and early 70’s. There were guys like Seaver, Koosman, Ryan, McGraw, Gentry and Matlack. Jim McAndrew is not necessarily a name that you would include on that list, but when you’re talking about bad luck players, he might be on the top of […]

A Trade with Mark from Stats On The Back
March 19th, 2010 by slangon

As I’m sure everyone knows by now, Mark from Stats on the Back became a proud papa recently. Being the good father that he is, he’s trying to finish up the 2010 Topps set so that his boy Parker can have his own birth year set. I was able to help them out with a […]

Happy Beer Drinking Day!
March 17th, 2010 by slangon

Or as my mom calls it, St. Paddy’s Day. In honor of all the boisterous teens who were cutting school in order to go to the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade that were on my train this morning, preventing me from reading my newspaper in peace, and the drunken fools who will inevitably be on […]

eBay Stuff: The 1971 Version, Part B
August 27th, 2009 by slangon

So here’s the second half of the 1971 Topps Mets haul. Cool action shot, but I must say, possibly not the best choice of cropping. Which one is Bud Harrelson?¬†Couldn’t you have zoomed in on just the play at second? I guess we need to give props to whoever stuck that signature over there. Otherwise […]