On The Eleventh Day of Christmas…
December 24th, 2011 by slangon

…my collection gave to me Eleven League Leaders, 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!

Leading the League in Anxiety
September 7th, 2011 by slangon

During yesterday’s extra-inning, rain delayed game against the Marlins, Jose Reyes went 3 for 6 with a walk to propel himself back into the top spot in the National League in batting average over Ryan Braun. The day before, Jose had actually dropped into second place by 3 points, but thanks to his 3 hits […]

Fruits of the Greatest Month: Meet the Mets (Part 2)
July 23rd, 2011 by slangon

These are the remaining Mets that I got in my big June haul. Once again, these were really the meat of the cards and mostly had to do with why I’m considering June such a good month, card-wise. We start of with an O-G Met, and a semi-high number at that. 1962 Topps #497 Ed […]

Fruits of the Greatest Month: The Throw Ins
July 20th, 2011 by slangon

No, the people I bought these cards from weren’t super generous and threw in some free cards. They were more impulse buys on my part. Lemme ‘splain. I’ve noticed that I’ve developed a specific strategy when it comes to buying cards online. I tend to employ this strategy whether it be Sportlots or eBay (to […]

Blaster Schmaster: The Mid-Late 70′s
March 11th, 2011 by slangon

To recap, I recently grabbed a bunch o’ cardboard from Sportlots and managed to spend about what I would if I had bought a modern blaster box. I already covered some random freebies that the seller threw in as well as cards from the Oughts and the 80′s. Now were starting to get into the […]

2010 Topps Series 2 Hobby Box, Part 10
June 6th, 2010 by slangon

The finale. Pack 33 (Cobb): 391 Manny Parra 397 Colorado Rockies TC 577 Jason Jaramillo 375 Mike Leake RC 429 Seth Smith WSH14 Jim Palmer TR67 Grady Sizemore 596 Brendan Ryan 358 Mark Buehrle Matt Holliday Attax Okay, so out of the 9 Cobb packs that I got in this box I got 8 Turkey […]

Lots and Lots of Sportlots
January 31st, 2010 by slangon

This is the first part of another successful haul from Sportlots. The second portion was coming from a separate seller, and has yet to arrive here at SlangKo World Headquarters. That particular group of cards will be dealt with at a later date. This group of cards, which will be dealt with right here and […]