Proceeds from the Cards for Junk Program
February 7th, 2012 by slangon

Back about a million years ago (or at least it seems that long ago to me) (seriously, it took me about 20 minutes of hitting “Older Posts” and scrolling down to find the post I was looking for), The Cardboard Junkie put out a call for all your blank pack searcher decoy thingies in exchange […]

I Believe Some Congratulations are in Order
August 16th, 2011 by slangon

Yesterday around baseball a couple of significant milestones were reached. First off, Jim Thome joined the 600 Home Run Club, becoming just the 8th man in the history of the game to do so. Thome reached the milestone in his 8167th at-bat. Only one other player in history did it faster. That player was Babe […]

Christmas Cards (The Kind Without Glitter)
December 29th, 2009 by slangon

It’s been quite a busy few days here at SlangKo Corporate. There was the obligatory last minute Christmas shopping. This was also the first holiday season with the baby, so of course we were running around to and fro visiting everybody that wanted to see the boy¬†. I finished up with the Johnny Lattner autograph […]

2003 Topps 205 Box Break: Packs 13-14
December 4th, 2009 by slangon

I didn’t have a whole bunch of time to scan this morning, so you’ll be getting two packs instead of four. But that’s two more than none. Pack 13 – #46 Rafael Palmeiro #119 Edgar Martinez #110 Nomar Garciapara w/o Gold Trim Nomarrrr! I used to really like Nomar. Then he sort of fizzled out […]

5 Retail Packs: Pack #2
August 18th, 2009 by slangon

Let’s keep it moving, people. Go. Pack #2: 2009 Allen & Ginter #167 Jim Thome – This dudes career numbers are incredible. For some reason though, I always forget he exists. The Forgettable Super-Star. #75 David Wright – I was watching the Mets pre-game yesterday, and they were talking to D. Wright about the beaning […]