Card of the Moment #9
November 19th, 2009 by slangon

A really, really, really long time ago, I had bought this weird re-pack thing from Target, which I kept meaning to write up a little thing about. I even got as far as starting to scan and upload some cards. I’m sure everyone who has tried their hand at keeping up a blog knows the […]

Nachos Grande’s Cards For Clunkers Program
September 15th, 2009 by slangon

So a week or two ago, Nachos Grande announced their Card For Clunkers 2.0 Program. It’s such a good idea, I might need to steal it. Of course that would involve me getting off my ass and figuring out what cards I would include, so don’t hold your breath. Anyway, here’s the basic gist of […]

2010 SlangKo’s Heroes of the Diamond: Part I
August 14th, 2009 by slangon

Coming Up with a Checklist Now that the decision has been made to enter the world of baseball card publishing (at least in a totally made-up way), I need to really plan out this set. It’s sort of a given that it have a retro look and feel, because after all, those are the sets […]

Major Leaguers, Negro Leaguers, and Barnstorming in the House of David
August 6th, 2009 by slangon

While looking into the checklist of known Moe Berg cards, I came across the 2005 Helmar set. Honestly, the only reason I ended up really looking into it was because when I did a search for Moe Berg on the Beckett site, his card from this set had an asterix next to it (Which I […]

Organizing My Cards: Part II
August 1st, 2009 by slangon

In organizing my collection, I felt that the first thing that I needed to do was to really figure out what I was trying to do with my collection. Up until this point, it consisted of a bunch of baseball cards in boxes, sitting in a bigger box on the floor of my office. After […]