Postseason Thoughts from a Fan Standing on the Outside: Year 2
September 29th, 2011 by slangon

Can I just start things off by saying that last night was one of the best baseball watching nights I’ve had in what seems like forever. My head was spinning trying to keep up with all the craziness that was happening. My television was on a constant loop from ESPN for the Boston/Baltimore game to […]

Postseason Thoughts from a Fan Standing on the Outside
October 6th, 2010 by slangon

So today starts the 2010 Major League Baseball Postseason. Some of you may be shocked to learn that my beloved Mets did not make the cut this year. Yeah. I know. Crazy, isn’t it? Anyway, despite not having my team in the mix to root for, I still always love watching the playoffs and the […]

Gint-A-Cuffs: Just When You Thought It Was Over: The Recap
July 28th, 2010 by slangon

Well, now that my box of Ginter is duly busted, I figured that I’d give my 2 cents on the product itself since in the heat of battle I didn’t really comment so much on the cards themselves. First off, let’s start with the base cards. I’m sure at this point everyone is pretty familiar […]

Gint-A-Cuffs: Rounds 17-18
July 20th, 2010 by slangon

We’re moving into the the third and final stack of packs. I feel a little bit like I’m just playing out the string at this point what with being 2/3 of the way through and only having 106 points. That’s okay though, maybe I’ll at least pull some cool cards. Let’s see. Pack 17 #83 […]

Gint-A-Cuffs: Rounds 11-12
July 16th, 2010 by slangon

Half way through the box and we’re nowhere near breaking 100 points. I’d say that’s a good recipe for success, wouldn’t you? Here we go. Pack 11 #179 Ben Zobrist #242 Jules Verne #187 Jair Jurrjens #168 Rickie Weeks #32 Joba Chamberlain (-1 for being a Damn Yankee) #218 Todd Helton #SSS3 Sir Walter Raleigh […]

Gint-A-Cuffs: Round 1
July 6th, 2010 by slangon

So here we go with my first pack. Let’s hope it’s a good ‘un. #54 Tony Hawk #170 Adrian Gonzalez (+2 for being a favorite player) #74 Ryan Ludwick #35 John Lackey #AGR-RC Robinson Cano Bat Relic (+8 for being a relic /2 for being a Yankee = +4) #255 Robert Scott Mini A&G Back […]