The Death of the 6-4-5 Bin
January 21st, 2011 by slangon

No. That’s not a post title based on an old b-movie title. The 6 for $5 bin at the old local card store where I’ve picked up many a vintage goodie is no more. Talking to the owner, he said it was getting too hard to keep replenishing it on a steady basis, so they […]

You Gotta Hand it to Them
November 2nd, 2010 by slangon

As much as I was rooting for Texas to win this Worlds Series, and as much I was 100% believed that Texas was going to win this World Series, I extend a hearty congratulations to Bruce Bochy and the Giants on their very impressive win over the Rangers. As I mentioned in the very first […]

Well, Well…
October 28th, 2010 by slangon

I feel as though I owe an apology to the San Francisco Giants and their fans. I was aware that they had a pretty darn good pitching staff, but it would seem that I have grossly underestimated their bats. I’m actually pretty impressed that they were able to achieve something that other, more impressive (at […]

Well I’ll Be a Monkey’s Uncle
October 24th, 2010 by slangon

Congrats to the Giants on defeating the Phillies, winning the National League Championship and moving on to face the Rangers in the World Series. When this post season started, my main wish was to not see a New York Yankees / Philadelphia Phillies World Series. I would of settled for either team making it to […]

Some More Sportlots Finds
February 19th, 2010 by slangon

When I declared 2010 to be “The Year of Vintage”, apparently, I wasn’t kidding. Here’s a smorgasbord of manager and coaches cards that I picked up. The more my vintage collection grows, it’s fun to notice that a lot of those guys I actually have cards from their playing days. I know I have Galen […]