Who Says Rooting for a Team That’s 24 Games Out of First Can’t Be Fun?
September 27th, 2011 by slangon

So we’re down to it. 2 games remain in the 2011 Baseball Season. Obviously, the Mets as a team have been a lost cause for a while now, but damn if Jose Reyes isn’t keeping baseball fun. Last night Jose went 3 for 4 in the Mets loss to the Reds to boost his average […]

Quarter Bin Madness
April 20th, 2011 by slangon

Sometimes I find it sort of humorous how, as a card collector, if I haven’t gotten any cards in a while, I get a jones for it. I mean like a real physical jones. A few weeks ago I had one of those jones’ and swung on over the local card shop to scratch that […]

Monday Afternoon Shenanigans
September 21st, 2009 by slangon

I’m sure you’ve seen this by now, but dayf had a brilliant ideer. Here’s my contribution:

Cards I Would Like to Own: A Vintage Ty Cobb
August 13th, 2009 by slangon

As with most card collectors, and baseball fans in general, there are certain players from the past that are so ingrained in the lore of the game that they’ve become gods. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Cy Young, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Christie Mathewson, Walter Johnson, Jackie Robinson. To own a vintage card of any one […]

More eBay Junk, the 1973 Edition
August 11th, 2009 by slangon

Aside from collecting baseball cards, another of my hobbies is reading. Specifically, books about history or books about baseball. Sometimes, I like to mush both of those together and read a book about the history of baseball. A while back I had read Cobb: A Biography by Al Stump. You might be more familiar with […]