Gint-A-Cuffs: Round 3
July 8th, 2010 by slangon

#270 Max Poser I can’t look at this card and take it seriously. I’m sorry. #287 Drew Brees When I saw this moment on TV after the Super Bowl, I thought that it was a pretty awesome father/son moment to be able to share. Now he’s got a baseball card to commemorate it. #154 Juan […]

Gint-A-Cuffs: Round 2
July 7th, 2010 by slangon

Here we go with pack number 2. #286 Revolving Door (For the most part I’m a pretty big fan of the more out-there subjects in Allen & Ginter, but really? A revolving door? Out of all the things ever in the history of everything, that’s the best you could do?) #148 Anne Donovan #147 Cristian […]

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 […]

The Last of the Birthday Cards
July 5th, 2010 by slangon

Okay, so I finally got around to scanning that blaster of 2010 Topps Series 2 that the wife gave me for me birthday. I wanted to get this done quick so I could start in on busting that box of Ginter for Gint-A-Cuffs. It’s been laying around my house for a few days now, and […]

Some More Birthday Cards
July 1st, 2010 by slangon

So I wound up going out after work yesterday and it was closer to 8:30 by the time I got home. When I did arrive home I was psyched to see a cardboard box about the size of a hobby box of 2010 Allen & Ginter cards in between my outside door and inside door. […]

Oh Snap…(Updated)
June 30th, 2010 by slangon

Updated on 6/30/10 @ 2:22pm: Ugh. Do you have any idea how frustrating it is to know that you’re not going to be home for another 4 1/2 hours and you see this: Updated on 6/30/10 @ 10:34am: I just checked the tracking on that package from Blowout Cards. As of 6:58 this morning, that […]

2010 Topps Series 2 Hobby Box, Part 10
June 6th, 2010 by slangon

The finale. Pack 33 (Cobb): 391 Manny Parra 397 Colorado Rockies TC 577 Jason Jaramillo 375 Mike Leake RC 429 Seth Smith WSH14 Jim Palmer TR67 Grady Sizemore 596 Brendan Ryan 358 Mark Buehrle Matt Holliday Attax Okay, so out of the 9 Cobb packs that I got in this box I got 8 Turkey […]

2010 Topps Series 2 Hobby Box, Part 9
June 4th, 2010 by slangon

We’re down to the final 2 Rounds. Pedroia and Mantle are out of the picture and Cobb’s got some work to do to stay in the race with Ruth. Let’s see what happens. Pack 29 (Ruth): 345 Chris Volstad 515 Seattle Mariners FH 650 Dustin Pedroia 433 Julio Borbon 558 Ronnie Paulino HWS6 Mickey Mantle […]

2010 Topps Series 2 Hobby Box, Part 8
June 3rd, 2010 by slangon

So we begin Round 7. Pack 25 (Pedroia): 403 Jimmy Rollins 569 Jacoby Ellsbury 453 Jesse English RC 486 Raul Ibanez CMT102 Babe Ruth VLC10 Babe Ruth 595 Mike Lowell 413 J.J. Hardy 523 Phil Coke Jason Bay Attax Well, well. If you recall, way back in Round 2, in an odd turn of events, […]

2010 Topps Series 2 Hobby Box, Part 7
June 2nd, 2010 by slangon

Round 6, here we come. Pack 21 (Ruth): 393 Jason Frasor 522 Jordan Schafer 651 Mike Aviles 559 Nick Markakis CMT91 Ryne Sanberg LL-37 Jackie Robinson / Ichiro 346 Taylor Teagarden 420 Shin-Soo Choo 448 Joakim Soria Felix Hernandez Attax That’s a pretty awesome action shot up on that Markakis card. Nice choice. I think […]