Back to The Sportlots Salt Mines
June 25th, 2011 by slangon

So the other day I showed off a handful of 1960’s Topps cards that I needed for my set that I got off of Sportlots. Well, that wasn’t all that was in that there envelope. There was also a small pile of other, assorted, banged-up, vintage goodness. Let’s investigate, shall we. 1960 Fleer #33 Wilbert […]

4 Out of a Million Ain’t Bad
February 27th, 2011 by slangon

Man, even though the Mets didn’t win yesterday, it felt damn good to sit down and drink a beer and watch baseball on TV. Of course it felt a little bit better since they didn’t technically lose, either. I know it’s an early spring training game and it doesn’t mean anything, but it was pretty […]

On The Tenth Day of Christmas…
December 23rd, 2010 by slangon

… my collection gave to me Ten Hall of Famers, Nine signed customs, Eight crusty skippers, Seven Keith Hernandezes, Six Deckle Edges, Five David Wrights, Four New York Giants, Three 58’s, Two vintage pugs, And a Red from Cincinnati!

On The Third Day of Christmas…
December 16th, 2010 by slangon

… my collection gave to me Three 58’s, Two vintage pugs, And a Red from Cincinnati!

Card of the Moment #57
December 13th, 2010 by slangon

So after a marathon travel schedule of leaving Newark to head to Minneapolis, getting waylaid in Kansas City and finally ending up in Michigan, the Giants are slated to finally play the Vikings tonight in Detroit. I’m sure most people have seen the footage of the Metrodome collapse ad nauseam, but here it is one […]

Some More Sunday Afternoon Football Cards
December 12th, 2010 by slangon

Giants are playing a possibly Favre-less Vikings team today in Minnesota. It would probably be a bit better for the Giants if Favre is indeed out for the week as he’s gone 5-2 against them in his career, but I’ve never been one to think of heading into games in those terms. I’d almost rather […]

Are You Ready for Some Vintage (Football)?
December 5th, 2010 by slangon

You know, it’s funny. A few seasons ago, I started to follow football because I felt that I needed a something to distract me from the horror that was the Mets 2009 season. Now, here it is and it seems like every week I’m suffering through one must-win, nail biting game after another with these […]

More from the Virtual Quarter Bin
October 9th, 2010 by slangon

A few posts ago I had mentioned that I had picked up some cards in the electronic version of the quarter bin. I happened to be buying some cards I needed for my 1960 set off of this one dude on Sportlots and noticed that he had a bunch of cards listed at $0.30 and […]

And the Cards Are…
August 22nd, 2010 by slangon

I guess it’s about time to stop dragging my feet and put an end to the Offical Condition: Poor First Anniversary Giveaway Contest. Here are the cards that I got from the Topps Million Card Giveaway. 1958 #117 Frank Torre Joe’s older brother. Great looking card. I’m digging that old-timey Braves logo. 1959 #409 Gus […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 4
August 14th, 2010 by slangon

Don’t worry, we’re almost done with the recent eBay scores, for now. Also, don’t forget that there’s only another day or two to sign up for the Offical Condition: Poor First Anniversary Giveaway Contest. So here’s the deal with this particular eBay purchase. It’s actually one of the stranger eBay experiences that I’ve had so […]