On The Ninth Day of Christmas…
December 22nd, 2011 by slangon

…my collection gave to me Nine Team Cards, Eight Crusty Skippers, Seven TTM Autos, Six 1960 High Numbers, Five Checked Up Checklists, Four Mini Cards, Three Jersey Relics, Two 56’s, And a Cardboard Zeppelin!

Some Cards That Recently Fell Into My Clutches
November 7th, 2011 by slangon

I feel like it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything I picked up at the old Sportlots site. Shocking, I know. Well, that’s about to change because here’s a sack of cards that I recently got from that very institution, none of which coat me more than 2 bits (with the exception of one […]

Card of the Moment #79
September 22nd, 2011 by slangon

I’m not sure if everybody out there knows this, but the Mets have been tanking pretty hard these last few weeks of the season. I don’t say that I’m not sure that everybody knows this to be ironic or sarcastic. Of course everybody knew it was going to happen. I more say it because they’ve […]

The Quest for the 1960 Topps Set, Part XV
September 24th, 2010 by slangon

This is the last of that one batch of 1960 cards that I got off of SportLots a while back. These also happen to be my favorites of the bunch. Always save the best for last, I sez. #390 Scrambling After the Ball, World Series Game #6 I really like World Series highlight cards in […]

The Most Fun I’ve Had With eBay in a While, Part I
May 24th, 2010 by slangon

I’ve been winning a bunch of eBay auctions lately and putting some pretty good dents in my Mets want lists in the process. The good thing is that many of the cards I’ve been scoring are some of the bigger stars from the different older team sets, so it’s been good to get them out […]