After 49 Years
October 23rd, 2010 by slangon

Congratulations to the Texas Rangers for defeating the New York Yankees to become the 2010 American League Champs, and move on to the World Series for the first time in the history of their franchise.

Card of the Moment #43
August 6th, 2010 by slangon

1962 Topps #206 Washington Senators Team Card As most folks who are familiar with this blog are aware of I have a certain affinity for team cards. I always seem to have a little difficulty expressing why that is however. Sometimes I think it might be the democracy of them. I mean, you have a […]

A Truly Condition: Poor Trade with Project 62
June 8th, 2010 by slangon

A while back, I had posted about a TTM success that I recently got back from former Red Sox pitcher and current wack-o Bill “The Spaceman” Lee. Chris from Project ’62 had contacted me about getting a copy of the Bill Lee card for his Bill Lee player collection that he started last year. Now, […]

Some 1960 Style Sportlots
March 22nd, 2010 by slangon

Having recently decided to officially chase the 1960 Topps set, I made my first major step toward that goal. Up until now I had been randomly acquiring cards from this set in a kind of unsystematic manner, so I had a pile of maybe 25-30 of them. In one fell swoop I’ve managed to double […]

eBay Stuff: The 1971 Version, Part A
August 26th, 2009 by slangon

I ended up scoring a gaggle of ’71 Topps Mets off of eBay. I’m going to break these into 2 posts, though, since I didn’t have the time or inclination to scan them all at once. I’m not sure what the consensus is on the 1971 Topps set, but for me, it’s one of those […]