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Baseball Cards Fri Mar 23 2018 00:01:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Oh Man, I really need Topps to be over Mike Trout as a spokesperson. He keeps showing up on wrappers, and I keep having to buy those packs of cards because I collect Trout wrappers (I guess thats not really such a bad thing after all, huh?).Mike show
Originally published June 26, 2011Johnny Ard went through a rough patch in summer 1990 with AA Orlando, but Ard's manager Ron Gardenhire knew what the problem was, according to The Orlando Sentinel.And Ard fixed it, at least for one night. Against Ch
These cards are part of my COMC Black Friday order, I figured it would be nice to post cards over the year from that order. These two cards are part of the Deadpool Across America insert that was included in the 20017 Fleer Ultra Spider-Man release.
Brand names have played a pretty big role in my life since around the time I entered elementary school.  When it came to bikes, I didn't want a Huffy for Christmas.  I wanted a Schwinn or a GT.  Shoes?  I was a Nik
Topps, you should be ashamed of yourself.This is an monstrosity. Its grotesqueness is only matched by its hideousness. This is a freak card and I want to burn every last one of them.Corey Seager... A Giant! .... No!As you may know, Topps Gyp
2018 Chachi Departures #11Before the regular season kicks off, I wanted to take a look back at the Phillies' offseason moves and commemorate the moving on of one Phillies Room Favorite and three blink-and-you-missed-them Phillies.Tommy Joseph was des
The Red Sox recently officially named Chris Sale their Opening Day starting pitcher. I mean, it was an easy call...but it was a call that needed to be made. So, that means the season is really closing in on us. Are you prepared?As we all know, the be
For over 25 years The Upper Deck Company has been at the forefront of quality and innovation. We are proud to maintain an award-winning portfolio of gaming and entertainment products that contain some of the industrys best original works of art. We a
I've noticed another topic going around several trading card blogs I follow and I decided I'd chime in on this one. As Fuji so elegantly wrote on his blog, when I first got into collecting I didn't really have a player or a team I collected. I was br
Brent Hoard pitched in the Twins organization from 1998 to 2003. In 133 games he went 41-37 with a 3.94 ERA. Now an attorney in the privacy and cybersecurity practice at the law firm Fenwick & West, he kindly answered my questions about baseb
Stopped by the ye old LCS this afternoon and grabbed a couple packs of Gypsy Queen.  I really  like this year's design.  Continuing from last year's really over the top art deco style, Topps continues that with an equally d
Republic of China (Taiwan) Alpine Lakes - Songluo Lake express registered FDC, posted on March 21, 2018 from Wulai post office.
A special cover was released on the Sir Syed Ahmad Khan on 17th October 2017 on the occasion of his berth centenary celebrations at Aligarh.Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.
Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. At 332.9 metres (1,092 ft), it is the second-tallest structure in Japan.Postcard 1Thanks to Ms MikikoPostcard 2Thanks to Ms Neetu who was visiti
Topps is back with Opening Day, also known as Flagship Light.  The 200 card set includes eleven Cubs, which is a pretty decent number.One nice thing with Opening Day is that it can be a preview of Series Two cards.  There are four C
Republic of China (Taiwan) Alpine Lakes - Songluo Lake express registered FDC, posted on March 21, 2018 from Wulai post office.
Phillies 7, Blue Jays 7Spring Training Game 27 - Wednesday Afternoon, March 21st in DunedinRecord - 10-15-2One Sentence Summary:  Rhys Hoskins hit two home runs in a 7-7 tie with the Blue Jays.What It Means:  This game was played wh
Have you ever had someone ask you if you're interested in a card and in your mind you're like "Sweet! That's awesome! I would do anything to have that card." but you try to play it cool and are like, "Yeah, I'll see if I can find something to trade."
Where things stand after the first week. Well, that was a crazy first week of college basketball tourney play. Of course, you could pretty much say these same words every year, but there's something about what went down this year that makes
Italian Micky Mouse cover, posted on March 8, 2018 from Padova to Taipei with arrival postmarked on March 22, 2018.
A special cover on Stephen Hawking, physicists was released on 20th March 2018 at Bengaluru GPO.Stephen Hawking (8 January 1942 -14 March 2018) was regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists in history. His work on the origins and s
Paul Miller made the majors in 1991 with the Pirates, but it's how he got there, or at least where he started, that gained notice.Miller got there after starting as the Pirates' 53rd round pick in the 1987 draft, the club's final selection, The Pitts
The Orioles' newest pitcher will need to find a new uniform number, because Zach Britton already has a strong claim to the #53 that Alex Cobb wore in Tampa.That's right. A week after I groused on this blog about the Birds' apparent plan to play music
A while back I made the questionable decision to try collecting the 2011 Topps Chrome Atomic Refractor format.  I knew at the outset this would be quite a challenge.  Each card is serial-numbered to /225, which doesn't soun
Indonesian 2018 Chinese Lunar New Year - Year of Dog cover, posted on March 10, 2018 from Bogor to Taipei with arrival postmarked on March 20, 2018.
Collectors who "trusted the process" with Joel Embiid rookie cards are seeing their patience pay off but there are plenty of autos still within reach.
A few days ago, Tony L. from Off-Hiatus Baseball Cards dug up a Baseball Digest from 1977 and displayed an article that asked: "Don Sutton: Will he be the best Dodger pitcher ever?"This was the time period when Baseball Digest was coming to my home a
I love hot dogs. They’re one of my favorite foods. Mustard, ketchup, cheese, hot peppers, and salsa make great toppings. There is nothing better than sitting at a ballgame or attending a nice card show while shoving a hot dog in your face.
It is pretty hard to be disappointed when you get a TTM success from a Hall of Famer, but in the case of Ryne Sandberg, when I saw my return, I was actually a bit disappointed.  The reason I was disappointed was because I paid his per-card f
The Spring Sportcard and Memorabilia Expo returns in May with hundreds of dealers and thousands of collectors making the bi-annual pilgrimage to the Toronto area.
Originally published June 12, 2015Chris Verna started his new career in baseball in 1988 and he described it to his hometown Allentown Morning Call as "a real big thrill.""I'm really looking forward to it, and I'm anxious to get started," Verna told
South African Base in Antarctica received on 21st March 2018 (hank you very much to Li Ming)
A week ago Monday I pulled up to my mailbox after a long day at work and pulled out a care package, a trade, an ebay purchase, and a ttm. It was a good day at the box. I showed off the ebay purchase and the ttm already because they were just single c
Brian Grant pitched in the Blue Jays organization from 2002 to 2005. In 43 games he went 6-14 with a 4.72 ERA. Now the head baseball coach at Central Catholic High School in Portland, OR, he kindly answered my questions about baseball cards."My favor
It's not often that all three goal pucks from a Hat Trick are available in an auction.
Growing up, there was no place I loved going to more than Toys "R" Us! (No, I can't do the reverse R, so I'm not going to even try). For a kid, it was every theme park, museum, and wonderland rolled into one. I loved seeing toys, action figures, game
Ran across this strange auction the other day.  Not sure why someone would sell empty boxes.  I always recycle mine.  Not sure why someone would buy empty boxes unless they did not read the title of the auction...and did no
Picked up a couple Opening Day hangers on my last shopping trip.  I decided not to build any sets this year, but I'm allowing myself a few packs here and there of the new stuff.  The 24 card hangers offer 3 inserts per pack.&nbs
Phillies 2, Blue Jays 0 (7 Innings)Spring Training Game 26 - Tuesday Afternoon, March 20th in ClearwaterRecord - 10-15-1One Sentence Summary:  Ben Lively threw five shutout innings before rain ended the game, giving the Phils a 2-0 win over
A pair of autographs numbered to 99 or less will headline 2017-18 Panini Encased basketball.
The Topps Gallery set of 145 cards is now part of the Football Card Gallery at the Card Cyber Museum.The Football Card Gallery at the Card Cyber Museum currently consists of 133 complete sets: Bowman (1948, 1950, 1951, 1952
Night Owl has initiated another Blog Bat Around and I'm in.  The topic this time is to describe your various card collecting projects.  I've written about most of these over the years, but never in a single post.Here we go:Cubs Team
India Post released a set of 8 stamps and a miniature sheet of the Solar System on 20th March 2018.
Red Sox 6, Phillies 5Spring Training Game 25 - Monday Afternoon, March 19th in Ft. MyersRecord - 9-15-1One Sentence Summary:  Drew Hutchison impressed with five solid innings and Aaron Altherr drove in four runs in this 6-5 loss to the Red S
The Solar SystemIndia Post issued  a set of 8 special postage stamps in the denomination of Rs 5 each on the Solar System on March 20, 2018 . The stamps are produced in a miniature sheet of 8 stamps and in 8 different sheetlets. The stamps w
The Target version of this years Trout wrapper has the yellow Derek Jeter banner at the top, spoiling an otherwise perfect wrapper.Here's the contents of my single pack purchase:Top six includes two youngsters and mostly the rookie class of 2012-13.1
A special cover was released on 27th January 2018 of Ratanlal Saraf on occasion of his 39th death anniversary at Lashkar.Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.