WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- #33Justin James BourFirst BaseBats: Left Throws: Right Height: 6'3" Weight: 265Opening Day Age: 29Born: May 28, 198
Yesterday's post on the Living Set's 1952 Sandberg card caused me to take a look over all my Sandberg cards. I wondered how many cards there were of him with the Topps base designs?Turns out there are quite a few.The first 14 are easyThese
I just went through and counted my binders as they relate to sets and my team collection.I have 26 binders devoted to my Dodger collection.I have 44 binders dedicated to sets.I've never had any doubt that I am a set collector first, but that confirme
I added a card to my 1987 set with this TTM success from Kevin Gross. This was another private signing through Sportscollectors.net.Gross (b. 1961) played in the majors from 1983 to 1997 for the Phillies, Expos, Dodgers, Rangers and Angels.
Here is how this works:Every so often (i.e. whenever I feel like it), I will add a card to a "Trade Stack". Whenever the stack becomes appealing enough to someone, that person needs to comment on the post saying t
Here are this weekends autograph opportunities and events throughout the Southland. As always, be sure to check the Blue Heaven Calendar for other events (a link can always be found on the tab at the top of this page, just left of c
Phillies 9, Mets 6 (Game 2)Game 121 - Thursday Night, August 16th in PhiladelphiaRecord - 67-54, 2nd place, 1 1/2 games behind the BravesOne Sentence Summary: Home runs from Rhys Hoskins and Scott Kingery paced the Phillies to this much-nee
#291 Jack WilsonHere is the first of six cards that Jack Wilson signed for my dad and I after the Kansas Stars game last year. Unlike the previous year, we actually stuck around for the whole game since there were fewer people and I thought that I co
The front: Kudos to Topps for using an action shot, though the cropping and shadows indicate the difficulties they had in getting these kinds of shots back then. Almost certainly looks like Yankee Stadium. Flanagan pitched in one day game at the Stad
The Topps Allen & Ginter 2018 set of 350 cards is now part of the Baseball Card Gallery at the Card Cyber Museum.The Baseball Card Gallery at the Card Cyber Museum currently consists of 386 complete sets: Bazooka (1
Barry LarkinYear: 2000Brand: Topps Gold LabelParallel: Class 3Card number: 33If this card looks familiar to you, it ought to since I recently showed off its "cousin" the Class 2 parallel. As I mention
Can youGuess The Set? This evening I’ll post the correct answer in the comment section and on Twitter. Good luck! Hint –Well let me tell you something, brother! Advertisements Can youGuess The Set? This evening I’ll post
Ryne Sandberg becomes the third Cub to be included in the Living Set as he was one of three players available last week. Ryno must still have lots of collectors out there because the print run on his card was 7,212. His run was mu
Mets 24, Phillies 4 (Game 1)Game 120 - Thursday Afternoon, August 16th in PhiladelphiaRecord - 66-54, 2nd place, 2 1/2 games behind the BravesOne Sentence Summary: The Phillies suffered their most embarrassing loss of the year, using two po
A special cover was released to commemorate bi-centenary celebrations of Karnataka Kabir Saint Shishunala Sharif & Inauguration of Saint Shishunala Sharif and Guru Govinda Bhat Foundation at Bengaluru on 3rd July 2018Cover Code: KTK/48/2018Co
Republic of China (Taiwan) Sharks and Green Sea Turtle registered FDC, posted on June 26, 2018 from Taipei Nanhai post office to Palau.The registered cover was return from Palau Koror to Taipei with arrival postmarked on August 16, 2018.
I normally don’t do this, but I’m going to cover two trades in one post. I apologize in advance if either trader is disappointed in sharing the spotlight. Twitter is becoming a more critical piece of my collecting experience. Most
Phillies 7, Red Sox 4Game 119 - Wednesday Night, August 15th in PhiladelphiaRecord - 66-53, 2nd place, 2 games behind the BravesOne Sentence Summary: Wilson Ramos made an impressive Phillies debut, hitting a pair of doubles and a triple whi
I got a pack 50 random Texas Rangers cards at Fannz shop in Arlington. Let's see what randomness comes out of it. Will be split by year and set. I end up getting one extra card.1981 Topps: 339 - John Ellis1982 Topps: 335 - Jim Sundberg1983 Donruss: 1
Ever since I wrapped up my 56 Day Walking Challenge in mid-July, I've taken a break all of my local flea markets.However this morning I decided to celebrate my last day of summer before I return to the classroom by hitting up the Capitol Flea Market.
This week saw the release of only the retail packs of Topps' 2018 Archives Baseball brand. The hobby store boxes do not officially come out until next month. Why they staggered this release, I do not know. Nevertheless, we can now look at the various
1978 Topps #565 1978 Topps #235Thursday Double Header 4:05, Friday 6:05, Saturday 4:05Citizens Bank Park - Philadelphia, PASunday 7:10BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field - Williamsport, PAMets 51-67, 4th place in the N.L. East, 16 1/2 game
When I initially started the 2015 Topps Chrome Football Richard Sherman rainbow project I thought there was the base, 15 parallels (Plus printing plates) and a photo variation. To keep it within my budget I had no intention of chasing the Superfracto
I went to my LCS on National Baseball Card Day and bought two hobby packs of Ginter, partly just so I could get a scan of a wrapper, detailing the odds of cards. The purchase also got me the Aaron Judge bonus card from Topps. You
Here's the second Simpsons' sketch from my friend's last visit. I asked him to pick any character he wanted to draw that I didn't have as the surprise would add to the fun. I was very pleased with the results as I always am with his amazing work.Carl
Got my third and final '55 from the Sports Card Tour checklist, this time from The Collector himself, featuring a New York Giant from Brooklyn, Bob Lennon.This inspired me to do a little homage to something Night Owl does every year:When Marty McFly
#236 Brad PennyI have gotten Brad penny to sign for me a couple of times during his playing days, so I assumed that this was going to be my third post about him. It turns out it is just the second as I haven't posted the jersey card that he signed fo
Date of Issue : 15 August 2018India Post issued a set of two stamps and a Miniature Sheet on Holiday Destinations in India. The stamps feature following tourist places.1. Udaipur Palace / Fort, Rajasthan2. Stone Chariot, Virupaksha Temple -
Now that it's officially mid-August, it's time for me to turn my attention to the upcoming school year. While I'm definitely always sad when summer is over, this year is extra difficult since I'll also be saying goodbye each day to my littl
Red Sox 2, Phillies 1Game 118 - Tuesday Night, August 14th in PhiladelphiaRecord - 65-53, 2nd place, 2 games behind the BravesOne Sentence Summary: The Phillies line-up produced two hits and Brock Holt launched a pinch-hit home run in the 8
My preference for baseball cards is that they have a vertical alignment. I love thumbing through a stack of cards and you can't do that easily with horizontal cards.Ben Zobrist's 2018 card is horizontal, but I really don't know why.&nbs
India Post released a set of 2 stamps and a miniature sheet on 15th August 2018 on Holiday Destinations in India depicting Udaipur Palace, Rajasthan and Stone Chariot of Virupaksha Temple, Hampi, Karnataka.
A brick of 2018 Topps Heritage cards -- courtesy of @cardboardhabit -- makes want lists smaller. Back in April, I received a ton of 2018 Topps Heritage cards from fellow Heritage collector My Cardboard Habit. Do you think I'm exaggerating?Ta