MLB Trade Deadline Passed. Who’d I Get?

Well, today the expected happened. There were a lot of rumors flying around and it could have ended up one of many, many ways, but the fact remains that Los Cubs traded away Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot to the Dodgers for Blake DeWitt and a couple surprisingly-decent-looking-on-paper prospects.

I’m sad to see them both [...]

2005 Leaf Baseball Review

With Topps dominating the baseball card market, the pickings are a little bit slimmer than what I hear is usual. I’m still in my first full year back into collecting after exiting around 1997-98, so I don’t have much to compare it to. Honestly, I kind of like that there aren’t that many products out. [...]

Royals Mailday Roundup

Welp, I’m back from a few random vacations and setting up my fancy new office (aka: giant white industrial box) here in Chicago, so it’s time for a post covering my sparse PC additions during that time. A welcome break from Ginter…mania? Or whatever it is that makes all of us post 30 different Ginter-related [...]

2010 Topps Allen & Ginter Video Box Break

Did you guys know that a new baseball card product has been released recently? It’s called Allen & Ginter and it’s got funny cards in it. Plus minis! I think this set will really catch on. Maybe we’ll even organize some sort of contest with goofy rules. Anyone, here’s the first ever video box break [...]

Gint-A-Cuffs II: Packs 17-24

It all comes down to this. Can we overcome the bearded one? Since the Code has already been cracked, this is the only hope we have left for this product. Sitting in 8 little powder blue packs. Cuff it up, muthacuffers!!!!

Pack #17

I don't know why, but I all of a sudden have [...]

Gint-A-Cuffs II: Packs 9-16

No need to spend time sugar coating it and leading in. You know what you’re here for. Let’s Cuff this Gint!

Pack #9 59 Ivory Crockett – 9-second 100-yard dash – The back says he used to go to our school, SIU! 12 Jesus Flores 41 Daniel Hudson 204 Russell Martin 198 A.J. Pierzynski (-1 [...]

Gint-A-Cuffs II: Boxtopper and Packs 1-8

Alright, bitches and bitchettes. The gauntlet has been thrown and warrior needs food badly. Let’s cuff it up!

We got this box from the same case as Beardy’s monster box. Will lightning strike twice?

Cabinet Card Pack

Not pictured: The Crawford boxes which I'm sure aided this achievement.

NCCB4 – Baseball Highlights featuring Lance [...]

The Great Junk Wax Contest at APTBNL

In all the Gint-A-Cuffs preparation, I forgot to promote the heck fire out of the contest going at A Pack To Be Named Later!

All you have to do is look at the picture on the website and guess how many cards are in allllll those junkie type packs. It’s like the “How many jellybeans [...]

Some People Will Buy ANYTHING!

We’ve opened our share of the case split with Beardy and we’re still working on our Gint-A-Cuffs scoring to figure out which is the best box. But in the interim, I did a little searching on ebay to see how much some of this stuff is selling for.

Most of it is right online with [...]

The Great, Cheap Ebay Lot Pt. 1

I think I just struck Gold. Not Topps Gold, but better. Even better than Topps Black Gold!

About two weeks ago, I won a big lot on ebay. Here’s the picture and description:

That's a lot of Pro Set in there…I'm in!

“You are bidding on a large collection of football and baseball cards [...]