I’m almost caught up with all my trade packages. I know, I know. I’m as surprised as you are. Of course with my semi-weekly trade bait posts going strong, I expect to be very far behind again very soon. Still, by my count I have about five people more to thank and then I’ll really [...]
I told myself I wasn’t going to buy any cards for a while. I need to stop the unnecessary spending, cut back on my discretionary items, and focus on the material possessions I already have.
But, I broke.
I almost had to. When you come across a deal this good, you just have to dive [...]
Before my finances got all out of whack and I had a steady stream of disposable income, I was able to take part in a couple cheap group breaks.
Now, normally, I give each of these their own post, but I’m not going to. Neither resulted in anything for my player collections anyway, so each [...]
When 2013 Topps came out, I went a little overboard. For a set that I have no intention of completing, I bought way too much. A blaster or a few packs to test the waters is one thing. Buying 3 blasters that basically costs the same as a hobby box is another.
The good news [...]
I like oddball sets. That’s not completely true. Let’s say I have a love-hate relationship with them. The quirkiness of a product like Moments & Milestones or Topps Tek intrigues me greatly and makes me want to open multiple boxes. The player collection mentality urging me to seek out and horde what is essentially 20-200 [...]
In my most recent post, I sung the praises of the #TwitterTrade. Well…second verse, same as the first.
This time, I’m talking about Charles, aka @SWLVGUY. He’s another must-follow on there. Not only is he a great trader, as you’re about to see, but also a fantastic twitter ambassador for the hobby.
Oh, and he [...]
How about them holidays, huh? I hope everyone had a good and relaxing season.
You did? Great! Now get back to work!
The time to sit on your ass and enjoy doing nothing is over.
Grab a broom and help me clean up. No need to wait till spring. I got all kinds of folders [...]
Finally, I have an ornament to hang on the Stras-Mas tree!
Even Frank can't believe this card exists
Yup, that’s an actual ornament that was inserted into packs. I found this sucker on ebay almost a year ago, strings included. I’m not really sure why these were made, except for the fact that Frank [...]
Just like a player out by a mile on a Play at the Plate (hint, hint), I’ve got Frank Thomas’ number. And it’s 0692/3500.
I'd say that's an accurate description.
Brian sent over a couple cards this summer either as his part of a trade or as another one of his random gifts. I [...]