Okay, so as the title mentions, I need a little help. I hope you’ll bear with me to the end (or at least skip there) to see if we can crack this case. I’m not the most knowledgeable collector by any means, but I’m resourceful enough to find most cards that are tough to identify.
Don Draper ain’t got nothing on the cardboard industry. Actually, the folks at Sterling Cooper, etc. etc. are much better at placing ads than card companies. Corporations will throw ads into everything. Billboards. Guerrilla Marketing. Product Placement. Promoted Content. Commercials for one product that also has other products in it.
I actually found it kind […]
The 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention is happening next weekend. I won’t get to go this year. It’s in Atlantic City and I’m not anywhere near there and my travel days are pretty much booked.
Plus Lollapalooza is always that same weekend and I am very near there and my wife bought tickets for Sunday. […]
If I’m going to make this blog work for my schedule and my stupidly obsessive scanning and digital cataloging process, I need to shorten the heck out of them. Part of my pending burn out was the internal pressure to show a whole trade in one post, no matter how large. I want to show […]
Congratulations to Jake Arrieta on his second career no-hitter! It’s extremely fun to watch that guy pitch these days. I don’t know how long this run will last, but it doesn’t look like it will slow down anytime soon. He is continuing his domination and it’s great to have a virtually guaranteed win every fifth […]
I don’t know if this is going to be a regular thing or not, but I’m excited that baseball is back.
I’m more excited that the Cubs started off the season performing very well. 8 out of 10 ain’t bad. It’s actually really good. And it’s a great bonus that the other NL Central teams […]
Yesterday was Greg Maddux’ 50th birthday. I’m not great at creating timely content, but it’s a milestone age for a player I collect. It’s worth making an appearance at this party.
Now, the fact that it’s a milestone brings to mind the infamous 2007 and 2008 marathon sets, but while I have a ton of […]
Today’s trade post comes courtesy of Nolan’s Dugout. I made this trade with him over a year ago (as is going to be the case for most of the trades you’ll see), so I don’t really remember everything we’re going to see today. Kyle doesn’t blog very much, which is a shame because his posts […]
There was a time when I could put together blog posts and offer up cards for trade on a semi-regular basis. I even briefly offered up weekly trade bait (which became less frequent). You can still find those posts over here, and many of those cards are still available – just ask. I really need […]
Even though my interest in blogging had been somewhat waning, I didn’t intend to reduce my output to one post every four months. You can thank my job for that.
Those that have known me for a couple years know that this happened last year as well. The short of it is that my job […]