July 2018 Ebay Wins – Part 2 of 2

Welcome to part two of the July card auction explosion. I hope everyone enjoyed the first part. If you missed it, check out the link, because it was full of fun stuff including a rip card (spoiler!)

I’m going to keep the party going here and start off with another big card and end with […]

Sammy Hits Another Home Run Of A Trade For Me

A couple of months ago, I showcased a trade with CubsFanStan where I sent him a few Sammy Sosa cards I had up on Sportlots and he gave me an assortment of good stuff.

Fast forward a little bit and Stan was opening packs on twitter, and a couple things peaked my interest. Not too […]

July 2018 Ebay Wins – Part 1 of 2

June was very light since I was hardly in the country. July, I kind of spoiled myself a bit. After that rough month where all kinds of things were going wrong, I did a little retail auction therapy. It also helped that I had a bit of extra money since I had no extra expenses […]

Gint-A-Cuffs X: Packs 17-24

This is it. The last third. One hit within 8 packs and hopefully some other unknown treasures that will boost the score even more (updated total so far is 86). Let’s see some Cubs.

Pack 17

Rodriguez Fantasy Goldmine (+2 insert)

I can’t say I care about Fantasy sports. Nor do I care […]

Gint-A-Cuffs X: Packs 9-16

Time to keep ripping along in our GAC adventure with the second of three parts. As a quick recap, I ended the first part with 36 known points and 2 unknown cards as the commissioner didn’t have points assigned to them yet (updated total is 45). Still, it’s time to keep on truckin’ as they […]

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

I’m back for another year of pack fighting. Last year, I did not fare very well. It can be tough to compete against anyone that might open a full case, or just luck into some case hit cards. I did get a nice numbered autograph, but that was not enough to get me to place. […]

Two Twitter Trades In One

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 bloggers are on there, and I’m slowly building up the list of people I’m following. […]

June 2018 Ebay Wins

June was a bad month. I don’t really want to talk about June. I was rarely home. Bad things happened. It was a mess and a dark time.

Being overseas, I didn’t want to look at stuff to buy. I didn’t want to expose my paypal to any foreign IPs, etc. So, it was a […]

Enter Sandman

Twitter is fun place for sports cards. Other things, not so much. I’m not as active on there as I might like to be, but I’m trying to get better. I’m also not very good at following people on there, so if you’re a blogger or reader and I don’t follow you, let me know […]

2018 Cubs – Eighth Ten Games

The All-Star game is helping me get close to current with this series. We’re almost at 100 games for the season. Not too bad if I do say so myself. What was bad was the ten game stretch. We managed a whopping 4 wins. That’s the perfect way to follow the best stretch. Well, it […]