If I Were To Collect: New York Mets Edition

[The eighth in a series: I’m picking one player that I associate with a team (whether they spent the majority of their career there or not) that I would strongly consider adding to my official want lists. They may not always be superstars, or the most popular, and honestly they may not always be my […]

Who Should I Collect?

I’ve always been a player collector. I’ve already briefly mentioned how I collected Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry as a young Mets fan. I’ll get into that collection in more detail in a future post (I need to rescue it from my hometown).

In my basketball days I was primarily a Michael Jordan collector (will […]

The Beginning – My First Pack

The second in a series.

Last time, we left our hero after he had accidentally picked a favorite team. He had not yet opened a pack of cards, and to be honest, had no idea that cards existed until one fateful night.

The year was 1986. My dad was a High School teacher and took […]

The Beginning – Picking My Team

We’ve been at this blog for a month now, so I think it’s about time we start from the beginning.

I wanted to talk about what got me into card collecting as a kid and tell some of the stories and just relive the magic and wonder of collecting. From my first pack, to the […]