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 […]

Team Sets and A Lesson on Photoshop

Not too long ago, I picked up the Cubs team set at Target. The only real reason I bought it was to obtain these two fellers for my player collections:

Different Card Numbers and nothing else = Must have!

Sure, they look like 2010 Series 1 base cards (non-Lincoln, of course). They feel […]

Starting My Maddux Collection

Those of you that follow our blog know that I recently announced that I am collecting a few players. Ryan Theriot, Ryan Dempster (in a Cubs uniform only to start), and Greg Maddux get the honor of being placed in binders and sought after in card shops and show floors.

Theriot and Dempster shouldn’t be […]

It’s Official – I’m Collecting Players!

A few posts ago, I asked for your feedback and guidance as to whom I should collect. At heart, I’ve always been a player collector. I’m trying my hands now at being a set collector, but SPs sure ain’t making that transition the smoothest it could be. I had been out of the card game […]