Pull of the Month: November 2013

Pull of the Month: November 2013

Congratulations Charles Lawton, who pulled a 2013 Bowman Platinum Avisail Garcia out of a pack here at the store.

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Pull of the Month: October 2013

Pull of the Month: October 2013

Here at almost the end of the month, John the Beard (aka Dot Con) bought two packs of 2013 Topps Chrome at the store, and pulled this 9/10 Josh Hamilton/Mike Trout dual autograph out of the second pack: Congratulations John!

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Pull of the Month: September 2013

Pull of the Month: September 2013

Banker Joe had some good luck with 2013 Topps Chrome, pulling a 1/10 Auto Camo Patch of Angels Outfielder Mike Trout.

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 11, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 11, 2014

SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Allen & Ginter Still Captures the Imagination Babe Ruth Relics on Full Display at National Convention, Courtesy of Memory Lane 2014 Prestige is Live and Does Not Deserve Your Support 1933 Goudey Lajoie Hits $46,000 in I Own It Now Sale Michael Sam Hits the Signing Circuit A Tale of the […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 4, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 4, 2014

With Allen & Ginter Looming, Goodwin Champions and Golden Age are Live Ripping A Pack of Simpsons Lego Mini-Figures Highland Mint Produces Derek Jeter Coins, Benefiting Turn 2 Foundation Platinum Auction to Feature Ruth’s 702nd HR Ball and Rare Gehhrig Signed Ticket Have I completed all my Allen & Ginter sets? 2014 Prestige Football – […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for June 27, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for June 27, 2014

2014 SPX: Building on a Legacy With A Solid Year Panini Announces Deal With Seven Projected First Rounders of the NBA Draft Topps Announces Plans for National Convention The True Measure of Manziel Mania Starts Today! 2014 Bowman Football is LIVE! Take my stickers, please Harlan Werner Acquires Motion Picture Rights to ‘Operation Bullpen’ Ars […]

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SNL’s Alternative Theory for Oakland A’s Success

SNL’s Alternative Theory for Oakland A’s Success

All joking aside, writers have postulated that steriods (think the Giambi brothers and Miguel Tejada) certainly did have an affect on the Oakland Athletic’s success in reaching the playoffs in the early 2000′s.

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This has to be a balk

This has to be a balk

Still, that pitch sailed over the plate. I’m impressed. This was a first pitch thrown by a performer in the Cirque du Solei show during Monday’s game between the Padres and Royals. If this guy doesn’t have a Topps card next year, I’ll be disappointed.

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Pettitte Fashion

Pettitte Fashion

Walking through Manhattan today, this was staring back at me from behind a mailbox: Apparently Andy is the new pitchman for Weatherproof. Unfortunately we more needed him staring down the Detroit Tigers this Fall, instead of pedestrians. He still looks the part of the pitcher who won a season’s worth (19) of postseason games.

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Steel Drivin’ Man

Steel Drivin’ Man

I’m trying to wrap my head around how Topps issues a relic card of someone who does not exist. Of course in legend old steel driver John raced a steam drill at Big Bend Tunnel. Before the steam drill could beat him down, he hammered his fool self to death. Thus man makes a last […]

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Don Mattingly…Dressed as a Woman

Don Mattingly…Dressed as a Woman

The Evansville Ballet did a production of the holiday favorite “The Nutcracker”. Amidst the fighting mice and Sugar Plum Fairy emerged a very special guest as Mother Ginger. Yup, that’s the 1985 AL MVP himself, Don Mattingly. Source: Mug Shots by Crystal

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It’s Just a Foul ball, -1 Point for Parenting

It’s Just a Foul ball, -1 Point for Parenting

Here we have video from a baseball game in Japan, where a father drops his daughter to try and catch a foul ball, and perhaps worse misses it. Watch towards the end of the video, Mom isn’t happy.

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 11, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 11, 2014

SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Allen & Ginter Still Captures the Imagination Babe Ruth Relics on Full Display at National Convention, Courtesy of Memory Lane 2014 Prestige is Live and Does Not Deserve Your Support 1933 Goudey Lajoie Hits $46,000 in I Own It Now Sale Michael Sam Hits the Signing Circuit A Tale of the […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 4, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for July 4, 2014

With Allen & Ginter Looming, Goodwin Champions and Golden Age are Live Ripping A Pack of Simpsons Lego Mini-Figures Highland Mint Produces Derek Jeter Coins, Benefiting Turn 2 Foundation Platinum Auction to Feature Ruth’s 702nd HR Ball and Rare Gehhrig Signed Ticket Have I completed all my Allen & Ginter sets? 2014 Prestige Football – […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for June 27, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for June 27, 2014

2014 SPX: Building on a Legacy With A Solid Year Panini Announces Deal With Seven Projected First Rounders of the NBA Draft Topps Announces Plans for National Convention The True Measure of Manziel Mania Starts Today! 2014 Bowman Football is LIVE! Take my stickers, please Harlan Werner Acquires Motion Picture Rights to ‘Operation Bullpen’ Ars […]

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