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 August 22, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 22, 2014

An Auto A Day … #3 On the Radar: 2014 Panini Prizm Continues Its History of Horrible Dayf's 1950's Packers An Auto A Day … #2 SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Topps Football Signals the Real Start to the Season! An auto a day … #1 I recently paid $8 for a Barry Zito rookie card […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 15, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 15, 2014

Mid August Surprise: Topps Releases 2015 Series One Designs! The Wrong Kind of Star: Quirks in 2014 Topps Heritage High Tech $#!+ (Part 3) Box Break and Review: 2014 Donruss Series 2 SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Rookies and Stars Back for ANOTHER Tired Year Joy of a Completed Team Set – 1990 Topps Bunting for […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 8, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 8, 2014

Just when I vowed to stop buying blasters … Thrift Treasures 71: “They have a bunch of cards in boxes … and they are cheap.” Reefer Madness: Part 2 My Heart Will Go On Ripping a Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Mini Bobble-Head Mystery Figure SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Inception Comes Back Strong Set Overview: […]

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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 August 22, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 22, 2014

An Auto A Day … #3 On the Radar: 2014 Panini Prizm Continues Its History of Horrible Dayf's 1950's Packers An Auto A Day … #2 SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Topps Football Signals the Real Start to the Season! An auto a day … #1 I recently paid $8 for a Barry Zito rookie card […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 15, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 15, 2014

Mid August Surprise: Topps Releases 2015 Series One Designs! The Wrong Kind of Star: Quirks in 2014 Topps Heritage High Tech $#!+ (Part 3) Box Break and Review: 2014 Donruss Series 2 SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Rookies and Stars Back for ANOTHER Tired Year Joy of a Completed Team Set – 1990 Topps Bunting for […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 8, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for August 8, 2014

Just when I vowed to stop buying blasters … Thrift Treasures 71: “They have a bunch of cards in boxes … and they are cheap.” Reefer Madness: Part 2 My Heart Will Go On Ripping a Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Mini Bobble-Head Mystery Figure SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Inception Comes Back Strong Set Overview: […]

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