Monthly Archives: September 2011

A TTM return and some generosity

Baseball season is winding down for most teams as we leave summer and enter fall.  Unless your team is marching towards the playoffs we are about two weeks away from not seeing your favorite team/player(s) until February of 2012.  With … Continue reading

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Contest Winners

Thanks to all who entered my first contest. It was a joy for me to watch all the comments roll in to the blog. I plugged all the entries in to random.org. I will randomize three times and take the … Continue reading

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Anybody like hockey?

My main priority since I’ve gotten back in to the hobby has been collecting baseball cards.  I build sets; I have a personal collection of players; and I am a team collector of both the Cubs and the Pirates. Although … Continue reading

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Joy of a completed page and contest

I believe I’m stealing the title of this post from an oft-used phrase in the card blogging community. I’m referring to the very first page in my binder of 1971 Topps. As some of you may be aware, I’m working … Continue reading

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Bo knows cards

More than 20 years after he last laced them up in the NFL I’m still obsessed with Bo Jackson. There have been several athletes that have played professionally in multiple sports, but none as impressively as Bo. He was my … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

First off, a big thank you to all of those that viewed my blog yesterday. I’ve had the largest 24 hour traffic period in my blogs short life (almost 40 unique site visits). My ’11 Topps Chrome post was a … Continue reading

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2011 Topps Chrome

I purchased a rack pack of ’11 Topps Chrome. I had two goals in mind with the rack pack. First, I wanted the three orange refractors to send in a trade to Brian over at Play at the Plate. Second, … Continue reading

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