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 September 19, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 19, 2014

Late Night Post Dump: A Rich Evans Gif Examining the Peaks and Valleys of 2014 Topps Finest Football Opening A Box Of 1986 Topps Baseball Tattoos Identity Theft (Part 5) Small Triumphs: Through the Mail Success With Muggsy Bougues Gristle McThornbody SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Finest Football Falls Short of Past Years An Interesting Seattle […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 12, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 12, 2014

A Review of the Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend 1985 Chicago Bears Team Members Signing at Chicago-Area Casino National was Awash in Autographs Genius Covers: Bob's Burgers #1 Where I was… Junk Wax Battle: 1988 Donruss SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Triple Threads Baseball Olbermann Burns Sage Sportscards My New Oldest Card Identity Theft (Part […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 5, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 5, 2014

The Packers Are On And I'm Just Sitting Here Posting About Aphex Twin Branded: Breaking Down the Top Product Lines in Football One Fair Catch: A Review of the 1974 Topps Football Set Bid Now in the International Tennis HOF Legends Ball Auction Looking for HOF Baseball Autographs? Check Out Some Coins Hobby Rejoices: Derek […]

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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 September 19, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 19, 2014

Late Night Post Dump: A Rich Evans Gif Examining the Peaks and Valleys of 2014 Topps Finest Football Opening A Box Of 1986 Topps Baseball Tattoos Identity Theft (Part 5) Small Triumphs: Through the Mail Success With Muggsy Bougues Gristle McThornbody SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Finest Football Falls Short of Past Years An Interesting Seattle […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 12, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 12, 2014

A Review of the Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend 1985 Chicago Bears Team Members Signing at Chicago-Area Casino National was Awash in Autographs Genius Covers: Bob's Burgers #1 Where I was… Junk Wax Battle: 1988 Donruss SCU Go-Live Report: 2014 Triple Threads Baseball Olbermann Burns Sage Sportscards My New Oldest Card Identity Theft (Part […]

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Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 5, 2014

Around the Carding Blogosphere for September 5, 2014

The Packers Are On And I'm Just Sitting Here Posting About Aphex Twin Branded: Breaking Down the Top Product Lines in Football One Fair Catch: A Review of the 1974 Topps Football Set Bid Now in the International Tennis HOF Legends Ball Auction Looking for HOF Baseball Autographs? Check Out Some Coins Hobby Rejoices: Derek […]

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